STILL ON THE ROAD

1980 SAVED SESSIONS

 

 

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February

11

Sheffield, Alabama

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, 1st Saved recording session

12

Sheffield, Alabama

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, 2nd Saved recording session

13

Sheffield, Alabama

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, 3rd Saved recording session

14

Sheffield, Alabama

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, 4th Saved recording session

15

Sheffield, Alabama

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, 5th Saved recording session

 

 

 

27

Los Angeles, California

Shrine Auditorium, 22nd Annual Grammy Award Ceremony

March

 

Los Angeles, California

United Western Studios, Keith Green recording session

 

 

 

5551

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

Sheffield, Alabama

11 February 1980

 

 

 

1st Saved recording session produced by Jerry Wexler & Barry Beckett.

 

 

1.

Covenant Woman

2.

Covenant Woman

3.

Covenant Woman

4.

Covenant Woman

5.

Covenant Woman

6.

Covenant Woman

7.

Covenant Woman

8.

Covenant Woman

9.

Covenant Woman

10.

Covenant Woman

11.

Covenant Woman

 

 

Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar), Fred Tackett (guitar), Spooner Oldham (keyboards), Terry Young (acoustic piano), Barry Beckett (electric piano), Tim Drummond (bass), Jim Keltner (drums).

 

Notes

·       There is no recording in circulation from this session.

·       Tracks 6 & 8 are false starts, all others are complete.

 

References

Michael Krogsgaard: Bob Dylan: The Recording Sessions (Part 4). The Telegraph #56, Winter 1997, pp. 168-176.

Clinton Heylin: Bob Dylan. The Recording Sessions [1960 – 1994]. St. Martin’s Press December 1995, pp 131–136.

 

Stereo studio recordings.

 

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5552

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

Sheffield, Alabama

12 February 1980

 

 

 

2nd Saved recording session produced by Jerry Wexler & Barry Beckett.

 

 

1.

Solid Rock

2.

Solid Rock

3.

Solid Rock

4.

Solid Rock

5.

Solid Rock

6.

Solid Rock

7.

Solid Rock

8.

What Can I Do For You?

9.

What Can I Do For You?

10.

Saved (Bob Dylan/Tim Drummond)

11.

Saved (Bob Dylan/Tim Drummond)

12.

A Satisfied Mind (Red Hayes/Jack Rhodes)

13.

Saved (Bob Dylan/Tim Drummond)

 

 

Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar), Fred Tackett (guitar), Spooner Oldham (organ), Tim Drummond (bass), Jim Keltner (drums),

8, 9 Bob Dylan (harmonica).

1-9 Barry Beckett (piano).

8-13 Terry Young (piano), Clydie King, Regina McCrary, Mona Lisa Young (background vocals).

10, 11, 13 Terry Young (background vocal).

 

Notes

·       There is no recording in circulation from this session, except the released tracks.

·       Tracks 1, 2, 8, 10 are false starts.

·       Tracks 4 & 6 are incomplete.

·       Track 7 overdubbed 13 February 1980.

·       Track 13 overdubbed 14 February 1980.

 

References

Michael Krogsgaard: Bob Dylan: The Recording Sessions (Part 4). The Telegraph #56, Winter 1997, pp. 168-176.

Clinton Heylin: Bob Dylan. The Recording Sessions [1960 – 1994]. St. Martin’s Press December 1995, pp 131–136.

 

Official releases

7, 9 , 12, 13 released on SAVED Columbia FC 36553, 20 June 1980 and Columbia CK 36553. (CD), 28 August 1990.

7, 9 , 12, 13 released in remastered versions on SAVED, Columbia 88691924312-27 as part of the CD box THE COMPLETE ALBUM COLLECTION, VOL. ONE, 5 November 2013.

7 released on single Columbia 1-11318, June 1980.

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

13 released on single Columbia 1-11370, August 1980.

 

Stereo studio recordings.

 

Session info updated 20 November 2013

 

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5553

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

Sheffield, Alabama

13 February 1980

 

 

 

3rd Saved recording session produced by Jerry Wexler & Barry Beckett.

 

 

1.

Saving Grace

2.

Saving Grace

3.

Saving Grace

4.

Saving Grace

5.

Pressing On

6.

Pressing On

7.

Pressing On

8.

Pressing On

9.

Pressing On

10.

Pressing On

11.

Pressing On

12.

Pressing On

13.

Pressing On

14.

Unidentified Song

15.

Unidentified Song

 

 

Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar), Fred Tackett (guitar), Spooner Oldham (organ), Tim Drummond (bass), Jim Keltner (drums),

1-4 Terry Young (piano).

5-13 Bob Dylan (piano), Terry Young, Clydie King, Regina McCrary, Mona Lisa Young (background vocals).

 

Notes

·       There is no recording in circulation from this session, except the released tracks.

·       Tracks 1, 2, 5, 7, 12, 14 are false starts.

·       Tracks 8 & 10 are incomplete.

·       Track 14 and 15 probably Saving Grace or In The Garden.

 

References

Michael Krogsgaard: Bob Dylan: The Recording Sessions (Part 4). The Telegraph #56, Winter 1997, pp. 168-176.

Clinton Heylin: Bob Dylan. The Recording Sessions [1960 – 1994]. St. Martin’s Press December 1995, pp 131–136.

 

Official releases

3 or 4, and 13 released on SAVED Columbia FC 36553, 20 June 1980 and Columbia CK 36553. (CD), 28 August 1990.

3 or 4, and 13 released in remastered versions on SAVED, Columbia 88691924312-27 as part of the CD box THE COMPLETE ALBUM COLLECTION, VOL. ONE, 5 November 2013.

 

Stereo studio recordings.

 

Session info updated 20 November 2013.

 

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5554

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

Sheffield, Alabama

14 February 1980

 

 

 

4th Saved recording session produced by Jerry Wexler & Barry Beckett.

 

 

1.

In The Garden

2.

In The Garden

3.

In The Garden

4.

In The Garden

5.

Are You Ready?

6.

Are You Ready?

7.

Are You Ready?

8.

Are You Ready?

9.

Are You Ready?

10.

Are You Ready?

11.

Are You Ready?

12.

Are You Ready?

13.

Are You Ready?

 

 

Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar), Fred Tackett (guitar), Spooner Oldham (keyboards), Barry Beckett (piano), Tim Drummond (bass), Jim Keltner (drums), Clydie King, Regina McCrary, Mona Lisa Young (background vocals).

5-13 Terry Young (piano).

 

Notes

·       There is no recording in circulation from this session, except the released tracks.

·       Tracks 1, 6, 9-11 are false starts.

 

References

Michael Krogsgaard: Bob Dylan: The Recording Sessions (Part 4). The Telegraph #56, Winter 1997, pp. 168-176.

Clinton Heylin: Bob Dylan. The Recording Sessions [1960 – 1994]. St. Martin’s Press December 1995, pp 131–136.

 

Official releases

4, 13 released on SAVED Columbia FC 36553, 20 June 1980 and Columbia CK 36553. (CD), 28 August 1990.

4, 13 released in remastered versions on SAVED, Columbia 88691924312-27 as part of the CD box THE COMPLETE ALBUM COLLECTION, VOL. ONE, 5 November 2013.

 

Stereo studio recordings.

 

Session info updated 20 November 2013.

 

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5555

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

Sheffield, Alabama

15 February 1980

 

 

 

5th and last Saved recording session produced by Jerry Wexler & Barry Beckett.

 

 

1.

Covenant Woman

 

 

Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar), Fred Tackett (guitar), Spooner Oldham (keyboards), Tim Drummond (bass), Jim Keltner (drums).

 

Official releases

Released on SAVED Columbia FC 36553, 20 June 1980 and Columbia CK 36553. (CD), 28 August 1990.

Released in remastered versions on SAVED, Columbia 88691924312-27 as part of the CD box THE COMPLETE ALBUM COLLECTION, VOL. ONE, 5 November 2013.

Released on single Columbia 1-11318, June 1980.

 

Stereo studio recording.

 

Session info updated 20 November 2013.

 

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5560

Shrine Auditorium

Los Angeles, California

27 February 1980

 

 

 

22nd Annual Grammy Award Ceremony

 

 

1.

Gotta Serve Somebody

 

 

Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar), Fred Tackett (guitar), Spooner Oldham (keyboards), Terry Young (keyboards), Tim Drummond (bass), Jim Keltner (drums), Clydie King, Regina McCrary, Mona Lisa Young (background vocals).

 

Notes

·       Bob Dylan received the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences’ Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance.

·       Broadcast live by CBS-TV network.

·       Broadcast included the presentation of the award to Bob Dylan and Dylan’s acceptance speech.

 

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 DVD Bob Dylan Live Transmissions: Part One, RMS 2661, March 2008.

 

Mono TV recording, 15 minutes.

 

Session info updated 29 May 2012.

 

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5565

United Western Studios

 

Los Angeles, California

 

Spring 1980

 

 

 

Keith Green recording session

 

 

1.

Pledge My Head To Heaven (Keith Green)

 

 

Bob Dylan (harmonica), Keith Green (piano & vocal), Hadley Hockensmith (guitars & bass), Harlan Rogers (organ), Bill Maxwell (drums), Charity McCrary, Howard McCrary, Linda McCrary (background vocals).

 

Official releases

Released on KEITH GREEN: SO YOU WANNA GO BACK TO EGYPT ... Pretty Good Records, PGR-1, 1 May 1980.

Remastered and released on CD/DVD KEITH GREEN - THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION, Sparrow/Chordant Records, SPD 42440/7243 5 424400 1, 19 November 2002.

 

Notes

The DVD accompanying KEITH GREEN -THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION includes home movie footage of Dylan.

Stereo studio recording, 5 minutes.

 

Session info updated 22 October 2015.

 

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