062 – “Dreamin’ of You”

Episode 62“Dreamin’ of You.”The Bootleg Series, Volume 8.The Backyard.#5 of Music Video Month 2018.Recorded July 22, 2018. Context (8:00) Recorded in the Time Out of Mind sessions and part of the original track list for the record, it was cut along with “Mississippi” and “Red River Shore.” Apparently, there are two versions of the song but may just […]

061 – “Things Have Changed”

Episode 61 “Things Have Changed.” Blockhouse. #4 of Music Video Month 2018.Recorded July 15, 2018.  There wasn’t any wasted effort on Time Out of Mind, and I don’t think there will be on any more of my records.Bob Dylan (1999) Context  Diverting from a tour with Paul Simon in July of 1999, Dylan dipping into the Sony Studios in New […]

060 – “Tight Connection to My Heart” & “Someone’s Got a Hold of My Heart”

Episode 60 “Tight Connection to My Heart (Has Anybody Seen My Love)/Someone’s Got a Hold of My Heart.”Empire Burlesque. The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1-3. Blockhouse. #3 of Music Video Month 2018.Recorded July 8, 2018.  Context (6:15) Originally, Empire Burlesque’s “Tight Connection to My Heart (Has Anybody Seen My Love)” and “Someone’s Got a Hold of My Heart” released on The Bootleg […]

059 – “Jokerman”

Episode 59 “Jokerman.” Blockhouse. Infidels. #2 of Music Video Month 2018.Recorded July 1, 2018.  It isn’t a sermon or a pop song but a real creation, a work you can wander inside, explore, breathe in, pass through, wrap around you. It looks different in different lights. It’s always shifting, but this is because it’s alive, not because it’s nebulous (though […]

058 – “Subterranean Homesick Blues”

Episode 58 “Subterranean Homesick Blues.”Bringing It All Back Home. Blockhouse. #1 of Music Video Month 2018.Recorded June 24, 2018.  Context (7:30) First recorded in Studio A in New York City on January 13, 1965 in 1 take (which can be heard on The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1-3 and Vol. 12: Cutting Edge). Dylan would say, “‘It [just] didn’t sound right on guitar. […]