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Learn more about No Direction Home (The Bootleg Series-Vol. 7):

Format: CD
Sku: 63998268
UPC: 827969393727
UPC 14: 00827969393727
Release Date: 8/30/2005
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. When I Got Troubles ~ Bob Dylan
2. Rambler, Gambler - (home recording) ~ Bob Dylan
3. This Land Is Your Land ~ Bob Dylan
4. Song To Woody ~ Bob Dylan
5. Dink's Song - (home recording) ~ Bob Dylan
6. I Was Young When I Left Home - (home recording) ~ Bob Dylan
7. Sally Gal - (alternate take) ~ Bob Dylan
8. Don't Think Twice, It's All Right - (demo) ~ Bob Dylan
9. Man Of Constant Sorrow ~ Bob Dylan
10. Blowin' in the Wind ~ Bob Dylan
11. Masters of War ~ Bob Dylan
12. Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall, A ~ Bob Dylan
13. When the Ship Comes In ~ Bob Dylan
14. Mr. Tambourine Man - (alternate take) ~ Bob Dylan
15. Chimes of Freedom ~ Bob Dylan
16. It's All Over Now, Baby Blue - (alternate take) ~ Bob Dylan
Disc 2
Song Title
1. She Belongs To Me - (alternate take) ~ Bob Dylan
2. Maggie's Farm ~ Bob Dylan
3. It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry - (alternate take) ~ Bob Dylan
4. Tombstone Blues - (alternate take) ~ Bob Dylan
5. Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues - (alternate take) ~ Bob Dylan
6. Desolation Row - (alternate take) ~ Bob Dylan
7. Highway 61 Revisited - (alternate take) ~ Bob Dylan
8. Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat - (alternate take) ~ Bob Dylan
9. Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again - (alternate take) ~ Bob Dylan
10. Visions Of Johanna - (alternate take) ~ Bob Dylan
11. Ballad of a Thin Man ~ Bob Dylan
12. Like a Rolling Stone ~ Bob Dylan
 
Rare Bob Dylan recordings surface on latest entry in 'Bootleg Series'

Columbia recording artist Bob Dylan's "No Direction Home: The Soundtrack - The Bootleg Series Vol. 7" is the companion soundtrack to the two-part feature-length film, "No Direction Home: Bob Dylan," a Martin Scorsese picture.

The two-CD chronologically sequenced package contains 28 Bob Dylan tracks -- 26 of them previously unreleased -- comprised of rare private recordings, live concert, television and festival recordings, and 12 alternate takes of songs from his Columbia LP recording sessions in New York and Nashville during this period. The songs range in time from 1959 (a high school recording of "When I Got Troubles," most likely the first original song he ever recorded), to 1966 (alternate takes of "Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat" and "Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again" from the "Blonde on Blonde" album recording sessions, as well as "Ballad of a Thin Man" and "Like A Rolling Stone" from the legendary 1966 UK tour).

Many of the songs or tracks are introduced in the film for the first time in history, or are representative of times and places covered in the film, while others are alternate takes of classic tracks that were unearthed during the making of the film. For example, the version of Woody Guthrie's "This Land is Your Land" performed in 1961, at the intimate Carnegie Chapter Hall in New York City, was never known to have existed on any tape until now.

On the other hand, the "No Direction Home" film version of "Mr. Tambourine Man" is taken from the Newport Folk Festival, July 1964; while the CD version presents -- for the first time -- the first complete take of the song with Ramblin' Jack Elliott, recorded at Columbia Studios the month before. The track is then followed on the CD by "Chimes of Freedom" from Newport '64. Archivists and researchers reviewed more than 400 hours of recordings by Bob Dylan in the preparation of "No Direction Home." The two CDs will be packaged with a 60-page color book housed in a slipcase. The book will include separate liner notes written by Andrew Loog Oldham, and Al Kooper who sheds light on the "Highway 61 Revisited" and "Blonde on Blonde" recording sessions in New York and Nashville (for which he played organ and served as musical director). An authoritative track-by-track delineation is also included. The first feature-length film biography ever produced on the artist, "No Direction Home" is narrated in its entirety by Dylan. In addition to hours of black-and-white and color archival footage and photography, it features exclusive interviews with Joan Baez, photographer John Cohen of the New Lost City Ramblers, Allen Ginsberg, Tony Glover, Al Kooper, Bruce Langhorne, Paul Nelson, Suze Rotolo, Pete Seeger, Dave Van Ronk, Izzy Young of the Folklore Center, and many others.

Album Notes and Credits


Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote Personnel: Bob Dylan (vocals, guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, harmonica, piano); Bob Dylan; Michael Bloomfield (guitar, electric guitar); Joe South, Charlie McCoy (guitar); Harvey Brooks , Henry Strzelecki, Rick Danko, William E. Lee, Jerome Arnold, Joseph Macho Jr. (bass guitar); Al Gorgoni, Robbie Robertson, Wayne Moss, Bruce Langhorne (guitar); Richard Manuel, Hargus "Pig" Robbins, Paul Griffin , Frank Owens (piano); Garth Hudson, Al Kooper, Barry Goldberg (organ); Kenny Buttrey, Levon Helm, Mickey Jones , Sam Lay, Bobby Gregg (drums).
Muze PNote Audio Mixers: Steven Berkowitz; Chris Shaw ; Mark Wilder; Michael Brauer.
Muze PNote Liner Note Authors: Al Kooper; Eddie Gorodetsky; Andrew Loog Oldham.
Muze PNote Recording information: ABC Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland; Carnegie Chapter Hall, New York, NY; Carnegie Hall, New York, NY; Columbia Recording Studios, New York, NY; Columbia Studios, Nashville, TN; Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England; Minneapolis, MN; Newport Folk Festival, RI; Town Hall, New York, NY.
Muze PNote Photographers: Daniel Kramer ; Jerry Schatzberg; Barry Feinstein; Joe Alper; John Cohen.
Muze PNote Arranger: Bob Dylan.
Muze PNote The soundtrack to Martin Scorcese's two-part PBS documentary on Bob Dylan, NO DIRECTION HOME is a two-disc affair consisting almost entirely of previously unreleased material. One couldn't start any further towards the beginning of Dylan's career than this collection's first track, "When I Got Troubles," a modest, folkish tune caught on tape by a high school friend and presumed to be the first original Dylan song ever recorded. From there, we follow the breakneck trajectory of Dylan's early career, as he develops at an unprecedented rate, from young Woody Guthrie acolyte (a rare version of Guthrie's signature tune "This Land is Your Land") to his own protest songs (Town Hall, NYC performances of "Masters of War" and "Blowin' in the Wind").
Muze PNote It's Disc Two where things really kick into overdrive; having made the leap from folk balladry to surreal word paintings, we hear Dylan developing musically by leaping into electric rock & roll. It's an undeniable thrill to hear the sacred texts of HIGHWAY 61 REVISITED and BLONDE ON BLONDE anew via the alternate takes included here, with modified lyrics and rhythmic inflections. NO DIRECTION HOME manages to provide hardcore Dylan fans with fresh meat while simultaneously chronicling the high points and songwriting milestones of this visionary artist's first several years of work.

Producer: Jeff Rosen; Steve Berkowitz; Martin Scorsese; Tom Wilson; Bob Johnston; John F. Hammond; Tom Wilson; Bob Johnston; John Hammond; Jeff Rosen (Compilation); Steve Berkowitz (Compilation); Bruce Dickinson (Compilation); Martin Scorsese (Compilation)

Engineer: Frank Bruno; George Knuerr; Jeff Zaraya; Tony Glover

Compilation Appearances

Muze Music Compilations Rare Live & Classic
Muze Music Compilations Rock Of Ages (Bonus Tracks)
Muze Music Compilations Last Waltz (Live)
Muze Music Compilations Greatest Folksingers Of 60's
Muze Music Compilations Singer/Songwriter
Muze Music Compilations Newport Broadside-Newport Folk
Muze Music Compilations Vol. 1-Evening Concerts-Newpor
Muze Music Compilations Rattle & Hum
Muze Music Compilations Forrest Gump-Special Collector's Edition (Bonus Tracks)
Muze Music Compilations Natural Born Killers (Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Music Never Stopped-Roots Of T
Muze Music Compilations Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame-Conce
Muze Music Compilations Clinch Mountain Country
Muze Music Compilations Big Lebowski
Muze Music Compilations Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas
Muze Music Compilations Folk Hits Of The Sixties
Muze Music Compilations Folk Duets
Muze Music Compilations Touched By An Angel
Muze Music Compilations Movie Music-Definitive Perform
Muze Music Compilations Sopranos
Muze Music Compilations Best Of Broadside 1962-88
Muze Music Compilations Ballad Of Ramblin' Jack
Muze Music Compilations Sopranos-Peppers & Eggs (Explicit Version)
Muze Music Compilations Blow
Muze Music Compilations Timeless-Hank Williams Tribute
Muze Music Compilations American Roots Music
Muze Music Compilations American Roots Music
Muze Music Compilations There Is No Eye: Music For Pho
Muze Music Compilations This Land Is Your Land: songs Of Freed
Muze Music Compilations Essential Johnny Cash
Muze Music Compilations Royal Tenenbaums (Collector's Edition) (Bonus Tracks)
Muze Music Compilations Vanguard: roots Of Folk
Muze Music Compilations Let Freedom Ring-This Land Is Your La (Live)
Muze Music Compilations Is It Rolling Bob Dub Versions
Muze Music Compilations The Legend
Muze Music Compilations Musical History
Muze Music Compilations Great American Baseball Box
Muze Music Compilations Concert For Bangladesh
Muze Music Compilations Ricky Jay Plays Poker
Muze Music Compilations Legend Of Johnny Cash Ii
Muze Music Compilations Best Of A Musical History
Muze Music Compilations Every Child Deserves A Lifetime:songs
Muze Music Compilations Temptation:music From The Showtim(ost
Muze Music Compilations Essential 3.0(Limited Edition)
Muze Music Compilations Away We Go (Ost)
Muze Music Compilations True Blood:Volume 2 (Music from the Series) (Soundtrack)
Muze Music Compilations Singers Songwriters
Muze Music Compilations Help (Ost)
Muze Music Compilations Chimes Of Freedom:songs Of Bob Dylan
Muze Music Compilations Listen Whitey Sound/black Power 67-74
Muze Music Compilations 60'S Music Revolution
Muze Music Compilations Greatest:duets
Muze Music Compilations Complete Columbia Collection
Muze Music Compilations Twas The Night Before Hanukkah:musica
Muze Music Compilations Silver Linings Playbook (Ost)
Muze Music Compilations West Of Memphis:voices/justice (Ost)
Muze Music Compilations Jukebox
Muze Music Compilations Inside Llewyn Davis (Ost)
Muze Music Compilations 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration
Muze Music Compilations If I Had A Hammer:great American Folk
Muze Music Compilations Playlist:very Best Of Johnny Cash Due
Muze Music Compilations Boyhood (ost)

Associated Artists and Works

Baez, Joan
Band (The)
Before the Flood [Digipak] ~ Band (The)
The Basement Tapes [Digipak] ~ Band (The)
Before the Flood [Digipak] ~ Band (The)
The Basement Tapes [Digipak] ~ Band (The)
Cash, Johnny
Dylan, Nob
Dylanesque ~ Ferry, Bryan
Four Seasons (The)
Freeman, Denny
Garcia, Jerry
Grateful Dead
Greene, Jackie
Highway 61 (Bob Dylan Tribute B
Highway 61 Revisited [Remaster] ~ Highway 61 (Bob Dylan Tribute B
Highway 61 Revisited [Threads and Grooves] ~ Highway 61 (Bob Dylan Tribute B
Highway 61 Revisited
Hitchcock, Robyn
Howe, Steve
Jungr, Barb
Nob Dylan & His Nobsoletes
Red On Blonde ~ O'Brien, Tim
O.S.T.
On, Pickin'
Original Soundtrack
The Bootleg Series, Vol. 7: No Direction Home - Th ~ Original Soundtrack
Pickin' On
Seeger, Pete (Folk)
Valentino, Sal
Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan [Box] ~ Various Artists
Bob Dylan: The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebratio ~ Various Artists
Vitamin String Quartet
Wynn, Steve

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 08/30/2005
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 2005
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : 93937
Music Label Name Label : Columbia/Legacy
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 2
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Mixed
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 00827969393727

Professional Reviews

Mojo (Publisher)
(p.128)
- 4 stars out of 5 - "[A] zigzaggy but intriguing tour through some dusty corners of his vaults, as well as in its own piecemeal way illustrating his journey from Woody Guthrie wannabe to king of folk rock."

Product Attributes

Product attributeArtist:   Dylan,Bob
Product attributeLabel:   Cbs/epic/wtg Records
Product attributeMusic Format:   Compact Disc
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