Bob Dylan performing in NYC 1960

Bob Dylan

Episode 1

Episode date - June 8, 2007

How Music Changed

    With today’s show, we begin the monumental task of compiling the career of Bob Dylan into a series of one-hour programs. Previous episodes often required more than one hour to compile the necessary information, but our Dylan coverage will certainly set a new precedent in this regard.

    We intend to look at all aspects of Dylan’s career, from its inception in the early ‘60s until his latest release, and I’d expect that we will need quite a few shows to cover his career adequately. Ten? Twenty? Time will tell.

    This episodes focuses on the earliest portion of Dylan’s career, starting with early folk recordings of traditional songs, then following his quick progression to becoming a songwriter with a thoroughly unique voice (in both senses of the word).

    At the time when these recordings were made, virtually nobody knew who Bob Dylan was – his first album is said to have sold approximately 2500 copies upon its release. Nowadays, the entire world has become familiar with Bob’s songs. Here is how it all began;

    (Note: All tracks by Bob Dylan unless otherwise specified)

    When I Got Troubles

    This Land Is Your Land

    Talkin’ New York

    Man of Constant Sorrow

    Baby, Let Me Follow You Down

    Song to Woody

    1913 Massacre – Woody Guthrie

    He Was a Friend of Mine

    I Was Young When I Left Home

    Talkin’ Bear Mountain Picnic Massacre

    Let Me Die in My Footsteps

    No More Auction Block

    Blowin’ In the Wind – Peter, Paul and Mary

    Blowin’ in the Wind

    Channel 133 - Bob Dylan