Been All Around This World – Bob Dylan 1978

 

5      The 1978 World Tour.. 1

5.8       The rehearsals. 1

5.8.1     The dates 1

5.8.2     The songs 2

5.9       The soundchecks. 3

5.9.1     The dates 3

5.9.2     The songs 3

5.10      World Tour summary. 5

5.10.1       Alphabetical song listing. 5

5.10.2       Statistics 7

6      Songs 1978. 8

7      Suggested Readings. 9

8      SOURCES. 9

9      Bibliography.. 10

 

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Been All Around This World

 

 

5        The 1978 World Tour

5.8      The rehearsals

The rehearsals started in December 1977 and continued through January and the first of February. Rehearsals continued in April before the European tour and there are most likely also rehearsals from May and September, although there are at this point in time no circulating recordings after April. The sound quality of the circulating recordings varies from passable to excellent.

5.8.1       The dates

December 1977

30

Santa Monica, California

Rundown Studios

January

Early

Santa Monica, California

Rundown Studios

 

Santa Monica, California

Rundown Studios

27

Santa Monica, California

Rundown Studios

27/30

Santa Monica, California

Rundown Studios

30

Santa Monica, California

Rundown Studios

February

  1

Santa Monica, California

Rundown Studios

April

 

Santa Monica, California

Rundown Studios

 

5.8.2       The songs

 

 

 

Dec

 

 

Jan

 

 

Feb

Apr

 

 

30

?

15

27

27

30

1

?

Absolutely Sweet Marie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Along The Watchtower

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All I Really Want To Do

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ballad Of A Thin Man

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blowin' In The Wind

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coming From The Heart (The Road Is Long)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don't Think Twice, It's All Right

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Forever Young

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Girl From The North Country

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Going, Going, Gone

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I Don't Believe You

 

 

 

 

 

I Shall Be Released

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I Threw It All Away

 

 

 

 

 

 

If Not For You

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If You See Her, Say Hello

 

 

 

 

 

I'll Be Your Baby Tonight

 

 

 

 

 

It's All Over Now, Baby Blue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Just Like A Woman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knockin' On Heaven's Door

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Like A Rolling Stone

 

 

 

 

 

Love Minus Zero/No Limit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maggie's Farm

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Man In Me

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My Babe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oh, Sister

I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Repossession Blues

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shelter From The Storm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simple Twist Of Fate

 

 

 

 

 

The Times They Are A-Changin'

 

 

 

 

 

 

To Ramona

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow Is A Long Time

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow Is A Long Time

I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We Better Talk This Over

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You're A Big Girl Now

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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5.9      The soundchecks

There is a unusually large number of recordings from soundchecks from the 1978 World Tour. Although the sound quality varies from utterly dire to listenable, these recordings are of certain interest as the soundchecks often were used to not only to check out the sound but also to try new songs. We have here a number of songs, that are possible new Dylan compositions (* below) and that were shelved for good (?) when Dylan became a new-born Christian and started working on the Slow Train Coming songs.

5.9.1       The dates

There are recordings circulating from the following nineteen soundchecks:

July

  3

Paris, France

Pavillon de Paris

  4

Paris, France

Pavillon de Paris

  5

Paris, France

Pavillon de Paris

  6

Paris, France

Pavillon de Paris

  8

Paris, France

Pavillon de Paris

12

Gothenburg, Sweden

Scandinavium

September

17

New Haven, Connecticut

War Memorial Coliseum

22

Syracuse, New York

Onondaga County War Memorial Auditorium

October

28

Carbondale, Illinois

S.I.U. Arena, Southern Illinois University

29

St. Louis, Missouri

The Checkerdome

November

  4

Omaha, Nebraska

Civic Auditorium

18

Tempe, Arizona

A.S.U. Activities Center

December

  2

Nashville, Tennessee

Municipal Auditorium

 

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5.9.2       The songs

I = instrumental

HS = vocal by Helena Springs

BV = vocal by the background singers

 

 

 

 

 

July

 

 

 

Sept

 

Oct

 

Nov

 

Dec

 

 

3

4

5

6

8

12

17

22

28

29

4

18

2

(One More Year Of) Daddy's Little Girl

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Am I Your Stepchild?

BV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

But I Forgive You

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carry Me, Carrie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Changing Of The Guards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daddy's Going On One More Ride

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fix It Ma

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hazel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I'll Be Your Baby Tonight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I'm Ready

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Is Your Love In Vain?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knockin' On Heaven's Door

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Love Her With A Feeling

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Love You Too Much

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Love You Too Much

I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maggie's Farm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More Than Flesh And Blood

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Tambourine Man

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Tambourine Man

BV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Tambourine Man

HS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Pony

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No Time To Think

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oh, Sister

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One More Cup Of Coffee (Valley Below)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One More Cup Of Coffee (Valley Below)

BV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rainy Day Women # 12 & 35

BV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reconsider Baby

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S:t Louis Blues

IN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shelter From The Storm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Slow Train

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Something There Is About You

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Take It Or Leave It

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This Way That Way

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To Ramona

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To Ramona

BV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow Is A Long Time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

True Love Tends To Forget

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

True Love Tends To Forget

BV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unidentified Song

I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unidentified Song

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Watching The River Flow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We Better Talk This Over

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Where Are You Tonight? (Journey Through Dark

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Where Are You Tonight? (Journey Through Dark

BV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With A Little Help From My Friends

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You Don't Love Me No More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You're A Big Girl Now

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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5.10  World Tour summary

5.10.1    Alphabetical song listing

op

opener

 

FE

Far East

 

RE

Rehearsals

s1

first set

 

LA

Warm-up shows in Los Angeles

 

SC

sound checks

s2

second set

 

EU

Europe tour

 

 

 

enc

encore

 

US

US tour

 

 

 

 

AC

solo acoustic

I

instrumental

HS

vocal by Helena Springs

BV

vocal by the background singers

 

 

 

op

s1

s2

enc

S

FE

LA

EU

US

RE

SC

(One More Year Of) Daddy's Little Girl

 

 

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

Absolutely Sweet Marie

 

 

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Along The Watchtower

 

 

 

110

 

110

23

6

19

62

 

All I Really Want To Do

 

 

 

92

 

92

18

5

19

50

 

Am I Your Stepchild?

BV

 

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

Am I Your Stepchild?

 

 

 

53

 

53

 

 

 

53

 

 

Baby Stop Crying

 

 

28

11

 

39

 

7

19

13

 

 

Ballad Of A Thin Man

 

 

111

 

 

111

22

7

19

63

 

Blowin' In The Wind

 

 

 

111

 

111

22

7

19

63

 

But I Forgive You

 

 

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

Carry Me, Carrie

 

 

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

A Change Is Gonna Come

 

 

2

 

 

2

 

 

2

 

 

 

Changing Of The Guards

 

 

 

 

68

68

 

 

6

62

 

Coming From The Heart (The Road Is Long)

 

 

1

 

 

1

 

 

 

1

 

Daddy's Going On One More Ride

 

 

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

Do Right To Me Baby (Do Unto Others)

 

 

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

Don't Think Twice, It's All Right

 

 

5

31

 

36

18

3

11

4

 

Fix It Ma

 

 

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

Forever Young

 

 

 

108

1

109

22

7

19

61

 

Fourth Time Around

 

 

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

Gates Of Eden

AC

 

 

6

 

6

 

 

6

 

 

 

Girl From The North Country

 

 

26

49

 

75

21

 

3

51

 

Going, Going, Gone

 

 

68

1

 

69

20

7

17

25

 

Hazel

 

 

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

AC

 

 

1

 

1

 

 

1

 

 

 

A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

IN

36

 

 

 

36

19

7

10

 

 

 

I Don't Believe You

 

 

95

6

 

101

14

7

17

63

 

I Shall Be Released

 

 

109

 

 

109

20

7

19

63

 

I Threw It All Away

 

 

23

1

 

24

22

 

 

2

 

I Want You

 

 

1

57

 

58

19

7

19

13

 

 

If Not For You

 

 

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

If You See Her, Say Hello

 

 

4

 

 

4

4

 

 

 

 

I'll Be Your Baby Tonight

 

 

1

 

13

14

3

 

7

4

I'm A Steady Rolling Man

 

 

1

 

 

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

I'm Ready

 

1

23

 

 

24

 

 

 

24

 

Is Your Love In Vain?

 

 

29

2

 

31

4

1

2

24

 

It Ain't Me, Babe

 

 

 

1

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

It Ain't Me, Babe

AC

 

 

64

 

64

 

 

2

62

 

 

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

 

 

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

It's All Over Now, Baby Blue

 

 

50

 

 

50

 

 

8

42

 

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

 

 

 

108

 

108

21

7

19

61

 

Just Like A Woman

 

 

 

109

 

109

22

7

19

61

 

Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues

 

 

3

 

 

3

 

 

1

2

 

Knockin' On Heaven's Door

 

 

 

9

10

19

18

1

 

 

Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat

 

 

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

Like A Rolling Stone

 

 

109

 

 

109

20

7

19

63

 

Lonesome Bedroom

 

1

3

 

 

4

4

 

 

 

 

 

The Long And Winding Road

 

 

1

 

 

1

 

 

1

 

 

 

Love Her With A Feeling

 

2

29

 

 

31

15

7

9

 

 

Love Minus Zero/No Limit

 

 

60

 

 

60

21

7

12

20

 

Love You Too Much

 

 

2

 

 

2

 

 

 

2

 

Love You Too Much

I

 

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

Maggie's Farm

 

 

111

 

 

111

22

7

19

63

The Man In Me

 

 

4

27

 

31

20

1

8

2

 

Masters Of War

 

 

 

88

 

88

 

7

19

62

 

 

More Than Flesh And Blood

 

 

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go ....

 

 

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Tambourine Man

 

 

88

 

 

88

22

7

19

40

 

Mr. Tambourine Man

BV

 

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Tambourine Man

HS

 

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

My Babe

 

 

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

My Back Pages

IN

67

 

 

 

67

 

 

7

60

 

 

New Pony

 

 

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

No Time To Thin