Etta James sings Bob Dylan

Etta James sings Bob Dylan The great late Etta James would have been 77 years old today we celebrate her here at Alldylan by presenting her Bob Dylan interpretations. As far as I know there are only two. Gotta serve somebody is good but Blowing in the wind has a strangely artificial drum sound. Listen to it and make up …

Bob Dylan plays Muddy Waters Hoochie Coochie Man

The gypsy woman told my mother Before I was born I got a boy child’s comin’ He’s gonna be a son of a gun He gonna make pretty women’s Jump and shout Then the world wanna know What this all about But you know I’m him Everybody knows I’m him Well you know I’m the hoochie coochie man Everybody knows …

November 8: Bonnie Raitt was born in 1949

 I never saw music in terms of men and women or black and white. There was just cool and uncool. ~Bonnie Raitt Religion is for people who are scared to go to hell. Spirituality is for people who have already been there. ~Bonnie Raitt I would rather feel things in extreme than not at all. ~Bonnie Raitt

October 3: Skip James passed away in 1969

Hard time’s is here An ev’rywhere you go Times are harder Than th’ever been befo’ ~Skip James – Hard Time Killing Floor Blues Coupling an oddball guitar tuning set against eerie, falsetto vocals, James’ early recordings could make the hair stand up on the back of your neck. ~Cub Koda (allmusic.com) From Wikipedia: Birth name Nehemiah Curtis James Born June …