Nick Cave talks about and sing Bob Dylan’s songs

Nick Cave is a big favorite of ours here at alldylan, he gave us a very special concert at Bergenfest last year, and he’s clearly a Bob Dylan fan. Today it’s his birthday, and we celebrate by looking at his interpretation of Dylan’s songs. We found three different tunes, if there are more, please tell us in the comment section. …

Jimi Hendrix plays Bob Dylan

“Sometimes I do a Dylan song and it seems to fit me so right that I figure maybe I wrote it. Dylan didn’t always do it for me as a singer, not in the early days, but then I started listening to the lyrics. That sold me.” – Jimi Hendrix, Beat International 1969 Though they were not close friends, Jimi …

Jeff Buckley wrote Bob Dylan a letter and covered his songs

Here is a 1993 clip of Jeff Buckley at a poetry event, reading an apology letter he wrote to his idol Bob Dylan. The reading is included on a CD accompanying the  book The Spoken Word Revolution Redux. “Dear Bob, And I don’t know what purpose this will serve at all. I don’t know how to start. Last Saturday, my man, Steve …

The Flaming Lips plays The Beatles

The Flaming Lips are very respectful of their psychedelic roots. They have covered Pink Floyd’s classic album ‘The Dark Side Of The Moon’ in its entirety (also releasing it in a limited edition). They have also covered whole albums of King Crimson and The Stone Roses (!). Our favorite modern-day psychedelic surrealists,  has also covered another of the late Sixties’ most popular psychedelic …

Bob Dylan’s Slow Train Coming covered

Slow Train Coming is the nineteenth studio album by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, released on August 20, 1979 by Columbia Records. It was the artist’s first effort since becoming a born-again Christian, and all of the songs either express his strong personal faith, or stress the importance of Christian teachings and philosophy. The evangelical nature of the record alienated many of Dylan’s existing fans; …