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August 2, 2014
by Egil
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August 2: Bob Dylan: 5th recording session for Highway 61 Revisited in 1965

“I never wanted to write topical songs,…. Have you heard my last two records, Bringing It All Back Home and Highway 61? It’s all there. That’s the real Dylan.” ~Bob Dylan (to Frances Taylor – Aug 1965) “Highway 61 Revisited is … Continue reading

August 1, 2014
by Egil
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August 1: The late Jerry Garcia was born in 1942

There’s no way to measure his greatness or magnitude as a person or as a player. I don’t think eulogizing will do him justice. He was that great – much more than a superb musician with an uncanny ear and dexterity. He … Continue reading

July 31, 2014
by Egil
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August 1: Bob Dylan & George Harrison: New York City, New York, 1971 (Videos) – post update

  The Concert for Bangladesh (or Bangla Desh, as the country name was spelt originally) was the name for two benefit concertsorganised by George Harrison and Ravi Shankar, held at 2.30 and 8 pm on Sunday, 1 August 1971, playing to a total of 40,000 people … Continue reading

July 31, 2014
by Egil
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Jacques Levy talking about his collaboration with Bob Dylan, 47min Interview from May 2004 (videos)

All of the songs from the Desire sessions are collaborations between Dylan (words and music) and Levy (words), with the exception of “Sara,” “Abandoned Love,” “One More Cup of Coffee,” and “Golden Loom,” all written by Dylan alone. It is of course uncharacteristic … Continue reading

July 31, 2014
by Egil
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July 31 in music history

July 31: The late Ahmet Ertegun founder and president of Atlantic Records was born in 1923 (read more) “Few people have had a bigger impact on the record industry than Ahmet, and no one loved American music more than he … Continue reading

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