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Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits Vol. 1Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits Vol. 2

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Bob Dylan BiographThe Essential Bob Dylan

 
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Compilation discography w/ track lists

Bob Dylanís has a number of compilations. Generally, they can be a good introduction to Dylan or can lay the foundation of a collection which supplements of your favorite aspects of his music.

The choices available are:
The Greatest Hits series that has three volumes.
Biograph - A box-set through 1985.
The Essential - A two-disc overview.
Dylan - One disc or box set

Of the compilations our best recommendation would be to get Biograph as it gives a superb sampling of his material and has loads of unreleased versions, B-sides, etc. It even has some live material from Bootleg Series Vol. 4 and Before The Flood, etc. Not sure why this isnít chronological, but it would be an improvement. Beyond Biograph, I recommend you pick up the complete albums that interest you the most. 

If the box-set is too rich in either dollars or quantity the next best choice is between Greatest Hits Vol. 2 or The Essential. They are both good introductions of Bob Dylanís material and are each two-disc packages. The Essential could have easily fit another five or songs per disc. Dylan's Greatest Hits Vol. 2 was released back in the LP days when the playing time was typically 35 Ė 45 minutes per album so it is short too, but is generally a few dollars less than The Essential.

For a sampling of Dylan's later music Greatest Hits Vol. 3 doesn't overlap with any of the other compilations except for a few tracks on The Essential.

Bob Dylan compilations

The Best of The Original Mono Recordings
Dylan (single disc)
Dylan (box set)
Greatest Hits 
Greatest Hits Volume 2 
Greatest Hits Volume 3
Biograph 
The Essential 
Bootleg Series Vol. 1 - 3
Bootleg Series Vol. 7 - No Direction Home
Live: 1961 - 2000
(Japanese import)

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The Best of The Original Mono Recordings

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Oct. 2010 release
1. Song To Woody 
2. Blowin' In The Wind 
3. The Times They Are A-Changin' 
4. Chimes Of Freedom 
5. It Ain't Me Babe 
6. Subterranean Homesick Blues 
7. Mr. Tambourine Man 
8. Like A Rolling Stone 
9. Tombstone Blues 
10. Positively 4th Street 
11. Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 
12. Just Like A Woman 
13. I Want You 
14. I'll Be Your Baby Tonight 
15. All Along The Watchtower 

The Best of The Original Mono Recordings
Product Description
This box collects Bob Dylanís first eight 12-inch LPs, his albums from Bob Dylan in 1962 to John Wesley Harding in 1968, as most people heard them, as they were expected to be heard, and as most often they were meant to be heard: in mono. --- Greil Marcus, taken from the liner notes of Bob Dylan: The Original Mono Recordings

Bob Dylanís first 8 studio albums in mono for the first time ever on CD:
Bob Dylan
The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
The Time They Are A-Changin'
Another Side Of Bob Dylan
Bringing It All Back Home
Highway 61 Revisited
Blonde On Blonde
John Wesley Harding

-Each CD housed in heavy, wrapped LP-replica jackets with reproductions of original inner sleeves and inserts
-60 pages
-Rigid slipcase to hold the 8 jackets and book

Amazon.com is very excited to offer an extremely rare and newly discovered Bob Dylan live concert CD to all customers who pre-order The Original Mono Recordings on CD or vinyl.

Bob Dylan: In Concert, Brandeis University, 1963 has never been heard, bootlegged or circulated in any way. It was taped on May 10th, 1963, at Brandeis Universityís first annual folk festival.

This offer is limited to pre-orders only and will not be available after 10/18/2010. 
Bob Dylanís first 8 studio albums in mono for the first time ever on CD: The Original Mono Recordings
CD
The Original Mono Recordings
LP
Bob Dylan
The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
The Time They Are A-Changin'
Another Side Of Bob Dylan
Bringing It All Back Home
Highway 61 Revisited
Blonde On Blonde
John Wesley Harding
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Dylan

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Oct. 2007 release
1. Blowin' in the Wind 
2. The Times They are A-changin' 
3. Subterranean Homesick Blues 
4. Mr. Tambourine Man 
5. Like a Rolling Stone 
6. Maggie's Farm 
7. Positively 4th Street 
8. Just Like a Woman 
9. Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 
10. All Along the Watchtower 
11. Lay Lady Lay 
12. Knockin' On Heaven's Door 
13. Tangled Up In Blue 
14. Hurricane 
15. Make You Feel My Love 
16. Things Have Changed 
17. Someday Baby 
18. Forever Young 

Dylan 
Product Description
DYLAN is a career-spanning retrospective of Bob Dylan's music. This definitive Bob Dylan collection chronicles the artist's four decades of groundbreaking studio recordings, as well as his unparalleled influence on popular music and culture. DYLAN serves as both a comprehensive introduction for new fans and an expansive, cherished overview for long-time Bob Dylan devotees. This single disc 18 track version is the perfect overview for the new Dylan fan. This edition is packaged in a standard jewel case with a full color 20 page booklet. 
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Dylan - box set

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This covers something from nearly all of Dylan's studio albums up through Modern Times. A few omissions include: Saved, Dylan, and Self-Portrait. No live tracks are included.

Disc: 1 

Bob Dylan
1. Song to Woody 

The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
2. Blowin' in the Wind 
3. Masters of War 
4. Don't Think Twice, It's All Right 
5. A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall 

The Times They Are A-Changin'
6. The Times They Are A-Changin' 


Another Side of Bob Dylan
7. All I Really Want to Do 
8. My Back Pages 
9. It Ain't Me, Babe 

Bringing It All Back Home
10. Subterranean Homesick Blues 
11. Mr. Tambourine Man 
12. Maggie's Farm 

Highway 61 Revisited
13. Like a Rolling Stone 

Bringing It All Back Home
14. It's All Over Now, Baby Blue 

Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits
15. Positively 4th Street 

Blonde on Blonde
16. Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 
17. Just Like a Woman 
18. Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine) 

John Wesley Harding
19. All Along the Watchtower 

Disc: 2 
The Basement Tapes
1. You Ain't Goin' Nowhere 

Nashville Skyline
2. Lay, Lady, Lay 

New Morning
3. If Not for You 

Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits Vol. 2
4. I Shall Be Released 

Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid [Soundtrack]
5. Knockin' on Heaven's Door 

Planet Waves
6. On a Night Like This 
7. Forever Young 

Blood on the Tracks
8. Tangled Up in Blue 
9. Simple Twist of Fate 

Desire
10. Hurricane 

Street Legal
11. Changing of the Guards 

Slow Train Coming
12. Gotta Serve Somebody 
13. Precious Angel 

Shot of Love
14. The Groom's Still Waiting at the Altar

Infidels
 15. Jokerman 

Empire Burlesque
16. Dark Eyes 

Disc: 3 

The Bootleg Series Vol. 1 - 3
1. Blind Willie McTell 

Knocked Out Loaded
2. Brownsville Girl 

Down in the Groove
3. Silvio 

Oh Mercy
4. Ring Them Bells 
5. Dignity 
6. Everything Is Broken 

Under the Red Sky
7. Under the Red Sky 

Good as I Been to You
8. You're Gonna Quit Me 

World Gone Wrong
9. Blood in My Eyes 

Time Out of Mind
10. Not Dark Yet 

Wonder Boys Soundtrack
11. Things Have Changed 

Time Out of Mind
12. Make You Feel My Love 

Love and Theft
13. High Water (For Charley Patton) 
14. Po' Boy 

Modern Times
15. Someday Baby 
16. When the Deal Goes Down 

Deluxe Edition
Collectors Edition
DYLAN is a career-spanning retrospective of Bob Dylan's music. This definitive Bob Dylan collection chronicles the artist's four decades of groundbreaking studio recordings, as well as his unparalleled influence on popular music and culture. DYLAN serves as both a comprehensive introduction for new fans and an expansive, cherished overview for long-time Bob Dylan devotees. 

Deluxe Edition
The 3 CD deluxe version is housed in a red cloth covered box with a magnetic hinged lid. The DYLAN logo is debossed on the outer lid, and the inside is covered in black velvet fabric with the Columbia logo gold foiled on the inside of the lid. Each CD is housed in an individual inner and outer sleeve. The outer sleeve art is iconic Dylan imagery while the inner sleeves are replica classic Columbia LP sleeves. The CDs themselves are replica vinyl discs. The 40 page booklet is perfect bound and contains extended liner notes and rare photos. Finally each box includes 10 limited edition postcard lithograph prints focusing on pivotal moments in Dylan's career. 


COLLECTOR'S EDITION
This 3-CD version contains the same incredible track listing as the deluxe box set in a 8-panel digipak with a 24 page full color booklet. 

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Greatest Hits ~ 1967

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1. Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 (4:36) (Blonde On Blonde)

2. Blowin' In The Wind (2:46)
(The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan)

3.The Times They Are A-Changin' (3:13)
 (The Times The Are A-Changin')

4. It Ain't Me Babe (3:34) 
(Another Side of Bob Dylan)

5.Like A Rolling Stone (6:07)
(Highway 61 Revisited)

6. Mr. Tambourine Man (5:26) 
(Bringing It All Back Home)

7. Subterranean Homesick Blues (2:18) (Bringing It All Back Home)

8. I Want You (3:05) 
(Blonde On Blonde)

9. Positively 4th Street (3:53) 
(Single)

10. Just Like A Woman (4:53) 
(Blonde On Blonde)

Greatest Hits
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Greatest Hits Vol. 2 ~ 1971

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Disc: 1

1. Watching The River Flow

2. Don't Think Twice, It's All Right 
(The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan)

3. Lay Lady Lay 
(Nashville Skyline)

4. Stuck Inside of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again 
(Blonde On Blonde)

5. I'll Be Your Baby Tonight 
(John Wesley Harding)

6. All I Really Want To Do 
(Another Side of Bob Dylan)

7. My Back Pages 
(Another Side of Bob Dylan)

8. Maggie's Farm 
(Bringing It All Back Home)

9. Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You
(Nashville Skyline)

Disc 2

1. She Belongs To Me 
(Bringing It All Back Home)

2. All Along The Watchtower 
(John Wesley Harding)

3.The Mighty Quinn (Quinn, The Eskimo) (Self-Portrait)

4. Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues 
(Highway 61 Revisited)

5. A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall 
(The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan)

6. If Not For You 
(New Morning)

7.It's All Over Now, Baby Blue 
(Bringing It All Back Home)

8. Tomorrow Is A Long Time
9. When I Paint My Masterpiece
10. I Shall Be Released
11. You Ain't Goin' Nowhere
12. Down In The Flood

Note: Several songs made their first appearance on Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits Volume II including the incredible "Watching The River Flow."

Notes on alternate tracks from Alan Rinzler's book, "The Illustrated Record."

Dates back to a 1963 performance
Tomorrow Is A Long Time

Written in 1967 and performed in 1971 with Happy Traum

I Shall Be Released
You Ain't Goin' Nowhere
Down In The Flood

1971 - produced by Leon Russell
Watching The River Flow
When I Paint My Masterpiece

Greatest Hits Vol. 2
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Biograph - 1985

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I bought Biograph shortly after its release and still find it a gem. With the Bootleg Series' numerous releases some of the tracks on Biograph  are no longer rarities, if you collect that series. However, this release also serves as a superb overview of Dylan's career, too bad it is not chronological. 

Biograph is not in-depth to the point where you no longer want to get the albums of your favorite periods, but it does smartly include the arguably the best tracks from his releases. So it may suffice for the casual fan for those releases. 

Disc 1 (73.04)
Lay Lady Lay (3.17) (Nashville Skyline)
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down [2.33] (Bob Dylan)
If Not For You (2.41) (New Morning)
I'll Be Your Baby Tonight (2.40) (John Wesley Harding)
I'll Keep It With Mine (3.45) (unreleased - 1/14/65)
The Times They Are A-Changin' [3.12] (The Times They Are A-Changin')
Blowin' In The Wind [2.46] (The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan)
Masters of War [4.31] (The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan)
The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll [5.45] (The Times They Are A-Changin')
Percy's Song (7.41) (unreleased - 10/23/63)
Mixed-Up Confusion (2.22) (single - 11/62)
Tombstone Blues [5.56] (Highway 61 Revisited)
Groom's Still Waiting At The Altar (4.04) (B-side of single - 9/11/81)
Most Likely You Go Your Way (3.27) (Before The Flood)
Like A Rolling Stone [6.08] (Highway 61 Revisited)
Lay Down Your Weary Tune (4.35) (unreleased - 10/24/63)
Subterranean Homesick Blues [2.22] (Bringing It All Back Home)
I Don't Believe You (She Acts Like We Have Never Met) (5.19) (live, unreleased version - 5/6/66)

Disc 2 (65.33)
Visions of Johanna (7.31) (live, unreleased version - 5/26/66)
Every Grain of Sand (6.12) (Shot of Love)
Quinn The Eskimo (2.17) (unreleased version - 7/67)
Mr. Tambourine Man [5.30] (Bringing It All Back Home)
Dear Landlord [3.15] (John Wesley Harding)
It Ain't Me Babe [3.31] (Another Side of Bob Dylan)
You Angel You (2.52) (Planet Waves)
Million Dollar Bash [2.31] (The Basement Tapes)
To Ramona [3.50] (Another Side of Bob Dylan)
You're A Big Girl Now (4.22) (unreleased version - 9/25/74)
Abandoned Love (4.28) (unreleased - 7/75)
Tangled Up In Blue (Blood On The Tracks)
It's All Over Now, Baby Blue (5.41) (live, unreleased version - 5/17/66)
Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window? (3.32) (single - 12/65)
Positively 4th Street (3.53) (single - 9/65)
Isis (5.18) (live, unreleased version - 12/4/75)
Jet Pilot (0.50) (unreleased - 10/65)

Disc 3 (71.10)
Caribbean Wind (5.52) (unreleased - 4/7/81)
Up To Me (6.17) (unreleased - 9/25/74)
Baby, I'm In The Mood For You (2.55) (unreleased - 7/9/62)
I Wanna Be Your Lover (3.26) (unreleased - 10/65)
I Want You [3.06] (Blonde On Blonde)
Heart of Mine (3.42) (live, unreleased version - 8/81)
On A Night Like This (2.55) (Planet Waves)
Just Like A Woman [4.53] (Blonde On Blonde)
Romance In Durango (4.37) (live, unreleased version - 12/4/75)
SeŮor (Tales of Yankee Power) (5.43) (Street Legal)
Gotta Serve Somebody (5.25) (Slow Train Coming)
I Believe In You (5.10) (Slow Train Coming)
Time Passes Slowly (2.36) (New Morning)
I Shall Be Released (3.03) (Greatest Hits Volume 2)
Knockin' On Heaven's Door (2.30) (Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid)
All Along The Watchtower (3.03) (Before The Flood)
Solid Rock (3.55) (Saved)
Forever Young (2.02) (unreleased version - 6/73)

Biograph
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Greatest Hits Vol. 3 - 1994

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Covers the albums Blood on the Tracks through 1990's Under a Blood Red Sky.

1. Tangled Up In Blue 
Blood On The Tracks

2. Changing Of The Guards 
Street Legal

3. The Groom's Still Waiting At The Altar 
Shot Of Love

4. Hurricane 
Desire

5. Forever Young 
Planet Waves

6. Jokerman
Infidels

7. Dignity
previously unreleased

8. Silvio
Down In The Groove

9. Ring Them Bells
Oh Mercy

10. Gotta Serve Somebody
Slow Train Coming

11. Series Of Dreams
The Bootleg Series Vols. 1-3

12. Brownsville Girl
Knocked Out Loaded

13. Under The Red Sky
Under The Red Sky

14. Knockin' On Heaven's Door
Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid

Greatest Hits Vol. 3
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The Essential - 2000

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Disc: 1

1. Blowin' in the Wind 
2. Don't Think Twice, It's All Right 
3. Times They Are A-Changin'
4. It Ain't Me Babe 
5. Maggie's Farm
6. It's All over Now, Baby Blue
7. Mr. Tambourine Man
8. Subterranean Homesick Blues
9. Like a Rolling Stone
10. Positively 4th Street
11. Just Like a Woman
12. Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
13. All Along the Watchtower
14. Mighty Quinn (Quinn the Eskimo)
15. I'll Be Your Baby Tonight

Disc: 2

1. Lay Lady Lay
2. If Not for You
3. I Shall Be Released
4. You Ain't Going Nowhere
5. Knockin' on Heaven's Door
6. Forever Young
7. Tangled Up in Blue
8. Shelter from the Storm
9. Hurricane
10. Gotta Serve Somebody
11. Jokerman
12. Silvio
13. Everything Is Broken
14. Not Dark Yet
15. Things Have Changed

The Essential
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Bootleg Series Vol. 1-3 - 1961 - 1991

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Bob Dylan's Bootleg Series Volume 1 - 3 

Disc 1 (76:34)

Hard Times In New York Town (2:17)
(live in a Minnesota hotel room, Minneapolis, Minnesota - 12/22/61)

He Was A Friend of Mine (4:02) [Trad. Adapted & Arr. by B. Dylan]
(outtake from the album Bob Dylan - 11/20/61)

Man On The Street (1:54)
(outtake from the album Bob Dylan - 11/22/61)

No More Auction Block (3:01) [Trad. Adapted & Arr. by B. Dylan]
(live at The Gaslight Cafe, Greenwich Village, New York City - Late 1962)

House Carpenter (4:08) [Trad. Adapted & Arr. by B. Dylan]
(outtake from the album The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan - 3/19/62)

Talkin' Bear Mountain Picnic Massacre Blues (3:43)
(outtake from the album The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan - 4/25/62)

Let Me Die In My Footsteps (3:32)
(outtake from the album The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan - 4/25/62)

Rambling, Gambling Willie (4:12)
(outtake from the album The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan - 4/24/62)

Talkin' Hava Negeilah Blues (0:51)
(outtake from the album The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan - 4/25/62)

Quit Your Low Down Ways (2:37)
(outtake from the album The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan - 7/9/62)

Worried Blues (2:37) [Trad. Adapted & Arr. by B. Dylan]
(outtake from the album The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan - 7/9/62)

Kingsport Town (3:27) [Trad. Adapted & Arr. by B. Dylan]
(outtake from the album The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan - 11/14/62)

Walkin' Down The Line (2:51)
(publishing demo for the Witmark Music Publishing Company - 1963)

Walls of Red Wing (5:02)
(outtake from the album The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan - 4/24/63)

Paths of Victory (3:16)
(outtake from the album The Times They Are A-Changin' - 8/12/63)

Talkin' John Birch Paranoid Blues (4:24)
(live at Carnegie Hall, New York City - 10/26/63)
Who Killed Davey Moore? (3:08)
(live at Carnegie Hall, New York City - 10/26/63)

Only A Hobo (3:28)
(outtake from the album The Times They Are A-Changin' - 8/12/63)

Moonshiner (5:05) [Trad. Adapted & Arr. by B. Dylan]
(outtake from the album The Times They Are A-Changin' - 8/12/63)

When The Ship Comes In (2:54)
(piano demo for the Witmark Music Publishing Company - 1962)

The Times They Are A-Changin' (2:58)
(piano demo for the Witmark Music Publishing Company - 1963)

Last Thoughts On Woody Guthrie (7:07)
(poem recited live in concert at Town Hall, New York City - 4/12/63)

Disc 2 (76:11)
Seven Curses (3:46)
(outtake from the album The Times They Are A-Changin' - 8/6/63)

Eternal Circle (2:38)
(outtake from the album The Times They Are A-Changin' - 10/24/63)

Suze (The Cough Song) (1:57)
(outtake from the album The Times They Are A-Changin' - 10/24/63)

Mama, You Been On My Mind (2:56)
(outtake from the album Bringing It All Back Home - 6/9/64)

Farewell, Angelina (5:26)
(outtake from the album Bringing It All Back Home - 1/13/65)

Subterranean Homesick Blues (2:54)
(alternate acoustic version - 1/13/65)

If You Gotta Go, Go Now (Or Else You Got To Stay All Night) (2:53)
(outtake from the album Bringing It All Back Home - 1/15/65)

Sitting On A Barbed Wire Fence (3:51)
(outtake from the album Highway 61 Revisited - 6/15/65)

Like A Rolling Stone (1:34)
(rehearsal in studio - 6/15/65)

It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry (3:20)
(alternate version - 6/15/65)

I'll Keep It With Mine (3:38)
(rehearsal in studio - 1/27/66)

She's Your Lover Now (6:08)
(outtake from the album Blonde On Blonde - 1/21/66)

I Shall Be Released (3:54)
(outtake from the album The Basement Tapes - Fall 1967)

Sante-Fe (2:08)
(outtake from the album The Basement Tapes - Fall 1967)

If Not For You (3:32)
(alternate version - 5/1/70)

Wallflower (2:48)
(studio recording - 11/4/71)

Nobody 'Cept You (2:39)
(outtake from the album Planet Waves - 11/2/73)

Tangled Up In Blue (6:50)
(original New York studio session for Blood On The Tracks - 9/16/74)

Call Letter Blues (4:27)
(outtake from the album Blood On The Tracks - 9/16/74)

Idiot Wind (8:52)
(original New York studio session for Blood On The Tracks - 9/16/74)

Disc 3 (76:39)
If You See Her, Say Hello (3:44)
(original New York studio session for Blood On The Tracks - 9/16/74)

Golden Loom (4:25)
(outtake from the album Desire - 7/30/75)

Catfish (2:48) [Bob Dylan/Jacques Levy]
(outtake from the album Desire - 7/28/75)

Seven Days (3:59)
(live performance, Tampa, Florida - 4/21/76)

Ye Shall Be Changed (4:07)
(outtake from the album Slow Train Coming - 5/2/79)

Every Grain of Sand (3:37)
(publishing demo for Special Rider Music - 9/23/80)

You Changed My Life (5:13)
(outtake from the album Shot of Love - 4/23/81)

Need A Woman (5:42)
(outtake from the album Shot of Love - 5/4/81)

Angelina (6:57)
(outtake from the album Shot of Love - 5/4/81)

Someone's Got A Hold of My Heart (4:31)
(early version of the song "Tight Connection To My Heart" - 4/25/83)

Tell Me (4:24)
(outtake from the album Infidels - 4/21/83)

Lord Protect My Child (3:56)
(outtake from the album Infidels - 5/3/83)

Foot of Pride (5:56)
(outtake from the album Infidels - 4/25/83)

Blind Willie McTell (5:52)
(outtake from the album Infidels - 5/5/83)

When The Night Comes Falling From The Sky (5:36)
(original version - 2/19/85)

Series of Dreams (5:52)
(outtake from the album Oh Mercy - 3/23/89)

Bob Dylan's Bootleg Series Volume 1-3
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The Bootleg Series Vol. 7 
No Direction Home: The Soundtrack
(2005)

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1 When I Got Troubles 1959

2 Rambler, Gambler [demo version] Aut. '60

3 This Land Is Your Land [live] 11/4/1961

4 Song to Woody 11/20/1961

5 Dink's Song [demo version] 12/22/1961

6 I Was Young When I Left Home [demo version] 12/22/1961

7 Sally Gal [alternate take] 4/24/1962

8 Don't Think Twice, It's All Right [demo version] Mar-63

9 Man of Constant Sorrow Mar-63

10 Blowin' in the Wind [live] 4/12/1963

11 Masters of War [live] 4/12/1963

12 A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall [live] 10/26/1963

13 When the Ship Comes In [live] 10/26/1963

14 Mr. Tambourine Man [alternate take,
Another Side of Bob Dylan] 6/9/1964

15 Chimes of Freedom [live] 7/26/1964

16 It's All Over Now, Baby Blue [alternate take, Bringing It All Back Home] 1/16/1965

Disc 2
1 She Belongs to Me [alternate take, Bringing It All Back Home] 1/14/1965

2 Maggie's Farm [live] 7/25/1965

3 It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry [alternate take, Highway 61 Revisited] 6/15/1965

4 Tombstone Blues [alternate take,
Highway 61 Revisited] 7/29/1965

5 Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues [alternate take,
Highway 61 Revisited] 8/2/1965

6 Desolation Row [alternate take,
Highway 61 Revisited] 7/29/1965

7 Highway 61 Revisited [alternate take,
Highway 61 Revisited] 8/2/1965

8 Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat [alternate take,
Blonde On Blonde] 1/25/1966

9 Stuck Inside of Mobile With the Memphis Blues Again [alternate take,
Blonde On Blonde] 2/17/1966

10 Visions of Johanna [alternate take,
Blonde On Blonde] 11/30/1965

11 Ballad of a Thin Man [live] 5/20/1966

12 Like a Rolling Stone [live] 5/17/1966

CD Bootleg Series Vol. 7
Film  No Direction Home
Book
Bob Dylan Scrapbook

Bootleg Series Vol. 7
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The Bootleg Series Vol. 8
Tell Tale Signs

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Two disc collection 60-page booklet with rare photos, essay, credits. 

The album spans the recording sessions for Oh Mercy, World Gone Wrong, Time Out of Mind, and Modern Times plus some additional items.

A very expensive deluxe edition is available

Includes: 
* two-CD set with 27 songs 
* exclusive bonus CD with 12 extra tracks 
* 150-page, 8" x 8" hardcover book of Bob's singles artwork (see video) 
* 60-page booklet with rare photos, essay, credits. 

Bootleg Series Vol. 8
Disc One
1 Mississippi (Unreleased, Time Out Of Mind)
2 Most of the Time (Alternate version, Oh Mercy)
3 Dignity (Piano demo, Oh Mercy)
4 Someday Baby (Alternate version, Modern Times)
5 Red River Shore (Unreleased, Time Out Of Mind)
6 Tell 'Ole Bill (Alternate version, North Country Soundtrack)
7 Born in Time (Unreleased, Oh Mercy)
8 Can't Wait (Alternate version, Time Out Of Mind)
9 Everything is Broken (Alternate version, Oh Mercy)
10 Dreamin' of You (Unreleased, Time Out Of Mind)
11 Huck's Tune (From Lucky You soundtrack)
12 Marching to the City (Unreleased, Time Out Of Mind)
13 High Water (For Charley Patton) (Live, Niagara, 2003)
Disc Two
1 Mississippi (Unreleased version #2, Time Out Of Mind)
2 32-20 Blues (Unreleased, World Gone Wrong)
3 Series of Dreams (Unreleased, Oh Mercy)
4 God Knows (Unreleased, Oh Mercy)
5 Can't Escape From You (Unreleased, December 2005)
6 Dignity (Unreleased, Oh Mercy)
7 Ring Them Bells (Live at the Supper Club, 1993)
8 Cocaine Blues (Live, Vienna, Virginia, 1997)
9 Ain't Talkiní(Alternate version, Modern Times)
10 The Girl On The Greenbriar Shore (Live, 1992)
11 Lonesome Day Blues (Live, Sunrise, Florida, 2002)
12 Miss the Mississippi (Unreleased, 1992)
13 The Lonesome River (With Ralph Stanley, from Clinch Mountain Country)
'Cross The Green Mountain (From Gods And Generals Soundtrack)
Disc Three
1 Duncan And Brady (Unreleased, 1992)
2 Cold Irons Bound (Live, Bonnaroo, June 2004)
3 Mississippi (Unreleased version #3, Time Out Of Mind)
4 Most Of The Time (Alternate version #2, Oh Mercy)
5 Ring Them Bells (Alternate version, Oh Mercy)
6 Things Have Changed (Live, Portland, Oregon, 2000)
7 Red River Shore (Unreleased version #2, Time Out Of Mind)
8 Born In Time (Unreleased version #2, Oh Mercy)
9 Tryiní To Get To Heaven (Live, London, England, 2000)
10 Marchiní To The City (Unreleased version #2, Time Out Of Mind)
11 Canít Wait (Alternate version #2, Time Out Of Mind)
12 Mary And The Soldier (Unreleased, World Gone Wrong)

 

Bob Dylan cd reviews and discography

Live: 1961-2000

Bob Dylan cd reviews and discography
This is a very good collection of Dylan performances throughout his career. It has a good flow. Beside the opening track, the material is chronological. The album is a Japanese import and usually has a steep price tag.

Some of the album has been released and several tracks haven't. To me the most interesting material is the three tracks from Portsmouth, England in 2000. This is the band from Love and Theft. I particularly like "Country Pie," a track that first appeared on Nashville Skyline. I'd be interested in the Bootleg Series releasing a performance or generous (three or four discs) compilation of this line-up. 

Three acoustic tracks, two - four and three tracks with The Band (primarily, the drummer varies), all from different times, tracks five - seven.

1. Somebody Touched Me (2:42)
    2000 [Portsmouth, England]
2. Wade in the Water (2:59)
    1961 [Minneapolis] 
3. Handsome Molly (2:47)
    1962 Gaslight
4. To Ramona (4:27) 
    1965 [Sheffield, England] 
5. I Don't Believe You (6:00) 
   1966 [Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England] 
6. Grand Coulee Dam (2:56) 
   1968 from the album
A Tribute To Woody
7.
Knockin' on Heaven's Door (3:49) 
    1974 from the album Before the Flood 
8. It Ain't Me, Babe (5:16) 
    1975 from the film Renaldo and Clara
9. Shelter From the storm (5:25) 
   1976 from the album Hard Rain 
10. Dead Man, Dead Man (3:56)
     1981 [New Orleans] 
11. Slow Train (4:59)
     1987 from the album Dylan and the Dead
12. Dignity (6:35)
     1994 from the album MTV Unplugged
13. Cold Irons Bound (6:49)
      1997 [Los Angeles] 
14. Born in time (5:19) 
    1998 [New Jersey]
15. Country pie (2:48)
     2000 [Portsmouth, England] 
16. Things have changed (5:52)
     2000 [Portsmouth, England]
Live: 1961-2000
Bob Dylan cd reviews and discography
Bob Dylan cd reviews and discography

 

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