London-based Aussie songstress and ex-frontwoman of Bridezilla, Holiday Sidewinder joins me for a chat about one of Bob Dylan’s underappreciated classics - 1973’s ‘Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid’, the soundtrack to the film of the same name.
What happens when rock’s most famous lyricist makes a largely instrumental album? Why does legendary R&B organist Booker T play bass on the album? What did Holiday steal from Dylan when she met him backstage? How does the record fit in with Bob’s Nashville period? Why did Holiday play this album at a funeral she was musical directing?
Plus, Holiday and I close the episode with a short acoustic rendition of the album’s most famous song 'Knockin On Heaven’s Door’.
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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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