Largely ignored by the music industry and consumers when released, this 1971 album is now widely regarded as a masterpiece. A series of meditations on God, love, and aging through the eyes of an "imperfect man" as he approaches death, it's early Willie for your Spindale Cycle, on his birthday!
It's Disc 1 of this legendary 1974 live release for the Spindale Cycle, as we continue our celebration of the life of Levon Helm. We'll air Part 2 on May 21st, as the birthdays of both Dylan and Helm are that week.
An American original, Texas bluesman Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown is our feature Monday night, with one of the strongest albums of his career, "Alright Again!". Gatemouth would be 88 this Wednesday. "Frosty", "Alligator Boogaloo", and more for The Spindale Cycle.
Johnny strikes up the band when we spin Warren Zevon's 1978 album "Excitable Boy" in it's entirety. Werewolves of London, Lawyers, Guns & Money, even Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner, all on this classic high water mark of one of our favorites.