Archive for October 16th, 2014

Bob Dylan and the Band, “Dress It Up, Better Have It All” (2014): One Track Mind

Bob Dylan and the Band, “Dress It Up, Better Have It All” (2014): One Track Mind

We review a previously unheard, chin-wagging find from Bob Dylan and the Band’s forthcoming ‘Basement Tapes Complete.’

Kenny Barron + Dave Holland – The Art of Conversation (2014)

Dave Holland and Kenny Barron sound like two players finishing one another sentences — despite small but important differences in dialect.

Booker T. and the MGs broke barriers with a light touch: ‘We were just out there to play music’

Booker T. and the MGs broke barriers with a light touch: ‘We were just out there to play music’

Booker T. and the MGs shared Stax Records’ message of racial tolerance by their very presence. But it wasn’t always easy.

Jerry Garcia, “They Love Each Other” from GarciaLive Volume Five (2014): One Track Mind

Jerry Garcia returns to the Grateful Dead staple “They Love Each Other” on a new archival release – and we hear this song again, as it once was.

Rory Block – Hard Luck Child: A Tribute To Skip James (2014)

Rory Block returns to a well of some two dozen haunting, unequivocal and profound blues songs recorded by Skip James for Paramount in 1931.

The Band, “You See Me” from Jubilation (1998): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “You See Me” from Jubilation (1998): Across the Great Divide

The Band’s fun run through Allen Toussaint’s soul-lifting “You See Me” underscored an often-forgotten portion of their inestimable legacy.