“Our records show Bob Dylan songs have been performed over 130 times in Mountain Stage‘s 36-year history…Acoustic guitarist and highly regarded roots royalty Chris Smither shared a humorous story about being asked to perform as part of a Dylan workshop…”
Chris’s performance of Bob Dylan’s “Desolation Row” on a 2002 episode of the NPR program Mountain Stage will be featured in a special broadcast this weekend of favorite covers that have been performed on the show.
The episode airs on 240+ NPR stations starting Friday, October 16.
Chris had a great time on the Above the Basement podcast. Listen to the episode.
“Smither has never made anything less than a stellar album, so it should come as no surprise that this one is as well…”
Exciting news: More From the Levee debuted at #3 on the Billboard Blues Albums Chart this week!
Last week, Chris joined joins host Jessie Scott at WMOT for a Words and Music session from his home in Amherst, Massachusetts.
If you missed it, listen to Chris on Afternoon Drive with Drew Mulholland on WBZ earlier this week.
WATCH: If you missed it, Chris had a terrific conversation on Instagram earlier today with Dani Pinkus of Tower Records.