"With God on Our Side"

"The country I come from is called the Midwest," sings devout Wisconsinite Justin Vernon on his stately cover of Dylan's great anti-war lesson, performed live at a Portland gig. Vernon leaves Auto-Tune aside, setting the mood with Bill Frisell-style electric guitar and a mournful military trumpet. As timely as ever, regrettably.

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From The Archives Issue 1142: October 27, 2011
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