October 17: Watch Bob Dylan at Guitar Legends, Seville 1991

.. a superb three-song acoustic set. A slightly-at-a-loss Richard Thompson embellishes Dylan’s plaintive singing and light strumming with some virtuoso acoustic guitar work. If ‘Boots of Spanish Leather’  might seem an obvious choice, covers of “Across the borderline’ and ‘Answer Me’ transcend their original selves.
~Clinton Heylin (A Life of Stolen Moments)

Guitar Legends was a concert held over five nights, from October 15 to October 19, 1991, in SevilleSpain, with the aim of positioning the city as an entertainment destination to draw support for Expo ’92 beginning the following April.

Five 90-minute shows and a one-hour documentary were broadcast. Forty-five countries showed at least one live show. Later, broadcasters in 105 countries broadcast one or more programmes.

Auditorio de la Cartuja
Seville, Spain
17 October 1991
Leyendas de la Guitarra

  1. All Along The Watchtower
  2. Boots Of Spanish Leather
  3. Across The Borderline (Ry Cooder/John Hiatt/Jim Dickinson)
  4. Answer Me, My Love (Gerhard Winkler/Fred Rauch/Carl Sigman)
  5. Shake, Rattle And Roll (C. Calhoun)
  6. I Can’t Turn You Loose (Otis Redding)

Musicians:

  • 1 Bob Dylan (guitar & vocal) backed by Phil Manzanera Richard Thompson (guitar), Jack Bruce (bass), Ray Cooper (percussion), Simon Phillips (drums)
  • 2-4 Bob Dylan (acoustic guitar & vocal), Richard Thompson (acoustic guitar)
  • 5 Bob Dylan (guitar & vocal) backed by Keith Richards (guitar), Steve Cropper (guitar), Edward Manion (saxophone), Chuck Leavell (keyboards), Charlie Drayton (bass), Steve Jordan (drums)
  • 6 Bob Dylan (guitar) together with the other performers this evening, among them Dave Edmonds, Steve Cropper and Ray Cooper

 bob dylan sevilla 1991

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-Egil

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