Susan Tedeschi is an American blues and soul musician known for her singing voice, guitar playing, and stage presence. A multiple Grammy Award nominee, she is a member of the Tedeschi Trucks Band (originally known as “Soul Stew Revival”), which is a conglomeration of her band, her husband Derek Trucks’s The Derek Trucks Band, and other musicians.
She was born 47 years ago today – Happy Birthday!
She has covered a few Dylan songs.
Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, and Dave Brubeck recorded this great interpretation of “Lord Protect My Child”, which was produced by Chris Brubeck and used as the theme song for the human trafficking documentary film, Not My Life.
Susan Tedeschi – Lord Protect My Child (Live, Farm Aid 2005):
Raitt is a very good Dylan interpreter! She has recorded some of his songs and do some in concerts.
Bonnie Raitt returned to the studio in 2012 with producer Joe Henry, a singer-songwriter known for his earthy stamp on albums by veterans such as Solomon Burke and Bettye LaVette. Four songs from those sessions, elegiac ballads that include two Bob Dylan covers, landed on Raitt’s album, Slipstream.
Bonnie Raitt sings Million Miles, from her album Slipstream, here in a fine live version:
Standing in the Doorway my favourite of her Dylan covers:
Joni Mitchell is, in addition to being a great singer/songwriter, a tremendous interpreter of other people’s songs. We have dug up three songs written by Bob Dylan and sung by the very talented Joni Mitchell.
Joni Mitchell and Johnny Cash – Girl from the North Country (from The Johnny Cash show):
Chris Robinson Brotherhood is an American blues rock band formed in 2011 by Black Crowes singer Chris Robinson while The Black Crowes were on hiatus. The band has released four studio albums: Big Moon Ritual, The Magic Door, Phosphorescent Harvest, and Any Way You Love, We Know How You Feel. The band consists of Robinson, guitarist Neal Casal, keyboardist Adam MacDougall, bassist Jeff Hill (who replaced original bassist Mark Dutton in 2016), and drummer Tony Leone (who replaced original drummer George Sluppick in January 2015).
They’re playing in Norway next year (for the first time?) and I’m going to Oslo to see them!
Ronald Eldon “Ron” Sexsmith (born 8 January 1964) is a Canadian singer-songwriter from St. Catharines, Ontario.Sexsmith started his own band when he was 14 years old and released recordings of his own material in 1985 at age 21. He was the subject of a 2010 documentary called Love Shines.
We really like Ron Sexsmith here at Alldylan, and Ron really knows how to sing Bob Dylan’s songs. He has a great YouTube series where he covers a lot of artists, he picks songs across a many genres. He has done a lot of Bob Dylan songs, I’ve picked 5 more favourites.