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Sunday, June 05, 2011

(photo: Anne Garland/Luminous Playhouse)

Bob Dylan's recent 70th birthday found host David Garland thinking about the ways Dylan has influenced and affected songwriters. One thing Dylan did was to show that songs could expand beyond the confines of the conventional three minute pop song form. Offered here are some old and recent long songs, by Dylan himself, and by Neil Young, John Jacob Niles, Joanna Newsom, and Alasdair Roberts.

Comments [3]

Charlie from Staten Island

Wonderful show. Thanks! From a long-time listener.

Jun. 05 2011 09:17 PM
Nanette from New York state

Ok. I cant leave. I have things to do but nothing can drag me from this amazing show. Thank you so much.

Jun. 05 2011 08:30 PM
eleni nyc from nyc

I wish that there was time to listen to other cultures --even in other languages but the choices made were still excellent. In the Balkans, in particular Northern Greece in certain prefectures this is a tradition still maintained

Jun. 05 2011 08:20 PM

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