Monday, 27 July 2009

Nobody sings Dylan like Dylan

But sometimes you hear a new take on a Dylan song and it shows you another side of it. The most famous cover ever must be Jimi Hendrix's astounding version of "All along the Watchtower", transforming a simple folk song into a thing of majesty; Jimi is out there on his own, but there are some other great ones as well. Thea Gilmore's take on "I dreamed I saw St Augustine" is well worth seeking out, and here is St Andrews' own KT Tunstall doing a lovely job on "Simple Twist of Fate"

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