Talkin' Bob Dylan #13

#13 Collaboration #2. Andy and Renee discuss the surprising meteoric rise of “Wagon Wheel” to iconic Americana status, and feature two different performances of the song. The podcast ends with a live studio version of “Sweet Amarillo” – the second collaboration between Wagon Wheel composers Bob Dylan and Ketch

Talkin' Bob Dylan #12

#12 Collaborations #1. In the 12th installment of Talkin’ Bob Dylan, Andy & Renee turn their attention to the collaborative efforts of Bob Dylan. For the last two weeks they held Bob’s feet to the fire for leaving such classics as Up to Me and Blind Willie McTell off his albums. Today, Andy and Renee discuss Bob directly working with such great artists as Joan Baez, Johnny Cash, the boys in The Traveling Wilburys, and Sam Shepard, among others. They also dive into Dylan's more "virtual" collaborations that have surfaced in "The New Basement Tapes". We hear "Silvio" from Dylanfest 26 and "Florida Key" live in the studio.

Talkin' Bob Dylan #11

#11 In the 11th installment of Talkin’ Andy & Renee discuss Dylan’s frame of mind in the late 70’s which lead to his religious conversion. Andy recaps Dylan’s proselytizing from the stage in 1979 and the massive changes to his music during that inner shift. The two discuss Caribbean Wind and Blind Willie McTell, and the sometimes amusing excuses Bob offers for their absence from his records.

Talkin' Bob Dylan #10

#10 As they continue to probe the question “What Was He Thinking?” our hosts turn their attention to the songs Bob recorded but left off albums. In part One of this inquiry we hear a Dylanfest performance of “Up to Me” and a live studio performance of “Abandoned love”.

Talkin' Bob Dylan #9

Welcome to the 9thinstallment of “Talkin’ Bob Dylan”
In the last few weeks, A &R have poked some fun at our Nobel Laureate for how little he performs some of his greatest works. They even invented an algorithm called OCO to illustrate the conundrum. Today, you’re going to be able to sit back and hear a live performance by Dave Crossland of a masterpiece that Bob has never played live. Andy & Renee are the producers of Dylanfest which is held every May in the Los Angeles area. In addition to their love of Bob Dylan we have 15 CDs including 9 CDs of our original songs. You can buy their music and find out where they're playing at our website which

Talkin' Bob Dylan #8

#8 What Was He Thinking? Andy & Renee take a break this week from the “types of Bob Dylan songs” discussion from the previous few weeks. They're calling these next few podcasts “What Was He Thinking?" Why doesn’t he play so many of his great songs live more often? They even invented an algorithm called OCO to illustrate the conundrum.

Andy & Renee are the producers of Dylanfest which is held every May in the Los Angeles area. In addition to their love of Bob Dylan we have 15 CDs including 9 CDs of our original songs. You can buy their music and find out where they're playing at our website which is

Talkin' Bob Dylan #7

#7 The Songs of Bob Dylan #12 and 35: Black Diamond Bay” Andy and Renee discuss the song as a piece of black humor and throw other interpretations under the bus. We hear a live Hard Rain version from Dylanfest 2009 in its entirety..