1999 was a great year for Bob Dylan’s “Never Ending Tour”.
A lot of concerts from this tour is in circulation (both video & audio) and this concert is a great example from that last leg. Highlights include: One Too Many Mornings, This Wheel’s On Fire, Not Dark Yet & Not Fade Away.
University Of Illinois
27 October 1999
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“At approximately 9:30, the houselights dimmed and Dylan and his band took the stage. Dylan was dressed in a white suit with thin black trim along the sides and his country squire black tie. After a quick discussion, they launched into Roving Gambler(acoustic) – The first tune of the night was the first surprise (it wouldn’t be the last) Dylan’s vocals were strong and true from the first note and he looked fit and trim and in good spirits.”
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Description from YouTube:
This is the ninth concert of the 1999 US Fall Tour with Phil Lesh and Friends and 106th of the year. The tape comes from LB-2445 and is a complete audience stereo recording. Another great gig from the golden years of the NET.
A great show overall and a strong performance, with classics like Tangled Up In Blue and fan favourites like Blind Willie McTell. Also, a great use of the bouzouki from Larry Campbell. Continue reading November 5: Bob Dylan live in Pittsburgh, PA 1999 [Full Audio Concert and video encore]
- Dylan has played “Not Dark Yet” 152 times live
- First time was @ Columbus Civic Center, Columbus, Georgia – 30 October 1997
- Last performance: Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut – 8 September 2012
- Peak year: 1999 with 57 renditions
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