Tag Archives: Bob Dylan Covers

Masked And Anonymous Original Soundtrack, Various Artists, 2003

I saw this movie for the first time in 2009 and loved it. I understand the criticisms, why it’s a frustrating movie to watch from the traditional perspective that demands a coherent narrative, but I think it’s clear early on … Continue reading

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May Your Song Always Be Sung: The Songs of Bob Dylan, Various Artists, 1997

This is the first of three German-curated compilations of Dylan covers put out by Bertelsmann Music Group. The roster on all three compilations is diverse and interesting and draws from all over the spectrum, while many of the artists are … Continue reading

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United Artists for The Poet (Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary), Various Artists, 1991

This is an Italian compilation of Western artists released in 1991 to celebrate thirty years of Dylan whose first album, the self-titled Bob Dylan (1962) contained three Dylan originals written and recorded in 1961. A quick scan of the track list … Continue reading

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Hamilton Camp, Paths Of Victory, 1964

Hamilton Camp, also known as Bob Camp, was born in England 1934 and died an American in 2005. It seems he was more of an actor and voice-actor than singer-songwriter, but even so, he authored several songs for such pop … Continue reading

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Schipa Jr. Dylaniato, 1988

After listening to this album just once, I couldn’t not hear it as a semi-comic parody that translated Dylan into Italo showground-pop. Then I translated the sleeve notes by Fernando Pivano and found an earnest description of the arduous difficulties … Continue reading

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It Ain’t Me Babe: Great Artists Sing The Songs Of Bob Dylan, Various Artists, 1980

This Polystar compilation from 1980 was released in France, Ireland and the UK only. It seems nothing more than a quickly cobbled together collection of covers that had been around for a long time, and some titles that would appear … Continue reading

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The Original Marauders, Now Your Mouth Cries Wolf: A Tribute To Bob Dylan, 1977

When I started this project in 2011 (reviewing all Dylan cover albums released on vinyl), this record was impossible to find anywhere. Jump forward six years and there’s plenty of original sealed copies going on eBay for cheap prices, as … Continue reading

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Didier, Judy Nash, Winny & Amy, Tribute To Bob Dylan, 1974

This is a relatively obscure collection of French folk musicians paying homage to Bob Dylan in English. There are substantial liner notes on the back sleeve, although all in French, but from what I can gather Henri Heymans doesn’t really … Continue reading

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Coulson, Dean, McGuiness, Flint, Lo & Behold, 1972

If I was to construct one of those music-journo referential polygons, I’d pull together The Band, CSNY, Cream and most anything off Classic Hits FM to hint at the sound of this hairy British outfit calling themselves Coulsen, Dean, McGuinness, … Continue reading

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