Bob Dylan’s best songs: She’s Your Lover Now

Pain sure brings out the best in people, doesn’t it? – Bob Dylan (She’s Your Lover Now) ..‘She’s Your Lover Now’, a gleeful masterpiece more redolent of its era than most things that came out at the time.. ~Michael Gray (The Bob Dylan Encyclopedia) On January 21, 1966 @ Studio A, Columbia Recording Studios, NYC Dylan tried this song 19 times. It …

Jan 14: Bob Dylan – The Second Recording Session for “Bringing It All Back Home” in 1965

….Bringing It All Back Home, that was like a break through point, it’s the kind of music I’ve been striving to make and I believe that in time people will see that. It’s hard to explain it, it’s that indefinable thing.. ~Bob Dylan (Paul Gambaccini Interview, Jun. 1981) The first session didn’t result in any master versions… but on the second session Dylan …

Bob Dylan – The Times They Are a-Changin’

  “The message isn’t in the words, …. I don’t do anything with a sort of message. I’m just transferring my thoughts into music. Nobody can give you a message like that.” ~Bob Dylan (to Ray Coleman, May 1965) Dylan’s third album reflects his mood in August-October 1963. It is also a product for his need to live up to …

Jan 6: Bob Dylan – First recording session for “Under The Red Sky” in 1990

I made this record, Under the Red Sky, with Don Was, but at the same time I was also doing the Wilburys record. I don’t know how it happened that I got into both albums at the same time. ~Bob Dylan (to Jonathan Lethem, Aug 2006) It’s a magnificent album, really, and I love every performance on it. ~Paul Williams …