Wrote, and demoed this song this morning. What do you think?
Jonesboro AR, another new tune.
Demons In The Static, a new tune that’ll be on a solo album this fall.
Another cover tune.
A mysterious mercurial figure, a man without a past. The invented identity of a kid from nowhere. The acidic tongued street poet, who never lived in the street, or played in carnivals in New Mexico. A drifter who sends back postcards from down the road. A man, who at 72, still makes records like somethings still matter.
As a small child this album cover intrigued me like no other. The denim, the harmonica, the mystery, the afro. All this before I even knew the wondrous content held in the grooves of this record in my parents collection. By six years old, however, I knew full well what those songs sounded like, and meant to me. By seven, I was asking to buy my own albums, and one of the first was a Bob Dylan album. Ever since then, this incomparable artist, his music, his persona, his creations have remained a guiding light, and massive influence on me. He inspired me to go back, and seek out and listen to music older then me, older than my parents or grandparents. The great Levon Helm once said, “anybody that likes music eventually will come around to Bob.”
A very Happy Birthday to Bob Dylan!
…and, I still want hair like that.
Also from last night!
TONIGHT listen online at http://thevoiceoflawrence.com/, or if you’re in Lawrence, KS walk down to 8th St because it will be broadcast live out to the street.