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May 5: Bob Dylan concert in Dublin 1966 (audio)

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CBS records this concert. A PA recording of the acoustic half of the show is subsequently widely bootlegged. The extant tape features “Visions of Johanna,” “Fourth Time Around,” “It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue,” “Desolation Row,” “Just Like a Woman,” and “Mr. Tambourine Man” (but not “She Belongs to Me,” presumably performed). Although the acoustic set seems to be well received, the audience is hostile throughout the electric set. One review of the show is headlined “Night of the Big Let Down.” According to Robbie Robertson, some of the audience were even holding up placards saying “Stop the War.” A recording of “I Don’t Believe You” from the electric set is eventually released on the Biograph set, incorrectly assigned to Belfast.
~Clinton Heylin (Bob Dylan: A Life in Stolen Moments Day by Day 1941-1995)

Another Great 66 gig.

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Bob Dylan: best live versions of “Visions of Johanna”

I´ve posted some great versions of VOJ lately. There seems to be strong opinions among our readers regarding “best VOJ live version”, so why not compare different versions?

I´v nominated 10 versions and would love to get feedback – use the comments section in this post or comment on my post on Alldylan´s FB page -> Alldylan @ Facebook.

Try to pick 3, but any number will do.

My top 3:

  1. Sheffield 1966
  2. Portsmouth 2000
  3. Dublin 2005

If we get enough response, I´ll compile the results and update this post.


Gaumont Theatre
Sheffield, England
16 May 1966

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September 13: Bob Dylan Ring Them Bells, Dublin 2000 (Video)

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September 13: Bob Dylan Ring Them Bells Dublin 2000 (Video)

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

Vicar Street
Dublin, Ireland
13 September 2000

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Bob Dylan: Dublin, Ireland The O2 June 17, 2014 (videos, setlist, etc..) Updated

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I will update this post with more stuff as soon as I find new videos/audios.


  • “Soon after Midnight” added – 21.06.2014
  • “Forgetful Heart” video added – 19.06.2014
  • alt video of “Simple Twist of Fate” – 19.06.2014
  • better video of “High Water” added – 19.06.2014
  • full version of “Tangled Up In Blue” – 18.06.2014

The O2
Dublin, Ireland
June 17, 2014

Band Members

  • Bob Dylan – vocal, piano, harp
  • Tony Garnier – bass
  • George Recile – drums
  • Stu Kimball – rhythm guitar
  • Charlie Sexton on lead guitar
  • Donnie Herron – banjo, viola, violin, electric mandolin, pedal steel, lap steel

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Today: Bono is 54


Music can change the world because it can change people.

My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.

Singer, poet, activist, believer: few icons in the history of rock & roll have created art with the consciousness and passion of Bono, and only a handful have done it as successfully. Whether preaching about “three chords and the truth” or donning ironic personas, the first and only frontman for seminal Irish rock band U2 has always stood unequivocally for hope, faith, and love — and in so doing has touched millions of fans, as well as sold millions of records.
~Jonathan Miller (allmusic.com)

New Years Day:


Birth name Paul David Hewson
Also known as Bono, Bono Vox
Born 10 May 1960 (age 53)
Dublin, Ireland
Origin Finglas, County Dublin, Ireland
Genres Rock, post-punk, alternative rock
Occupations Musician, singer-songwriter, activist, philanthropist
Instruments Vocals, guitar, harmonica
Years active 1976–present
Associated acts U2, Passengers
Website u2.com

Paul David Hewson (born 10 May 1960), known by his stage name Bono, is an Irish singer, musician, venture capitalist and humanitarian best known for being the main vocalist of the Dublin-based rock band U2. Bono was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, and attended Mount Temple Comprehensive School where he met his future wife, Alison Stewart, and the future members of U2. Bono writes almost all U2 lyrics, frequently using religious and social, and occasional political themes. During their early years, Bono’s lyrics contributed to U2’s rebellious and spiritual tone. As the band matured, his lyrics became inspired more by personal experiences shared with members of U2.

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