1974 ON THE ROAD AGAIN

 

7      TOUR '74

7.1       Introduction

7.2       The show

7.3       The musicians

7.4       The dates

7.5       The songs

7.6       Statistics

7.6.1        Show statistics

7.6.2        Album statistics

7.6.3        Rare songs

7.6.4        Songs from Planet Waves

7.7       Comments

7.7.1        Tapes

7.7.2        Recommended shows

 

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7       TOUR '74

7.1                                Introduction

After more than seven years off the road Dylan once again toured America and once again the musicians who once called themselves Levon Helm and The Hawks and later The Band, were his backing group. The tour was the first major stadium tour of the rock era and consisted of no less than 40 shows in X cities in U.S.A. and Canada.

 

7.2                                The show

The show consisted of 18-19 songs, presented in two sets and one or two encores. The Band's songs are not counted here. The first 5 or songs in the second set was done solo by Dylan. Show structure:

 

6

songs by Dylan and The Band

4-5

songs by The Band

3

songs by Dylan and The Band

 

<intermission>

5-6

songs by Dylan solo acoustic

4

songs by The Band

3

songs by Dylan and The Band

1-2

encores by Dylan and The Band

 

7.3                                The musicians

Robbie Robertson (guitar),

Garth Hudson (synthesizer),

Richard Manual (keyboards),

Rick Danko (bass),

Levon Helm (drums).

There were no guests during this tour.

 

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7.4                                The dates

JANUARY

 

  3

Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Stadium

  4

Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Stadium

  6

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Spectrum – Afternoon

  6

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Spectrum – Evening

  7

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Spectrum

  9

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Maple Leaf Gardens

10

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Maple Leaf Gardens

11

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Forum de Montreal

12

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Forum de Montreal

14

Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Gardens – Afternoon

14

Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Gardens – Evening

15

Largo, Maryland

Capital Centre

16

Largo, Maryland

Capital Centre

17

Charlotte, North Carolina

Coliseum

19

Hollywood, Florida

Hollywood Sportatorium – Afternoon

19

Hollywood, Florida

Hollywood Sportatorium – Evening

21

Atlanta, Georgia

The Omni

22

Atlanta, Georgia

The Omni

23

Memphis, Tennessee

Mid-South Coliseum

25

Fort Worth, Texas

Tarrant County Convention Center Arena

26

Houston, Texas

Hofheinz Pavilion – Afternoon

26

Houston, Texas

Hofheinz Pavilion – Evening

28

Nassau, New York

Nassau County Coliseum

29

Nassau, New York

Nassau County Coliseum

30

New York City, New York

Madison Square Garden

31

New York City, New York

Madison Square Garden – Afternoon

31

New York City, New York

Madison Square Garden – Evening

 

FEBRUARY

 

  2

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Crisler Arena, University Of Michigan

  3

Bloomington, Indiana

Assembly Hall, Indiana University

  4

St. Louis, Missouri

Missouri Arena – Afternoon

  4

St. Louis, Missouri

Missouri Arena – Evening

  6

Denver, Colorado

Coliseum – Afternoon

  6

Denver, Colorado

Coliseum – Evening

  9

Seattle, Washington

Seattle Center Coliseum – Afternoon

  9

Seattle, Washington

Seattle Center Coliseum – Evening

11

Oakland, California

Alameda County Coliseum – Afternoon

11

Oakland, California

Alameda County Coliseum – Evening

13

Los Angeles, California

The Forum, Inglewood

14

Los Angeles, California

The Forum, Inglewood – Afternoon

14

Los Angeles, California

The Forum, Inglewood – Evening

 

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7.5                                The songs

 

SONG CHART

AC = acoustic solo

 

 

 

January

 

 

 

3

4

6

6

7

9

10

11

12

14

14

15

17

17

Hero Blues

 

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lay Lady Lay

 

2

2

2

2

2

2

4

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

Tough Mama

 

3

5

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stage Fright

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Share Your Love With Me

 

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It Ain't Me, Babe

 

7

4

4

4

4

4

 

5

5

4

5

5

5

5

Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat

 

8

8

8

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Along The Watchtower

 

9

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

Ballad Of A Thin Man

 

10

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

I Don't Believe You

 

11

 

15

5

5

 

2

4

4

5

 

4

 

 

The Times They Are A-Changin'

AC

12

10

 

10

 

 

10

10

 

10

 

10

10

10

Song To Woody

AC

13

 

 

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll

AC

14

12

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nobody 'Cept You

AC

15

13

13

14

13

13

 

13

 

 

 

 

13

 

It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)

AC

16

14

14

15

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

Forever Young

 

17

15

16

16

15

15

15

15

15

15

15

15

15

15

Something There Is About You

 

18

16

17

17

16

16

16

16

16

16

16

16

16

16

Like A Rolling Stone

 

19

17

18

18

17

17

17

17

17

17

17

17

17

17

Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine) (encore)

 

20

 

 

19

18

18

 

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues

 

 

3

3

3

3

3

5

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Knockin' On Heaven's Door

 

 

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

Love Minus Zero/No Limit

AC

 

11

 

 

 

 

13

 

 

 

13

 

 

 

Maggie's Farm

 

 

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ballad Of Hollis Brown

 

 

 

1

 

8

8

8

8

8

8

8

8

8

8

To Ramona

AC

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mama, You Been On My Mind

AC

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rainy Day Women # 12 & 35

 

 

 

 

1

1

1

 

 

 

1

4

 

 

4

It's All Over Now, Baby Blue

AC

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Tambourine Man

AC

 

 

 

13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Just Like A Woman

AC

 

 

 

 

10

10

 

 

13

13

 

13

 

13

Girl From The North Country

AC

 

 

 

 

11

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wedding Song

AC

 

 

 

 

12

12

 

 

 

 

 

12

 

 

It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine) (opener)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

1

1

 

1

1

1

1

As I Went Out One Morning

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don't Think Twice, It's All Right

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

11

11

11

11

11

11

11

Gates Of Eden

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

12

12

12

12

 

12

12

Blowin' In The Wind

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

10

 

 

 

One Too Many Mornings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

Total # of songs

 

20

18

18

19

18

18

17

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

 

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SONG CHART – continued

 

 

 

January

 

 

 

19

19

21

22

23

25

26

26

28

29

30

31

31

Hero Blues

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lay Lady Lay

 

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

Tough Mama

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stage Fright

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Share Your Love With Me

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It Ain't Me, Babe

 

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat

 

4

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Along The Watchtower

 

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

Ballad Of A Thin Man

 

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

I Don't Believe You

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Times They Are A-Changin'

AC

10

10

10

10

10

10

10

10

10

10

10

10

10

Song To Woody

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nobody 'Cept You

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)

AC

14

14

14

14

15

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

Forever Young

 

15

15

15

15

16

15

15

15

15

15

15

15

15

Something There Is About You

 

16

16

16

16

17

16

16

16

16

16

16

 

 

Like A Rolling Stone

 

17

17

17

17

18

17

17

17

17

17

17

17

17

Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine) (encore)

 

18

18

18

18

19

18

18

18

18

18

18

 

18

Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues

 

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Knockin' On Heaven's Door

 

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

Love Minus Zero/No Limit

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maggie's Farm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18

 

Ballad Of Hollis Brown

 

8

8

8

8

8

8

8

8

8

8

8

8

8

To Ramona

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mama, You Been On My Mind

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rainy Day Women # 12 & 35

 

 

4

 

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

It's All Over Now, Baby Blue

AC

 

 

 

13

 

 

 

 

 

13

 

 

 

Mr. Tambourine Man

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Just Like A Woman

AC

13

13

13

 

14

13

13

13

13

 

13

13

13

Girl From The North Country

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wedding Song

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine) (opener)

 

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

As I Went Out One Morning

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don't Think Twice, It's All Right

AC

11

11

11

11

11

11

11

11

11

11

11

11

11

Gates Of Eden

AC

12

12

12

12

13

12

12

12

12

12

12

12

12

Blowin' In The Wind

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One Too Many Mornings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fourth Time Around

AC

 

 

 

 

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blowin' In The Wind

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19

19

19

Highway 61 Revisited

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16

16

Total # of songs

 

18

18

18

18

19

18

18

18

18

18

19

19

19

 

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SONG CHART – continued

 

 

 

February

 

 

 

 

2

3

4

4

6

6

9

9

11

11

13

14

14

Σ

Hero Blues

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Lay Lady Lay

 

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

40

Tough Mama

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Stage Fright

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Share Your Love With Me

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

It Ain't Me, Babe

 

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

39

Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

All Along The Watchtower

 

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

40

Ballad Of A Thin Man

 

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

40

I Don't Believe You

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

The Times They Are A-Changin'

AC

10

10

10

10

11

10

11

10

11

10

11

12

12

35

Song To Woody

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

 

12

 

 

 

 

5

Nobody 'Cept You

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)

AC

14

14

 

14

 

14

 

14

 

14

15

14

16

36

Forever Young

 

15

15

15

15

15

15

15

15

15

15

16

15

17

40

Something There Is About You

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

25

Like A Rolling Stone

 

17

17

17

17

17

17

17

17

17

17

18

17

19

40

Most Likely You Go Your Way (encore)

 

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

 

19

 

 

33

Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues

 

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

39

Knockin' On Heaven's Door

 

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

9

10

39

Love Minus Zero/No Limit

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

 

 

4

Maggie's Farm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18

 

 

20

4

Ballad Of Hollis Brown

 

8

8

8

8

8

8

8

8

8

8

8

8

8

37

To Ramona

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Mama, You Been On My Mind

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Rainy Day Women # 12 & 35

 

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

30

It's All Over Now, Baby Blue

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

4

Mr. Tambourine Man

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Just Like A Woman

AC

13

13

13

13

 

11

 

11

 

11

14

13

13

27

Girl From The North Country

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Wedding Song

AC

 

 

 

12

14

12

14

12

14

 

 

 

 

9

It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Most Likely You Go Your Way (opener)

 

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

33

As I Went Out One Morning

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Don't Think Twice, It's All Right

AC

11

11

11

11

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

 

15

33

Gates Of Eden

AC

12

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12