When we talk about Bob Dylan, we tend to focus on his popularity and influence in Anglo-Saxon countries while rarely mentioning how he has also inspired musicians from countries in the far east, the Maghreb, eastern Europe and even in the caribbean.
This new tribute to Bob Dylan will open your eyes to musicians in different geographical locations who get their chance to re-invent Dylan’s songs in their own way and with their own cultural flavour , the album includes musicians from thirteen different countries across the world and from all variety of religious, ethnic and social backgrounds.
Some of the musicians on the tribute are the grammy award winning
Cuban Buena Vista Social Club legend Eliades Ochoa who performs in his own native spanish “All Along The Watchtower,” Purnas Das Baul & Bapi das Baul from Bengal, India perform “Mr Tambourine Man, Iranian musician Salah Aghili plays “Every grain of sand” giving it a touch of poetry by Rumi, The musicians of the Nile from Egypt play “Tangled up in Blue” and Trio Mei Li de dao from Taiwan play “I want you,” and the Aboriginal People Yolingu of Yalakun Arnhem Land, Australia take on “Father of Night” among many other unique versions of Dylan classics.
This album was released by Buda Musique under the name “From another world” a tribute to Bob Dylan and It’s highly recommended for Dylan fans and also “World Music” fans as a great addition to your music library.