Los Angeles, California
3 August 1986
Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar) with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers.
- Tom Petty (guitar)
- Mike Campbell (guitar)
- Benmont Tench (keyboards)
- Howie Epstein (bass)
- Stan Lynch (drums)
The Queens Of Rhythm:
- Carolyn Dennis (backing vocals)
- Queen Esther Marrow (backing vocals)
- Madelyn Quebec (backing vocals)
- Louise Bethune (backing vocals)
Continue reading August 3: Listen – Bob Dylan @ Inglewood, Los Angeles, California 1986
Los Angeles, California
7 June 1978
- Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar)
- Billy Cross (lead guitar)
- Alan Pasqua (keyboards)
- Steven Soles (rhythm guitar, backup vocals)
- David Mansfield (violin & mandolin)
- Steve Douglas (horns)
- Jerry Scheff (bass)
- Bobbye Hall (percussion)
- Ian Wallace (drums)
- Helena Springs, Jo Ann Harris, Carolyn Dennis (background vocals)
Continue reading June 7: Bob Dylan: Universal Amphitheater, Los Angeles, California – 1978
Will you remember what you said tonight?
Will all thrills be gone?
Will it be just another memory,
Or just another lovely song
That’s in my full heart to linger on?
|“Tomorrow Night” is a 1939 song written by Sam Coslow and Will Grosz. The same year Horace Heidt peaked at number sixteen with his version of the song.In 1948, Lonnie Johnson had a crossover hit on King Records (Johnson had also previously recorded the song for Paradise records in 1947) with the song, which had Johnson on guitar and Simeon Hatch on piano. Lonnie Johnson’s version hit number one on the R&B charts for seven non consecutive weeks and peaked at number nineteen on the pop chart.Lonnie Johnson’s version of “Tomorrow Night” would become his theme song and transformed the song into a blues standard. Lavern Baker had another hit on it in 1956. The song was recorded by Elvis Presley during his tenure at Sun records. Bob Dylan recorded the song on his 1992 album Good As I Been To You.
Continue reading March 23: Bob Dylan – Tomorrow Night, LA 1994 (Video)
Seen the arrow on the doorpost
Saying, “This land is condemned
All the way from New Orleans
To New Jerusalem”
I traveled through East Texas
Where many martyrs fell
And I know no one can sing the blues
Like Blind Willie McTell
Dylan’s “Blind Willie McTell” @ the 17th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards ceremony – 12 January 2012 – was performed as a tribute to Martin Scorsese.
And what a Great version he gave…
Continue reading Jan 12: Bob Dylan Performs “Blind Willie McTell” as a Tribute to Martin Scorsese in 2012