WATKINS FAMILY HOUR - NEW YORK 2015

August 20, 2015 – 4:55 am

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WATKINS FAMILY HOUR AND FRIENDS
New York 2015 [no label, 2CD]

Live at Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Lincoln Center, Damrosch Park, New York, New York; August 8, 2015. Very good audio ripped from webcast.

The highlight of this show is the Watkins Family Hour and Friends covering Dylan’s Highway 61 Revisited in its entirety with Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 thrown in for good measure. The Friends include Al Kooper, Shawn Colvin and Aimee Mann.

Thanks to indykid for sharing the webcast at Dime.

indykid noted:

Watkins Family Hour is a monthly residency hosted by siblings Sean & Sara Watkins, and ‘Highway 61 Revisited’, the album that changed the way we hear rock, folk, and blues, and became the defining soundtrack for a generation, bursts into new life as Dylan’s masterpiece is covered track-by-track by a house band made up of the Watkins Family Hour house band, Shawn Colvin, Pokey LaFarge, and Aimee Mann & Ted Leo - some of the various artists it inspired. Grammy-winning Nickel Creek co-founders Sean and Sara Watkins helped revive today’s bourgeoning bluegrass and folk scenes. Alongside their solo careers, the siblings regularly gather musical friends at favorite LA club Largo. That fabled jam session now moves east to Lincoln Center Out of Doors for an evening with rock and pop greats, including Fiona Apple.

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Original lineage:
Live Webcast > Livestreamer > .flv > Avidemux 2.6.8 (cut) > .mkv
Video: MPEG4 Video (H264) 848×480 16:9 1300 Kbps 29.97 fps
Audio: AAC 320 Kbps 48.0 KHz stereo

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Disc 1
Track 101. Intro (instrumental) 3:05 (5.2MB)
Track 102. You’re the One I Love ( Everly Brothers cover) 3:35 (6.0MB)
Track 103. Where I Ought to Be (Skeeter Davis) 3:15 (5.5MB)
Track 104. Somebody More Like You (Nickel Creek) 3:24 (5.7MB)
Track 105. You and Me (Sara Watkins) 3:58 (6.7MB)
Track 106. Not in Nottingham (Roger Miller) 4:25 (7.4MB)
Track 107. A Mistake (Fiona Apple) 4:56 (8.3MB)
Track 108. Steal Your Heart Away (Fleetwood Mac) 2:53 (4.8MB)
Track 109. We’ll Cry Together (Maxine Brown) 3:33 (6.0MB)
Track 110. Brokedown Palace (Grateful Dead) 4:03 (6.8MB)
38 mins

Disc 2
Bob Dylan’s ‘Highway 61 Revisited’ set
Track 201. Tombstone Blues 7:59 (13.4MB)
Track 202. It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry 4:14 (7.1MB)
Track 203. From A Buick 6 3:24 (5.7MB)
Track 204. Ballad of a Thin Man 10:06 (17.0MB)
Track 205. Queen Jane Approximately 7:18 (12.3MB)
Track 206. Highway 61 Revisited 5:32 (9.3MB)
Track 207. Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues 6:57 (11.7MB)
Track 208. Desolation Row 13:08 (22.1MB)
Track 209. Like a Rolling Stone 8:30 (14.3MB)
Track 210. Rainy Day Women 12 & 35 6:14 (10.5MB)
74 mins

Watkins Family Hour:
Sean Watkins
Sara Watkins
Fiona Apple
Benmont Tench
Sebastian Steinberg
Don Heffington
Greg Leisz

Friends for this broadcast:
Al Kooper
Shawn Colvin
Ted Leo And Aimee Mann
Pokey LaFarge
Smokey Hormel
David Garza

Click here to order Watkins Family Hour’s self-titled debut album (released July 2015).

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  1. 2 Responses to “WATKINS FAMILY HOUR - NEW YORK 2015”

  2. Thanks for this, BIGO!
    I watched the livestream and wondered if I’d ever have a chance to hear it again…

    By YogaforCynics on Aug 20, 2015

  3. Thanks for this–great band, great guests, great show!

    By Jay on Aug 23, 2015

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