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What are some of your favorite Bob Dylan covers

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Big_Bend, Jan 20, 2021.

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    Way back when Lee Michael's played the Fillmore in SF. He did a cover of Maggie's Farm that I wish I could find a recording of. That powerful organ and Michael's killin it vocally. Frosty was right there too !!!
     
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    Harry Nilsson and John Lennon... and Ringo?

     
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    That is awesome hearing John Lennon singing something I've never heard him do before.. thanks for posting this!
     
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    Once when I saw the Dead, someone in the crew had lost a child, and Jerry sang a truly heartwrenching "It's All Over Now, Baby Blue"

    Jeff Tweedy - Simple Twist of Fate
    John Doe - Pressing On

    This one's really got the mojo ...

     
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    I'm just rehearsing Buckets of Rain with my singing partner, doing it in D, female singer and guitar player, me on resonator playing slide parts. The songs just...work, in a whole variety of arrangements. I'm gonna disagree with a poster above and say Dylan tunes are about the most coverable songs out there.
     
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    Haven't seen this one come up yet. This version was actually the first time I heard the song itself.



    Also, are we counting Dylan-penned/adjacent?

     
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    Always loved this song but stumbled on this version just now, interesting.

     
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    Three pages and no one's brought up this? They killed it.

     
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    Positively 4th Street Johnny Rivers also Bob's favorite and Johnny Winter Hwy 61
     
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    The second best "Watchtower" is Partridge/Moulding/Andrews/Chambers, I think:

     
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