Senor (Tales Of Yankee Power)

Album: Up On The Ridge (2010)

Songfacts®:

  • This is a bluegrass-inflected cover of a Bob Dylan song that originally appeared on the folk legend's 1978 album, Street Legal. Bentley's version features Bluegrass act The Punch Brothers with their vocalist Chris Thile. The Country artist recalled to The Boot: "It was just inspiring to be around Chris Thile and the Punch Brothers. We went to Brooklyn to record with them. To be in their world was inspiring - bluegrass guys who moved to Brooklyn so they could be in a band, and be in a cool, inspiring place. It's like being in the post-graduate school of bluegrass, they are all are so talented on their own, not just in bluegrass but Bach and Beethoven and all kinds of music. I remember working on the album in their studio in Brooklyn, singing and looking out the window and I could see the Statue of Liberty. That was pretty cool."

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