The Chill Room, 6 April 2012, 11:00pm PST on killradio.org
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128k, 48 minutes, Bob Dylan writes Blowin in the Wind
It is now 50 years since Bob Dylan wrote the song that made him famous, Blowin' in the Wind. Here is an introduction to Dylan the songwriter, along with a tape from April 16, 1962 at Gerde's Folk City in NYC, the earliest recording of Bob singing the song, along with four other songs. We also listen to the songs Let Me Die in My Footsteps (his first great song) and Corrina Corrina from the recording sessions for his second album, The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan.
Set list (all songs performed by Bob Dylan unless otherwise noted): Introduction / Ray Peterson-Corina Corina (hit version from 1959) / (Gerde's tape from 16 April 1962:) Honey Just Allow Me One More Chance / Talkin' New York / Corrina Corrina / Deep Ellum Blues / Blowin' in the Wind / (Columbia studio recording April 1962:) Let Me Die in My Footsteps (unedited) / (April 1962 solo:) Corrina Corrina / (October 1962 lp version:) Corrina Corrina / (November 1962 45 b-side:) Corrina Corrina
With thanks to Clinton Heylin, Jason Berthume, Michael Gray, killradio.org, radio4all.net. Comments requested.
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