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 […]

052 – “With God On Our Side”

Episode 52. “With God on Our Side.”The Times They Are A-Changin’.Bunker. Recorded April 5, 2018. Context (3:00) Originally published as lyrics in Broadside #27, the song was first performed at Town Hall on April 12, 1963. He’d record the song in five takes on August 6, 1963. He’d play it once more the next day, producing the version […]

051 – “Soon After Midnight”

Episode 51. “Soon After Midnight.”Tempest. Bunker. Recorded March 29, 2018. Context This song was released in September 2012 with Dylan’s Tempest. It’s been played 306 times as of recording (from November 2012 to November 2017) and will surely continue.  Song Itself “Pay in Blood” was our first Tempest track and threw Kelly for a loop. While Dylan’s voice isn’t as jarring […]

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 […]