The historic Bob Dylan/ Johnny Cash recording sessions that resulted in one duet, “Girl From the North Country,” being officially released took place on February 17 and 18, 1969 in Nashville.
The recordings are so casual, and at times joyous. These guys are having fun, fooling around, making music.
It’s a total gas.
Here is a wonderful version of Cash’s “I Walk the Line.”
Here’s more of the sessions – note that after “I Still Miss Someone” there’s a silent gap and then the music starts up again:
1- MOUNTAIN DEW
2- I STILL MISS SOMEONE
3- CARELESS LOVE
5- THAT’S ALRIGHT MAMA
6- BIG RIVER
7- I WALK THE LINE
8- YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE
9- RING OF FIRE
10- GUESS THINGS HAPPEN THAT WAY
11- JUST, A CLOSER WALK WITH THEE
12- BLUE YODEL
13- BLUE YODEL #5 ~THE JOHNNY CASH SHOW:~ 05-01-69
14- I THREW IT ALL AWAY
15- LIVING THE BLUES
16- GIRL, FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY
[I just published my rock ‘n’ roll/ coming-of-age novel, “True Love Scars,” which features a narrator who is obsessed with Bob Dylan. To read the first chapter, head here.
Or watch an arty video with audio of me reading from the novel here.
Of just buy the damn thing:
–- A Days of the Crazy-Wild blog post: sounds, visuals and/or news –-