The Best Songs: Just a Closer Walk With Thee

Just a Closer Walk with Thee is a traditional gospel song that has been covered by many artists. Performed as either an instrumental or vocal, “A Closer Walk” is perhaps the most frequently played number in the hymn and dirge section of traditional New Orleans jazz funerals. Rebirth Brass Band – A Closer Walk With Thee: The ‘jazz funeral’ starts …

Bob Dylan’s best songs: Up To Me

I don’t think of myself as Bob Dylan. It’s like Rimbaud said, ‘I is another.’ ~Bob Dylan (Biograph liner notes) In its own way ‘Up To Me’ is as masterful an achievement as ‘Tangled Up In Blue’, using much the same technique to create a well-crafted juxtaposition of ‘what I know to be the truth’ and what I’m projecting’. ~Clinton Heylin (Still …

Bob Dylan & Van Morrison: More and More, New York City 1998

More and more, I’m forgetting the past More and more, I’m living at last Day by day, I’m losing my blues More and more, I’m forgetting about yo Great song written by Hank Williams & recorded by Van Morrison on his “Pay The Devil” album from 2006. The Theater Madison Square Garden New York City, New York 16 January 1998 Bob …

April 24: Bob Dylan: The 8th and last Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan session 1963

  April 24: Bob Dylan: The 8th and last Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan session 1963  Freewheelin’ in it’s released form is essentially a “best of” from one of the most creative years in Dylan’s life. The lag between sessions resulted in an album whose sound metamorphosed at least twice. ~Clinton Heylin (BD – The Recording Sessions) Dylan nailed 5 master versions for …

Bob Dylan: Asheville, NC – Nov 6, 1994 (full concert video)

Great concert & great video. Thomas Wolfe Auditorium Asheville Civic Center Asheville, North Carolina 6 November 1994 Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar) Bucky Baxter (pedal steel guitar & electric slide guitar) John Jackson (guitar) Tony Garnier (bass) Winston Watson (drums & percussion)

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