October 22: Jimmy Miller passed away in 1994 – 20 years ago

Jimmy Miller produced “The Rolling Stones” 4 best albums: Exile on Main St. (1972) Sticky Fingers (1971) Let It Bleed (1969) Beggars Banquet (1968) He really connected with the band & Keith Richards in particular. “It was really a gas to work with him. Jimmy Miller could turn the whole band on and make a nondescript number into something.” ~Keith …

What I look most forward to on Bootleg series volume 11 The Basement Tapes Complete

This is a tremendous song with exceptional singing by Bob Dylan, one of the lost masterpieces that will finally come out with good (better) sound! It sounds as if it was intended as a parody, of sorts, but turns into something all together different. This is great gospel music.  Clinton Heylin wrote in the Telegraph, “…this seven-minute testifying spiritual seems …

John Prine and Bob Dylan

According to Clinton Heylin, A Life in Stolen Moments,  Bob Dylan joined John Prine onstage during Prine’s Sep 9, 1972 residency at the Bitter End, they did three songs together, Heylin names two,   “Sam Stone”,  and “Donald and Lydia”. John Prine has later said that the third song they did was “Far from me” and he continued to say, “It …

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