Bob Dylan: 5 great songs recorded in 1975

Studio E – Columbia Recording Studios – New York City – 28 July 1975 w/ Eric Clapton

This is not a “best from 1975” list, just 5 Great songs Bob Dylan recorded in 1975.

Romance in Durango

Studio E
Columbia Recording Studios
New York City, New York
28 July 1975

2nd Desire session, produced by Don DeVito.

First released on DESIRE, 16 January 1976.

Hot chili peppers in the blistering sun
Dust on my face and my cape
Me and Magdalena on the run
I think this time we shall escape

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Live version from “Rolling Thunder 1” 1975:

Catfish

Studio E
Columbia Recording Studios
New York City, New York
29 July 1975

3rd Desire session, produced by Don DeVito.

First released on THE BOOTLEG SERIES (RARE & UNRELEASED) 1961–1991, Volume 1, 26 March 1991.

Lazy stadium night
Catfish on the mound.
“Strike three, ” the umpire said,
Batter have to go back and sit down.




Oh, Sister

Studio E
Columbia Recording Studios
New York City, New York
30 July 1975

4th Desire session, produced by Don DeVito.

First released on DESIRE, 16 January 1976.

Oh, sister, when I come to lie in your arms
You should not treat me like a stranger
Our Father would not like the way that you act
And you must realize the danger

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Live – September 10, 1975
PBS Soundstage WTTW-TV Studios
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Isis

Studio E
Columbia Recording Studios
New York City, New York
31 July 1975

5th Desire session, produced by Don DeVito.

First released on DESIRE, 16 January 1976.

I married Isis on the fifth day of may
But I do not hold on to her very long
So I cut off my hair and I rode straight away
For the wild unknown country where I could not go wrong

Sara

Studio E
Columbia Recording Studios
New York City, New York
31 July 1975

5th Desire session, produced by Don DeVito.

First released on DESIRE, 16 January 1976.

I laid on a dune, I looked at the sky
When the children were babies and played on the beach
You came up behind me, I saw you go by
You were always so close and still within reach

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-Egil

One thought on “Bob Dylan: 5 great songs recorded in 1975”

  1. Egil what drives me to you is what drives me crazy thanks for this wonderful choice. I was seventeen when I listened Desire and I was strike down like St Paul on the way to Damascus.

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