Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Miscellaneous ramblings...

» Chicago blueswoman Zora Young and French bluesman Bobby Dirninger duet on Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You on Zora's 2009 album The French Connection. Dirninger is a long time member of Zora's touring band. The track can be heard on YouTube.
[CD from amazon.com]

» That Guy from ELO has added a unique rendition of Tombstone Blues to his MySpace player.

» Austrian band Who Cares? has added several more Dylan cover mp3s to their website, including a Forgetful Heart.

» The 2006 album Careless Russian Rover (translated title) by the Russian band Aquarium - led by Boris Grebenschikov - includes a Russian version of Up To Me. [amazon.com]
Thanks to Michael Tearson for the tip

» The Manfred Mann's Earth Band boxset Bootleg Archives Volumes 1-5 includes seven Dylan cover performances from 1986-99
[amazon.com]

» Don't Think Twice is an album of duets by New Zealanders Naomi Ferguson and Graham Wardrop. In addition to the title track the duo sing Make You Feel My Love.
Thanks to Bill Hester for the tip

» The Rumpke Mountain Boys, Cincinnatti's self-described "trash grass" band, continue to cover many Dylan songs. Some recent shows have included Dylan's Rollin' and Tumblin' (or a cover of Bob's version for you naysayers.) Most of their shows are available at the Live Music Archive.

» More CD Baby dis-cover-ies:
Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Hurricane Jerry & Stormfront
Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You - The Riders
Tomorrow Is A Long Time - Steve Schenkel & Ashley Mason
I'll Be Your Baby Tonight - Donna Loren

» Do you like the return of these "Miscellaneous Ramblings" posts? Or at least find them useful? Do you read them thoroughly? Ignore them? Skim through them? Prefer individual posts? Prefer only major news and not minor details? Comments welcome.

2 Comments:

Blogger tonyamp said...

find the ramblings very useful (I compile my own "best of" cover versions ... currently working on number 55) ... please keep up the excellent work

thanks

tony jones

3:59 AM  
Blogger D.P. said...

Thanks, Tony... maybe you're the only one! :))

11:15 AM  

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