The Bob Dylan Story

Kris Kristofferson presents a ten-part series on the influence and career of the legendary Bob Dylan.

Episodes

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01Pretty Boy Floyd20010711

This edition hears from the Dylan himself talking about his early influences and motivation.Plus Tom Paxton, Jim Kweskin and Dave Van Ronck remember the first Dylan songs and performances.

Tracks played include `Pretty Boy Floyd', `Song to Woody', `Baby Let Me Follow You Down', and `Man of Constant Sorrow'.

01Pretty Boy Floyd20010711

This edition hears from the Dylan himself talking about his early influences and motivation.Plus Tom Paxton, Jim Kweskin and Dave Van Ronck remember the first Dylan songs and performances.

Tracks played include `Pretty Boy Floyd', `Song to Woody', `Baby Let Me Follow You Down', and `Man of Constant Sorrow'.

0220010718

This second edition focuses on how Bob began to write songs that came to define the 60s, and Dylan himself talks about his meeting with Peter, Paul and Mary and walking out of the Ed Sullivan Show.

With contributions from John Hammond, Paul Simon and Joan Baez.

0220010718

This second edition focuses on how Bob began to write songs that came to define the 60s, and Dylan himself talks about his meeting with Peter, Paul and Mary and walking out of the Ed Sullivan Show.

With contributions from John Hammond, Paul Simon and Joan Baez.

03Masters Of War20010725

This third programme examines Dylan's visit to the UK.

Martin Carthy details how the traditional music and folk club scene in Britain influenced Dylan's work, and Peter Asher and Tom Robinson describe the importance of Dylan's arrival in the British pop charts.

Music featured includes `Masters of War', `Bob Dylan's Dream', `The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll', `Mr Tambourine Man' and `Subterranean Homesick Blues'.

03Masters Of War20010725

This third programme examines Dylan's visit to the UK.

Martin Carthy details how the traditional music and folk club scene in Britain influenced Dylan's work, and Peter Asher and Tom Robinson describe the importance of Dylan's arrival in the British pop charts.

Music featured includes `Masters of War', `Bob Dylan's Dream', `The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll', `Mr Tambourine Man' and `Subterranean Homesick Blues'.

04Mr Tambourine Man2001080120070108

In this fourth programme, Roger Mcguinn describes the excitement of the number one song `Mr Tambourine Man' and producers Tom Wilson and Bob Johnston bring a new sound to the studio - a sound that went on to generate tears of anger and joy at the Newport Folk Festival.

Featuring contributions from John Lennon, Tom Robinson and Carly Simon.

04Mr Tambourine Man2001080120070108

In this fourth programme, Roger Mcguinn describes the excitement of the number one song `Mr Tambourine Man' and producers Tom Wilson and Bob Johnston bring a new sound to the studio - a sound that went on to generate tears of anger and joy at the Newport Folk Festival.

Featuring contributions from John Lennon, Tom Robinson and Carly Simon.

05Blonde On Blonde2001080820070109

This fifth programme chronicles Bob's use of Nashville-based musicians Robbie Robertson, Charlie Mccoy, Wayne Moss and Mike Figlio to make `Blonde on Blonde' - arguably the best rock album ever made.

Kris Kristofferson remembers his own hands-on role in the sessions.

05Blonde On Blonde2001080820070109

This fifth programme chronicles Bob's use of Nashville-based musicians Robbie Robertson, Charlie Mccoy, Wayne Moss and Mike Figlio to make `Blonde on Blonde' - arguably the best rock album ever made.

Kris Kristofferson remembers his own hands-on role in the sessions.

06Judas2001081520070110

This sixth programme follows Dylan's 1966 appearances in the UK.

Robbie Robertson, Bob Geldof and Paul Mccartney describe the excitement of the electric performances, and Andy Kershaw tracks down the man who shouted `Judas'.

06Judas2001081520070110

This sixth programme follows Dylan's 1966 appearances in the UK.

Robbie Robertson, Bob Geldof and Paul Mccartney describe the excitement of the electric performances, and Andy Kershaw tracks down the man who shouted `Judas'.

07Basement Tapes20010822

Kris Kristofferson presents a definitive ten-part series on the influence and career of the legendary Bob Dylan.

The seventh programme looks at how he reinvented himself and discovered the music of his youth.

Tom McGuinness and Manfred Mann take inspiration from the `Basement Tapes', Julie Felix remembers a backstage encounter before the Isle of Wight festival, and Eric Clapton praises Dylan's technique.

07Basement Tapes20010822

Kris Kristofferson presents a definitive ten-part series on the influence and career of the legendary Bob Dylan.

The seventh programme looks at how he reinvented himself and discovered the music of his youth.

Tom McGuinness and Manfred Mann take inspiration from the `Basement Tapes', Julie Felix remembers a backstage encounter before the Isle of Wight festival, and Eric Clapton praises Dylan's technique.

08Pat Garrett And Billy The Kid2001082920070115

Kris Kristofferson presents a definitive ten-part series on the influence and career of the legendary Bob Dylan.

In this eighth programme, the making of Sam Peckinpah's `Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid' in Durango, the murder capital of Mexico.

Plus George Harrison talks about Dylan's appearance at the Concert for Bangladesh, and Bruce Springsteen explains why Dylan inspired him.

8/10.

The making of Sam Peckinpah's Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid in Durango.

08Pat Garrett And Billy The Kid2001082920070115

Kris Kristofferson presents a definitive ten-part series on the influence and career of the legendary Bob Dylan.

In this eighth programme, the making of Sam Peckinpah's `Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid' in Durango, the murder capital of Mexico.

Plus George Harrison talks about Dylan's appearance at the Concert for Bangladesh, and Bruce Springsteen explains why Dylan inspired him.

8/10.

The making of Sam Peckinpah's Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid in Durango.

09We Are The World2001090520070116

Kris Kristofferson presents a definitive ten-part series on the influence and career of the legendary Bob Dylan.

In this ninth programme, George Harrison and Jeff Lynne recruit Bob into their band the Travelling Wilburys, and Bob Geldof meets Dylan at the recording of `We Are the World' and asks him to play at `Live Aid'.

And Dylan protests on behalf of Rubin `Hurricane' Carter and the Band perform their Last Waltz.

09We Are The World2001090520070116

Kris Kristofferson presents a definitive ten-part series on the influence and career of the legendary Bob Dylan.

In this ninth programme, George Harrison and Jeff Lynne recruit Bob into their band the Travelling Wilburys, and Bob Geldof meets Dylan at the recording of `We Are the World' and asks him to play at `Live Aid'.

And Dylan protests on behalf of Rubin `Hurricane' Carter and the Band perform their Last Waltz.

10 LAST20010912

This final programme brings Dylan's story up to date, with Tom Paxton, Bob Geldof, Suzanne Vega, Bruce Springsteen and Dylan himself commenting on touring, more recent recordings, tributes, and success at the Oscars.

10 LAST20010912

This final programme brings Dylan's story up to date, with Tom Paxton, Bob Geldof, Suzanne Vega, Bruce Springsteen and Dylan himself commenting on touring, more recent recordings, tributes, and success at the Oscars.

10 LAST2001091220070117

Dylan's story is brought into the new millennium, with Tom Paxton, Bob Geldof, Suzanne Vega, Bruce Springsteen and Dylan himself commenting on touring, more recent recordings, tributes, and success at the Oscars.

10 LAST2001091220070117

Dylan's story is brought into the new millennium, with Tom Paxton, Bob Geldof, Suzanne Vega, Bruce Springsteen and Dylan himself commenting on touring, more recent recordings, tributes, and success at the Oscars.