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Saturday, February 7, 2015

Bobbing and Weaving

Major tribute to Dylan last night in L.A. (imagine it will appear on cable soon) and amazing recounting of his 30-minute speech here, in which he separates famed songwriters who liked him and those who did not (and his own views of them).  Much more from the speech here as he hails others who have covered his songs--Hendrix, Johnny Cash, Nina Simone, a touching thank you to Joan Baez, and more.  And another lengthy account here with attacks and critics.  Photos here. UPDATEFull transcript of his remarks finally here. Also here from a Dylan fan site were the songs and artists who performed:
1. Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat (Beck)
2. Shooting Star (Aaron Neville)
3. Subterranean Homesick Blues (Alanis Morissette)
4. On A Night Like This (Los Lobos)
5. SeƱor (Tales Of Yankee Power) (Willie Nelson)
6. Blind Willie McTell (Jackson Browne)
7. Highway 61 Revisited (John Mellencamp)
8. One More Cup Of Coffee (Valley Below) (Jack White)
9. What Good Am I? (Tom Jones)
10. I'll Be Your Baby Tonight (Norah Jones)
11. Million Miles (Susan Tedeschi & Derek Trucks)
12. Pressing On (John Doe)
13. Girl From The North Country (Crosby, Stills & Nash)
14. Standing In The Doorway (Bonnie Raitt)
15. Boots Of Spanish Leather (Sheryl Crow)
16. Make You Feel My Love (Garth Brooks from his show in Pittsburgh)
17. Knocking on Heavens Door (Bruce Springsteen and Tom Morello)

39th President of the United States Jimmy Carter introduces Bob Dylan.
Bob gives acceptance speech.
18. Blowin in the Wind (Neil Young)

1 comment:

Raine said...

Thank you for all of this!