After his composition “Wagon Wheel” hit No. 1, Dylan was obviously thrilled. “He sent a demo and said, ‘Here’s a [new] song I never really finished. We’d like the boys, the Old Crows to give it whirl.'”
An early draft of Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone” was sold on Tuesday (June 24) for $2 million in New York.
Dylan gives the tune a decidedly Americana feel, trading the original’s swelling string arrangement with pedal steel guitars, although he stays true to Sinatra’s arrangement.
“I didn’t want to copy an arrangement he had done, or even the people who had covered his music had done,” Daniels told Radio.com. Instead, on his new album, he aimed for “a totally fresh approach to the Dylan tunes.”
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The lyrics are from songs written in 1967, when Dylan was working on ‘The Basement Tapes.’
The compilation features a number of indie rock acts looking to change the perception that the Bard was asleep at the wheel from 1980-1990.
It was the mid-1960s, and Kristofferson was “a janitor at Columbia Recording Studios in Nashville at the time,” explained. “I didn’t talk to anybody in there, because songwriters weren’t allowed to be in the sessions back then.”
“You can find something spiritual about almost all of his music,” Adler said. “It’s something that goes beyond just being a pop song, there’s always something deeper than that in a Dylan song.”
Bud Light recruited EDM stars Zedd & Afrojack, while Bob Dylan was showcased in spots from two different advertisers: one for Greek yogurt, and the other for a longtime Detroit automaker.
While Bob Dylan will cede the main stage to the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Bruno Mars handle the actual Super Bowl performance, the man’s face and music will appear throughout the game thanks to Chrysler motor vehicles and Chobani yogurt.
Seeger wrote some of the 20th century’s most indelible songs, including “If I Had a Hammer,” “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?” and “Turn! Turn! Turn!” to name a few, all collected in numerous volumes throughout his life.
Get ready for a retro Americana throwdown of epic proportions if early reports of a collaboration between Jack White and Neil Young to record an album of cover songs are to be believed.