Acclaimed Americana singer-songwriter Courtney Marie Andrews joins me to talk about one of high watermarks of Bob Dylan’s career - his 1975 breakup album ‘Blood on the Tracks’.
We talk about why this album is Dylan at his most emotionally transparent, how the album captures all the different colours of a relationship - and its disillusion, how Dylan has maintained his mystique for over 50 years, how turn a song written from trauma into something you can sign night after night, and why Courtney wishes she was compared more often to men.
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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 filmBenjamin Sniddlegrass and the Cauldron of Penguins.
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