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My Morning Jacket covers Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan’s songs have become part of the great American songbook and there are a lot of artists covering his compositions. My Morning Jacket is one of the best and most interesting of the contemporary bands around, and their covers of Dylan are all good, some are great.

In honor of Amnesty International’s 50th anniversary, a number of musical heavyweights came together for a new Bob Dylan cover album.  Chimes of Freedom: Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International had a wonderful cover of  “You’re a Big Girl Now” done by My Morning Jacket.


This made me check around to see if My Morning Jacket had done more songs by Dylan and they had.

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My Morning Jacket to tour with Bob Dylan – here covering his songs

 

Jim James announced some exclusive news during a video interview with Tap Milwaukee Thursday night: My Morning Jacket will be on the road with Bob Dylan this summer.

My Morning Jackets has a long relationship with Dylan’s songs and it will be great to be able to see them on the same bill.

Bob Dylan’s songs have become part of the great American songbook and there are a lot of artists covering his compositions. My Morning Jacket is one of the best and most interesting of the contemporary bands around, and their covers of Dylan are all good, some are great.

In honor of Amnesty International’s 50th anniversary, a number of musical heavyweights came together for a new Bob Dylan cover album.  Chimes of Freedom: Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International had a wonderful cover of  “You’re a Big Girl Now” done by My Morning Jacket.


This made me check around to see if My Morning Jacket had done more songs by Dylan and they had.

Continue reading My Morning Jacket to tour with Bob Dylan – here covering his songs

Video premiere: Jim James – A New Life

JimJames_Anewlife

I love Jim James’ new album, Regions Of Light And Sound of God. I think it is playful, full of humour and good melodies. I like the fact that I can see why these songs are on his solo album instead of on a new release by My Morning Jacket.

Here is the new video for the song A New Life:

– Hallgeir

Free Christmas music 6: My Morning Jacket live on WFPK 21 Dec 2001

a mmj christmas

My Morning Jacket, the best live band in the world,  love Christmas music and they have a couple of original releases (EPs) available on iTunes.

But they have also played a wonderful Christmas radio concert and they do not mind sharing live music as long as no payments are involved.

My Mornin Jacket to archive.org:

“…were always cool with fans/friends sharing shows with eachother. So long as the person sharing is not bootlegging and trying to turn a profit.

Again, thanks for your interest and spreading the music its all good by us…”

So today we’re posting their beautiful “My Morning Jacket Xmas Special” they did way back in 2001 for local Louisville radio station WFPK.

Tracklisting:

01 Introduction
02 Santa Claus is Back in Town
03 X-mas Curtain (jazzed up)
04 O Holy Night (shoes interruption)
05 Interview – Jim “Son” James
06 Christmas Time Is Here Again (Bring Out the Joy!)
07 Old Sept Blues
08 I Will Sing You Songs
09 Interview – Jim
10 Silent Night
11 Come Closer

ZIP file

You can also stream it at The Internet Archive, a great site for free music!

If you like it you should definitly buy their official Christmas releases

– Hallgeir