Bob Dylan’s Blind Willie McTell – 4 decades 4 versions

Kurt Loder: I heard an outtake from the Infidels sessions called Blind Willie McTell. Is that ever going to come out? It’s a great song. Bob Dylan: I didn’t think I recorded it right. But I don’t know why that stuff gets out on me. I mean, it never seems to get out on other people. ~Bob Dylan (Kurt Loder interview 1984) …

Bruce Springsteen Racing In The Street – 5 decades 5 Versions

Bruce Springsteen Racing In The Street – 5 decades 5 Versions Racing in the Street is a ballad written by Bruce Springsteen, it was originally released on his album Darkness on the Edge of Town (1978). The song has been referred to as Springsteen’s best song by a number of commentators. I think it’s at least in the top 3 of my favourite Springsteen songs. …

Bob Dylan Girl from the North Country – 6 decades 6 versions

Bob Dylan Girl from the North Country – 6 decades 6 versions “Girl from the North Country” (occasionally known as “Girl of the North Country” or “North Country Girl)) is a song written by Bob Dylan. It was recorded at Columbia Recording Studios in New York City in April 1963, and released the following month as the second track on …

August 26: Elvis Presley released “Suspicious Minds” in 1969

We’re caught in a trap I can’t walk out Because I love you too much baby – Recorded between four and seven in the morning, during the landmark Memphis session that helped return the King to his throne, “Suspicious Minds” — the final Number One single of his lifetime — is Presley’s masterpiece: He sings so intensely through the fade-out …