068 – “Went to See the Gypsy”

Episode 68“Went to See the Gypsy.”New Morning.Blockhouse. Recorded September 30, 2018. Context (3:45) “Went to See the Gypsy” was recorded in Studio B in New York on March 3, 1970 in one take (on The Bootleg Series, Volume 10: Another Self Portrait), March 4 in five takes and March 5 in another take. It was originally […]

057 – “Watching the River Flow”

Episode 57 “Watching the River Flow.” Blockhouse. Episode 4 of Sign on the Window Presents The Lazy River Funtime Slide into SummerRecorded June 10, 2018.  Context (3:40) Recorded at Blue Rock Studios in New York on March 16-18, 1971 (along with “When I Paint My Masterpiece”). With producer Leon Russell, Dylan was attempting to find a new sound after […]

005 – Planet Waves

005 | Planet Waves. April 2, 2017. Our first album, celebrated with a harmonica I found hiding in my old guitar case. I’d’ve worn my harmonica holder but I’m, at once, an amateur podcaster who would have knocked into the microphone and not a monster. To understand Planet Waves, we looked at the musical landscape in 1974 […]