Episode 419: Music Theories – Bob Dylan, R.E.M., Pete Townshend




August 28, 2018


  • Bob Dylan “Ballad of a Thin Man” Highway 61 Revisited (Columbia Records) 1965
  • R.E.M. “Kohoutek” Fables of the Reconstruction (I.R.S.) 1985
  • Pete Townshend “Rough Boys” Empty Glass (Atco Records) 1980


Prepare to put your thinking caps on. It’s about to get real.

Patrick’s good friend Bradford Maylor returns to talk a music theory behind Bob Dylan’s “Ballad of a Thin Man.” Patrick chimes in with some theories of his own; specifically about R.E.M.’s “Kohoutek” and “Rough Boys” by Pete Townshend.

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