At a request from Paul Williams, who had met Bob Dylan backstage at one of the first Warfield shows.
Dylan unveils a major new work, probably his finest song in five years. It is entitled “Caribbean Wind.” He prefaces it with a story about Leadbelly writing children’s songs when he came out of prison that concludes with the observation, “But he didn’t change, he was the same man!” This is met with whoops of delight from the audience. As Paul Williams has said of this performance, “He sang [the song] with tremendous feeling and energy despite frustration at the band’s inability to follow him.”
-Clinton Heylin (A Life In Stolen Moments)