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August 7 in music history

August 7: Happy 64th Birthday Rodney Crowell (read more)

“… When I was 12 years old, or however old I was when Bringing It All Back Home came out, I’d just skip back and forth endlessly between ‘Subterranean Homesick Blues’ and ‘It’s Alright, Ma’ and ‘Mr. Tambourine Man,’ and now my Dylan roots are showing big time.”
— Rodney Crowell

 Rodney Crowell
 Bob Dylan records: Ballad Of Hollis Brown, With God On Our Side, Only A Pawn In Their Game & Boots Of Spanish Leather in 1963 – 51 years ago.

The 2nd The Times They Are A-Changin’ session, produced by Tom Wilson @ Studio A – Columbia Recording Service, NYC (read more)

 Marshall Garnett Grant (May 5, 1928 – August 7, 2011) was the upright bassist and electric bassist of singer Johnny Cash’s original backing duo, the Tennessee Two, in which Grant and electric guitarist Luther Perkins played. The group became known as The Tennessee Three in 1960, with the addition of drummer W. S. Holland. Grant also served as road manager for Cash and his touring show company.  Marshall Grant
 Paul Bruce Dickinson (born 7 August 1958) is an English singer, songwriter, airline pilot, fencer, broadcaster, author, screenwriter, actor and former marketing director, best known as the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden.  bruce dickinson 1
 Alison Brown (born August 7, 1962) is an American banjo player and guitarist known for a soft nylon-string banjo sound. She has won and has been nominated on several Grammy awards and is often compared to another banjo prodigy, Béla Fleck, for her unique style of playing. In her music, she blends jazz, bluegrass, rock, blues as well as other styles of music.  Alison Brown

Spotify Playlist – August 07