A Nod to Bob: An Artists' Tribute to Bob Dylan on His 60th Birthday

A Nod to Bob: An Artists' Tribute to Bob Dylan on His 60th Birthday

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Overview

When Bob Dylan introduced folk audiences to his music to in the 1960s, his yearning, political, humorous, tuneful, and deeply affecting songs helped define an era and inspired legions of fans to become musicians. He made it look easy. It wasn't, which is why four decades later he remains one the most important singer-songwriters of the modern era. Just about every songwriter to make any headway since his emergence owes Dylan a nod of thanks, and this tribute album gives a handful of folks the chance do so in song.Red House Records, based in Dylan's home state of Minnesota, brings together its best folk and blues artists to pay homage to Dylan's songs. Iowa singer/songwriter Greg Brown grins his way through a lowdown, bluesy "Pledging My Time"; Canada¹s Hart-Rouge translates "With God on Our Side" into French; and Ramblin¹ Jack Elliott, who inspired Dylan during his early years, sings "Don¹t Think Twice, It¹s All Right" with great tenderness. Lucy Kaplansky, Peter Ostrousko, Suzzy and Maggie Roche, and others prove that times may have changed, but the power of Dylan¹s music hasn¹t dimmed a bit. Instead, it glows brighter with every new artist it inspires.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/08/2001
Label: Red House
UPC: 0033651015420
catalogNumber: 154
Rank: 43491

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Norman Blake   Track Performer
Greg Brown   Track Performer
Cliff Eberhardt   Organ,Bass,Dobro,Guitar,Chimes,Vocals
Eliza Gilkyson   Acoustic Guitar,Vocals
John Gorka   Guitar,Vocals
Martin Simpson   Guitar,Vocals
Peter Ostroushko   Fiddle
Lucy Kaplansky   Vocals
Michelle Campagne   Vocals
Paul Campagne   Acoustic Guitar,Vocals
Suzanne Campagne   Vocals
Ramblin' Jack Elliott   Guitar,Vocals
Levon Helm   Drums
Jon Herington   Acoustic Guitar
Geoff Kelly   Flute,Human Whistle
"Spider" John Koerner   Vocals,Guitar (12 String Acoustic)
John Platania   Electric Guitar
Bo Ramsey   Electric Guitar
Dave "Snaker" Ray   Track Performer
Doug Robinson   Bass Guitar
Suzzy Roche   Track Performer
David Webb   Piano
Todd Johnson   Drums
Guy Davis   Acoustic Guitar,Vocals
Maggie Roche   Track Performer
Bill Lyles   Bass
Dave Ray   Slide Guitar
Davy Gallant   Acoustic Guitar,Bass,Drums,Electric Guitar
Rick Cicalo   Bass
Paperboys   Track Performer
Mark Erelli   Harmonica,Harmony
Steve Hayes   Drums
David Zollo   Keyboards
Tom Landa   Guitar,Vocals
Tobin Frank   Bass
Cam Salay   Banjo
T-Bone Wolk   Accordion
Mark Murphy   Bass
Barry Phillips   Cello
Shannon Saunders   Fiddle

Technical Credits

Cliff Eberhardt   Producer
Eliza Gilkyson   Producer
John Gorka   Producer
Rosalie Sorrels   Producer
Martin Simpson   Producer
Peter Ostroushko   Producer
Dakota Dave Hull   Producer
Lucy Kaplansky   Producer
Jim Emrich   Engineer
Bob Feldman   Executive Producer
"Spider" John Koerner   Adaptation
Stewart Lerman   Engineer
Eric Peltoniemi   Producer,Liner Notes
John Platania   Producer
Bo Ramsey   Producer
Steve Wiese   Engineer
Ben Wittman   Producer,Engineer
Justin Mayer   Engineer
Tom Mudge   Engineer
Mark Nathan   Engineer
Rob Genadek   Engineer
Carla Leighton   Art Direction
Davy Gallant   Producer,Engineer
Mark Thayer   Engineer
Pete Wonsiak   Engineer
Tom Landa   Producer
Barry Phillips   Engineer

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3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
glauver More than 1 year ago
A Nod To Bob is a tribute album to Dylan from Red House Records. The most successful tracks are Clothes Line Saga by two of the Roche sisters and All Along The Watchtower by The Paperboys. Both try something a little different The rest are well done but don't break free of the folkie mold in the same way Dylan himself did. There is a second Nod To Bob album also available that I have not heard.