Dec 6: The 7th Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan recording session in 1962

 Freewheelin’ in it’s released form is essentially a “best of” from one of the most creative years in Dylan’s life. The lag between sessions resulted in an album whose sound metamorphosed at least twice. ~Clinton Heylin (BD – The Recording Sessions) Dylan nailed 3 master versions for “The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan” @ this important recording session.

May 22: Bob Dylan The Great Music Experience, Nara, Japan 1994 (video)

  May 22: Bob Dylan The Great Music Experience, Nara, Japan 1994 (video) For the first time ever, Dylan was backed by a full orchestra, the New Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra. The final day was widely televised and Dylan was in magnificent form. I remember being near tears as The Voice returned in all its full, expressive, raging glory. I watched the footage again and …

Bob Dylan – Top 200 songs

  Well, I just drifted into it, you know. I started singing, writing my own songs some place or somewhere. I always kinda written my own songs but I never really would play them. Nobody played their own songs; the only person that I ever heard do that was Woody Guthrie. And then one day I just wrote a song, and it was …

April 12: Bob Dylan Town Hall, New York 1963

  April 12: Bob Dylan  Town Hall, New York 1963 This ranks high as one of the most important boot releases of all time, and on top of that, it’s simply a thrill and a joy to just sit back and listen to. If you’re only planning on getting one bootleg this decade, this is the one. Hands down. ~bobsboots.com …