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Week of May 23rd
This week on the Morning Music Mindbender celebrating Bob Dylan’s 75th with tickets to see
Bob perform June 25th on the Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn and be entered in a grand prize drawing for autographed Dylan vinyl!
The Morning Music Mindbender
Monday May 23rd
He has long had a fascination with the American west once adopting the nickname “Brown Dirt Cowboy”. I’m not sure how far west he thinks we are but what songwriter also has a daughter named Charley Indiana?
Tuesday May 24th
Wednesday May 25th
May 25th ,1965, blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter, Sonny Boy Williamson died in his sleep. According to the biography Hammer of the Gods, touring the UK in the 60’s, Sonny Boy set his hotel room on fire while trying to cook a rabbit in a coffee percolator.
That aside he inspired a lot of musicians including Van Morrison and Led Zeppelin and a southern rock outfit who recorded one of his songs about being caught in a tricky situation. Who famously covered Sunny Boy?
Allman Brothers (One Way Out)
Two brothers in a band….usually a recipe for disaster and that proved true again in the early 2000s when a Denver band hit the big time after the brothers involved split apart. The bands first hit single was about the rift. What group of the 2000s is no longer a brother band?