S01.07 Wesley Stace on Dylan's Time Out Of Mind (Pt.1)

Dylan.FM

Sep 29 2022 • 24 mins

Wesley Stace was probably first known to Dylan fans by his stage name, John Wesley Harding - when he delivered great songs and albums from the late 80's through the turn of the century - including 'It Happened One Night', 'Here Comes The Groom', 'Awake' and others. This century he's continued to put out fine records and tour under his given name - including the recently released 'Late Style'.

Wes has played a lot of Dylan covers, been to a lot of Dylan shows, and is quite the knowledgable fan -- as you'll hear in this episode. Wes shares his thoughts on Dylan in the 80's and early 90's, his initial reactions to hearing Time Out Of Mind, and his even greater love for Love and Theft.

This is the first in a series of interviews with working musicians, to learn how they think about TOOM and Dylan in general. It's also the first of two episodes with Wes, as he had so many interesting things to say that two episodes were necessary.

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LINKS:

Learn more about John Wesley Harding and Wesley Stace at AllMusic.com

Follow Wesley Stace on Twitter

Visit WesleyStace.com or CabinetOfWonders.com

Wesley Stace's Books (Amazon)