Category Archives: Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan – Drifter’s Escape / John Wesley Harding (1967)

Wikipedia – “‘Drifter’s Escape‘ is a song written by Bob Dylan that he recorded for his 1967 album John Wesley Harding. Columbia Records released it as a single in the US and the UK in 1969 as the B-side to … Continue reading

Posted in Bob Dylan, Music | Tagged , | Leave a comment

How ‘Summer in the City’ Became the Soundtrack for Every City Summer

Little did members of Lovin’ Spoonful know that a few months after this photo was taken, their song would be a huge hit and that they — and New York — would be at the center of a brief pop … Continue reading

Posted in Allen Ginsberg, Bob Dylan, Draft board, Music, Vietnam War | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Cafe Wha?

“Some of the most important music in American history has been played in a dark, narrow basement club off MacDougal Street known the world over as Cafe Wha. Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, and Bruce Springsteen have performed on its stage, … Continue reading

Posted in Allen Ginsberg, Bob Dylan, Music, The Fugs | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

“All Along the Watchtower”

Wikipedia – “‘All Along the Watchtower’ is a song written and recorded by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. The song initially appeared on his 1967 album John Wesley Harding, and it has been included on most of Dylan’s subsequent greatest hits … Continue reading

Posted in Bob Dylan, Music | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Broadside Ballads, Vol. 6: Broadside Reunion

“Released in 1972, after many of its artists had risen to international acclaim, Broadside Ballads, Vol. 6 contains previously unreleased songs that appeared in the folk publication Broadside Magazine, founded in 1962. With a lineup that includes Blind Boy Grunt … Continue reading

Posted in Bob Dylan, Music | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Psychedelia: 101 Iconic Underground Rock Albums 1966-1970

“It’s been better than a year since we’ve seen Richard Morton Jack’s excellent music zine Flashback, but I guess that the publisher and editor had a good reason for the lack of a new issue. The British author’s recently-arrived book … Continue reading

Posted in Bob Dylan, Books, Counterculture, Hippie, Rolling Stones, The Beatles | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

John Birch Society

“The John Birch Society (JBS) is a self-described conservative advocacy group supporting anti-communism and limited government. It has been described as a radical right and far-right organization. Businessman and founder Robert W. Welch, Jr. (1899–1985) developed an organizational infrastructure in … Continue reading

Posted in Bob Dylan | Tagged | Leave a comment