I pulled into Nazareth, was feelin’ about half past dead
I just need some place where I can lay my head
“Hey, mister, can you tell me where a man might find a bed?”
He just grinned and shook my hand, “no” was all he said
Take a load off, Annie
Take a load for free
Take a load off, Annie
And (and) (and) you put the load right on me
(You put the load right on me)
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Irvine, California 3 August 2013
Bob Dylan on grand piano
Donnie Herron on pedal steel
Stu Kimball on acoustic guitar
Colin Linden on lead guitar
Tony Garnier on bass
George Receli on drums & percussion
Jim James, Jeff Tweedy & Ryan Bingham on acoustic guitars and vocals
Farewell Angelina” is a song written by Bob Dylan in the mid-1960s, and most famously recorded by Joan Baez. Dylan attempted to record “Farewell Angelina” only once, during the first session for his 1965 album Bringing it All Back Home, and he abandoned all attempts to record the song again. Dylan’s one recording of the song was eventually issued in 1991 on The Bootleg Series Volumes 1–3 (Rare & Unreleased) 1961–1991.
Our pick for this time for the series, The Best Dylan Covers, is from a concert from February 20 this year. Jeff and Rosanne has worked together on a song before(Long Black Veil) in 2009 on a Johnny Cash tribute album. Their voices are a very good match.
August 25: Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy was born in 1967 Happy Birthday
Jeffrey Scot “Jeff” Tweedy (born August 25, 1967) is an American songwriter, musician and leader of the band Wilco. Tweedy joined rockabilly band The Plebes with high school friend Jay Farrar in the early 1980s, but Tweedy’s musical interests caused one of Farrar’s brothers to quit. The Plebes changed their name to The Primitives in 1984, and subsequently to Uncle Tupelo. Uncle Tupelo garnered enough support to earn a record deal and to tour nationally. After releasing four albums, the band broke up in 1994 because of conflicts between Tweedy and Farrar.
15 great Americana/Country versions of Neil Young songs
Neil Young has always had one foot in the rock camp and one in the country camp, he is one of the true entrepreneurs of country-rock. He has released pure rock albums and equally pure country albums, he has toured with rock bands and he has toured with a country music ensemble.
“I was told that no matter what I did, country radio would not play me, mostly because of my songwriting. I’d put out things like ‘Southern Man’ and ‘Alabama so culturally, they drew the line.” “But while we were not accepted by country radio, we were accepted by country musicians, they all played ‘Southern Man’ with me. They didn’t care. It wasn’t about that.” – Neil Young to Rolling Stone Magazine
I have picked 15 examples of how his songs sounds in a country/americana setting, it sounds right , it sounds natural!
Whitehorse – Winterlong:
Whitehorse covers Neil Young’s “Winterlong” as part of The Road To Massey Hall live album