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9 Great Cover versions of Dylan´s “Like A Rolling Stone” (Video & Audio)





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 Once upon a time you dressed so fine
Threw the bums a dime in your prime, didn’t you?
People call say ‘beware doll, you’re bound to fall’
You thought they were all kidding you
You used to laugh about
Everybody that was hanging out
Now you don’t talk so loud
Now you don’t seem so proud
About having to be scrounging your next meal

Here are 9 great cover versions of “Like A Rolling Stone”

The Jimi Hendrix Experience – (winterland 1968)

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Johnny Winter – “Highway 61 Revisited” (videos)

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In 1969, Johnny Winter covered “Highway 61 Revisited” on his second Columbia release, Second Winter. Winter’s rendition is regarded as “a career-defining track,” and the song continued as a live standard of his. A 10-minute version of the song appears on his 1976 live album, Captured Live !, and he also performed it live in 1992 for the The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration album, which saluted Dylan’s three decades as a recording artist. (wikipedia)

From “Second Winter” (1969) album:

Oh, God said to Abraham, “Kill me a son”
Abe said, “Man, you must be puttin’ me on”
God said, “No” Abe say, “What?”
God say, “You can do what you want, Abe, but
The next time you see me comin’, you better run”
Well, Abe said, “Where d’you want this killin’ done?”
God said, “Out on Highway 61”

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Feb 23: Johnny Winter Birthday

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I just like the blues better than rock ‘n’ roll.
~Johnny Winter

 

 

When I started workin’ with Muddy. That convinced me that I could get away with doin’ the blues.
~Johnny Winter

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Jan 10: Muddy Waters released “Hard Again” in 1977

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…..Waters sings as though his life depended on it, Johnny Winter proves with every note how right he was to want to do this, and James Cotton–well, James Cotton doesn’t open his mouth except to make room for the harmonica, which sounds just great.
~Robert Christgau (robertchristgau.com)

This is Muddy Waters’ best “late” album.. Johnny Winter sure inspired the old blues legend to peak performance…. a wonderful record.

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