I was born in East Virginia
North Carolina I did go
There I courted a fair young maiden
But her age I did not know
Dylan records two songs with Randy, Gary, and Earl Scruggs at the New York home of Thomas B. Allen, for a documentary on Earl Scruggs. Playing harmonica and guitar on “Nashville Skyline Rag,” he then duets with Earl on “East Virginia Blues.” The first song is later released on Earl Scruggs Performing with His Family and Friends, both are included in a documentary of the same name screened by NBC in January 1971.
~Clinton Heylin (Bob Dylan: A Life in Stolen Moments Day by Day 1941-1995)
The Home Of Thomas B. Allen
Carmel, New York
Earl Scruggs Documentary
- Bob Dylan (guitar & vocal)
- Earl Scruggs (banjo)
- Randy Scruggs (acoustic guitar)
- Gary Scruggs (electric bass)
- East Virginia Blues (trad.)
- Nashville Skyline Rag
Relesaed on: “Earl Scruggs Performing With His Family And Friends”, Summer 1971.
East Virginia Blues:
Broadcast by National Education TV, New York City, New York, 10-17 January 1971.
Also from the documentary, Scruggs and The Byrds performing Dylan’s “You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere”:
- Alldylan @ Facebook
- Bob Dylan live 1970 – 1979 (videos & audio)
- Bob Dylan: 7 essential videos from the 70’s
- Karl Erik’s expectingrain.com
- Olof’s “Still On The Road“