Full Dylan album covered – Street Legal

Bob Dylan’s Street-Legal covered

Street-Legal is the eighteenth studio album by Bob Dylan, released on June 15, 1978 by Columbia Records. The album was a serious musical departure for Dylan, who uses a large pop-rock band—complete with female backing vocalists—for the first time. Not his most critically acclaimed album, but I know a lot of people who loves it dearly (myself among them).

The originals are better, I agree, but I love to hear what other artists can do with such great material.

My favourites here are Ian Hunter, Patti Smith and Jerry Garcia.


Changing of the guards – Patti Smith:

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Bob Dylan: Live versions of 10 songs from “John Wesley Harding”

John Wesley Harding is the eighth studio album by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, released on December 27, 1967, by Columbia Records. Produced by Bob Johnston, the album marked Dylan’s return to semi-acoustic instrumentation and folk-influenced songwriting after three albums of lyrically abstract, blues-indebted rock music. John Wesley Harding shares many stylistic threads with, and was recorded around the same time as, the prolific series of home recording sessions with The Band, partly released in 1975 as The Basement Tapes, and released in complete form in 2014 as The Bootleg Series Vol. 11: The Basement Tapes Complete.

Drifter’s Escape

studio version recorded October 17, 1967.

San José Event State Center
San José, California
9 May 1992
  • Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar)
  • Bucky Baxter (pedal steel guitar & electric slide guitar)
  • John Jackson (guitar)
  • Tony Garnier (bass)
  • Ian Wallace (drums)
  • Charlie Quintana (drums & percussion)

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The Flying Burrito Brothers – To Ramona – The Best Dylan Covers

The Flying Burrito Bros – To Ramona – The Best Dylan Covers


To Ramona is a folk waltz written by Bob Dylan for his fourth studio album,  Another Side of Bob Dylan. The melody is taken from traditional Mexican folk music. The song is one of the many on the album to highlight the more personal, and less political, side of Dylan’s songwriting that would become evermore prominent in the future. The song also makes many allusions to Dylan’s personal relationship with Joan Baez, at the time of its composition and subsequent release.

The Flying Burrito Bros did a sublime version of To Ramona on their eponymous third album.

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Bob Dylan: 10 great live versions of “Ain’t Talkin’”

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As I walked out tonight in the mystic garden
The wounded flowers were dangling from the vines
I was passing by yon cool and crystal fountain
Someone hit me from behind

You’re talking to a person that feels like he’s walking around in the ruins of Pompeii … A song is a reflection of what I see all around me all the time.
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This great song released on “Modern Times” August 29, 2006, has been played 118 times live by; peaking in 2008 with 42 performances.

First played live 20 November 2006:

New York City Center
New York City, New York
20 November 2006

First live performance
Video starts @ 00:58

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Christmas is here – Videos to help us celebrate (Dylan, Cash, Cohen, Lennon, Tom Waits, and more..)

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Sound the trumpet of joy and rebirth;
Let each of us try, with a song in our hearts,
To bring peace to men on earth.
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“So this is Christmas…” Here are collection of Videos that hopefully will set you in nice Christmas mood.

Bob Dylan recites the Clement Clarke Moore poem “Twas The Night Before Christmas”

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Ian Fraser Kilmister (Lemmy) Birthday – 5 fascinating cover songs by Motorhead/Lemmy

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Ian Fraser Kilmister (24 December 1945 – 28 December 2015), better known as Lemmy, was an English singer, songwriter, and musician. He is best known as the founder, lead singer, bassist, primary songwriter and only continuous member of the British rock band Motörhead.
Lemmy’s music was one of the foundations of the heavy metal genre.

Big River

Johnny Cash

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