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Rhiannon Giddens, “Spanish Mary” from The New Basement Tapes: One Track Mind

Rhiannon Giddens, “Spanish Mary” from The New Basement Tapes: One Track Mind

‘The New Basement Tapes’ finally live up to their dizzying promise with Rhiannon Giddens’ darkly contoured reading of “Spanish Mary.”

Bob Dylan and the Band, “Lo and Behold” (2014): One Track Mind

We review the initial take on Bob Dylan and the Band’s “Lo and Behold,” when the song was still loose and not quite fully formed.

Bob Dylan and the Band, “Forever Young” from Planet Waves (1974): Across the Great Divide

Bob Dylan and the Band, “Forever Young” from Planet Waves (1974): Across the Great Divide

Bob Dylan and the Band never tired of “Forever Young,” finding new meaning with each passing year, and each passing version.

‘It was like a dream’: For the Byrds’ Roger McGuinn, association with Bob Dylan went way past ‘Mr. Tambourine Man’

‘It was like a dream’: For the Byrds’ Roger McGuinn, association with Bob Dylan went way past ‘Mr. Tambourine Man’

McGuinn remembers favorite moments from their ’70s collaborations.

‘I was there more as a servant’: Bob Dylan remembers seminal visits with Woody Guthrie

‘I was there more as a servant’: Bob Dylan remembers seminal visits with Woody Guthrie

Bob Dylan spoke as part of a forthcoming Guthrie-related audio book.

One Track Mind: Elvis Costello, “Married to My Hack” from The New Basement Tapes (2014)

One Track Mind: Elvis Costello, “Married to My Hack” from The New Basement Tapes (2014)

A nasty little put down, this track better matches performer and lyric.

One Track Mind: Bob Dylan and the Band, “Odds and Ends” from The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 (2014)

One Track Mind: Bob Dylan and the Band, “Odds and Ends” from The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 (2014)

Lost time may never be found again but, sometimes, lost songs are.

One Track Mind: Elvis Costello, Jim James + Marcus Mumford, “Nothing To It” from Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes  (2014)

One Track Mind: Elvis Costello, Jim James + Marcus Mumford, “Nothing To It” from Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes (2014)

You can tell their heart is in it. But something important is off.

One Track Mind: Bob Dylan, “Full Moon and Open Arms” (2014)

One Track Mind: Bob Dylan, “Full Moon and Open Arms” (2014)

It may be a Sinatra song, but Dylan sticks close to his more recent sound.

‘I felt embarrassingly unaware of what he did’: The Band’s Robbie Robertson on meeting Bob Dylan

‘I felt embarrassingly unaware of what he did’: The Band’s Robbie Robertson on meeting Bob Dylan

Dylan proceeded to pull out a series of songs that, truth be told, didn’t appeal to the future leader of the Band.