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Two literary adaptations are in stores tomorrow, Joss Whedon's Much Ado About Nothing and Deepa Mehta's take on Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children. The Criterion Collection releases an expanded edition of Rene Clair's comedy I Marr...
Two literary adaptations are in stores tomorrow, Joss Whedon's Much Ado About Nothing and Deepa Mehta's take on Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children. The Criterion Collection releases an expanded edition of Rene Clair's comedy I Married a Witch. Ain't In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm is a documentary that profiles the late musician. American Horror Story: Asylum: The Complete Second Season is the television highlight. What new releases are you picking up or adding to your streaming queue this week? This week's interesting DVD releases: 90210: The Fifth Season Aaahh!!! Real Monsters: The Complete Series Adam Chaplin: Violent Avenger After Earth After Effect Ain't In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm Aliyah American Horror Story: Asylum: The Complete Second Season The Avengers: The Complete Emma Peel Megaset Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (Deluxe Edition) Berlin Job Bones: The Complete Eighth Season Butcher Boys Centennial: The Complete Series Chucky: The Complete Collection Complicity Curse of Chucky A Day in the Life: Seasons 1 and 2 Doctor Who, Story 80: Terror of the Zygons Europa Report Ghostkeepers The Guild: Complete Megaset The Guild: Season Six The Hangover Part III Hello Herman Home Run Horror Stories Hundra I Married a Witch (Criterion Collection) Inspector Gadget Megaset La Rafle (The Roundup) Laurence Anyways Lifeguard Lifetime 12 Films of Christmas Mackenzie's Raiders: The TV Series Marvel's Avengers Assemble: Assembly Required Masterpiece Mystery: Inspector Lewis Pilot Through Series 6 Mea Maxima Culpa The Middle: The Complete Third Season Midnight's Children Much Ado About Nothing Naruto Shippuden Uncut Set 16 Nothing Left to Fear Psych: The Complete Seventh Season The Purge Resolution Robot Chicken: Season Six Scream Factory All Night Horror Marathon The Secret of Crickley Hall Shiver The Six Million Dollar Man: Season Four Static Stuck in Love Super Friends: Legacy of Super Powers - Season 6 Super Mario World: The Complete Series Transformers Prime: Predacons Rising Vampira And Me The Watchers: Revelation White Collar: Season Four Zombie Hunter also at Largehearted Boy: previous weekly music & DVD release lists Soundtracked (directors and composers discuss their film's soundtrack)
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With his dusty voice and populist Americana, more real and current than the more retro-leaning members of the oeuvre, Amos Lee straddles the real estate staked out by Levon Helm, Little Feat and John Prine.
With his dusty voice and populist Americana, more real and current than the more retro-leaning members of the oeuvre, Amos Lee straddles the real estate staked out by Levon Helm, Little Feat and John Prine.
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October 01, 2013 100 Bloody Acres (Music Box Films) 13/13/13 (Asylum) About Last Night... / St. Elmo's Fire (Image) The Amityville Horror Trilogy (Scream Factory) The Big Parade (Digibook) (Warner Brothers) ...
October 01, 2013 100 Bloody Acres (Music Box Films) 13/13/13 (Asylum) About Last Night... / St. Elmo's Fire (Image) The Amityville Horror Trilogy (Scream Factory) The Big Parade (Digibook) (Warner Brothers) Bob and the Monster (Shaker Films) JUST LISTED! Bond 50: Celebrating Five Decades of Bond with Skyfall (MGM/UA) JUST LISTED! Book of Daniel (Pure Flix) Caro Emerald in Concert (Eagle Rock) The Croods - 3D (DreamWorks) The Croods (w/Plush Toy) (DreamWorks) The Croods (DreamWorks) Dead Before Dawn (Vivendi) Downton Abbey: Seasons 1, 2, & 3 (Amazon Exclusive) (PBS) ESPN Films 30 for 30: The U (Team Marketing) ESPN Films: The Fab Five (Team Marketing) The Extraordinary Adventures of Ad?le Blanc-Sec: Director's Cut (Shout Factory) Fright Night 2: New Blood (20th Century Fox) From Here to Eternity (Sony) The Frozen Ground (Lionsgate) Glee: The Complete Fourth Season (20th Century Fox) Hakuoki Season 3: Complete (Sentai Filmworks) House of Wax - 3D (Warner Brothers) Jack Irish: Series 1 (Acorn Media) Language of a Broken Heart (House Lights) The Little Mermaid: Diamond Edition (2-Disc Combo Pack) (Disney/Buena Vista) The Little Mermaid (Diamond Edition) (DVD Packaging) (Disney/Buena Vista) The Little Mermaid: Diamond Edition - 3D (Disney/Buena Vista) The Little Mermaid: Diamond Edition (Disney/Buena Vista) The Medusa Touch (Hen's Tooth) The Monster Club (Scorpion Releasing) North America (TBA) The Order / Nowhere to Run (Image) Penny Dreadful (Lionsgate) Poirot: Series 7 & 8 (Acorn Media) Richard Pryor Triple Feature (See No Evil, Hear No Evil / Stir Crazy / The Toy) (Image) Sankarea: Complete Series (FUNimation) Sankarea: Complete Series (Limited Edition) (FUNimation) Season of Miracles (Gaiam) Short Circuit / Short Circuit 2 (Image) Stuck on You (Starz/Anchor Bay) This Is The End (Sony) Tiger & Bunny The Movie: The Beginning (Viz) Torn Curtain (Universal) Vital Signs (Starz/Anchor Bay) Volcano (1997) (Starz/Anchor Bay) The Wizard of Oz - 3D: 75th Anniversary Collector's Edition (Amazon Exclusive) (Warner Brothers) The Wizard of Oz - 3D: 75th Anniversary Edition (Warner Brothers) The Wizard of Oz: 75th Anniversary Edition (Warner Brothers) October 08, 2013 After Earth (Sony) Ain't in It for My Health: A Film About Levon Helm (Kino Lorber) Airplane II: The Sequel (Warner Brothers) All Dogs Go to Heaven / The Pebble and the Penguin (MGM/UA) American Horror Story: Asylum (20th Century Fox) Antwone Fisher / Courage Under Fire / The Siege (20th Century Fox) Batman: The Dark Knight Returns - Deluxe Edition (Warner Brothers) Berlin Job (New Group) Billy Rose's Jumbo (MGM/UA) Bones: The Complete Eighth Season (20th Century Fox) Brave 10 (NIS America) Chucky: The Complete Collection (Universal) Corruption (Grindhouse Releasing) Corruption (1968) (Grindhouse Releasing) Curse of Chucky (Universal) Deck the Halls / Jingle All the Way (20th Century Fox) Diary of a Wimpy Kid Trilogy (20th Century Fox) Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (MGM/UA) Emeli Sand?: Live at the Royal Albert Hall (TBA) Europa Report (Magnolia) The Exorcist: 40th Anniversary Edition (Warner Brothers) Fantastic Voyage (1966) (20th Century Fox) Flicka / Flicka 2 (20th Century Fox) Garfield: A Tale of Two Kitties (20 Century Fox) The Hangover: Part III (Warner Brothers) Home Run (Millennium Media) Homecoming (Image) The Hot Nights of Linda (Severin) House on Straw Hill (Severin Films) I Married a Witch (Criterion) Internal Affairs (Warner Brothers) Laurence Anyways (Breaking Glass) The Man in the Iron Mask (1977) (Hen's Tooth) Mindwarp (Twilight Time) Monster High: 13 W
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Does anyone else find it odd a band with four members from Southern Ontario, Canada is considered by so many the inspiration for what’s known as the Americana genre of popular music? Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko, Richard Manuel, and Gart...
Does anyone else find it odd a band with four members from Southern Ontario, Canada is considered by so many the inspiration for what’s known as the Americana genre of popular music? Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko, Richard Manuel, and Garth Hudson all hail from north of the 49th parallel, so how did they end up being the group Mumford & Sons refer to as “an incredible influence on so many musicians, not the least on the four of us”? The answer lies in part with who they all were as musicians and in part with the path their career took. First there was Ronnie Hawkins, who came up to Toronto from his native Arkansas to spread the gospel of rockabilly and ended up relocating permanently. The Band he brought up with… 320 kbps | 624 MB | UL | CL ** FLAC …him included a young drummer, Levon Helm, and while the rest of Hawkins’ Hawks were gradually replaced by the above mentioned quartet from Ontario, Helm continued to anchor the band’s rhythm section. They toured up and down North America playing Hawkins’ country-influenced rockabilly from 1960 to 1962 and then struck out on their own as Levon and the Hawks, Helm being the senior member of the group. However, a guy named Bob Dylan happened to catch their show one night and wondered if they’d be interested in backing him up onstage for his upcoming tour of England. While Helm ended up leaving the tour, the others continued with Bob to be booed off stages across Great Britain. When the tour ended they all retreated to upstate New York, where Dylan had a house in Woodstock, to lick their wounds and prepare for the second stage of what was supposed to be a world tour. However, Dylan wiped out on his motorcycle and used that as an excuse to retire from performing for a while. Finding themselves at loose ends the group settled into a house of their own, invited Helm to come join them, and began writing and creating their own music. Music From Big Pink, their first release as The Band, came out in 1968 and was the complete antithesis to what the rest of popular music was doing. It drew upon everything that had influenced rock and roll in the first place, blues, country and gospel, and put them through the grist of their mill of experience as a hard playing, hard living bar band and touring ensemble. It was as a rough gem of a record destined to be a classic. Three years and three albums later, The Band booked The Academy of Music in New York City for four nights of concerts, December 28-31, 1971. In 1972, the double album Rock Of Ages was released as a record of those four nights. In 2001 Capital Records reissued it on CD with a bonus disc including tracks featuring Bob Dylan accompanying The Band on four songs and six other tracks not on the original album. Now for the first time ever, Capitol/Universal Music is releasing the definitive recording of that concert as a four-CD, one-DVD set co-produced by lead guitarist Robertson, Live at The Academy of Music 1971. The first two discs contain copies of every song played over the four nights of the concert, specially re-mixed for this release, while discs three and four contain the soundboard mix of the entire New Year’s Eve concert. While studio albums of The Band give you an idea as to the quality of their music, it’s only by listening to them perform live that you come to appreciate them for what they were. For it’s here you realize what it was that made them so special. The raw, chaotic power held together by years of performing with each other allowed them to play with complete abandon, secure in the knowledge that even if one of them made a mistake, the others would be right there to smooth things over. At times you are literally holding your breath for it can be like watching a train careen down the tracks on the verge of running off the rail, but which somehow or other miraculously doesn’t crash and comes safely into the station. Listening to the New Year’s Eve concert through the soundboard, with it’s raw unfiltered mix pi
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David Bromberg has collaborated with the likes of Bob Dylan, George Harrison and Emmylou Harris, and there’s no telling how many records Americana fans may have unknowingly fallen in love with his influence. As a collaborator on mu...
David Bromberg has collaborated with the likes of Bob Dylan, George Harrison and Emmylou Harris, and there’s no telling how many records Americana fans may have unknowingly fallen in love with his influence. As a collaborator on much of Dylans’ Another Self Portrait and has also been hard at work on his latest solo effort. Only Slightly Mad, the forthcoming release from Bromberg, was recorded in Levon Helm Studios in Woodstock, N.Y. and produced by old friend and Grammy-winner Larry Campbell. Listen to “Drivin’ Wheel” from Only Slightly Mad in the player below before the album’s release on Sept. 24....
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In the spirit of helping you discover the range of talented musicians on the 2013 lineup, we’ve enlisted local writer, Arden Ward to tell the stories behind some of the most buzzworthy musicians on the 2013 lineup. You’ve alr...
In the spirit of helping you discover the range of talented musicians on the 2013 lineup, we’ve enlisted local writer, Arden Ward to tell the stories behind some of the most buzzworthy musicians on the 2013 lineup. You’ve already learned more about Austin’s Shakey Graves and Nashville’s Luella and the Sun, and this week we’re bringing you the story of yet another Texas standout – Sons of Fathers. By Arden Ward The story of Sons of Fathers reads like any good songwriters’ should. Built on a legacy of music and misdeeds, the band draws quite literally on the generations that came before, finding inspiration in family members and the music of bygone legends alike. Raised in Texas, Frontmen David Beck and Paul Cauthen share storytelling roots fueled by divergent upbringings. Beck is the son of Bill Whitbeck, the longtime touring bass player for songwriter Robert Earl Keen; Cauthen hails from the small town of Tyler, the grandson of a preacher who he calls “one hell of a musician.” While Beck’s childhood dealt in tour buses and recording studios, Cauthen grew up singing in the church choir before spending time in reform school and turning 20 on a Texas chain gang. As Sons of Fathers, Beck and Cauthen (along with the rest of the band), meld musical pasts and songwriting prowess into an approachable folk sound driven by indie, rock and country nuances. The band’s self-titled debut album — released in 2011 to critical praise — captures the modern folk rock movement with simple country instrumentation, a hint of the blues and plenty of Texas sensibility. Sons of Fathers’ sophomore release — 2013′s Burning Days — blends the band’s rustic roots with newfound musical maturity and wider influences. Producer Lloyd Maines describes the sound as “The Everly Brothers meets Neil Young and Merle Haggard and The Clash.” Standouts include “Feel The Fall,” an easy-listening groove with simple licks and tight harmonies, and “Not This Time,” which will quickly wrap you up in its melodic simplicity. After one listen, it’s no surprise that the first single from Burning Days is “Roots and Vine,” an approachable tune fit for the radio dial. Written in the indie-roots tradition, the band layers on outlaw hooks and a driving beat for a song that appeals to rock enthusiasts and country purists alike. (The music video features Sons of Fathers on the stage of East Austin’s White Horse, a honky tonk that aptly caters to a crowd as diverse as Sons of Fathers’ music.) In October, Sons of Fathers will return from the road to kick off the second weekend of ACL Fest on Friday, October 11. “It’s an honor to play ACL,” Cauthen says. “It was five years ago when I had my first [ACL Fest] experience. I told myself, ‘One day I will play here.’ Finally our time has come.” With such a timeless approach to folk rock, it’s easy to understand why the band defines “music with roots” with such variety. Everything from the piano-heavy rock of Leon Russell’s “Tight Rope” to Son Volt’s raw “Tear Stained Eye” and Johnny Cash’s sullen “God’s Gonna Cut You Down” provides inspiration for Sons of Fathers. After all, says the band, “roots music has no age limit.” Before the band’s debut, listen to Sons of Fathers’ easy-going “Music with Roots” playlist and get better acquainted with these Texans who are creating a new sound rooted in generations of musical tradition. Music With Roots 1. Levon Helm – “The Mountain” Levon delivers a beautiful story of the hardworking man. Life and death on the mountain that the man took out from under him and his family. 2. Rolling Stones – “Honky Tonk Woman” Singing about women to get women is as rootsy as it gets. 3. Johnny Cash – “God’s Gonna Cut You Down” Johnny Cash, one of the golden diplomats of modern song. He’s on this list because he h
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Former guitarist in The Band, Jim Weider presents “A Night of Guitar Ballads & Songs” featuring originals from The Band, Bob Dylan and more. The event will be held on October 19 at Levon Helm Studios in Woodstock, NY. Along...
Former guitarist in The Band, Jim Weider presents “A Night of Guitar Ballads & Songs” featuring originals from The Band, Bob Dylan and more. The event will be held on October 19 at Levon Helm Studios in Woodstock, NY. Along with Weider and Levon Helm’s daught...
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In anticipation of the Sept 10 release we have have some video teasers and a free download of the title track "Tell The Ones I Love" that I wanted to share. Please feel free to post! Free Download of "Tell The Ones I Love" Link - http:...
In anticipation of the Sept 10 release we have have some video teasers and a free download of the title track "Tell The Ones I Love" that I wanted to share. Please feel free to post! Free Download of "Tell The Ones I Love" Link - http://bit.ly/176vEQbEmbed code - http://subscribe.concordmusicgroup.com/tell-the-ones-i-love-free-download/' frameborder='0' scrolling='no' width='300' height='545'> "Tell The Ones I Love" Teaser Link - http://bit.ly/148qmiLEmbed Code www.youtube.com/embed/JOzu9tgJtJs?list=UUc9h8iZUvWkkwxSh_A5f54A" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen> "Lay Myself Down" Teaser Link - http://bit.ly/19MdA1xEmbed Code www.youtube.com/embed/R4LdIBn-gLg?list=UUc9h8iZUvWkkwxSh_A5f54A" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen> GRAMMY WINNING BLUEGRASS OUTFIT ENLISTS PRODUCER LARRY CAMPBELL FOR SOPHOMORE ROUNDER SET [cid:157A126B-DCC1-4254-B86B-26E5CC902B56] On September 10, 2013, Rounder will release the Steep Canyon Rangers' Tell The Ones I Love, the follow-up to 2012's Grammy-winning Nobody Knows You. This album was somewhat of a departure for the band: when the time came to record, they headed north to Levon Helm's famed studio in Woodstock, NY, with Grammy-winning producer Larry Campbell. Their association with Campbell came about after the band played Levon's Midnight Ramble last year. They impressed Helm enough that he invited them to come back and record at the barn. Unfortunately, that didn't happen before his untimely passing, but they still felt his joyful, creative spark and subtle influence while working in his studio. The band wanted Tell The Ones I Love to reflect the spirit of their concerts—an original, freewheeling, high-energy approach to bluegrass that rests mainly on the songwriting of Graham Sharp and Charles Humphrey. They recorded the album almost entirely live, using few overdubs. While the Steep Canyon Rangers were certainly open to recording songs by other composers, or to dip into traditional material, Campbell ultimately had them record all original tunes, based both on the strength of the songs and the band's arrangements. Campbell, a highly sought after musician and producer (Bob Dylan, Levon Helm), was often down on the floor with the band so he could feel what was being performed. His strategy, to have the music sound organic – "where you can hear the environment of the barn" – fit well with the band's performances. He also admired that they "held on to the essence of what makes bluegrass viable, and subtly reinvented it to make their thing unique." One way that the band stretched bluegrass boundaries was with their use of drums and percussion on Tell The Ones I Love. "We didn't want something that was just a bluegrass track with drums laid on it like an afterthought," said Sharp. "We wanted something that was really integrated." They enlisted Jeff Sipe ( Leftover Salmon, Susan Tedeschi, Aquarium Rescue Unit), whom Sharp described as "one of the best drummers around." Tell The Ones I Love showcases the Steep Canyon Rangers' myriad talents— nimble instrumental agility, tight harmony vocals, and inventive songwriting. The 12-song set ranges from full-band workouts like the title track to the haunting, vocally tight "Hunger." On "Las Vegas," the band displays jazzy touches while Mike Guggino's instrumental "Graveyard Fields" is a bluegrass tour de force. Tell The Ones I Love, in fact, affords each Ranger opportunities to shine, whether it's Graham Sharp's expressive banjo intro on Charles Humphrey/Jonathan Byrd's plaintive "Bluer Words Were Never Spoken," Nicky Sanders' soaring fiddle on "Boomtown" or Humphrey's walking bass that anchors his "Mendocino County Blue." These days, it's hard to talk about the Steep Canyon Rangers without mentioning Steve Martin. After meeting at a party and clicking immediately, Martin invited the band to tour and record with him. 2011's collaboration Rare Bird Alert was nominated for a Grammy, and later that year, they won IBMA's Entertainer of the Year Award. They average a
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The new Steep Canyon Rangers album, Tell The Ones I Love, produced by Larry Campbell at the famed Levon Helm Studio in Woodstock NY features 12 original songs, including the title track and current single is available today! Wrapping up...
The new Steep Canyon Rangers album, Tell The Ones I Love, produced by Larry Campbell at the famed Levon Helm Studio in Woodstock NY features 12 original songs, including the title track and current single is available today! Wrapping up a busy summer touring the country with Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, the Steep Canyon Rangers are releasing their newest project today. The new album, Tell The Ones I Love finds the Steep Canyon Rangers in a unique situation, and one they don’t take lightly: “It took a lot of work for us to nose our way into the bluegrass world and become a de facto representative,” Sharp acknowledges, “and we think it’s a real responsibility.” With this new record, “we can be a bridge between the bluegrass crowd and a wider audience that may not be die-hard bluegrass fans.” Yet. The band wanted Tell The Ones I Love to reflect the spirit of their concerts—an original, freewheeling, high-energy approach to bluegrass that rests mainly on the songwriting of Graham Sharp and Charles Humphrey. They recorded the album almost entirely live. “We wanted it to be different from our last album,” explained banjo player Graham Sharp, “and create something more raw and immediate.” Guitarist Woody Platt added that they headed into recording with “more confidence and momentum” from both their Grammy win and their unrelenting touring schedule. While the Steep Canyon Rangers were certainly open to recording songs by other composers, or to dip into traditional material, Campbell ultimately had them record all original tunes, based both on the strength of the songs and the band’s arrangements. Campbell, a highly sought after musician and producer (Bob Dylan, Levon Helm), was often down on the floor with the band so he could feel what was being performed. His strategy, to have the music sound organic – “where you can hear the environment of the barn” – fit well with the band’s performances. He also admired that they “held on to the essence of what makes bluegrass viable, and subtly reinvented it to make their thing unique.” One way that the band stretched bluegrass boundaries was with their use of drums and percussion on Tell The Ones I Love. “We didn’t want something that was just a bluegrass track with drums laid on it like an afterthought,” said Sharp. “We wanted something that was really integrated.” They enlisted Jeff Sipe ( Leftover Salmon, Susan Tedeschi, Aquarium Rescue Unit), whom Sharp described as “one of the best drummers around.” Tell The Ones I Love showcases the Steep Canyon Rangers’ myriad talents— nimble instrumental agility, tight harmony vocals, and inventive songwriting. The 12-song set ranges from full-band workouts like the title track to the haunting, vocally tight “Hunger.” On “Las Vegas,” the band displays jazzy touches while Mike Guggino’s instrumental “Graveyard Fields” is a bluegrass tour de force. Tell The Ones I Love, in fact, affords each Ranger opportunities to shine, whether it’s Graham Sharp’s expressive banjo intro on Charles Humphrey/Jonathan Byrd’s plaintive “Bluer Words Were Never Spoken,” Nicky Sanders’ soaring fiddle on “Boomtown” or Humphrey’s walking bass that anchors his “Mendocino County Blue.” These days, it’s hard to talk about the Steep Canyon Rangers without mentioning Steve Martin. After meeting at a party and clicking immediately, Martin invited the band to tour and record with him. 2011’s collaboration Rare Bird Alert was nominated for a Grammy, and later that year, they won IBMA’s Entertainer of the Year Award. They average about 50 dates a year together, touring as Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, and most recently with the addition of special guest Edie Brickell. Tags: Steep Canyon RangersTell The Ones I LoveCD Release
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Bob Dylan 1965-09-03 Hollywood Bowl Los Angeles, California Soundboard Recording 320 kbps Artwork Included CD 1: Acoustic Set 01. She Belongs To Me 02. To Ramona 03. Gates Of Eden 04. It's All Over Now, Baby Blue 05. Desol...
Bob Dylan 1965-09-03 Hollywood Bowl Los Angeles, California Soundboard Recording 320 kbps Artwork Included CD 1: Acoustic Set 01. She Belongs To Me 02. To Ramona 03. Gates Of Eden 04. It's All Over Now, Baby Blue 05. Desolation Row 06. Love Minus Zero/No Limit 07. Mr. Tambourine Man Electric Set 08. Tombstone Blues 09. I Don't Believe You (She Acts Like We Never Have Met) 10. From A Buick 6 11. Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues 12. Maggie's Farm 13. It Ain't Me Babe CD 2: Electric Set (Continued) 01. Ballad Of A Thin Man 02. Like A Rolling Stone Bonus Tracks 1965-12-04 Berkeley Community Theater Berkeley CA 03. Tombstone Blues 04. I Don't Believe You 05. Baby Let Me Follow You Down 06. Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues 07. Long Distance Operator 08. It Ain't Me Babe 09. Ballad Of A Thin Man 10. Positively Fourth Street 11. Like A Rolling Stone 1965-05-06 Newcastle Hotel Room, Newcastle, UK 12. Lost Highway > I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry 1965-05-08 Savoy Hotel London UK 13. Don't Think Twice, It's Alright 1965-05-09 Backstage, Royal Albert Hall London, UK 14. It's All Over Now, Baby Blue 1965-05-12Levi's Recording Studio London, UK 15. Speech > If You Gotta Go Go Now Bob Dylan - 1965-09-03 - Los Angeles, CA (SBD)- part 1 Bob Dylan - 1965-09-03 - Los Angeles, CA (SBD)- part 2 About 6 weeks after his landmark 1965 Newport Folk Festival appearance where he plugged in, went electric and outraged his folk rock followers, Bob Dylan brought his new backing band to Los Angeles. His concert of September 3, 1965, 4 dozen years ago today, was just his 2nd post-Newport. The show featured an opening acoustic set and a closing electric set, where Dylan as joined by Al Kooper, Harvey Books, and future members of The Band, Levon Helm and Robbie Robertson. Download this soundboard to hear Dylan in transition from folk rock protestor to electric guitar revolutionary! The Bob Dylan/Grateful Dead Connection I could write a book on the all the connections between Bob Dylan and The Grateful Dead. The Dead, as well as Jerry Garcia in his solo shows, made covers of Dylan tunes such as All Along The Watchtower, Stuck Inside of Mobile, Maggie’s Farm, The Mighty Quinn and When I paint My Masterpiece, just to name a few, staples of their live sets. Robert Hunter, the Dead’s long time lyricist, co-wrote 2 songs on Dylan’s 1988 album, Down in The Groove. In 1987, Dylan and The Dead played 6 shows together, where the Dead opened with their material, then served as Dylan’s backing band for a closing set. In both 1986 and 1995, Dylan served as the lead in band for several Dead concerts. He also made several guest appearances at their shows, most notable a February 12 1989 show in Los Angeles and a October 17, 1994 performance in New York. Fittingly, when Bob Weir played a concert the same night his brother in music, Garcia, passed away, the song he chose to close the night was Dylan’s Knockin on Heaven’s Door.
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