English born Aussie acting legend John Waters (Offspring, Oliver, Rush) is probably best known for his one man musical about the life of John Lennon “Looking Through A Glass Onion”, but his favorite album is from another icon who emerged from the 60s British rock scene - Jimi Hendrix’s “Electric Ladyland” from 1968.
John and host Jeremy Dylan talk about growing up in England during the rock boom, how making a double album allowed Hendrix to experiment more, why Hendrix’s version of “All Along the Watchtower” has eclipsed Bob Dylan’s original, Hendrix’s lack of confidence in his unique voice and why Hendrix did jamming right.
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My Favorite Album is a podcast on the impact great music has on our lives. Each episode features a guest on their favorite album of all time - why they love it, their history with the album and how it's influenced them.
Jeremy Dylan is a filmmaker, journalist, concert promoter and photographer. He directed the the feature music documentary Jim Lauderdale: The King of Broken Hearts (out now!) and the film Benjamin Sniddlegrass and the Cauldron of Penguins.
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