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The Friday Morning Listen: Keith Jarrett – No End (2013)

The Friday Morning Listen: Keith Jarrett – No End (2013)

Discovering that Keith Jarrett could play the guitar was a little like finding out that Bob Dylan could speak coherently. Wait, what?

‘We whooped it up': Bob Dylan session meant switching to trumpet for Nashville legend

A veteran of countless sessions, Nashville legend Charlie McCoy is perhaps best known for his work on harmonica. So how did he end up on trumpet with Bob Dylan?

Something Else! Interview: Steve Berlin of Los Lobos

Something Else! Interview: Steve Berlin of Los Lobos

The release this week of Disconnected in New York, a nervy live rethinking of Los Lobo’s ever-intriguing catalog, has given long-time member/producer Steve Berlin a chance to reflect.

Gimme Five: Bob Dylan – The Complete Album Collection, Volume 1 (2013)

Gimme Five: Bob Dylan – The Complete Album Collection, Volume 1 (2013)

Where to start with this sprawling 43-disc behemoth, chronicling every album Bob Dylan has issued to date over five decades between 1962-2012?

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “The Line” (1995)

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “The Line” (1995)

Life sometimes serves up terrible choices.

Almost Hits: Bob Dylan, “Jokerman” (1984)

Almost Hits: Bob Dylan, “Jokerman” (1984)

The lead-off track from an album heralded as a return from born-again proselytizing, “Jokerman” found Bob Dylan using themes both Biblical and secular to tear down political charlatans.

‘A really big deal': Guitarist Colin Linden on connecting with Bob Dylan on stage

‘A really big deal': Guitarist Colin Linden on connecting with Bob Dylan on stage

Guitarist Colin Linden, whose career has included memorable intersections with Bruce Cockburn and Emmylou Harris, is no stranger to big moments on big stages.

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “I Shall Be Released” from Music from Big Pink (1968)

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “I Shall Be Released” from Music from Big Pink (1968)

A darkly delicate denouement, Bob Dylan’s “I Shall Be Released” — as conveyed with trembling, breakable beauty by Richard Manuel — concludes Music from Big Pink like a moment in miniature.

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “This Wheel’s On Fire” from Music from Big Pink (1968)

Building off Ezekiel’s biblical vision, “This Wheel’s On Fire” recalls — more than any other track on Music from Big Pink — the collaborative setting between the Band and Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan – The Bootleg Series Vol. 10: Another Self Portrait (2013)

Bob Dylan – The Bootleg Series Vol. 10: Another Self Portrait (2013)

Bob Dylan’s bootleg series typically offers a opportunity to dig deeper into his enigmatic and often quite personal musical history. This new edition, despite being subtitled Another Self Portrait, is different.