22 May 2022

Blue Smoke: Dylan Down Under

From Blue Smoke, 8:30 pm on 22 May 2022
Golden Harvest

Golden Harvest Photo: supplied

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It was night time in the big city when a dossier arrived at Blue Smoke HQ. It contained about 150 names, and 150 song titles. It was a list of Bob Dylan songs interpreted by New Zealanders, compiled by local Dylan scholar Bill Hester.

Nick Bollinger, who also received the dossier, turned it into a column for AudioCulture: Dylan Down Under. And a sequel: Dylan Down Under Revisited. Nick is Chris Bourke's guest on this edition of Blue Smoke to talk about New Zealand musicians' response to Bob Dylan.

Written, presented, and produced by Chris Bourke; engineered by William Saunders.

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Music Details

Artist: Fresh Air
Track: Country Pie
Composer: Bob Dylan
45rpm single Z1355
Label: Zodiac

Artist: Rod MacKinnon  
Track: To Ramona
Composer: Bob Dylan
Album: The Kiwi Folk Scene 1965-1971
Label: EMI

Artist: Breakaways           
Track: She Belongs to Me
Composer: Bob Dylan
Album: Let’s Take a Sea Cruise with the Breakaways
Label: HMV

Artist: The Chicks
Track: The Mighty Quinn
Composer: Bob Dylan
Album: A Long Time Comin’
Label: Polydor

Artist: Hamilton County Bluegrass Band
Track: You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere
Composer: Bob Dylan
Album: Kersbrook Cottage
Label: Columbia

Artist: Kokomo        
Track: Absolutely Sweet Marie
Composer: Bob Dylan
Album: In the Well
Label: Jayrem

Artist: I’ll Be Your Baby
Track: Toni Williams             
Composer: Bob Dylan
Album: Country Tracks
Label: Zodiac

Artist: Al Hunter
Track: Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright
Composer: Bob Dylan
Album: The Singer
Label: Pagan

Artist: Bic Runga with the Christchurch Symphony
Track: One More Cup of Coffee
Composer: Bob Dylan
Album: Live in Concert
Label: Columbia

Artist: Golden Harvest      
Track: All Along the Watchtower
Composer: Bob Dylan
Album: Golden Harvest
Label: Key

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