Bob Dylan: Album By Album

By Bob Dylan: Album By Album

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An audio essay on Bob Dylan's albums, one at a time. By Ben Burrell. Follow us: IG & TW: @bobdylanpocast

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10: 'The Times They Are a-Changin' Pt.5'
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On this episode we look at the final two songs on the album and why it's a classic but not Dylan's best. What albums do you want covered in season 3? www.bobdylanpodcast.com instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bobdylanpodcast/?hl=en Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobdylanpodcast https://twitter.com/benburrell Here's Christopher Ricks analysing The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll: https://beta.prx.org/stories/19352 (I don't own the music) Thanks for listening!
Jan 30, 2019
9: 'The Times They Are a-Changin' Pt.4
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On this episode we look at the sonics of this classic album and how they become much more intricate the deeper you look. What albums do you want covered in season 3? www.bobdylanpodcast.com instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bobdylanpodcast/?hl=en Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobdylanpodcast https://twitter.com/benburrell (I don't own the music) Thanks for listening!
Jan 21, 2019
8: 'The Times They Are a-Changin' Pt.3'
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On this episode we're back looking at this classic album and its cultural impact, as well as tracks 5 & 6 which make up the LPs protest song core. What albums do you want covered in season 3? www.bobdylanpodcast.con instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bobdylanpodcast/?hl=en Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobdylanpodcast https://twitter.com/benburrell (I don't own the music) Thanks for listening!
Jan 09, 2019
7: 'The Times They Are a-Changin' Pt.2'
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Once again we dive into the 60s period with a bleak, stripped back, paranoid album. Do you have a question for a forthcoming Q&A video? www.bobdylanpodcast.con Don't forget to follow us on social media: instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bobdylanpodcast/?hl=en Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobdylanpodcast https://twitter.com/benburrell (I don't own the music) Thanks for listening!
Dec 27, 2018
6: 'Christmas In The Heart'
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MERRY CHRISTMAS! As a little present during this festive period let's take a look at Bob's Christmas album. Here's the wonderful (if bizarre) video for 'Must Be Santa' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8qE6WQmNus Don't forget to follow us on social media: instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bobdylanpodcast/?hl=en Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobdylanpodcast https://twitter.com/benburrell (I don't own the music) Thanks for listening!
Dec 18, 2018
5: 'The Times They Are a-Changin' Pt.1'
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For the first time we dive into the 60s and Bob's most iconic period with a bleak, stripped back, paranoid protest record. Don't forget to follow us on social media: instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bobdylanpodcast/?hl=en Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobdylanpodcast https://twitter.com/benburrell (I don't own the music) Thanks for listening!
Dec 10, 2018
4: Special: 'Things Have Changed'
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This week we have a special episode looking at the song 'Things Have Changed'. This was a great stand alone single that was issued at the start of a brilliant era for Dylan. It also won him an Oscar, here's his acceptance speech: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oib-Z-obsSk We also got a music video too! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9EKqQWPjyo Don't forget to follow us on social media: instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bobdylanpodcast/?hl=en Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobdylanpodcast https://twitter.com/benburrell Thanks for listening!
Nov 27, 2018
3: 'Empire Burlesque'
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I think it's fair to say this is not a particularly loved album, we take a look at why that is and what goodness can be found.   Don't forget to follow us on social media: instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bobdylanpodcast/?hl=en Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobdylanpodcast https://twitter.com/benburrell (I don't own the music) Thanks for listening!
Nov 19, 2018
2: 'Street Legal'
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This is an album that splits opinion, I like it but have never fallen in love with it, here we look at why it was almost a great record and why it might be the real life breakup album everyone thought Blood On The Tracks was. Don't forget to follow us on social media: instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bobdylanpodcast/?hl=en Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobdylanpodcast https://twitter.com/benburrell (I don't own the music) Thanks for listening!
Nov 12, 2018
1: 'Time Out Of Mind'
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Hello and welcome to season 2! We're starting by taking a look at an album that would be a big comeback for Bob and turn out to be almost one of his best. Don't forget to follow us on social media: instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bobdylanpodcast/?hl=en Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobdylanpodcast https://twitter.com/benburrell (I don't own the music) www.bobdylanpodcast.com - for more! Thanks for listening.
Nov 05, 2018
Special: Is Bob Dylan’s musical diversity overlooked compared to his lyrics?
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Hello! Here's a special episode taking a look at Bob's music removed from his lyrics and how that is often overlooked, enjoy! Don't forget to follow us on social media: instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bobdylanpodcast/?hl=en Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobdylanpodcast https://twitter.com/benburrell (I don't own the music) Thanks for listening!
Sep 06, 2018
Thank you!
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Season one is done! Here's what happens next.... Don't forget to follow us on social media: instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bobdylanpodcast/?hl=en Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobdylanpodcast https://twitter.com/benburrell
Aug 15, 2018
10: 'Blood On The Tracks Pt.5'
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It's our FINAL episode on Blood On The Tracks….Here we look at the last two songs and that album timeline I've been waffling on about for a hundred minutes of podcasting. Don't forget to follow us on social media: instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bobdylanpodcast/?hl=en Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobdylanpodcast https://twitter.com/benburrell (I don't own the music) Thanks for listening!
Aug 10, 2018
9: 'Blood On The Tracks Pt.4'
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Brace yourself for Part 4 on Blood On The Tracks. Here we look at the the albums longest song and possibly it's saddest, we also compare it to some of the best records ever made. Don't forget to follow us on social media: instagram: [https://www.instagram.com/bobdylanpodcast/?hl=en](https://www.instagram.com/bobdylanpodcast/?hl=en) Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobdylanpodcast [https://twitter.com/benburrell](https://twitter.com/benburrell) (I don't own the music) Thanks for listening!
Aug 03, 2018
8: 'Blood On The Tracks Pt.3'
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This is Part 3 on Blood On The Tracks. Here we look at the albums epic 'Idiot Wind' and lightest moment 'You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go' as well as just who the record is about. Don't forget to follow us on social media: instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bobdylanpodcast/?hl=en Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobdylanpodcast https://twitter.com/benburrell (I don't own the music) Thanks for listening!
Jul 27, 2018
7: 'Blood On The Tracks Pt.2'
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Once again on this episode we look at the colossus that is Blood On The Tracks. Here I discuss 'You're A Big Girl Now' and 'Idiot Wind' as well as the slightly odd recording sessions for the record. Don't forget to follow us on social media: instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bobdylanpodcast/?hl=en Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobdylanpodcast https://twitter.com/benburrell (I don't own the music) Thanks for listening!
Jul 20, 2018
6: 'Blood On The Tracks Pt.1'
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On this episode we look at a huge album, so big in fact it cannot be contained on just one episode, so this is the first of our looks at Blood On The Tracks. Here I discuss the first two tracks and the lead up in Dylan's life and career to the albums recording. Not only that but I'm sure we can all agree this is our finest photoshop of album artwork so far! Don't forget to follow us on social media: instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bobdylanpodcast/?hl=en Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobdylanpodcast https://twitter.com/benburrell (I don't own the music) Thanks for listening!
Jul 13, 2018
5: 'Infidels'
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On this episode we look at the album that saw Bob return to secular music after his infamous Christian period. It would be a watershed moment in his career. Here's Dylan's brilliant 'Jokerman' Letterman performance mentioned in the episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nP85Uc6H79U and the rehearsal for the show too: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SP--PD1BcGE The quotes in this episode came from Clinton Heylin's excellent book 'Behind the Shades' which you can buy here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Behind-Shades-Anniversary-Clinton-Heylin/product-reviews/0571272401/ref=cm_cr_dp_d_hist_2?ie=UTF8&filterByStar=two_star&reviewerType=all_reviews#reviews-filter-bar Don't forget to follow us on social media: instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bobdylanpodcast/?hl=en Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobdylanpodcast https://twitter.com/benburrell (I don't own the music) Thanks for listening!
Jun 29, 2018
4: Special: 'Hurricane'
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This week we have a special episode looking at the song 'Hurricane'. We looked at this as part of Episode 2 on 'Desire' but It's an epic that deserves more attention, here we discuss why it's so important.  This is a great live performance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfiK17FhP4g Don't forget to follow us on social media: instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/bobdylanpodcast/?hl=en  Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobdylanpodcast https://twitter.com/benburrell  Thanks for listening!
Jun 22, 2018
3: 'Modern Times'
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On this episode we look at one of Bob's best albums in this later stage of his career, an album that feels strangely confident and striding but with a sense of age and death. It would be a highly controversial album too. Don't forget to follow us on social media: instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/bobdylanpodcast/?hl=en  Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobdylanpodcast https://twitter.com/benburrell  Thanks for listening!
Jun 14, 2018
2: 'Desire'
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On this episode we look at the weird and wonderful record 'Desire', possibly Bob's most interesting sounding album ever, it's a record full of stories featuring outlaws and exotic landscapes. There's some brilliant collaborations here, playwright Jacques Levy brings some great ideas, while Scarlet Rivera gives us a unique violin sound throughout. There's some interesting interviews with both of them, detailing working on the album Jacques Levy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hs_NRbODKtM Scarlet Rivera: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E24qy7J5_W0&t=196s Don't forget to follow us on social media: instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bobdylanpodcast/?hl=en Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobdylanpodcast // https://twitter.com/benburrell Thanks for listening!
Jun 06, 2018
1: 'Oh Mercy'
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On episode one we look at a really important album that helped to rejuvenate Bob’s career after a fallow period. It also brought took him to different sonic landscapes all aided by producer Daniel Lanois and a make shift studio in New Orleans. Listen to the album: https://goo.gl/yKBwTt Here's a really interesting chat with Producer Daniel Lanois where he talks about the album: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyXYVx5TJmA Follow us on IG: bobdylanpod Follow host Ben Burrell on Twitter: @benburrell
May 28, 2018
Bob Dylan: Album By Album - Trailer
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Hello and welcome to a new podcast all about Bob Dylan's work by Ben Burrell. Thanks for checking us out! IG: bobdylanpodcast
May 28, 2018