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Dec 1: Bette Midler was born in 1945 – Bob Dylan & Bette Midler, New York 1975 recording session

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Secret Sound Studios
New York City, New York
October 1975
Bette Midler recording session.

  • Bette Midler (vocal)
  • Bob Dylan (vocal)
  • Dave Webster (slide guitar)
  • Moogy Klingman (piano & harmonica)
  • Ralph Schuckett (organ)
  • John Siegler (bass)
  • John Wilcox (drums)

From bigozine2.com:

Towards the end of 2009, a new Bob Dylan bootleg, Bob Dylan New York Sessions 1974-1975, surfaced which contained the following:

September 16 1974
1 – Idiot Wind – take 6, overdubbed on Oct 8 Test Pressing
2 – Lily, Rosemary & The Jack Of Hearts- Take 1 Test Pressing, September 17 1974
3 – You’re A Big Girl Now – Take 2 Upgrade to Biograph Version, September 19 1974
4 – If You See Her Say Hello – Take 1 Test Pressing
5 – Tangled Up In Blue – Take 2 or 3 Test Pressing, Studio E Columbia Studios N.Y.C. 14 July 1975
6 – Rita Mae – Studio E Columbia Studios N.Y.C. 20 July 1975
7 – Hurricane, Secret Sound Studios N.Y.C. Oct 75
8 – Bob Dylan / Bette Midler Buckets Of Rain sessions (Uncirculated tape) 27 Mins
9 – Buckets Of Rain (Finished Version ) released in 1976 on Songs For The New Depression

One of the highlights is the newly-found tape of Dylan’s sessions with Bette Midler in October, 1975 which produced her cover of Buckets Of Rain.

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