072 – “Isis”

Episode 72“Isis.”Desire.Blockhouse.Recorded October 28, 2018. Context (3:25) Recorded in Columbia Studios over the evening of July 30/31, 1975. Labeled “Ices” on the recording sheet. It was written by Bob Dylan with Jacques Levy. Levy, in Isis magazine,  The only reason that ‘Isis’ was chosen as the song to work together on was that we were at my […]

026 – Rolling Thunder Revue

Episode 26. The Bootleg Series, Vol. 5 – Rolling Thunder Revue. August 24, 2017. Bunker. Rainier. Daniel begins the show by looking at just what a revue is anyway (4:10). It’s a live show that combines music, dance and sketches. It was most popular in-between the wars, before the advent of moving pictures. Revues are seen in contrast […]

023 – “Man Gave Names to All the Animals”

Episode 23. “Man Gave Names to All the Animals.” Slow Train Coming. August 3, 2017. “Smoky Fiery Hellscape” Bunker. National IPA Day — Backwoods Brewing Company, from their Experimental Forest Series, the Scaler Single Hop… with passionfruit! Context (3:20): Recorded in six takes at Muscle Shoals in Sheffield, Alabama on May 4, 1979. According to backup […]