October 20: Bob Dylan @ Richfield Coliseum, Ohio in 1978

bob dylan 1978 ohio

If anyone is in doubt about Dylan’s 78-concerts… check out this one!

Great stuff!..

Richfield Coliseum
Richfield, Ohio
20 October 1978

  1. My Back Pages
  2. I’m Ready (Willie Dixon)
  3. Mr. Tambourine Man
  4. Shelter From The Storm
  5. It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue
  6. Tangled Up In Blue
    All right, this is a ballad I wrote a few years back, concerning three people who were in love with each other, all the time.
  7. Ballad Of A Thin Man
    This is a song I’ve been singing for quite some time. Funny how it means more to me now than it did when I wrote it.
  8. Maggie’s Farm
  9. I Don’t Believe You (She Acts Like We Never Have Met)
  10. Like A Rolling Stone
  11. I Shall Be Released
  12. Going, Going, Gone
  13. The Times They Are A-Changin’
  14. It Ain’t Me, Babe
  15. One More Cup Of Coffee (Valley Below)
  16. Blowin’ In The Wind
  17. Girl From The North Country
  18. Where Are You Tonight? (Journey Through Dark Heat)
  19. Masters Of War
  20. Just Like A Woman
  21. Simple Twist Of Fate
  22. All Along The Watchtower
  23. All I Really Want To Do
  24. It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding)
  25. Forever Young
  26. Changing Of The Guards


  • 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)

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13 thoughts on “October 20: Bob Dylan @ Richfield Coliseum, Ohio in 1978”

  1. hi there many thanks on posting a wonderful concert just a shame that Like A Rolling Stone cuts off half way
    through. I wondered if you had or knew of a alternative audio source of the song from the show ?
    yours faithfully TREV

    1. hi mate the complete show is on you tube you can get a free program on the internet to download the audio from you tube into mp3 format
      on to your computer. hope that helps

  2. I couldn’t pull up the videos/music on my laptop, but I must say I believe from the mid-70s to the early ’80s was when Dylan was typically in the best voice. I’m excited to hear that he is expected to soon release live stuff from his gospel period and Reynaldo & Clara, not to mention extra stuff from Blood on the Tracks. I wore out my vinyl version of BOTT, then purchased it on 8-track and later on CD. Now I’ll get to chip in for an expanded version!!

    1. On the fourth attempt the links emerged so i could give this stuff a listen. Love this live version of Tangled Up In Blue! Thanks.

  3. I was at this concert. It was my birthday…I was 23 that day. Listening to it today, on my 61st birthday…it just makes me smile

      1. Not sure what luck had to do with it. I bought the ticket for myself. I always liked the 78 tour. I was always surprised at how the Budokan album was dismissed by so many fans and critics. I was able to find a 3 disc bootleg, called The 1978 World Tour Anthology. Nice song selection but the sound quality is quite horrible.

    1. I was at the Oakland show that year . . . I was 21 then and I’m 60 now. I was disappointed at the time (because I saw the ’74 Oakland show) but I’ve turned around 180 degrees in the years since. Charlotte, NC 12/10/78 is one of my all-time favorite Dylan boots. Is this show new to circulation?

  4. I would have liked to be there….
    He did not come to The Netherlands until a couple of years later…

    1. Thanks for commenting Hilda,

      June 23 – 1978: Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Feijenoord Stadion
      June 4 – 1984: Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Sportpaleis Ahoy
      June 6 – 1984: Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Sportpaleis Ahoy


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