Thoughts on: Bob Dylan – “The Bootleg Series, Vol. 4: Live 1966 The “Royal Albert Hall” concert

Bob Dylan may be one of the most divisive and polarizing of the modern American music titans. Even among fans, you will find dissent. Many of the diehard followers can point to at least one phase of his career that they view as not just a misstep, but a waste of his talent and time. He is an artist that seems to revel and welcome this discourse. I can think of only three other American solo artists who approach his level of influence and importance to not only music, but popular culture: Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Louis Armstrong. Sure, there are any number of names just outside my final four that make strong cases – Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Loretta Lynn, John Coltrane and Hank Williams to name a few – but Armstrong, Cash, Dylan and Elvis were wholly unique and transform...

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Episode 15: Rolling Solo on “Bootleg Series Vol. 4: Live 1966” by Bob Dylan

After a long break, the podcast is back!!! This week, I go at it alone and talk about the 1998 release from Bob Dylan "Bootleg Series Vol. 4: Live 1966." I also talk about a few concerts I've been to recently and my Record Store Day purchases. As always thank you to Frontier Folk Nebraska for use of their song "Cut You Loose" as the show's theme music. Frontier Folk Nebraska Bandcamp page The Bootleg Series Vol. 4: Bob Dylan Live 1966 Check out this episode!...

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