Andy and Renee discuss Bob Dylan and his reaction to winning the Nobel Prize. We hear "Day of the Locusts". Then A & R talk about their recent 27th Annual Dylanfest, held May 7, 2017. We hear "Every Of Grain Of Sand" from Andy & Renee & Hard Rain's CD Release, "Dylanfest Live". Renee muses on a world where Bob Dylan shows up at their annual Dylanfest. The show closes with a live version of the band playing "Tweeter and the Monkey Man." Get info on Andy & Renee & Hard Rain, their CDs and performances at www.andyandrenee.com. Hard Rain is Andy Hill, Renee Safier, Kirk Makin, Marty Rifkin, Dave Batti, Edo Tancredi, John Hoke, Jeff Delissanti, Joseph Caccavo, Davey Allen, John Rosenberg
Andy Hill & Renee Safier start off their podcast, "Talkin' Dylan" with "Hurricane", recorded at their 2016 Dylanfest, followed by a discussion of his experience with the song led by Andy. He leads into "Forever Young" from their CD, "Midnight Tea", a collaboration with Poet Brian Michael Tracy and Bruce Springsteen sideman, Marty Rifkin. Renee chimes in, speaking about how the song "Forever Young" is a blueprint to leading a rich and fulfilling life. The duo ends the podcast with information about their upcoming 27th Annual Dylanfest, an 8-hour concert held at The Torrance Cultural Arts Center Sunday, May 7th from 12-8pm. The concert features Andy & Renee & their band, Hard Rain and 55 other area musicians playing songs written by the Nobel Laureate winning Dylan. Get tickets and info for this amazing day of music and community at www.andyandrenee.com.