End Of The Line: Traveling Wilburys

Monday morning some traveling companions, Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, and Tom Petty as the Traveling Wilburys just making some good music and having a good time.

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Simple Twist of Fate

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A younger Carson McKee with a laid-backed version of the Dylan song. Carson sings the story and lyrics of the song so simply and straightforwardly that he makes it sound like an American Songbook standard.

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Heaven’s Door

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I’ve posted a great Dylan version of this song on the blog previously, but Monday morning I’m posting this one too, because it’s very good, and we’re all looking over our shoulders these days.

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Small Circle Of Friends

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That time when Joni Mitchell dropped by Gordon Lightfoot’s place and Bob Dylan and Roger McGuinn just happened to be there…

Fly on the wall time…

Thanks to YouTuber Swingin’ Pig

The Times They Are A-Changin’

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Carson McKee joins Josh Turner on this one. I didn’t expect to like it,  but Josh’s harmonies and guitar, along with Carson’s straightforward singing, made the song seem fresh.

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Hugh Laurie Sings The Answer

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Mr. Laurie’s splendid Dylan-like folk singer imitation in which he tells us “All We Gotta Do Is.”  In such trying times as these, we can only be thankful for his clear vision.

Thanks to Youtuber thereallalablue

Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door

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Monday, roll out of bed, and answer the door. It’s the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature winner trying to get in…

Literature? Nah, just a great friggin’ song.  A lyric is a heck of a different thing from a poem.

Thanks to YouTuber mike campbell

What Price You Have to Pay To Get Out Of / Going Through All These Things Twice

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Monday morning finds you Stuck Inside of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again, but it’s all good as Bob Dylan is your equally trapped companion.

This audio is from a live 1987 Dylan performance at the Philadelphia JFK Stadium. The Grateful Dead was the backup band. The studio version of this song from Blonde on Blonde is not available on YouTube (copyright issues, I would guess), but I did a little audio enhancement to bring up the vocals on this live audio performance, and it’s a pretty worthy version in and of itself.

Thanks to YouTuber archerfir77

Monday’s Back Pages: Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Eric Clapton, and More

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Because you were so much older then, Monday morning brings the second half of a Dylan one-two punch.

In this great live version, Dylan’s joined by George Harrison, Eric Clapton, Neil Young, Tom Petty, G.E. Smith, and Roger McGuinn.

Positively Monday Morning

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Sometimes love isn’t enough to get you up in the morning. Was there ever a more bitter song that made it onto mainstream radio? This Monday we get out of the cold bed kicked in the head by the sound of Mr. Warmth, Bob Dylan and Positively 4th Street.