071 – “One of Us Must Know (Sooner or Later)”

Episode 71“One of Us Must Know (Sooner or Later).”Blonde on Blonde.Blockhouse. Recorded October 14, 2018.  Context (4:15) Recorded in Studio A in New York City on January 25, 1966 in 19 takes. It’s the only Blonde on Blonde song not recorded in Nashville and led to some confusion as to who’s playing on the song. Sean Wilentz wades […]

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 […]

050 – Highway 61 Revisited

Episode 50 Highway 61 Revisited. Bunker. Recorded March 8, 2018. Context Highway 61 Revisited was released on August 30, 1965. It was recorded over six days – June 15 and 16 with Tom Wilson, which resulted in “Like a Rolling Stone,” and July 29 to August 4 under Bob Johnston. According to Bob in Chronicles: Highway 61, the main thoroughfare […]