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Bob Dylan: 7 Brilliant Live Performances From The Year 1999





Touring is something you either love or hate doing. I’ve experienced both. I try to keep an open mind about it. Right now, I’m enjoying it. The crowds make the show. Going onstage, seeing different people every night in a combustible way, that’s a thrill. There’s nothing in ordinary life that even comes close to that.
– Bob Dylan (Edna Gundersen interview for USA Today – April 1999)

Never Ending Tour 1999
Start date January 26, 1999
End date November 20, 1999
Legs 5
No. of shows 98 in North America
21 in Europe

119 in total

Every N.E.T. junkie seems to agree that 1999 was a wonderful Dylan year. Strong performances in all 5 legs.

Pavilhão do Atlântico
Parque das Nações
Lisbon, Portugal
7 April 1999

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

Tryin´ To Get To Heaven

The air is getting hotter
There’s a rumbling in the skies
I’ve been wading through the high muddy water
With the heat rising in my eyes
Every day your memory grows dimmer
It doesn’t haunt me like it did before
I’ve been walking through the middle of nowhere
Trying to get to heaven before they close the door

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Bob Dylan: Collection of Videos from 3 Great 1999 Concerts

The 3 concerts:

Musicians:

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

Velódromo Luis Puig
Valencia, Spain
15 April 1999

La Malagueta Bull Ring
Málaga, Spain
17 April 1999

Hallenstadion
Zürich, Switzerland
25 April 1999

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Jan 26: Bob Dylan performing “Forever Young” & “My Blue Eyed Jane” @ Fort Myers, Florida in 1999

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Bob Dylan – Atlantic city 1999

May God bless and keep you always
May your wishes all come true
May you always do for others
And let others do for you
May you build a ladder to the stars
And climb on every rung
May you stay forever young
Forever young, forever young
May you stay forever young

Everblades Arena
Fort Myers, Florida
26 January 1999

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

1999-01-26 Fort Myers poster

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Bob Dylan @ Worcester, Massachusetts – November 14, 1999 (Full concert video)

bob dylan 1999 Worcester

1999 was a great year for Bob Dylan’s “Never Ending Tour”.

For all the splendours of earlier in the year [1999], this last leg was the most consistently triumphant. By the time Dylan brought the year’s touring to an end, with an extended set on November the 20th, he had played 121 shows – the most in a single year of his entire career. It had been a very good year, the best since 1995.
~Andrew Muir (One More Night: Bob Dylan’s Never Ending Tour)

A lot of concerts from this tour is in circulation (both video & audio) and this concert is (…again) a great example from that last leg.

Centrum Arena
Worcester, Massachusetts
14 November 1999

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Bob Dylan: Ring them Bells, East Rutherford, New Jersey 13 November 1999 (video)

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Ring them bells, ye heathen
From the city that dreams
Ring them bells from the sanctuaries
’Cross the valleys and streams
For they’re deep and they’re wide
And the world’s on its side
And time is running backwards
And so is the bride

Continental Airlines Arena
East Rutherford, New Jersey
13 November 1999

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

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