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Roots and Rhythms

Roots and Rhythms
Wednesday March 7th, 2012 with Bruce Walton
Chimes of Freedom

Seventy-five Dylan songs on four cd's in a project to support Amnesty International. About two-thirds of the songs are from the 1962-1975 period of Dylan's career, which is about right, I'd say. There are strong tracks from both well- and lesser-known artists. For me, about half the artists included here fall into the latter category. The 13 tracks that fit in this hour are presented chronologically by date of the original, pretty much.
In the first set, songs from Bob Dylan (1962), The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (1963) and The Times They Are A-Changin' (1964), the first two of which are not Dylan compositions.
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down
Marianne Faithfull - Chimes Of Freedom - The Songs of Bob Dylan (Honouring 50 Years of Amnesty International) New
Corrina, Corrina
Pete Townshend - Chimes Of Freedom New
Boots Of Spanish Leather
The Airborne Toxic Event - Chimes Of Freedom New
Moving on to the peak period of Bringing It All Back Home (1965), Highway 61 Revisited (1965) and Blonde On Blonde (1966), with two tracks from the first and two from the last, but none from Highway 61, which is represented by only one track on the compilation.
Mr. Tambourine Man
Jack's Mannequin - Chimes Of Freedom New
Subterranean Homesick Blues
Michael Franti - Chimes Of Freedom New
Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat
Raphael Saddiq - Chimes Of Freedom New
One Of Us Must Know (Sooner or Later)
Mick Hucknall - Chimes Of Freedom New
Five songs covering the period 1967-1979, from John Wesley Harding (1967), Nashville Skyline (1969), The Basement Tapes (1975, rec.1967), Blood On The Tracks (1975) and Slow Train Coming (1979)
Drifter's Escape
Patti Smith - Chimes Of Freedom New
Lay Lady Lay
Angelique Kidjo - Chimes Of Freedom New
This Wheel's On Fire
Charlie Winston - Chimes Of Freedom New
Shelter From The Storm
Ed Roland & The Sweet Tea Project - Chimes Of Freedom New
Gotta Serve Somebody
Eric Burdon - Chimes Of Freedom New
Not much time left to play post-1979 songs; just one in fact - from Time Out Of Mind (1997)
Love Sick
Mariachi El Bronx - Chimes Of Freedom New
Tune in to the Saturday Morning Show (7-10 am) this week to hear more tracks from Chimes of Freedom