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May 17: Bob Dylan & The Hawks: Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England 1966




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May 17: Bob Dylan & The Hawks: Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England 1966

The most enthralling, truthful, priceless concert performance ever issued by a great artist.
~Michael Gray (BD Encyclopedia)

The most famous bootleg in rock history, with the possible exception of Dylan’s own Basement Tapes, finally makes its official appearance 32 years after the event, and nearly 30 years after it started circulating in the underground.
~Richie Unterberger (allmusic.com)

Free Trade Hall
Manchester, England
17 May 1966

  • Bob Dylan (vocal & electric guitar)
  • Robbie Robertson (electric guitar)
  • Garth Hudson (organ)
  • Rick Danko (bass)
  • Richard Manuel (piano)
  • Mickey Jones (drums)

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May 5: Bob Dylan – Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right, Birmingham 1965 (video)





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It ain’t no use to sit and wonder why, babe
It don’t matter, anyhow
An’ it ain’t no use to sit and wonder why, babe
If you don’t know by now
When your rooster crows at the break of dawn
Look out your window and I’ll be gone
You’re the reason I’m trav’lin’ on
Don’t think twice, it’s all right

Town Hall
Birmingham, England
5 May 1965

  • Bob Dylan (guitar, harmonica & vocal)

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May 5: Bob Dylan – Mama, You Been On My Mind, Bournemouth 2002 (Video)





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Perhaps it’s the color of the sun cut flat
An’ cov’rin’ the crossroads I’m standing at
Or maybe it’s the weather or something like that
But mama, you been on my mind

I don’t mean trouble, please don’t put me down or get upset
I am not pleadin’ or sayin’, “I can’t forget”
I do not walk the floor bowed down an’ bent, but yet
Mama, you been on my mind

Bournemouth International Centre
Bournemouth, England
5 May 2002

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Feb 9: Bob Dylan: I & I, Hammersmith Apollo London, England – 1993 (Video)





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Been so long since a strange woman has slept in my bed
Look how sweet she sleeps, how free must be her dreams
In another lifetime she must have owned the world, or been faithfully wed
To some righteous king who wrote psalms beside moonlit streams

I and I, in creation where one’s nature neither honors nor forgives
I and I, one say to the other, no man sees my face and lives

Hammersmith Apollo
London, England
9 February 1993

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Feb 4: Bob Dylan performing One More Cup Of Coffee (Valley Below), London, England – 1990 (Video)





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Your breath is sweet
Your eyes are like two jewels in the sky
Your back is straight, your hair is smooth
On the pillow where you lie
But I don’t sense affection
No gratitude or love
Your loyalty is not to me
But to the stars above

One more cup of coffee for the road
One more cup of coffee ’fore I go
To the valley below

Hammersmith Odeon
London, England
4 February 1990

  • Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar)
  • G. E. Smith (guitar)
  • Tony Garnier (bass)
  • Christopher Parker (drums)

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