The Bootleg Series, Vol 16: Springtime In New York, 2021, Bob Dylan – Track by track

This is kind of an outtake. Just some jotted down notes before writing my review: "Shedding of one more layer of skin". Down the highway, down the tracks... - making notes as the 57 tracks passed by. For whom it is of interest. No.TitleMy commentsDisc 1  1Señor (Tales of Yankee Power) (Rehearsal) (Oct 28, 1980)Tour rehearsal … Continue reading The Bootleg Series, Vol 16: Springtime In New York, 2021, Bob Dylan – Track by track

“Shedding off one more layer of skin” – The Bootleg Series, Vol 16, 1980-85: Springtime In New York, Bob Dylan, 2021

Where do I start? The news of a new installment of the Bootleg Series is always exciting. The first released songs were mouthwatering, the complete list of songs made us even more interested - and gave rise to more speculation than the first tastings. (My own thoughts at that stage you can find here.) After … Continue reading “Shedding off one more layer of skin” – The Bootleg Series, Vol 16, 1980-85: Springtime In New York, Bob Dylan, 2021

“Strap yourself to the tree with roots” – Waiting for Bob Dylan’s “Travelin’ Thru, 1967-69: Bootleg Series, Vol 15”

At first, Bob Dylan's Bootleg Series, starting in 1991, came around the bend like a slow train. These days, it's really picking up speed. More like a freight train, actually. While we had to wait seven years for the second release, "Live 1966", this year's release follows "More Blood, More Tracks" from last year, "Trouble … Continue reading “Strap yourself to the tree with roots” – Waiting for Bob Dylan’s “Travelin’ Thru, 1967-69: Bootleg Series, Vol 15”

Take Me As I Am (Or Let Me Go)! Bob Dylan: Another Self Portrait, Bootleg Series 10, 2013

Det er Søren Kierkegaard-år i år, og 200 år etter hans fødsel er hans ord like aktuelle: »Historien må leves forlengs, men forstås baklengs.« Selv en som alltid har vært sjarmert av Dylans album »Self Portrait« fra 1970, har i dag anledning til å vurdere det på en helt annen måte enn da det kom, … Continue reading Take Me As I Am (Or Let Me Go)! Bob Dylan: Another Self Portrait, Bootleg Series 10, 2013