Posts tagged "Al Kooper"
1981: The Last Really Great Dylan Tour?

1981: The Last Really Great Dylan Tour?

It was Flag Day 1981, and I found myself driving south on I-95, taking a friend to see Bob Dylan at some place called the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland.  It was her first Dylan concert and my tenth.  During the ride, I was trying to explain to my friend what she may or...
The Redfinition of Bob Dylan's Self Portrait

The Redfinition of Bob Dylan’s Self Portrait

In June of 1970, Bob Dylan released his tenth album, a two-record set with the weighty title of Self Portrait. It had a self portrait on the cover done in a style similar to the painting he did for The Band’s Music From Big Pink the year before. For most of the previous four years,...
Bob Dylan at Forest Hills, 40 Years Later

Bob Dylan at Forest Hills, 40 Years Later

[This article was written in 2005 and posted to various Bob Dylan forums for the 40th Anniversary of Dylan’s first live appearance following the Newport Folk Festival.] Forty-five years ago today, I got off a bus from camp at Union Square in New York City, handed my Dad my duffle bag, and with some other...
Interview: Al Kooper, March 1994, WMMR Studios, PA.

Interview: Al Kooper, March 1994, WMMR Studios, PA.

This interview was done the last week of March in 1994 at what at the time, the studio of WMMR, once the number one FM rock radio station in Philly. Al Kooper, at the time a Nashville resident was in town to promote a new album ReKooperation , an instrumental album that was a tribute...