Bob Dylan: 5 Great live versions of “One Too Many Mornings” (audio & video)





Down the street the dogs are barkin’
And the day is a-gettin’ dark
As the night comes in a-fallin’
The dogs’ll lose their bark
An’ the silent night will shatter
From the sounds inside my mind
For I’m one too many mornings
And a thousand miles behind

Great song released on his third studio album The Times They Are a-Changin’ in 1964.

The song has been performed 247 times live by Dylan. Top year was 1989 – 21 times.

Here are 5 great samples.

Gaumont Theatre
Sheffield, England
16 May 1966

  • Bob Dylan (vocal & electric guitar)
  • Robbie Robertson (electric guitar)
  • Garth Hudson (organ), Rick Danko (bass)
  • Richard Manuel (piano)
  • Mickey Jones (drums)

Hughes Stadium
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado
23 May 1976

  • Bob Dylan (guitar & vocal)
  • Scarlet Rivera (violin)
  • T-bone J. Henry Burnett (guitar & piano)
  • Steven Soles (guitar)
  • Mick Ronson (guitar)
  • Bobby Neuwirth (guitar & vocal)
  • Roger McGuinn (guitar & vocal)
  • David Mansfield (steel guitar, mandolin, violin & dobro)
  • Rob Stoner (bass)
  • Howie Wyeth (drums)
  • Gary Burke (percussion)

The Supper Club
New York City, New York
16 & 17 November 1993

  • Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar & harmonica)
  • Bucky Baxter (pedal steel guitar & electric slide guitar)
  • John Jackson (guitar, banjo)
  • Tony Garnier (bass)
  • Winston Watson (drums & percussion)

Globe Arena
Stockholm, Sweden
9 June 1998

  • Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar)
  • Bucky Baxter (pedal steel guitar & electric slide guitar)
  • Larry Campbell (guitar)
  • Tony Garnier (bass)
  • David Kemper (drums & percussion)

From the crossroads of my doorstep
My eyes they start to fade
As I turn my head back to the room
Where my love and I have laid
An’ I gaze back to the street
The sidewalk and the sign
And I’m one too many mornings
An’ a thousand miles behind

Manchester Evening News Arena
Manchester, England
9 May 2002

  • Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar)
  • Charlie Sexton (guitar)
  • Larry Campbell (guitar, mandolin, pedal steel guitar & electric slide guitar)
  • Tony Garnier (bass)
  • Jim Keltner (drums & percussion)

It’s a restless hungry feeling
That don’t mean no one no good
When ev’rything I’m a-sayin’
You can say it just as good.
You’re right from your side
I’m right from mine
We’re both just one too many mornings
An’ a thousand miles behind


-Egil

7 thoughts on “Bob Dylan: 5 Great live versions of “One Too Many Mornings” (audio & video)”

  1. mr. keltner behind the drums of the 2002 version… how come?
    was he part of the band… for a while…?
    does anyone know?

      1. thanks steve! […yes, now i remember. i’ve read about his hand inhury somewhere before…
        but i lost it and could not make the connection …]

  2. God, when will the Supper Club see the light of day. Just this five minute clip makes me starve for the full thing. Queen Jane best version ever? I’m 62 and not getting any younger. Sooner, rather than later, please. Thanks for these uploads. Much appreciated.

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