- Mar 15, 2011
One of my all-time favorite songs, bar none. I believe this was one of the last songs recorded by Duane before he passed. I have heard a couple of bootleg copies of live performances . . . I think they only performed it live with him a few times. Just a great song. If this doesn't make you smile, I think you're hopeless.
Yet another beautiful day here New Mexico
And through the magic of modern technology, we can all observe that magic moment at the 1965 Newport Jazz Festival on our phones, TVs, laptops, etc., any time we like. One of my favorite Downfall meme spoofs is Hitler Discovers Bob Dylan has Gone Electric.He's The Voice of His Generation and the folk music icon who "betrayed" folk music in 1965 when he picked up his Fender Stratocaster and "went electric." In this tune from 1975, Dylan tells the story of a vagabond lover and the girl who "never escaped my mind." He also seems to be reflecting on the '60s. "We always did feel the same/We just saw it from a different point of view."