Watching The Covers Flow
Watching The Covers Flow
S01.03 - The Most 80's Covers of Bob Dylan Songs
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Watching The Covers Flow

Watching the Covers Flow dives deep into covers of, and by, the most covered songwriter in rock and roll: Bob Dylan. Host Ray Padgett (Flagging Down the Double E's newsletter, Pledging My Time book) explores covers across era and genre, from a hip-hop "Subterranean Homesick Blues" to a bluegrass "Ring Them Bells" to Dylan's own frequent detours from writing his own songs to singing other people's.

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Ray Padgett

Ray Padgett writes the newsletter Flagging Down the Double E's, about Bob Dylan in concert; is the author of Pledging My Time: Conversations with Bob Dylan Band Members; and founded the cover-songs blog Cover Me.

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S01.03 - The Most 80's Covers of Bob Dylan Songs
Digging through the many, many Dylan covers released in the late '80s to find the ones that sound the MOST '80s, turning Bob tunes into post-punk goth, hair metal, and Run-DMC style hip-hop ...
S01.02 - Bob Dylan & Tom Petty Live Covers 1986
Today we journey back to 1986 to explore some of the many old-time-rock-and-roll covers Bob Dylan performed while on tour with his big-name backing band Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (and don't forget the Queens of Rhythm!). Exploring largely songs they grew up with, they tackle everything from Ricky Nelson to "House of the Rising ...
S01.01 - Cover Songs of Bob Dylan's Empire Burlesque
This is the first episode of Watching The Cover Flow a podcast that dives deep into covers of, and by, the most covered songwriter in rock and roll: Bob Dylan. Empire Burlesque gets a lot of grief from Dylan fans for its oh-so-'80s production. Can the songs be redeemed when delivered in other styles by ...

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