Friday, November 11, 2016

Baffled by Bob

One of the joys in following Nobel Laureate Bob Dylan’s career is unwittingly stumbling across another artist covering his work in a way that gives the song a whole new dimension. One such discovery is Hailey Tuck, who hails from Austin via Paris (it’s complicated.) A sublime performance captured in an elegant video:

Here’s a different Dylan breakup song, also from a performer with a Parisian
connection, Madeline Peyroux:

The Bob Dylan Project has links to numerous covers of Bob’s tunes, from a off-kilter Elvis, to an intense White Stripes, and there’s even a Hebrew version of Not Dark Yet.

Hours of fun!

By Professor Batty


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