074 – “Tombstone Blues”

Episode 74“Tombstone Blues.”Highway 61 Revisited.Blockhouse.Recorded November 4, 2018. Context (3:20) “Tombstone Blues” was Dylan’s first song recorded after “Like a Rolling Stone” and would be followed by “Desolation Row.” It was put to tape on July 29, 1965. (The entire session is available on The Bootleg Series, Volume 12: The Cutting Edge.) The song features Mike […]

073 – Señor (Tales Of Yankee Power)

Episode 73“Señor (Tales Of Yankee Power).”Street Legal.Blockhouse.Recorded October 28, 2018. Context (4:00) It was first recorded on December 26, 1977 at Rundown Studios with Dylan and Steven Soles on guitar and Rob Stoner on bass. It was recorded for Street Legal on April 26 and 28, 1978. Dylan and Soles remained with Jerry Scheff on bass, Ian Wallace […]

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. […]

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 […]