047 – “See That My Grave Is Kept Clean”

Episode 47 Bob Dylan. Gaslight Cafe 1962. Bunker. Recorded February 15, 2018. Context and the song’s history (5:00) Bob Dylan recorded this song on November 22, 1961 in 4 takes. He’s played this song three times: September 30, 1961 at Gerde’s Folk City, September 20, 1962 at Mac and Eve Mackenzie’s, and October 15, 1962 at […]

046 – “Up to Me”

Episode 46. “Up to Me.” Biograph. Side Tracks. Bunker. Recorded February 8, 2018. Context (3:30) This song was recorded in A&R Studios in New York City on September 16, 1974 in one take and September 19, 1974 in seven takes. The song was sandwiched between “Simple Twist of Fate” and “Idiot Wind” so… read into that […]

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 […]