• Our words were told,our songs were sung

    Our words were told,
    our songs were sung

    Dylan too covered hundreds of songs.
    When he first started his professional career he performed traditional Folk-
    and Blues standards as well as the songs of Woody Guthrie

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  • I Know My Song Well Before I Start Singing

    I Know My Song Well
    Before I Start Singing

    More than 32.500 artists have covered the songs of Bob Dylan.
    Some of these versions have become big hits and are
    better known than the originals...

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  • It Ain't MeYou're Lookin' For Babe

    It Ain't Me
    You're Lookin' For Babe

    The intent of this website is to catalog recordings by artists
    performing the songs and music of Bob Dylan.

    In memory of David Plentus.

    More about that on this page

  • Someday, Everything IsGonna Be Different

    Someday, Everything Is
    Gonna Be Different

    Today this website hosts information to more than 104.000 published covers
    and well over 800 cover albums.
    This is just the tip of the iceberg, we know.
    But someday...

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Who's Gonna Throw That Minstrel Boy A Coin?

chuck deely ripWe had been planning a new activity on the website for some weeks. As part of our Video of the Day series we thought of posting a busker-version each saturday (the day you go into town to go shopping or drink a beer and therefore the most likely possibility to meet a busker).

The day we had it all worked out and the code was written the newspapers told us that a true icon of The Hague; Chuck Deely, had passed away the evening before. To get an idea of who he was and what he meant for the city of The Hague, please do a Google query.

We will dedicate this column to Chuck (and every other busker, wherever they play). If you meet one today, please give him (or her!) your spare change. Please do! Most of them are very happy with a few coins. A little more might give you a chance to request a favorite. If you do, please film it and upload to YouTube or Vimeo. Don't forget to send us a link!

Oh... there will be the occasional Saturday that we will have to pay attention to historical facts. These will prefer, always. On those days these buskers just have to move elsewhere.

Last week's choices

Every day we will upload a new link to a noteworthy video of a Dylan cover. These are the video's of last week. If you have suggestions, please mail.

I Was Young When I Left Home - Johanna Hillebrand

Saturday, January 20 2018. It has been a while since we posted a busker. This is not Bob Dylan, it's...

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Don't Think Twice, It's All Right - Dolly Parton

January 19 is the birthday of the 2 most famous boobs in the history of Country and Western: Dolly and...

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Love Sick - White Stripes

January 18th. Twenty years ago today Dylan was in the Criteria Studios, Miami, Florida, working on the...

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Blind Willie McTell - Mick Taylor

January 17 2018. Mick Taylor is 69 years old today. He was born on 17 January 1949. Happy birthday!

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Too Much Of Nothing - Fotheringay

Today, January 16 is Nothing Day, which has been commemorated since 1973. The day is literally about...

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Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat - Raphael Saadiq

January 15th and it's Hat Day. Raphael Saadiq and band perform Bob Dylan's Leopard-Skin Pillbox Hat at...

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From A Buick 6 - Dave Grohl & Taylor Hawkins

Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl is 49 today. He was born on 14 January 1969. He and Taylor Hawkins cover Bob...

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