My Morning Jacket, Arcade Fire, More On 27th Annual Bridge School Concert

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Oct 272013
 

Myr Morning Jacket, along with Arcade Fire, Tom Waits, Jenny Lewis, Queens of the Stone Age, Elvis Costello, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, fun., Heart, Jack Johnson and Diana Krall are all on the list of performers for Neil Young’s 27th Annual Bridge School Concert, his non-profit dedicated to educating children with physical impairments and special communication needs. The first of the two shows happened yesterday, October 26 and the second will be streamed live here on YouTube today, October 27 at 5 p.m. Pacific time.
Here’s the video of the first show. It runs 8 hours, 35 minutes.

Bob Dylan – Pretty Saro

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Aug 092013
 

Per an article on Stereogum, Bob Dylan‘s take on the old English ballad “Pretty Saro” was recorded in March 1970 for his Self Portrait album but didn’t make the final cut.It has resurfaced and will be included on a new box set of outtakes, live recordings and demos from the Self Portrait and New Morning sessions. A collage video has been assembled for the tune by filmmaker and previous Dylan collaborator Jennifer Lebeau. This was back when Dylan could and wound sing intelligibly. Watch: