Song #26: “Things Have Changed”

Years ago I got stuck in the back of a car during a road trip with some friends who played early heavy-on-the-harmonica Bob Dylan non-stop for about three days, and I just about lost my mind. That experience prevented me from getting on board the Bob Dylan bus until he released Time Out of Mind in 1997. I still don’t listen to much early Dylan, but I’ve come to appreciate

Bob Dylan Having a Tuque On

According to the CBC, Bob Dylan dropped by and took a tour of the house Neil Young grew up in. It’s not like Graceland. It’s just a regular house. “And I’m looking around, and I realize, this guy having a tuque on has really great boots on, these sort of cowboy, motorcycle boots. And he was wearing really nice leather pants. And I realize I’m staring face-to-face with Bob Dylan.”

Happy Birthday, Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan is spending his birthday this year in St. John’s, Newfoundland. He and his band performed last night and they’re playing again tonight. Here’s my ticket: Yeah, it’s in the nosebleed section. I may attempt to smuggle in a camera. I’ll update this post if I take any grainy, blurry photos of him on stage.

Jimi Performing “Hey Joe”

This video of Jimi Hendrix performing Hey Joe (in what appears to be a television studio) made me want to listen to his albums and hear some Stevie Ray Vaughn, who said the following of Jimi: I love Hendrix for so many reasons. He was so much more than just a blues guitarist—he played damn well any kind of guitar he wanted. In fact I’m not sure if he even