STILL ON THE ROAD

1962  CONCERTS AND RECORDING SESSIONS

 

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JANUARY

 

13

New York City, New York

WBAI Studios, Cynthia Gooding radio show.

29

New York City, New York

The Home Of Eve and Mac MacKenzie

 

 

 

FEBRUARY

 

 

 

 

 

 

New York City, New York

Leeds Music Demos

  2

New York City, New York

Webster Hall, Harry Belafonte Recording session

 

 

 

MARCH

 

 

 

 

 

  2

New York City, New York

Cue Recording Studios, Victoria Spivey recording recording session.

 

New York City, New York

Cynthia Gooding's Apartment, The Cynthia Gooding Tape.

 

 

 

APRIL

 

 

 

 

 

16

New York City, New York

Gerde's Folk City

24

New York City, New York

Studio A, Columbia Recording Studios,

The 1st Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan recording session

25

New York City, New York

Studio A, Columbia Recording Studios,

The 2nd Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan recording session

 

 

 

MAY

 

 

 

 

 

 

New York City, New York

WBAI Studios, Broadside show.

 

New York City, New York

Gerde's Folk City

 

 

 

JULY

 

 

 

 

 

  2

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Finjan Club

  9

New York City, New York

Studio A, Columbia Recording Studios,

The 3rd Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan recording session

 

 

 

AUGUST

 

 

 

 

 

11

Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Home Of Dave Whitaker, Minnesota Home Tape.

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

 

 

 

 

22

New York City, New York

Carnegie Hall, Carnegie Hall Hootenanny

 

New York City, New York

The Home Of Eve and Mac MacKenzie

 

 

 

OCTOBER

 

 

 

 

 

 

New York City, New York

WBAI Studios, Billy Faier Show

15

New York City, New York

Gaslight Café, 2nd Gaslight Tape

26

New York City, New York

Studio A, Columbia Recording Studios,

The 4th Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan recording session

 

New York City, New York

Folkways Studio

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

 

 

 

 

 

  1

New York City, New York

Studio A, Columbia Recording Studios,

The 5th Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan recording session

14

New York City, New York

Studio A, Columbia Recording Studios,

The 6th Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan recording session

 

 

 

December

 

 

 

 

 

 

New York City, New York

Unidentified Folkclub

  6

New York City, New York

Studio A, Columbia Recording Studios,

The 7th Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan recording session

 

New York City, New York

Witmark & Sons Demos

 

 

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WBAI Studios

 

New York City, New York

 

13 January 1962

 

 

 

Cynthia Gooding radio show.

 

 

                         1.  Lonesome Whistle Blues (Hank Williams/Jimmy Davies)

                         2.  Fixin' To Die (Bukka White)

                         3.  Smokestack Lightning (Howlin' Wolf)

                         4.  Hard Travelin' (Woody Guthrie)

                         5.  The Death Of Emmett Till

                         6.  Standing On The Highway

                         7.  Roll On, John (trad., arr. By Bob Dylan)

                         8.  Stealin', Stealin' (trad. arr. Memphis Jug Band)

                         9.  Long Time Man (trad., arr. by Alan Lomax)

                       10.  Baby Please Don't Go (Big Joe Williams)

                       11.  Hard Times In New York Town

 

 

Bob Dylan (guitar & vocal).

 

1, 4, 8, 9, 10  Bob Dylan (harmonica).

 

Unauthorized releases

(The release is unauthorized and is not associated with or approved by Bob Dylan or his current recording label).

Released in the UK on Folksinger’s Choice, Left Field Media LFMCD501, 16 August 2010.

1-9 and part of 10 released on CD and cassette by Pacifica Radio, IZ1211, March 2011.

Released in the UK on ON THE CREST OF THE AIRWAVES VOLUME ONE, Music Melon MMLTDBOX12, 13 February 2012.

1, 3-5, 7, 8, 10, 11 released on Bob Dylan Folk Singer-Humdinger, Smith & Co SCCD 2488, 7 January 2013.

 

Official releases

Partly released on The Bob Dylan Scrapbook: 1956-1966, Gey Water Productions, released 2 October 2005.

7  released on There Is No Eye: Music For Photographs, recordings of musicians photographed by John Cohen, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings SFW CD 40091, October 2001.

 

Notes

Songs are mixed with talk between Bob Dylan and Cynthia Gooding.

Only known Dylan recordings of Smokestack Lightning, Hard Travelin' and Roll On, John.

Broadcast in the program Folksinger’s Choice 11 March 1962.

Mono radio broadcast, 60 minutes.

 

Session info updated 29 January 2013.

 

 

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The Home Of Eve and Mac MacKenzie

 

New York City, New York

 

29 January 1962

 

 

1.

Hard Times In New York Town

2.

The Death Of Emmett Till

 

 

Bob Dylan (guitar & vocal).

 

Official release

1, 2 released in England, France, Germany and Sweden on THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION, Sony Music Entertainment 87564 60722, 28 December 2012.

 

Note

THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION is called THE COPYRIGHT EXTENSION COLLECTION, VOL. 1 in Germany.

 

Mono recording.

 

Session updated 3 January 2013.

 

 

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150

Leeds Music Demos

 

New York City, New York

 

February 1962

 

 

                         1.  Hard Times In New York Town

                         2.  Poor Boy Blues

                         3.  Ballad For A Friend

                         4.  Rambling, Gambling Willie

                         5.  Man On The Street

                         6.  Talking Bear Mountain Picnic Massacre Blues

                         7.  Standing On The Highway

 

 

Bob Dylan (guitar & vocal)

 

1, 5, Bob Dylan (harmonica).

 

Official release

Released on THE WITMARK DEMOS: 1962-1964. THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOL. 9, Sony Music CK1-776179, 18 October 2010.

 

Note. He Was A Friend Of Mine and Man On The Street, recorded November 1961 for the first album, were also used as Leeds Demos.

 

Stereo studio recordings, 19 minutes.

 

Session info updated 17 November 2010.

 

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Webster Hall

 

New York City, New York

 

2 February 1962

 

 

 

Sideman at a Harry Belafonte studio session produced by Hugo Montenegro.

 

 

1.

Midnight Special (trad.)

2.

Midnight Special (trad.)

3.

Midnight Special (trad.)

4.

Midnight Special (trad.)

5.

Midnight Special (trad.)

6.

Midnight Special (trad.)

7.

Midnight Special (trad.)

8.

Midnight Special (trad.)

9.

Midnight Special (trad.)

10.

Midnight Special (trad.)

11.

Midnight Special (trad.)

12.

Midnight Special (trad.)

13.

Midnight Special (trad.)

14.

Midnight Special (trad.)

15.

Midnight Special (trad.)

16.

Midnight Special (trad.)

17.

Midnight Special (trad.)

18.

Midnight Special (trad.)

19.

Midnight Special (trad.)

20.

Midnight Special (trad.)

 

 

Harry Belafonte (vocal), Ernie Calabria (guitar), Millard Thomas (guitar), Bob Dylan (harmonica), Norman Keenan (bass), Percy Bruce (drums), Don Lamond (drums), Danny Barrajanos (drums).

 

Notes

·        2, 4, 6, 7-9, 11, 13-15 are fragments

·        3, 5, 16, 18 are incomplete.

·        1-10 broadcast in the Bob Fass Dylan Tribute WBAI show May 2003.

·        Krogsgaard dates this session as June 1961.

 

Official releases

Probably 19 released on May Your Song Always Be Sung Again: The Songs of Bob Dylan Vol. 2, BMG-Ariola  74321 84693 2, 7 May 2001.
Probably 20 released on
HARRY BELAFONTE: MIDNIGHT SPECIAL, RCA LMP 2449, March 1962.

 

Mono studio recordings, 38 minutes.

 

Session info updated 25 October 2014.

 

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160

Cue Recording Studios

 

New York City, New York

 

2 March 1962

 

 

 

Victoria Spivey recording session. Produced by Len Kunstadt & Victoria Spivey.

 

 

1.     Sittin' On Top Of The World (Big Joe Williams)

2.     Wichita (Big Joe Williams)

3.     Big Joe, Dylan And Victoria (Big Joe Williams)

4.     It's Dangerous (Victoria Spivey)

 

 

Victoria Spivey (piano & vocal), Big Joe Williams (guitar & vocal), Bob Dylan (harmonica).

 

1  Bob Dylan (backup vocal).

 

Official releases

1, 2 released on Victoria Spivey: Three Kings And The Queen, Spivey LP-1004, October 1964.

3, 4 released on Victoria Spivey: Three Kings And the Queen, Volume 2, Spivey LP-1014, July 1972

 

Mono studio recordings, 11 minutes.

 

Session info updated 5 December 2013.

 

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170

Cynthia Gooding's Apartment

 

New York City, New York

 

February or March 1962

 

 

1.     Ballad Of Donald White

2.     Wichita (Going To Louisiana) (trad.)

3.     Acne (Eric von Schmidt)

4.     Rocks And Gravel

5.     Long Time Man (trad., arr. by Alan Lomax)

 

Bob Dylan (guitar & vocal).

 

Notes

This tape circulates as The Cynthia Gooding Tape.

Mono recording, 25 minutes.

 

Session info updated 30 January 2013.

 

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180

Gerde's Folk City

 

New York City, New York

 

16 April 1962

 

 

1.   Honey, Just Allow Me One More Chance

2.   Talkin' New York

3.   Corrina Corrina

4.   Deep Ellem Blues  (Joe & Bob Attlesay)

5.   Blowin' In The Wind

 

 

Bob Dylan (guitar & vocal).

1, 2, 4, 5  Bob Dylan (harmonica).

 

Official release

Released in England, France, Germany and Sweden on THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION, Sony Music Entertainment 87564 60722, 28 December 2012.

 

Notes

Talkin’ New York contains one verse from Talking Folk Lore Center.

THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION is called THE COPYRIGHT EXTENSION COLLECTION, VOL. 1 in Germany.

 

Incomplete mono PA recording, 20 minutes.

 

Session info updated 3 January 2013.

 

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Studio A

 

Columbia Recording Studios

 

New York City, New York

 

24 April 1962

 

 

 

The 1st Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan session, produced by John Hammond.

 

 

1.   Going To New Orleans (trad.)

2.   Going To New Orleans (trad.)

3.   Sally Gal

4.   Sally Gal

5.   Sally Gal

6.   Rambling, Gambling Willie

7.   Rambling, Gambling Willie

8.   Rambling, Gambling Willie

9.   Rambling, Gambling Willie

10.   Corrina Corrina

11.   Corrina Corrina

12.   The Death Of Emmett Till

13.   Talking John Birch Paranoid Blues

14.   Talking John Birch Paranoid Blues

15.   Talking John Birch Paranoid Blues

16.   (I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle (Hank Williams/Jimmie Davies)

17.   (I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle (Hank Williams/Jimmie Davies)

 

 

Bob Dylan (guitar, harmonica, vocal).

1-7, 13, 14, 16-17 Bill Lee (bass).

 

CO-numbers

70085        Going To New Orleans

70086        Sally Girl

70087        Rambling, Gambling Willie

70088        Corrina Corrina

70089        The Death Of Emmett Till

70090        Talking John Birch Paranoid Blues

70091        (I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle

 

References

Michael Krogsgaard: Bob Dylan: The Recording Sessions (Part 1). The Telegraph #52, Summer 1995, pp. 79–80.

Clinton Heylin: Bob Dylan. The Recording Sessions [1960 – 1994]. St. Martin’s Press December 1995, pp. 13–18.

Ian Woodward, Bob Stacy, Roger Ford: Dylan’s 1962 Columbia Records recording sessions. Isis # 167, pages 12-21.

 

Official releases

1, 2, 4-6, 8, 10-12, 17 released in England, France, Germany and Sweden on THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION, Sony Music Entertainment 87564 60722, 28 December 2012.

3 released on THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOL 7. NO DIRECTION HOME: THE SOUNDTRACK, Columbia Legacy CD 520358 2, 30 August 2005.

9, 15 released on the promotional edition of THE FREEWHEELIN' BOB DYLAN, Columbia CL-1986, April 1963.

9 released on THE BOOTLEG SERIES (RARE & UNRELEASED) 1961-1991, Volume 1, Columbia 468 086 2, 26 March 1991.

Fragment of 3 or 5 released on Interactive Music CD–ROM Highway 61 Interactive, Columbia/Graphix Zone CDAC 085700, February 1995.

1 or 2, 10 or 11, 12, 15 and 17 released on CD and cassette by Pacifica Radio, IZ1156, March 2011.

 

Notes.

1-6, 8-12, 15, 17 are complete takes.

7, 13, 14, 16 are interrupted.

Track 4 is in circulation.

1, 2 Going Down To New Orleans on recording sheet.

1, 2  called I’m Going Down To New Orleans by Clinton Heylin.

1, 2 credited to Bob Dylan with copyright date 2012 on The 50th Anniversary Collection.

6-9 Gamblin’ Willie on recording sheet.

10 has an extra verse.

10-11 Corinna on recording sheet.

12 Emmett Till on recording sheet.

16, 17 Lonesome Whistle Blues on recording sheet.

Bill Lee’s contributions on tracks 7 are not confirmed since these tracks are incomplete.

Recorded 2:30-5:30 pm.

THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION is called THE COPYRIGHT EXTENSION COLLECTION, VOL. 1 in Germany.

 

Stereo studio recordings.

 

Session info updated 23 April 2013.

 

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Studio A

 

Columbia Recording Studios

 

New York City, New York

 

25 April 1962

 

 

 

The 2nd Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan session, produced by John Hammond.

 

 

1.   Rocks And Gravel

2.   Rocks And Gravel

3.   Rocks And Gravel

4.   Let Me Die In My Footsteps

5.   Talking Hava Negiliah Blues

6.   Sally Gal

7.   Sally Gal

8.   Baby Please Don't Go (Big Joe Williams)

9.   Baby Please Don't Go (Big Joe Williams)

10.   Baby Please Don't Go (Big Joe Williams)

11.   Milk Cow's Calf's Blues (Robert Johnson)

12.   Milk Cow's Calf's Blues (Robert Johnson)

13.   Milk Cow's Calf's Blues (Robert Johnson)

14.   Wichita (Going To Louisiana)

15.   Talking Bear Mountain Picnic Massacre Blues

16.   Talking Bear Mountain Picnic Massacre Blues

17.   Talking Bear Mountain Picnic Massacre Blues

18.   Milk Cow's Calf's Blues (Robert Johnson)

19.   Wichita (Going To Louisiana)

 

 

Bob Dylan (guitar, vocal).

1-9, 9-17 Bob Dylan (harmonica).

 

CO-numbers

70096        Rocks And Gravel

70097        Let Me Die In My Footsteps

70098        Talking Hava Negiliah Blues

70086        Sally Girl

70099        Baby Please Don't Go

70100        Milk Cow's Calf's Blues

70101        Wichita (Going To Louisiana)

70102        Talking Bear Mountain Picnic Massacre Blues

 

References

Michael Krogsgaard: Bob Dylan: The Recording Sessions (Part 1). The Telegraph #52, Summer 1995, pp. 80–82.

Clinton Heylin: Bob Dylan. The Recording Sessions [1960 – 1994]. St. Martin’s Press December 1995, pp. 13–18.

Ian Woodward, Bob Stacy, Roger Ford: Dylan’s 1962 Columbia Records recording sessions. Isis # 167, pages 12-21.

 

Official releases

Fragment of 1 or 2 released on Interactive Music CD–ROM Highway 61 Interactive, Columbia/Graphix Zone CDAC 085700, February 1995.

3, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 18, 19 released in England, France, Germany and Sweden on THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION, Sony Music Entertainment 87564 60722, 28 December 2012.

4 released on the promotional edition of THE FREEWHEELIN' BOB DYLAN, Columbia CL-1986, April 1963.

13, 14, 18, 19  available from COLUMBIA RECORDING STUDIO'S REFERENCE RECORDINGS.

4, 5, 17 released on THE BOOTLEG SERIES (RARE & UNRELEASED) 1961-1991, Volume 1, Columbia 468 086 2, 26 March 1991.

4 released on CHRONIQUES Volume 1, Sony Music Media SMM 520163-2, 5 May 2005 in France.

10 released in mp3 format on the download-only three-track single EXCLUSIVE OUTTAKES FROM NO DIRECTION HOME: THE SOUNDTRACK, Columbia, 1 November 2005.

 

Notes

3-8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 17-19 are complete takes.

1, 2, 9, 12 are false starts.

15, 16 are interrupted.

1, 2, 9, 11, 15, 16 are not in circulation.

1-3 Solid Rock on recording sheet.

4 Footsteps on recording sheet.

4 the Bootleg Series Vol.1 release is edited

5 Hava Blues on recording sheet.

11-13, 18 Milk Cow Blues on recording sheet.

14, 19 Wichita Blues on recording sheet.

15-17 Bear Mountain Picnic on recording sheet.

On the released version of Let Me Die In My Footsteps, the fifth verse (If I had rubies ...) is omitted.

3 first circulated as part of the "1992 Compilation tape".

THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION is called THE COPYRIGHT EXTENSION COLLECTION, VOL. 1 in Germany.

Recorded 2:30-5:30 pm.

 

Stereo studio recordings.

 

Session info updated 23 April 2013.

 

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WBAI Studios

 

New York City, New York

 

May 1962

 

 

 

Broadside show.

 

 

1.   Ballad Of Donald White

2.   The Death Of Emmett Till

3.   Blowin' In The Wind

 

 

Bob Dylan (guitar & vocal).

 

3  Gil Turner, Pete Seeger & Sis Cunningham (backup vocal).

 

Official releases

1 and 3 released on BROADSIDE REUNION, Folkways FR 5315, 1972.

Fragment of 2 released on Interactive Music CD–ROM Highway 61 Interactive, Columbia/Graphix Zone CDAC 085700, February 1995.

Released on CD and cassette by Pacifica Radio, IZ0940, 16 February 2005.

 

Notes

These songs are taken from a one hour program in which Bob Dylan, Gil Turner, Pete Seeger and Sis Cunningham sing 8 songs.

Broadcast by WBAI, New York City, Fall 1962.

 

Mono radio recording, 15 minutes.

 

Session info updated 19 March 2012.

 

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Gerde’s Fok City

 

New York City, New York

 

Late May 1962

 

 

 

Brother John Sellers’ Birthday

 

 

1.

Talkin’ Bear Mountain Picnic Massacre Blues

2.

Song To Woody

 

 

Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar).

 

Notes

These tracks are not circulating.

Track 2 is only a fragment.

Brother John Sellers was an American gospel and folk singer born 27 May 1924.

 

Reference

The Cynthia Gooding Tapes by George Rothe, Look Back Fall/Winter 1992 pp 8-9.

 

Session info updated 30 January 2013.

 

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Witmark Studio

 

New York City, New York

 

July 1962

 

 

1.

Blowin' In The Wind

 

 

Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar).

 

Official release

Released on THE WITMARK DEMOS: 1962-1964. THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOL. 9, Sony Music CK1-776179, 18 October 2010.

 

Mono studio recording, 3 minutes.

 

Session info updated 17 November 2010.

 

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220

Finjan Club

 

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 

2 July 1962

 

 

1.

The Death Of Emmett Till

 

2.

Stealin', Stealin' (trad. arr. Memphis Jug Band)

 

3.

Hiram Hubbard (trad.)

 

4.

Blowin' In The Wind

 

5.

Rocks And Gravel

 

6.

Quit Your Low Down Ways

 

7.

He Was A Friend Of Mine

 

8.

Let Me Die In My Footsteps

 

9.

Two Trains Runnin' (McKinley Morganfield)

 

10.

Ramblin' On My Mind (Robert Johnson)

 

11.

Blues Yodel No. 8 (Jimmie Rodgers - G. Vaughan)

 

 

 

Bob Dylan (guitar & vocal).

2-4, 8, 11 Bob Dylan (harmonica).

 

Unauthorized release

(The release is unauthorized and is not associated with or approved by Bob Dylan or his current recording label)

Released on Bob Dylan Finjan Club, Bob Dylan Archive BDACD104, 14 January 2013.

                                                         

Official releases

Released in England, France, Germany and Sweden on THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION, Sony Music Entertainment 87564 60722, 28 December 2012.

Fragment of 4 released on Interactive Music CD–ROM Highway 61 Interactive, Columbia/Graphix Zone CDAC 085700, February 1995.

 

Notes

This tape plus songs 1-7 from The Second Gaslight Tape (DSN00265) has been circulated as Canada Party Tape.

On THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION track 11 is divided into two tracks named Mulskinner Blues and Mulskinner Blues (part 2).

THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION is called THE COPYRIGHT EXTENSION COLLECTION, VOL. 1 in Germany.

Mono recording, 58 minutes.

 

Session info updated 29 January 2013.

 

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Studio A

 

Columbia Recording Studios

 

New York City, New York

 

9 July 1962

 

 

 

The 3rd  Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan session, produced by John Hammond.

 

 

1.   Baby, I'm In The Mood For You

2.   Baby, I'm In The Mood For You

3.   Baby, I'm In The Mood For You

4.   Bob Dylan's Blues

5.   Blowin' In The Wind

6.   Blowin' In The Wind

7.   Blowin' In The Wind

8.   Quit Your Low Down Ways

9.   Honey, Just Allow Me One More Chance (Henry Thomas/Bob Dylan)

10.  Down The Highway

11.  Worried Blues (Hally Wood)

12.  Worried Blues (Hally Wood)

13.  Baby, I'm In The Mood For You

14.  Bob Dylan's Blues

15.  Bob Dylan's Blues

 

 

1-10, 12-15 Bob Dylan (guitar, harmonica, vocal).

11 Bob Dylan (12-string guitar, harmonica, vocal).

 

CO-numbers

75717        Baby, I'm In The Mood For You

75718        Bob Dylan's Blues

75719        Blowin' In The Wind

75720        Quit Your Low Down Ways

75721        Honey, Just Allow Me One More Chance

75722        Down The Highway

75723        Worried Blues

 

References

Michael Krogsgaard: Bob Dylan: The Recording Sessions (Part 1). The Telegraph #52, Summer 1995, pp. 82–85.

Clinton Heylin: Bob Dylan. The Recording Sessions [1960 – 1994]. St. Martin’s Press December 1995, pp. 13–18.

Ian Woodward, Bob Stacy, Roger Ford: Dylan’s 1962 Columbia Records recording sessions. Isis # 167, pages 12-21.

 

Official releases

2, 5, 6, 11, 13, 14, 15 released in England, France, Germany and Sweden on THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION, Sony Music Entertainment 87564 60722, 28 December 2012.

7, 9, 10 released on the promotional edition of THE FREEWHEELIN' BOB DYLAN, Columbia CL-1986, April 1962.

7, 9, 10, 15 released on THE FREEWHEELIN' BOB DYLAN, Columbia CL-1986, May 27 1963.

7, 9, 10, 15 released in remastered versions on the CD/SACD THE FREEWHEELIN' BOB DYLAN, Columbia 512348-6 as part of the CD box BOB DYLAN REVISITED, THE REISSUE SERIES, 24 March 2004.

7, 9, 10, 15 released in remastered versions on THE FREEWHEELIN' BOB DYLAN, Columbia 88691924312-02 as part of the CD box THE COMPLETE ALBUM COLLECTION, VOL. ONE, 5 November 2013.

7, 9, 10, 15 released in mono as part of the CD box BOB DYLAN THE ORIGINAL MONO RECORDINGS, Columbia MONO–88697761042, 18 October 2010.

7  released on single Columbia 4-42856, 1963.

7  released on BOB DYLAN'S GREATEST HITS, Columbia KCL-2663, 27 March 1967.

7  released on DYLAN ON DYLAN, Westwood One (Radio Station Discs), 17 November 1984.

7  released on THE BEST OF BOB DYLAN, Columbia SONYTV28CD, 2 June 1997.

7  released in Sweden on THE VERY BEST OF BOB DYLAN, Columbia COL 498540 2, 5 May 2000.

7  released in the UK on THE ESSENTIAL BOB DYLAN, Columbia C2K 85168, 31 October 2000.

7 released on 3 CD box set DYLAN, Columbia 88697114202-D1, 1 October 2007.

3, 7 released on BIOGRAPH, Columbia C5X & C3K 38830, 28 October 1985.

3 released on SIDE TRACKS, DISC ONE, Columbia 88691924312-46 as part of the CD box THE COMPLETE ALBUM COLLECTION, VOL. ONE, 5 November 2013.

2  available from COLUMBIA RECORDING STUDIO'S REFERENCE RECORDINGS.

8, 12 released on THE BOOTLEG SERIES (RARE & UNRELEASED) 1961-1991, Volume 1, Columbia 468 086 2, 26 March 1991.

7 released in the UK on BEYOND HERE LIES NOTHIN’, Sony Music 8 86979 83862, 24 October 2011.

 

Notes.

1 is a false start, not in circulation all other are complete takes, released ur circulating.

2 has alternative lyrics compared to the published version.

4 is not in circulation.

5-7 The Answer Is Blowing In The Wind on recording sheet.

9 Just Allow Me One More Chance on recording sheet.

14 has an extra verse compared to the published version.

THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION is called THE COPYRIGHT EXTENSION COLLECTION, VOL. 1 in Germany.

Recorded 2:30-5:30 pm.

 

Studio recordings.

 

Session info updated 14 February 2014.

 

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The Home Of Dave Whitaker

 

Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

11 August 1962

 

 

 

Minnesota Home Tape.

 

 

1.   Tomorrow Is A Long Time

2.   This Land Is Your Land (Woody Guthrie)

3.   Talking Hypocrite

4.   Motherless Children (trad.)

5.   Worried Blues (Hally Wood)

6.   Long Time Gone

7.   Deep Ellem Blues (Joe & Bob Attlesay)

 

 

Bob Dylan (guitar, harmonica, vocal).

 

Note. Circulating tape contains only the first track.

 

Mono recording, 30 minutes.

 

Session info updated 15 March 1996.

 

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Carnegie Hall

 

New York City, New York

 

22 September 1962

 

 

 

Carnegie Hall Hootenanny

 

 

1.

Sally Gal

 

2.

Highway 51 (Curtis Jones)

 

3.

Talking John Birch Paranoid Blues

 

4.

Ballad Of Hollis Brown

 

5.

A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

 

 

 

Bob Dylan (guitar & vocal).

1-3  Bob Dylan (harmonica).

 

Official release

Released in England, France, Germany and Sweden on THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION, Sony Music Entertainment 87564 60722, 28 December 2012.

 

Notes

Pete Seeger introduces Bob Dylan.

THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION is called THE COPYRIGHT EXTENSION COLLECTION, VOL. 1 in Germany.

 

Mono audience recording, 26 minutes.

 

Session info updated 3 January 2013.

 

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The Home Of Eve and Mac MacKenzie

 

New York City, New York

 

September 1962

 

 

1.

Unidentified Instrumental

 

2.

See That My Grave Is Kept Clean (Blind Lemon Jefferson)

 

3.

Ballad Of Donald White

 

4.

A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

 

5.

Unidentified Instrumental

 

6.

James Alley Blues (Richard Brown)

 

 

 

Bob Dylan (guitar).

2-4, 6  Bob Dylan (vocal).

 

Official releases

2, 3 released in England, France, Germany and Sweden on THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION, Sony Music Entertainment 87564 60722, 28 December 2012.

4, 5 released in Europe on the 6 LP set BOB DYLAN‎– 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION: 1963, Columbia ‎– 88883799701, 2 December 2013.

 

Notes

THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION is called THE COPYRIGHT EXTENSION COLLECTION, VOL. 1 in Germany.

The separate liner notes accompanying the release of THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION: 1963  dates tracks 4, 5 to 18 April 1963.

 

Mono recording.

 

Session updated 15 December 2013.


260

WBAI Studios

 

New York City, New York

 

October 1962

 

 

 

Billy Faier Show

 

 

1.

Baby Let Me Follow You Down (Eric von Schmidt)

2.

Talking John Birch Paranoid Blues

3.

The Death Of Emmett Till

4.

Make Me A Pallet On Your Floor (trad.)

 

 

Bob Dylan (guitar & vocal).

 

2, 4  Bob Dylan (harmonica).

 

Official release

Released on CD and cassette by Pacifica Radio, IZ1209, March 2011.

 

Note. Continous recording with chats between Bob Dylan and Billy Faier.

 

Mono radio broadcast, 21 minutes.

 

Session info updated 19 March 2012.

 

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265

Gaslight Café

 

New York City, New York

 

October 1962

 

 

                         1.  Barbara Allen (trad.)

                         2.  A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

                         3.  Don't Think Twice, It's All Right

                         4.  Black Cross (Lord Buckley)

                         5.  No More Auction Block (trad.)

                         6.  Rocks And Gravel

                         7.  Moonshiner (trad.)

                         8.  John Brown

                         9.  Ballad Of Hollis Brown

                       10.  See That My Grave Is Kept Clean (Blind Lemon Jefferson)

                       11.  Cocaine (trad. arr. Revd. Gary Davies)

                       12.  Cuckoo Is A Pretty Bird (trad.)

                       13.  Ain't No More Cane (Huddie Leadbelly Leadbetter)

                       14.  Motherless Children (trad.)

                       15.  Handsome Molly (trad.)

                       16.  Kindhearted Woman Blues (Robert Johnson)

                       17.  West Texas (trad.)

 

 

Bob Dylan (guitar, vocal).

 

Unauthorized release

(The release is unauthorized and is not associated with or approved by Bob Dylan or his current recording label)

2. 3. 5-9, 11-16  released on Bob Dylan Folk Singer-Humdinger, Smith & Co SCCD 2488, 7 January 2013.

 

Official releases

4, 5, 9, 10, 13, 14, 16 released in England, France, Germany and Sweden on THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION, Sony Music Entertainment 87564 60722, 28 December 2012.

5 released on THE BOOTLEG SERIES (RARE & UNRELEASED) 1961-1991, Volume 1, Columbia 468 086 2, 26 March 1991.

7  released on CD PURE DYLAN – AN INTIMATE LOOK AT BOB DYLAN, Sony Music 8 86979 88082 5, 21 October 2011.

12 released on a Chronicles promo CD, October 2004.

15  released on LIVE 1961-2000 - THIRTY-NINE YEARS OF GREAT CONCERT PERFORMANCES, SME Records SRCS 2438, 28 February 2001.

1-3, 6-8, 11, 12, 15, 17  released on LIVE AT THE GASLIGHT 1962, Columbia Legacy A 96016, 30 August 2005.

 

Notes

This tape has been circulated as The Second Gaslight Tape.

THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION is called THE COPYRIGHT EXTENSION COLLECTION, VOL. 1 in Germany.

 

Mono recording.

 

Session info updated 29 January 2013.

 

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Studio A

 

Columbia Recording Studios

 

New York City, New York

 

26 October 1962

 

 

 

The 4th  Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan session, produced by John Hammond.

 

 

1.   Corrina Corrina (trad.)

2.   Corrina Corrina (trad.)

3.   Corrina Corrina (trad.)

4.   Corrina Corrina (trad.)

5.   Corrina Corrina (trad.)

6.   Corrina Corrina (trad.)

7.   Mixed-Up Confusion

8.   Mixed-Up Confusion

9.   That's All Right Mama (Arthur Crudup)

10.   That's All Right Mama (Arthur Crudup)

11.   That's All Right Mama (Arthur Crudup)

12.   That's All Right Mama (Arthur Crudup)

13.   That's All Right Mama (Arthur Crudup)

14.   Mixed-Up Confusion

15.   Mixed-Up Confusion

16.   Mixed-Up Confusion

17.   Corrina Corrina (trad.)

 

 

Bob Dylan (guitar, harmonica, vocal), Dick Wellstood (piano), Bruce Langhorne (guitar), Howie Collins (guitar), Leonard Gaskin (bass) and Herb Lovelle (drums).

 

CO-numbers

76981        Corrina Corrina

76982        Mixed-Up Confusion

76983        That's All Right Mama

 

References

Michael Krogsgaard: Bob Dylan: The Recording Sessions (Part 1). The Telegraph #52, Summer 1995, pp. 85–86.

Clinton Heylin: Bob Dylan. The Recording Sessions [1960 – 1994]. St. Martin’s Press December 1995, pp. 13–18.

Ian Woodward, Bob Stacy, Roger Ford: Dylan’s 1962 Columbia Records recording sessions. Isis # 167, pages 12-21.

 

Officla releases

2, 3, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16  released in England, France, Germany and Sweden on THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION, Sony Music Entertainment 87564 60722, 28 December 2012.

4  released on single Columbia 4-42656, 14 December 1962.

17 released on the promotional edition of THE FREEWHEELIN' BOB DYLAN, Columbia CL-1986, April 1962.

17 released on THE FREEWHEELIN' BOB DYLAN, Columbia CL-1986, May 27 1963.

17 released in mono as part of the CD box BOB DYLAN THE ORIGINAL MONO RECORDINGS, Columbia MONO–88697761042, 18 October 2010.

 

Notes

5, 7, 10, 12, 15  are false starts.

1 is interrupted.

1, 5, 7,  10, 12, 15 are not in circulation.

1-6, 17 Corinna on recording sheet.

3 has an extra verse compared to the published version.

9-13 Allright Mama on recording sheet.

Recorded 2:30-5:30 pm.

THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION is called THE COPYRIGHT EXTENSION COLLECTION, VOL. 1 in Germany.

 

Studio recordings.

 

Session nfo updated 23 April 2013.


 

280

Folkways Studios

 

New York City, New York

 

October 1962 – January 1963

 

 

1.

I'd Hate To Be You On That Dreadful Day

2.

Oxford Town

3.

Paths Of Victory

4.

Walkin' Down The Line

5.

I Shall Be Free

6.

Train-A-Travelin

7.

Cuban Missile Crisis

8.

Farewell

9.

Masters Of War

10.

Playboys And Playgirls

 

 

Bob Dylan (guitar & vocal).

 

Notes.

These recordings har circulated as Broadside Ofice tapes.

The exact date of these recordings are not known, but the following dates are suggested:

1-4

ca October 1962

5-7

ca January 1963

8

19 January 1963

9-10

24 January 1963

 

Releases

1, 6  released on BROADSIDE REUNION, Folkways FR 5315, 1972.

 

Mono recordings.

 

Session info updated 5 October 2011.

 

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283

Witmark Studio

 

New York City, New York

 

November 1962

 

 

1.

Long Ago Far Away

 

 

Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar).

 

Official releases

Released on THE WITMARK DEMOS: 1962-1964. THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOL. 9, Sony Music CK1-776179, 18 October 2010.

Released on WARNER BROTHERS. 7 ARTS MUSIC INC. DEMO LP, XTV 221567, probably 1967.

 

Mono studio recording, 2 ½ minutes.

 

Session info updated 17 November 2010.

 

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285

Studio A

 

Columbia Recording Studios

 

New York City, New York

 

1 November 1962

 

 

 

The 5th Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan session, produced by John Hammond.

 

 

1.   Mixed-Up Confusion

2.   Mixed-Up Confusion

3.   Mixed-Up Confusion

4.   Mixed-Up Confusion

5.   Mixed-Up Confusion

6.   Mixed-Up Confusion

7.   That's All Right Mama (Arthur Crudup)

8.   Rocks And Gravel

9.   Rocks And Gravel

 

 

Bob Dylan (guitar, harmonica, vocal), Dick Wellstood (piano), Bruce Langhorne (guitar), George Barnes (guitar), Gene Ramey (bass) and Herb Lovelle (drums).

 

CO-numbers:

76982        Mixed-Up Confusion

76983        That's All Right Mama

76986        Rocks And Gravel

 

Reference.s

Michael Krogsgaard: Bob Dylan: The Recording Sessions (Part 1). The Telegraph #52, Summer 1995, pp. 86–87.

Clinton Heylin: Bob Dylan. The Recording Sessions [1960 – 1994]. St. Martin’s Press December 1995, pp. 13–18.

Ian Woodward, Bob Stacy, Roger Ford: Dylan’s 1962 Columbia Records recording sessions. Isis # 167, pages 12-21.

 

Official releases

1, 2, 4-6, 9 released in England, France, Germany and Sweden on THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION, Sony Music Entertainment 87564 60722, 28 December 2012.

5 released on BIOGRAPH, Columbia C5X & C3K 38830, 28 October 1985.

8 released on the promotional edition of THE FREEWHEELIN' BOB DYLAN, Columbia CL-1986, April 1963.

8 released in overdubbed version, take 10, in Episode One of the HBO TV-drama True Detective, 2014,

 

Notes

3  is a false start, all other tracks are complete and circulating.

4 has an extra verse compared to the published version.

7 Allright Mama on recording sheet.

8 overdubbed at Columbia Recording Studios, 8 December 1964.

THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION is called THE COPYRIGHT EXTENSION COLLECTION, VOL. 1 in Germany.

Recorded 2:30-5:30 pm.

 

Stereo studio recordings.

 

Session info updated 27 August 2014.

 

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Studio A

 

Columbia Recording Studios

 

New York City, New York

 

14 November 1962

 

 

 

The 6th Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan session, produced by John Hammond.

 

 

1.

Mixed-Up Confusion

2.

Mixed-Up Confusion

3.

Mixed-Up Confusion

4.

Mixed-Up Confusion

5.

Mixed-Up Confusion

6.

Mixed-Up Confusion

7.

Mixed-Up Confusion

8.

Mixed-Up Confusion

9.

Mixed-Up Confusion

10.

Mixed-Up Confusion

11.

Mixed-Up Confusion

12.

Mixed-Up Confusion

13.

Mixed-Up Confusion

14.

Mixed-Up Confusion

15.

Mixed-Up Confusion

16.

Don't Think Twice, It's All Right

17.

Ballad Of Hollis Brown

18.

Ballad Of Hollis Brown

19.

Kingsport Town

20.

Kingsport Town

21.

Whatcha Gonna Do

 

 

Bob Dylan (guitar, harmonica, vocal).

 

1-15  George Barnes (guitar), Bruce Langhorne (guitar), Dick Wellstood (piano), Gene Ramey (bass) and Herb Lovelle (drums).

 

16-21  Bruce Langhorne (guitar).

 

CO-numbers:

76982        Mixed-Up Confusion

77002        Don't Think Twice, It's All Right

77003        Ballad Of Hollis Brown

77004        Kingsport Town

77005        Whatcha Gonna Do

 

References

Clinton Heylin: Bob Dylan. The Recording Sessions [1960 – 1994]. St. Martin’s Press December 1995, pp. 13–18.

Glen Dundas: Tangled Up In Tapes. A Recording History of Bob Dylan. SMA Services 1999, page 10.

Ian Woodward, Bob Stacy, Roger Ford: Dylan’s 1962 Columbia Records recording sessions. Isis # 167, pages 12-21.

 

Official releases

10 released as a stereo mix on re-relaese of BIOGRAPH, Columbia C5X & C3K 38830, 1997.

13  released on single Columbia 4-42656, 14 December 1962.

13 released on SIDE TRACKS, DISC ONE, Columbia 88691924312-46 as part of the CD box THE COMPLETE ALBUM COLLECTION, VOL. ONE, 5 November 2013.

16  released on the promotional edition of THE FREEWHEELIN' BOB DYLAN, Columbia CL-1986, April 1962.

16 released on THE FREEWHEELIN' BOB DYLAN, Columbia CL-1986, May 27 1963.

16 released in remastered version on the CD/SACD THE FREEWHEELIN' BOB DYLAN, Columbia 512348-6 as part of the CD box BOB DYLAN REVISITED, THE REISSUE SERIES, 24 March 2004.

16 released in remastered version on THE FREEWHEELIN' BOB DYLAN, Columbia 88691924312-02 as part of the CD box THE COMPLETE ALBUM COLLECTION, VOL. ONE, 5 November 2013.

16 released in mono as part of the CD box BOB DYLAN THE ORIGINAL MONO RECORDINGS, Columbia MONO–88697761042, 18 October 2010.

16  released on single Columbia 4-42856, 1963.

16  released on MASTERPIECES, CBS/SONY 57 AP875-7, March 1978 in Japan, and later 1978 in Australia and New Zealand.

16  released on BOB DYLAN'S GREATEST HITS, VOL. 2, Columbia KG-31120, 17 November 1971.

16  released in the UK on THE ESSENTIAL BOB DYLAN, Columbia C2K 85168, 31 October 2000.

16 released on 3 CD box set DYLAN, Columbia 88697114202-D1, 1 October 2007.

16 released on LOVESICK, Victoria’s Secret Exclusive, Sony Music A 72812, 2004.

18, 19, 21 released in England, France, Germany and Sweden on THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION, Sony Music Entertainment 87564 60722, 28 December 2012.

20 released on THE BOOTLEG SERIES (RARE & UNRELEASED) 1961-1991, Volume 1, Columbia 468 086 2, 26 March 1991.

 

Notes

Recording sheets from this session is missing, the info is taken from Dundas.

Recorded 3-5 pm.

Clinton Heylin mentions an electric Don't Think Twice, It's All Right and a dixieland version of Mixed-Up Confusion as rumoured takes.

13 overdubbed by unidentified musicians 8 December 1964.

Only 10, 13, 16, 18-21 are in circulation.

2–5, 14, and 17 are fragments only.

6, 12, 19 are incomplete takes.

19 is faded on THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION.

THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION is called THE COPYRIGHT EXTENSION COLLECTION, VOL. 1 in Germany.

 

Studio recordings.

 

Session info updated 14 February 2014.

 

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305

Unidentified Folkclub

 

New York City, New York

 

Late 1962

 

 

                         1.  Ramblin' Down Thru The World

                         2.  Freight Train Blues (John Lair)

                         3.  Walls Of Red Wing

 

 

Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar).

 

1  Bob Dylan (harmonica).

 

Incomplete mono audience recording, 5 minutes.

 

Session info updated 9 May 2001.

 

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320

Studio A

 

Columbia Recording Studios

 

New York Studio, New York

 

6 December 1962

 

 

 

The 7th Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan session, produced by John Hammond.

 

 

1.   Hero Blues

2.   Whatcha Gonna Do

3.   Oxford Town

4.   I Shall Be Free

5.   I Shall Be Free

6.   I Shall Be Free

7.   I Shall Be Free

8.   I Shall Be Free

9.   Hero Blues

10.   Hero Blues

11.   Hero Blues

12.   A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

 

 

Bob Dylan (guitar, harmonica & vocal).

 

CO-numbers:           

77020        Hero Blues

77021        Whatcha Gonna Do

77022        Oxford Town

77023        I Shall Be Free

77024        A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

 

References

Michael Krogsgaard: Bob Dylan: The Recording Sessions (Part 1). The Telegraph #52, Summer 1995, page 88.

Clinton Heylin: Bob Dylan. The Recording Sessions [1960 – 1994]. St. Martin’s Press December 1995, pp. 13–18.

 

Official releases

1, 2, 6, 8, 9, 11 released in England, France, Germany and Sweden on THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION, Sony Music Entertainment 87564 60722, 28 December 2012.

3, 5, 12  released on the promotional edition of THE FREEWHEELIN' BOB DYLAN, Col. CL-1986, April 1963, and on THE FREEWHEELIN' BOB DYLAN, Col CL-1986, CS-8726, 27 May 1963 and Col CK 8786 (CD) March 1988.

3, 5, 12  released in remastered versions on the CD/SACD THE FREEWHEELIN' BOB DYLAN, Columbia 512348-6 as part of the CD box BOB DYLAN REVISITED, THE REISSUE SERIES, 24 March 2004.

3, 5, 12  released in remastered versions on THE FREEWHEELIN' BOB DYLAN, Columbia 88691924312-02 as part of the CD box THE COMPLETE ALBUM COLLECTION, VOL. ONE, 5 November 2013.

3, 5, 12 released in mono as part of the CD box BOB DYLAN THE ORIGINAL MONO RECORDINGS, Columbia MONO–88697761042, 18 October 2010.

12 released on BOB DYLAN'S GREATEST HITS, VOL. 2, Col KG-31120, 17 November 1971 and Col. C2K 31129, (CD) 1987.

12 released on MASTERPIECES, CBS/SONY 57 AP 875-7, March 1978 in Japan and later 1978 in Australia and New Zealand, CBS 462448-2, (special shortened 2-CD version), 1989 in Australia and New Zealand, and CBS 462 448-9, (specially remastered 3-CD version), 1991 in Australia and New Zealand.

12 released on 3 CD box set DYLAN, Columbia 88697114202-D1, 1 October 2007.

 

Notes

4, 7, 10  are false starts.

6 is interrupted.

6 is faded on THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION.

12 Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall on recording sheet.

Complete versions of 3 and 5 with introductions are available.

THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION is called THE COPYRIGHT EXTENSION COLLECTION, VOL. 1 in Germany.

Recorded 5-6 pm.

 

Studio recordings.

 

Session info updated 7 November 2013.

 

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330

Witmark & Sons Demos

 

New York City, New York

 

December 1962

 

 

1.

A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

2.

Tomorrow Is A Long Time

3.

The Death Of Emmett Till

4.

Let Me Die In My Footsteps

5.

Ballad Of Hollis Brown

6.

Quit Your Low Down Ways

7.

Baby, I'm In The Mood For You

 

 

Bob Dylan (guitar, harmonica, vocal).

 

Officual releases

3 released on WARNER BROTHERS. 7 ARTS MUSIC INC. DEMO LP, XTV 221567, probably 1967.

Released on THE WITMARK DEMOS: 1962-1964. THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOL. 9, Sony Music CK1-776179, 18 October 2010.

 

Mono studio recordings.

 

Session info updated 17 November 2010..

 

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