5 Jan 2017

Blonde On Blonde Revisited

From New Horizons, 5:00 pm on 5 January 2017

It's 50 years since Bob Dylan released his seventh studio album Blonde On Blonde. MOJO Magazine celebrated the fact in its July issue with a tribute CD and William Dart takes a look at the good bits and mentions in passing the not-so-good bits. Artists featured are Malcolm Middleton, Michael Chapman, Jim O'Rourke and Marissa Nadler. He wasn't so keen on the new version of 'Just Like a Woman' so he goes back to one of his favourite covers of this controversial song ... by Nina Simone.

Playlist

'Song title' (Composer) – Performers
Album title
(Label)

'I Want You' (Dylan) – Bob Dylan
Blonde On Blonde
(CBS)

'Rain Day Women No 12 & 35' (Dylan) – Bob Dylan
Blonde On Blonde
(CBS)

'Rain Day Women No 12 & 35' (Dylan) – Malcolm Middleton
Blonde On Blonde Revisited
(MOJO)

'Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat' (Dylan) – Michael Chapman
Blonde On Blonde Revisited
(MOJO)

'Just Like a Woman' (Dylan) – Peter Bruntnell
Blonde On Blonde Revisited
(MOJO)

'Sad-Eyed Lady of the Lowlands' (Dylan) – Jim O'Rourke
Blonde On Blonde Revisited
(MOJO)

'Wind Up Doll' (Nadler) – Marissa Nadler
Marissa Nadler
(Box of Cedar)

'Absolutely Sweet Marie' (Dylan) – Marissa Nadler
Blonde On Blonde Revisited
(MOJO)

'Just Like a Woman' (Dylan) – Nina Simone
Here Comes The Sun
(RCA)

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