Wagon Wheel – Anatomy of a Song

by Lee Gonnella
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httpv://www.youtube.com/embed/vKXFMdyfFgk In the Bob Dylan song “Billy”, Billy the Kid is on the run for his life.  He’s near the end of his run and he knows it. What torments him though, is that the man doing the chasing is Pat Garrett, his former close friend and confidant.  The song has a number of lessons, […]

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DylanRadio.com versus Bob Dylan Tracks, Absolutely Sweet!

by Lee Gonnella

Sometimes you just want some good radio.  Sometimes you just want to listen to Dylan songs all day.  Not only can you both in these Modern Times, but you have choices!  Did you know there are 2 internet radio stations playing nothing but Bob Dylan? The interesting part of this is that the 2 stations […]

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The Song Remained The Same – My 1st Concert with Led Zeppelin

by Lee Gonnella

  Remember those guys? I’m sure you’ve heard,  the 2007 Led Zeppelin one-off reunion at Q2 stadium is being released soon  (Nov 19 on film/DVD). It’s called Celebration Day. There’s even a special screening on October 17th, and tickets can be pre-purchased.  Jason Bonham fills in for his dad on drums,  and Page & Plant were […]

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WeFunkRadio – Straight Outa Montreal, serving all your Hip-Hop & Soul Needs

by Lee Gonnella

There’s seemingly more on-line radio stations than listeners, and with volume like that, it can be difficult to find something good without changing stations a dozen times.   And then there’s WeFunk, aka wefunkradio.com, a 2 man radio show broadcast out of Montreal, at McGill University. The show is live every Friday night from  midnite […]

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TV Girl from San Diego, My New Favorite Band!

by Lee Gonnella

  A couple days back I told you about the joy of Daytrotter,  one of the best music sources I know of. This morning, they had a session with a  band that I’ve had on repeat all day. They’re called TV GIRL,  a group of young men from San Diego who play electronic tinged, doo-wop […]

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Drive It To The Moon’s Unknown Salute to Bob Dylan’s Tempest

by Lee Gonnella

  Bob Dylan’s  new album, Tempest,  is officially being released tomorrow,  so  welcome to the Drive It To The Moon tribute to Zimmy,  on the eve of this much anticipated occasion.  It’s said that imitation is the sincerest  form of flattery, and in that vein we’re going to have a look at a few not-so-well […]

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Daytrotter- The Best 24 Bucks You’ll Spend on Music This Year! (Or Any Other)

by Lee Gonnella

Daytrotter….. if you’re a music fiend, you’re either a subscriber or you’ve never heard of it. There’s really no in between, it’s that great. It goes like this,  bands and musicians, as they’re travelling,  stop by the Daytrotter homebase of Rock Island, Illinois,  as well as satellite studios in places like Austin, Callfornia, and London. […]

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Dylan “Spoof” Song by Tim Heidecker is Pretty Good!

by Lee Gonnella
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Bob Dylan’s Titanic by Tim Heidecker from Tim Heidecker on Vimeo. Comic Tim Heidecker, one half of the “Tim & Eric” show of Adult Swim fame, heard Bob Dylan was paying tribute to the Titanic disaster on the Tempest album,  and decided to “spoof” it.  Now I’m not an expert on spoofs, but this actually […]

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The New Dave Alvin – the expanded package is ‘Out of Controll’!

by Lee Gonnella

Dave Alvin is still going strong.  I only mention this cause the guy smokes a lot, in his songs  and on stage.  Actually, he’s still killing it.  His new album Eleven-Eleven is as good as anything he’s done.   This is another “road” album, and not too many folks know the road like Dave.   A […]

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The new Dylan album, TEMPEST- hear it free this week on iTunes!

by Lee Gonnella

The new Bob Dylan album, Tempest, comes out next week….but why wait when you can listen to it in its entirety on i-tunes right now? I’ve heard it twice now, and like just about everything else Zimmy does, I love it.  He’s not really breaking any new ground here,  a lot like the last couple studio […]

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Drive It To The Moon’s Musical Tribute to Neil Armstrong

by Lee Gonnella

One thing I like to do everyday is read the obituaries. I just like to keep track of those who have “left the planet”, and this obviously wasn’t Mr Armstrong’s first time accomplishing that feat.  Last week we lost one of the great American heroes in Neil Armstrong. If you’re old enough to remember that […]

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