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 […]

070 – “On the Road Again”

Episode 70“On the Road Again.”Bringing It All Back Home.Blockhouse. Recorded October 7, 2018. Context (3:00) “On the Road Again” was recorded in four takes on January 14, 1964 and thirteen takes on January 15, 1964. All featured on The Cutting Edge. While the song title is probably a play on Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, there is also […]

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 […]