Friday, February 26, 2010

Miscellaneous ramblings...

Barb Jungr's new album, her first for Naim Label, includes You Ain't Going Nowhere (thus breaking her streak of at least 2 Dylan songs per album!) The Men I Love: The New American Songbook is scheduled for release March 8 in the UK, May 11 in the US.
Pre-order from

New covers from Down Under:
1) Jay Howie (Melbourne) performs All Along The Watchtower on his 6-track EP Live (available digitally from + others, availabilty of physical CD unknown)
2) Olivia Pipitone (Sydney) covers Simple Twist Of Fate on her new CD Dirt Drenched Soul (CD Baby)

Furthur, the latest project of the Grateful Dead's Bob Weir and Phil Lesh, continues to tour. Many of their shows feature a Dylan song or two.
Soundboard recordings on CDR or downloads are available from
Audience recordings of most shows are available at the Live MusicArchive.
Since December 9 they have performed Dylan covers at least 17 times, of 9 different songs: Hurricane, Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues, Knockin' On Heaven's Door, Maggie's Farm, Queen Jane Approximately, Señor (Tales of Yankee Power), Silvio, Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again, When I Paint My Masterpiece

Missouri americana band Barefoot Jones covers Simple Twist Of Fate on their CD The Way You Make Me Feel (CD Baby). The track is also available for (free!) download on their website


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