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Format: CD
Sku: 63974674
UPC: 060768994324
UPC 14: 00060768994324
Release Date: 4/19/2005
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Luciano ~ Various Artists
2. Blowin' in the Wind - Don Carlos ~ Various Artists
3. Ballad Of Frankie Lee And Judas Priest, The - Yellowman ~ Various Artists
4. Times They Are A-Changin', The - Apple Gabriel ~ Various Artists
5. One Too Many Mornings - Ras Abijah ~ Various Artists
6. Mr. Tambourine Man - Gregory Isaacs ~ Various Artists
7. Subterranean Homesick Blues - Sizzla ~ Various Artists
8. Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll, The - Michael Rose ~ Various Artists
9. Just Like A Woman - Beres Hammond ~ Various Artists
10. Lay Lady Lay - The Mighty Diamonds ~ Various Artists
11. Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall, A - Billy Mystic ~ Various Artists
12. Maggie's Farm - Toots Hibbert ~ Various Artists
13. Don't Think Twice, It's All Right - J.C. Lodge ~ Various Artists
14. I And I - Bob Dylan (dub) ~ Various Artists

Album Notes and Credits

Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote Personnel: Steve Golding (guitar); Toots Hibbert (harmonica, drums); Dean Fraser (saxophone); Courick Clarke, Alan Clark (keyboards); Glen Brownie, Dale Brown (bass guitar); Deleon Jubba White, Robbie Shakespeare, Delcon "Jubba" White (drums); Genieve (background vocals); Bob Dylan (vocals, guitar); Dwight Pinkney, Earl "Chinna" Smith , Mark Knopfler, Mick Taylor (guitar); Lee Jaffe (harmonica); Robert Lyn (keyboards); Sly Dunbar (drums); Sky Juice (percussion); Leeba Hibbert (background vocals).
Muze PNote Audio Mixer: Doctor Dread.
Muze PNote Liner Note Author: Roger Steffens.
Muze PNote Recording information: Anchor Studios, Kingston, Jamaica (06/03/2003-06/05/2003).
Muze PNote Bob Dylan has long been held in high regard in Jamaica, and although his influence isn't front and center in reggae or dancehall, it is easy to see the political and compositional lessons that artists like Bob Marley drew from Dylan, and if you lean in closely, you'll realize it's a much shorter drive from the rhythmic structure of "Subterranean Homesick Blues" to contemporary Jamaican dancehall than one might first assume. This collection was originally the dub half (the first half consisted of straight vocal versions) of a two-disc Jamaican tribute to Dylan released in 2004, most of which was recorded in early June, 2003, at Anchor Studios in Kingston (additional vocal work was done at Harmony House in Kingston, Ariwa Studios in London, and at Lion & Fox Studio in Washington, D.C.). Truthfully, although these dub mixes are certainly jarring and interesting, in the end they are really more odd than anything else, and after the initial shock of hearing Dylan lyrics drift into focus and then echo off into the sonic ether, these mixes tend to draw on the stock tricks of the dub trade, rendering them fairly clich?d. The one exception is Toots Hibbert's version of "Maggie's Farm" which, after being fed into the dub blender, comes out sounding like the frenzied confession of a field hand gone crazy and speaking in tongues while leading a spooky gospel choir through a battle hymn. Or something like that. The track here that will ultimately draw the most attention is the dub mix of "I and I," which was mixed from the original tapes for Dylan's Infidels album, and thus features the guitars of Mark Knopfler and Mick Taylor, a rhythm section of Sly & Robbie, and the voice of Dylan himself, all echoing into infinity. It's certainly interesting, worth hearing, and memorable, but when all is said and done, the dub mix of "I and I" ends up being mostly a curio. The same can also be said for the rest of this album, which raises that old question, just because you can, does that mean you should? ~ Steve Leggett

Producer: Doctor Dread; Mark Knopfler; Bob Dylan; Doctor Dread

Engineer: Nigel Burrell; Jim Fox; Dwight "Fudgie" Dias; Tixie; Derrick Litchmore; Fatta; Greg Ladanyi; Dr. Marshall; Jim Fox

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 04/19/2005
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 2005
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : 89943
Music Label Name Label : Sanctuary (USA)
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Studio
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 00060768994324

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