Sunday, July 18, 2010

Miscellaneous ramblings...

» According to a posting on the News page of his website, Jacques Mees of The Netherlands will be releasing Shooting Star - an album of 12 Dylan songs - in September. Jacques' One Too Many Mornings placed 3rd in the recent Battle of the Dylan Cover Bands.

» Netherlands-based, Greek-born jazz singer and pianist Maria Markesini opened her 2009 album Kosmo with a jazz-arrangement of Man Gave Names To All The Animals

» The reformed Ducks Deluxe includes 2 Dylan songs recorded in 2009 on their Side Tracks & Smokers rarities collection: Absolutely Sweet Marie and Simple Twist Of Fate
Thanks to Dirk Krah

A rare Catalán translation of El Senyor del tambor (Mr. Tambourine Man) by Els Corbs is now available on the compilation Pop ie-ié Català 60's. The track originally appeared on the band's 1966 Spanish EP.
Thanks to Dirk Krah
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» Lauren Zettler offers free download of tracks from her album Live in L.A. with Don't Think Twice.

» Free download (.wma format) of Knockin' On Heaven's Door by Gina May on her website. Can also be heard on MySpace

» Virginia "psychedeligrass" band Relacksachian played three Dylan covers at their July 10 show, available at the Live Music Archive: It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry / You Ain't Goin' Nowhere / Rainy Day Women #12 & 35

» Arizona band Xtra Ticket played four Dylan covers at their July 8 show, available at the Live Music Archive: Tough Mama / Señor (Tales of Yankee Power) / Simple Twist Of Fate / Tangled Up In Blue
Their July 15 show featured two more: Maggie's Farm / All Along The Watchtower

» A March 2000 show by Max Creek includes three Dylan covers. Available at the Live Music Archive: Tangled Up In Blue / All Along The Watchtower / I Shall Be Released

» More CD Baby dis-cover-ies:
- Darryl Holter - Girl From The North Country on West Bank Gone
- Jive Mountain - I'll Be Your Baby Tonight on Dance With Who Brung You


Blogger Steve said...

do i get my mention on the sidebar for donating in july? steve ehli

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