Norah Jones Sings 6 Bob Dylan Songs – Happy Birthday Norah Jones

Norah Jones (born Geethali Norah Jones Shankar; March 30, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and pianist. She has won multiple awards and has sold more than 50 million records worldwide. Billboard named her the top jazz artist of the 2000s decade. She has won nine Grammy Awards and was ranked 60th on Billboard magazine’s artists of the 2000s decade chart.

Forever Young

May God bless and keep you always
May your wishes all come true
May you always do for others
And let others do for you
May you build a ladder to the stars
And climb on every rung
May you stay forever young


A Celebration of Steve Jobs
Live Apple Event, October 19, 2011

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Walter Trout sings 3 Bob Dylan songs – Happy 70th Birthday Walter Trout

The original guy that made me want to play guitar, believe it or not, was Bob Dylan. I got an acoustic guitar and started learning. Like his first album, my brother brought that album home, and it was 1962; I guess I was 11. I just decided I wanted to learn some chords and sing Bob Dylan songs.
–> Walter Trout (to Meghan Roos 2014)

Walter Trout (born March 6, 1951, Ocean City, New Jersey, United States) is an American blues guitarist, singer and songwriter.

I Shall Be Released

They say ev’rything can be replaced,
Yet ev’ry distance is not near.
So I remember ev’ry face
Of ev’ry man who put me here



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Sheryl Crow sings 5 Bob Dylan songs – Happy Birthday Sheryl Crow

Playing Dylan’s songs empowers you. It bolsters you to say what your spirit needs to say. Even though Dylan has been completely deified, he’s taken all the spiritual journeys we plebeians go through. In his search you can see the patterns of humanity.
–> Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Suzanne Crow (born February 11, 1962) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and actress. Her music incorporates elements of pop, rock, country, jazz, and blues.


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Aaron Neville sings 5 Bob Dylan songs – Happy 80th Birthday – Aaron Neville

I was listenin’ to the Neville Brothers, it was a quarter of eight
I had an appointment with destiny, but I knew she’d come late
–> Bob Dylan (U2 recording session 1987 – according to Bono)

Aaron Joseph Neville (born January 24, 1941) is an American R&B and soul vocalist and musician. He has had four platinum albums and four Top 10 hits in the United States, including three that went to #1 on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary chart.

I Shall Be Released

They say ev’rything can be replaced,
Yet ev’ry distance is not near.
So I remember ev’ry face
Of ev’ry man who put me here.


From the album “devotion” (2000)

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Chrissie Hynde – I Shall Be Released – The Best Dylan Covers

The Best Dylan Covers: Chrissie Hynde – I Shall Be Released

“I Shall Be Released” is a 1967 song written by Bob Dylan.

The Band recorded the first officially-released version of the song for their 1968 debut album, Music from Big Pink, with Richard Manuel singing lead vocals, and Rick Danko and Levon Helm harmonizing in the chorus. The song was also performed near the end of the Band’s 1976 farewell concert, The Last Waltz, in which all the night’s performers (with the exception of Muddy Waters) plus Ringo Starr and Ronnie Wood appeared on the same stage. Additional live recordings by the Band were included on the 1974 concert album Before the Flood and the 2001 expanded CD reissue of Rock of Ages.

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Jerry Garcia Band – I Shall Be Released – The Best Dylan Covers

” the somber, nearly claustrophobic strains of I Shall Be Released burst with the fiery force of spiritual transcendence.”
John Metzger / Music Box

Jerry Garcia Band – I Shall Be Released – The Best Dylan Covers

 

I Shall Be Released is a 1967 song written by Bob Dylan.

The Band recorded the first officially-released version of the song for their 1968 debut album, Music from Big Pink, with Richard Manuel singing lead vocals, and Rick Danko and Levon Helm harmonizing in the chorus. The song was also performed near the end of the Band’s 1976 farewell concert, The Last Waltz, in which all the night’s performers (with the exception of Muddy Waters) plus Ringo Starr and Ronnie Wood appeared on the same stage. Additional live recordings by the Band were included on the 1974 concert album Before the Flood and the 2001 expanded CD reissue of Rock of Ages.

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