Desert Island Discs: Updated for the iPhone Age

[Shamelessly stolen from NBC News]

“We sit here stranded, though we’re all doin’ our best to deny it.” — Bob Dylan. Visions of Johanna. Blonde on Blonde.

I’m listening to Van Morrison’s Astral Weeks as I write this: in my opinion, one of the finest albums ever produced in any musical genre. I’ve listened to it so many times that every note seems familiar, every word stirs a memory; yet I never tire of it. I still…