TRUSTING HIMSELF – Bob Dylan 1986

 

7      The True Confessions Tour.. 1

7.1        Introduction.. 1

7.2        The Musicians. 1

7.3        The Show... 2

7.4        Part One: Down Under.. 3

7.4.1      The dates. 3

7.4.2      The songs. 4

7.4.3      Statistics. 6

7.4.4      Comments. 7

7.5        Part Two: US.. 8

7.5.1      The dates. 8

7.5.2      The songs. 10

7.5.3      Statistics. 21

7.5.4      Comments. 21

 

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7                                       The True Confessions Tour

7.1                                Introduction

The tour consisted of two parts, the first in New Zealand, Australia and Japan, referred to as "The Down Under Tour" below. The second part took place in the US, Dylan's first tour in his home country for five years.

 

7.2                                The Musicians

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers:
               Tom Petty (guitar, vocal),
               Mike Campbell (guitar),
               Benmont Tench (keyboards),
               Howie Epstein (bass),
               Stan Lynch (drums).
The Queens Of Rhythm:
               Queen Esther Marrow,
               Madelyn Quebec,
               Elisecia Wright (Down Under Tour only),
               Debra Byrd, (Down Under Tour only),
               Louise Mathoon Byrd (US Tour only),
               Carolyn Dennis (US Tour only).

 

7.3                                The Show

Main set:
Bob Dylan with band                              6-7 songs
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers             4 songs, 2 during the first leg
Bob Dylan solo                       3-4 songs
Bob Dylan & Tom Petty                         1 song
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers             4 songs, 2 during the first leg
Bob Dylan with band                              5-6 songs
Encores:
Bob Dylan & Tom Petty                         1 song
Bob Dylan with band                              2 songs

 

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7.4                                Part One: Down Under

7.4.1                            The dates

February

  5
Wellington, New Zealand
Athletic Park
SA
  7
Auckland, New Zealand
Mt Smart Stadium
SA
10
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Entertainment Centre
MA
11
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Entertainment Centre
SA
12
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Entertainment Centre
MA
13
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Entertainment Centre
MA
15
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Memorial Drive
SA
17
Perth, West Australia, Australia
Perth Entertainment Center
-
18
Perth, West Australia, Australia
Perth Entertainment Center
-
20
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Kooyong Stadium
SA
21
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Kooyong Stadium
SA
22
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Kooyong Stadium
SA
24
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Entertainment Centre
SA, I
25
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Entertainment Centre
MA

March

  1
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Lang Park
-
  5
Tokyo, Japan
Nippon Budokan Hall
SA
  6
Osaka Fu, Japan
Castle Hall
SA
  8
Nagoya, Japan
Gymnasium
SA
10
Tokyo, Japan
Nippon Budokan Hall
SA

 

SA = circulating audience recording is in stereo

MA = circulating audience recording is in mono

I = circulating audience recording is incomplete

- = no circulating audience recording exists

 

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7.4.2                            The songs

 

In order played

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March

 

 

 

 

 

5

7

10

11

12

13

15

20

21

22

24

25

1

5

6

8

10

Σ

Train Of Pain

IN

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Like A Rolling Stone

 

2

 

24

20

23

20

22

22

22

23

21

23

23

22

22

23

24

16

Shake

 

3

4

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

I'll Remember You

 

4

5

5

 

4

 

4

4

 

4

4

 

4

4

 

4

4

12

Trust Yourself

 

5

6

6

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

17

Across The Borderline

 

6

 

22

18

 

18

20

20

21

21

19

21

20

20

20

20

21

15

Masters Of War

 

7

8

8

7

7

6

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

17

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

AC

8

9

9

10

8

9

10

10

10

11

10

10

10

10

10

10

11

17

It Ain't Me, Babe

AC

9

 

11

 

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

8

 

8

8

7

I Forgot More Than You'll Ever K

 

10

11

12

11

12

10

11

11

11

12

11

12

11

11

11

11

12

17

Just Like A Woman

 

11

12

13

12

13

11

12

12

12

13

12

13

12

12

12

12

13

17

I'm Moving On

 

12

13

14

 

14

 

13

13

13

14

13

14

13

13

13

13

14

15

Lenny Bruce

 

13

14

15

 

15

12

14

14

14

15

14

15

14

14

14

14

15

16

When The Night Comes Falling Fr

 

14

15

16

14

16

13

15

15

15

16

15

16

15

15

15

15

16

17

Lonesome Town

 

15

16

17

 

17

14

16

16

16

17

 

17

16

16

16

16

17

15

Seeing The Real You At Last

 

16

17

18

15

18

15

19

19

19

20

18

20

19

19

19

19

20

17

Ballad Of A Thin Man

 

17

18

19

16

19

16

17

17

17

18

16

18

17

17

17

17

18

17

Shot Of Love

 

18

21

21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

I And I

 

19

20

23

19

22

19

21

21

 

22

20

22

22

21

21

22

23

16

Gotta Serve Somebody

 

20

24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

In The Garden

 

21

22

25

21

24

21

23

23

23

24

22

24

24

23

23

24

25

17

Heart Of Mine

 

22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Blowin' In The Wind

 

23

23

26

22

25

22

24

24

24

25

23

25

25

24

24

25

26

17

Rainy Day Women # 12 & 35

 

24

19

20

17

20

17

18

18

18

19

17

19

18

18

18

18

19

17

Knockin' On Heaven's Door

 

25

25

28

25

27

24

26

26

26

27

25

27

 

26

27

28

29

16

Positively 4th Street

 

 

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

16

Clean-Cut Kid

 

 

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

16

That Lucky Old Sun

 

 

7

7

6

6

 

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

15

The Times They Are A-Changin'

AC

 

10

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

 

3

Justine

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

12

Uranium Rock

 

 

 

27

24

26

23

25

25

25

26

24

26

 

25

25

26

27

14

Train Of Pain

 

 

 

 

1

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

Emotionally Yours

 

 

 

 

4

 

4

 

 

4

 

 

4

 

 

4

 

 

5

A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

AC

 

 

 

8

11

7

8

 

8

9

8

 

 

 

8

 

 

8

Girl From The North Country

AC

 

 

 

9

 

 

9

9

9

10

9

 

 

 

9

 

10

8

House Of The Risin' Sun

 

 

 

 

13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Baby, Got To Go

 

 

 

 

23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Happy Birthday

AC

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

License To Kill

 

 

 

 

 

21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Don't Think Twice, It's All Right

AC

 

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

To Ramona

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

 

8

 

9

9

9

 

9

 

6

Never Gonna Be The Same Again

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Dark Eyes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

1

All Along The Watchtower

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21

 

 

 

 

1

Sukiyaki

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

26

27

28

3

Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21

 

1

Mr. Tambourine Man

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

1

We Three (My Echo, My Shadow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

22

1

Total # of songs

 

25

25

28

25

27

24

26

26

26

27

25

27

25

26

27

28

29

446

 


In song order

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March

 

 

 

 

 

5

7

10

11

12

13

15

20

21

22

24

25

1

5

6

8

10

Σ

Across The Borderline

 

6

 

22

18

 

18

20

20

21

21

19

21

20

20

20

20

21

15

All Along The Watchtower

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21

 

 

 

 

1

Baby, Got To Go

 

 

 

 

23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Ballad Of A Thin Man

 

17

18

19

16

19

16

17

17

17

18

16

18

17

17

17

17

18

17

Blowin' In The Wind

 

23

23

26

22

25

22

24

24

24

25

23

25

25

24

24

25

26

17

Clean-Cut Kid

 

 

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

16

Dark Eyes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

1

Don't Think Twice, It's All Right

AC

 

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Emotionally Yours

 

 

 

 

4

 

4

 

 

4

 

 

4

 

 

4

 

 

5

Girl From The North Country

AC

 

 

 

9

 

 

9

9

9

10

9

 

 

 

9

 

10

8

Gotta Serve Somebody

 

20

24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Happy Birthday

AC

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

AC

 

 

 

8

11

7

8

 

8

9

8

 

 

 

8

 

 

8

Heart Of Mine

 

22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

House Of The Risin' Sun

 

 

 

 

13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

I And I

 

19

20

23

19

22

19

21

21

 

22

20

22

22

21

21

22

23

16

I Forgot More Than You'll Ever K

 

10

11

12

11

12

10

11

11

11

12

11

12

11

11

11

11

12

17

I'll Remember You

 

4

5

5

 

4

 

4

4

 

4

4

 

4

4

 

4

4

12

I'm Moving On

 

12

13

14

 

14

 

13

13

13

14

13

14

13

13

13

13

14

15

In The Garden

 

21

22

25

21

24

21

23

23

23

24

22

24

24

23

23

24

25

17

It Ain't Me, Babe

AC

9

 

11

 

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

8

 

8

8

7

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

AC

8

9

9

10

8

9

10

10

10

11

10

10

10

10

10

10

11

17

Just Like A Woman

 

11

12

13

12

13

11

12

12

12

13

12

13

12

12

12

12

13

17

Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21

 

1

Justine

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

12

Knockin' On Heaven's Door

 

25

25

28

25

27

24

26

26

26

27

25

27

 

26

27

28

29

16

Lenny Bruce

 

13

14

15

 

15

12

14

14

14

15

14

15

14

14

14

14

15

16

License To Kill

 

 

 

 

 

21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Like A Rolling Stone

 

2

 

24

20

23

20

22

22

22

23

21

23

23

22

22

23

24

16

Lonesome Town

 

15

16

17

 

17

14

16

16

16

17

 

17

16

16

16

16

17

15

Masters Of War

 

7

8

8

7

7

6

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

17

Mr. Tambourine Man

AC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

1

Never Gonna Be The Same Again

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Positively 4th Street

 

 

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

16

Rainy Day Women # 12 & 35

 

24

19

20

17

20

17

18

18

18

19

17

19

18

18

18

18

19

17

Seeing The Real You At Last

 

16

17

18

15

18

15

19

19

19

20

18

20

19

19

19

19

20

17

Shake

 

3

4

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

Shot Of Love

 

18

21

21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

Sukiyaki

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

26

27

28

3

That Lucky Old Sun

 

 

7

7

6

6

 

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

15

The Times They Are A-Changin'

AC

 

10

10