"Searching For A Gem"

Bob Dylan's Officially Released Rarities and Obscurities

Audio: 2012 - "The 50th Anniversary Collection"

All the songs listed in the Official Rarities section are cross-referenced by song title in these alphabetical pages.
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This yearly page now contains all the details of the 2012 "50th Anniversary Collection" 4CD-R set released in Europe only.

If you have any entries to add to the list or additions/corrections to existing entries, please let me know! Please note I cannot value your Dylan rarities - see the Mission page for reasons why. Contact the dealers on my Trading page for assistance!

Revised: 25 April, 2017.


Titles in red are not available on a currently released Bob Dylan CD (for these see bobdylan.com )

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Audience recordings are indicated by (A).


"The 50th Anniversary Collection" - limited edition 4CD-R set, Sony Music 8876546022 (Europe), 28 Dec 2012:

This amazing 4CD-R set limited to 100 copies has been released in order to keep the European copyrights for the included material out of the public domain (artwork on the Internet has the alternative title The Copyright Extension Collection Vol. 1). It contains 86 tracks from 1962 including studio sessions tracks and live recordings, almost all officially unreleased, including 24 tracks previously uncirculating. The set comes in a sealed cellophane wrapper in four separate CD sleeves. There is a single-sided front insert in the CD-R1 sleeve and a folded single-sided insert in the CD-R4 sleeve. There are also three stapled A4 photocopied pages with more details of the tracks.


Sony Music 8876546022 (Europe) - front insert scan from www.badlands.com

This is the text of the photocopied pages in full, with R-numbers added for already circulating and new tracks:

CD #1

APRIL 24, 1962
[Studio A,
Columbia Studios, New York]

[1st The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan session]

1. Going Down To New Orleans (3:24) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 70085-1, rec. 4/24/62
© 2012 Special Rider Music
R-0937 Going To New Orleans - first out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 24 Apr 1962, previously unreleased

2. Going Down To New Orleans (3:11) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 70085-2, rec. 4/24/62
© 2012 Special Rider Music
R-0916-2 Going To New Orleans - second out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 24 Apr 1962, released on the Pacifica Archives CD-R Bob Dylan At WBAI, Mar 2011

3. Sally Gal (2:45) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 70086-2, rec. 4/24/62
© 1985 Special Rider Music
R-0938 Sally Gal - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 24 Apr 1962, previously unreleased (take 2)

4. Sally Gal (2:32) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 70086-3, rec. 4/24/62
© 1985 Special Rider Music
R-0580-2 Sally Gal - previously unreleased Freewheelin' out-take from a 1962 Columbia acetate that surfaced in May 1982 (take 3)
The performance released on The Bootleg Series Vol. 7: No Direction Home, Sep 2005, was take 1, then previous uncirculating.

5. Rambling Gambling Willie (4:32) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 70087-1, rec. 4/24/62
Copyright (c) 1962, 1965 by Duchess Music Corporation; renewed 1990, 1993 by MCA
R-0939 Rambling Gambling Willie - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 24 Apr 1962, previously unreleased (take 1, track released on The Bootleg Series Vols. 1-3, 1991 was take 4)

6. Rambling Gambling Willie (4:37) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 70087-3, rec. 4/24/62
Copyright (c) 1962, 1965 by Duchess Music Corporation; renewed 1990, 1993 by MCA
R-0940 Rambling Gambling Willie - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 24 Apr 1962, previously unreleased (take 3, take 2 was incomplete)

7.  Corrina Corrina (3:21) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 70088-1, rec. 4/24/62
© 1962 Warner Bros.; © renewed 1990 Special Rider Music
R-0941 Corrina, Corrina - solo version, out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 24 Apr 1962, previously unreleased (take 1)

8. Corrina Corrina (3:14) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 70088-2, rec. 4/24/62
© 1962 Warner Bros.; © renewed 1990 Special Rider Music
R-0917-2 Corrina, Corrina - solo version, out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 24 Apr 1962 (take 2), released on the Pacifica Archives CD-R Bob Dylan At WBAI, Mar 2011

9. The Death Of Emmett Till (4:25) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 70089-1, rec. 4/24/62
Copyright (c) 1963 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1991 by Special Rider Music
R-0918-2 The Death Of Emmett Till - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 24 Apr 1962, released on the Pacifica Archives CD-R Bob Dylan At WBAI, Mar 2011

10. (I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle (2:07)  (H. Williams/J. Davies) mx. CO 70091-2, rec. 4/24/62
Publ.: Acuff-Rose, Inc. (BMI)
R-0009-3 (I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle (also listed as [Lonesome Whistle Blues] (Hank Williams/Jimmie Davis) - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 24 Apr 1962 (take 2), this song was one of those short-listed for The Bootleg Series Vols. 1-3, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 25 April 1962, Columbia acetate discovered 1980, also released on the Pacifica Archives CD-R Bob Dylan At WBAI, Mar 2011

Bob Dylan – guitar, harmonica, vocals
Bill Lee – bass (tracks #1-4, 7-10)
Produced by John Hammond

APRIL 25, 1962
[Studio A,
Columbia Studios, New York]
[2nd The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan session]

11. Rocks And Gravel (2:58) (Solid Road) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 70096-3, rec. 4/25/62
Copyright (c) 1963 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1991 by Special Rider Music
R-0942 Rocks And Gravel [Solid Road] (Brownie McGhee-Leroy Carr) - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 25 Apr 1962 (take 3)

12. Sally Gal (3:12) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 70086-4, rec. 4/25/62
© 1985 Special Rider Music
R-0943 Sally Gal - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 25 Apr 1962, released on the Sony Music Europe 4CD set The 50th Anniversary Collection, Dec 2012 (take 4)

13. Sally Gal (1:56) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 70086-5, rec. 4/25/62
© 1985 Special Rider Music
R-0944 Sally Gal - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 25 Apr 1962, released on the Sony Music Europe 4CD set The 50th Anniversary Collection, Dec 2012, previously unreleased (take 5)

14.  Baby, Please Don’t Go (2:08) (J. Williams) mx. CO 70099-1, rec. 4/25/62
R-0945 Baby, Please Don't Go (Big Joe Williams) - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 25 Apr 1962, previously unreleased (take 1)

15. Baby, Please Don’t Go (1:58) (J. Williams) mx. CO 70099-3, rec. 4/25/62
R-0725-2 Baby, Please Don't Go (Big Joe Williams) - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded Columbia Studios, New York, 25 Apr 1962 (take 3), available for download from iTunes in the UK and USA in Nov 2005

16. Milk Cow (Calf’s) Blues (2:03) (Good Morning Blues) (R. Johnson) mx. CO 70100-1, rec. 4/25/62
R-0946 Milk Cow Blues (Robert Johnson) - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 25 April 1962, previously unreleased (take 1), released on the Sony Music Europe 4CD set The 50th Anniversary Collection, Dec 2012

17. Milk Cow (Calf’s) Blues (2:33) (Good Morning Blues) (R. Johnson) mx. CO 70100-3, rec. 4/25/62
R-0010-2 Milk Cow Blues (Robert Johnson)
- out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, (take 3 - take 2 was incomplete), recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 25 Apr 1962 (CO70100), from a Columbia acetate discovered 1980

18. Wichita Blues (Going To Louisiana) (3:06) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 70101-1, rec. 4/25/62
Copyright (c) 1962 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1990 by Special Rider Music
R-0392-2 Wichita Blues (Robert Johnson) - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 25 April 1962 (take 1), surfaced on unreleased Columbia acetates in 1980


Sony Music 8876546022 (Europe) - alternate front found by Freddy Ordóñez Araque

Hank William's version of Lonesome Whistle (MGM 78 rpm 10" single, USA, 1951)

Sony Music 8876546022 (Europe) - unfolded insert (my copy)

Sony Music 8876546022 (Europe) - CD-R1

Sony Music 8876546022 (Europe) - CD-R2

Sony Music 8876546022 (Europe) - CD-R3

Sony Music 8876546022 (Europe) - CD-R4

19. Talking Bear Mountain Picnic Massacre Blues (2:59) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 70102-2, rec. 4/25/62
Copyright (c) 1962, 1965 by Duchess Music Corporation; renewed 1990, 1993 by MCA
This track was supposed to be the take of this song released in 1991 on The Bootleg Series Vols. 1-3, but it is actually exactly the same as track 21, Wichita Blues.

20. Milk Cow (Calf’s) Blues (2:48) (Good Morning Blues) (K. Arnold) mx. CO 70100-4, rec. 4/25/62
R-0391-2 Milk Cow Blues (Robert Johnson) - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 25 Apr 1962 (take 4), surfaced on unreleased Columbia acetates in 1980
Note that although the previous two takes were credited to Robert Johnson, this is also credited as "Good Morning Blues" to James "Kokomo" Arnold! Michael Gray in "Song & Dance Man III" (Cassell, 1999) says: "When Dylan recorded "Milk Cow Blues" (unreleased) in 1962, he used part of Kokomo Arnold's lyric, part of Presley's, part of Robert Johnson's 1937 "Milk Cow's Calf's Blues" and part of Lead Belly's "Good Morning Blues", shuffling the elements around in the course of two takes." (Gray says earlier that although Elvis Presley's Sun version ("Milkcow Blues Boogie") is credited to Kokomo Arnold, it is completely different from Arnold's song, and seems actually to be the version of "Milk Cow Blues" recorded by Johnny Lee Wills in 1941.) The takes referred to by Gray were takes 3 and 4, which had surfaced in 1980. Surprisingly, the version of "Milk Cow Blues" recorded by Johnny Lee Wills in 1941 is credited to Sleepy John Estes!


"Milk Cow Blues" by Kokomo Arnold (1934)

"Milkcow's Calf Blues" by Robert Johnson (1937)


"Good Morning Blues" by Lead Belly (1940)


"Milk Cow Blues" by Johnny Lee Wills (1941) - credited to Sleepy John Estes!


"Milkcow Blues Boogie" by Elvis Presley, credited to Kokomo Arnold (1954)


Sunrise by Elvis Presley (RCA, 1999) with his 1954 version of "Milkcow Blues Boogie" credited to Kokomo Arnold (my copy)

21. Wichita Blues (Going To Louisiana) (2:59) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 70101-2, rec. 4/25/62
Copyright (c) 1962 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1990 by Special Rider Music
R-0393-2 Wichita Blues (Robert Johnson) - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 25 April 1962 (take 2), surfaced on unreleased Columbia acetates in 1980

Bob Dylan – guitar, harmonica, vocals
Produced by John Hammond

JULY 9, 1962
[Studio A,
Columbia Studios, New York]
[3rd The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan session]

22. Baby, I’m In The Mood For You (2:58) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 75717-2, rec. 7/9/62
Copyright (c) 1963 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1991 by Special Rider Music
R-0947 Baby, I'm In The Mood for You - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 25 April 1962 (take 2 - the take released on Biograph in 1985 was take 3), previously uncirculating, released on the Sony Music Europe 4CD set The 50th Anniversary Collection, Dec 2012

23. Blowin’ In The Wind (2:37) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 75719-1, rec. 7/9/62
Copyright (c) 1962 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1990 by Special Rider Music
R-0948 Blowin' In The Wind - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 25 April 1962 (take 1), previously uncirculating

24. Blowin’ In The Wind (2:48) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 75719-2, rec. 7/9/62
Copyright (c) 1962 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1990 by Special Rider Music
R-0949 Blowin' In The Wind - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 25 April 1962 (take 2), previously uncirculating

25. Worried Blues (2:38) (H. Wood; arr.: B. Dylan) mx. CO 75723-1, rec. 7/9/62
© 1991 Special Rider Music
R-0950 Worried Blues (Hally Wood) - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 9 Jul 1962 (take 1 - take released on The Bootleg Series Vols. 1- 3 in 1991 is take 2), previously uncirculating


Harriet "Hally" Wood
(1922-89)


Hally Wood Sings Texas Folk Songs (Stinson Records SLP 73, USA) - front photo from eBay


Hally Wood Sings Texas Folk Songs (Stinson Records SLP 73, USA) - rear photo from eBay

Hally Wood Sings Texas Folk Songs (Stinson Records SLP 73, USA) - Side 1 with Worried Blues, photo from eBay


Hally Wood Sings Texas Folk Songs (Stinson Records SLP 73, USA) - Side 2 photo from eBay


"Aunt" Samantha Bumgarner (1878-1960), who recorded Worried Blues with Eva Davis for Columbia in 1924 (Library of Congress)

Harriet Elizabeth "Hally" Wood was a folk singer and musicologist who was married from 1940-47 to broadcaster John Henry Faulk, who hosted the Westinghouse Studios "Folk Songs And More Folk Songs" series in the 1960s. Hally Wood recorded an album called Hally Wood Sings Texas Folk Songs for Stinson Records around 1950 that included Worried Blues, track 3 on Side 1. She was also a member of a folk group called The Skifflers, but they didn't record the song. Hally Wood claimed in the liner notes of her album to have learned the song from the recording by Samantha Bumgarner and Eva Davis from 1924 (despite the fact these two women came from and performed mostly in North Carolina, not Texas). According to Tim Dunn there is no copyright for this song on record for either Hally Wood or Samantha Bumgarner/Eva Davis. Tim adds "However, evidently, it is her version published in Jerry Silverman's songbook "FOLK BLUES: ONE HUNDRED AND TEN AMERICAN FOLK BLUES" (The Macmillan Company, 1958), pp.164-165. There is no composer, arranger, publisher, or copyright claimant given for the song, which would seem to imply Silverman considered it to be Traditional. In the index (p.297), however, Silverman's source for "Worried Blues" seems to be Hally Wood's on "Stinson LP 73" (no album title [HALLY WOOD SINGS TEXAS FOLK SONGS] or release date [the Library of Congress gives the date as "1950" in one database and "195?" in its main catalogue]). Further, Silverman indicates in his introduction (p.2) that he transcribed most of the recordings for his book (which Todd Harvey confirms in "THE FORMATIVE DYLAN" [p.125]). Silverman's book was copyrighted on 25 November 1958, its date of publication, with him as the claimant. Harvey discusses Wood's source, quoting from Wood's liner notes that she learned it from a 1924 recording by Samantha Bumgarner and Eva Davis (p.124-125). Incidentally, Harvey suggests that Silverman's book may have played a role in Dylan's "Minnesota repertoire" (p.125), as it also includes at least seven other songs from this time period."  (Glen Dundas credits Worried Blues as "Traditional - collected Hally Wood".)

Bob appeared in a programme in the "Folk Songs And More Folk Songs" series recorded in Mar 1963, broadcast May 1963, from which Blowin' In The Wind appeared in the Martin Scorsese documentary film "Bob Dylan: No Direction Home", Sep 2005, see VHS & DVD 200s Part 3. This audio of this performance was included in a German compilation called Blowin' In The Wind: 20 Versions in 2010. Also, for Bob Dylan: Broadcasting Live - The First 30 Years, an unauthorised 3DVD UK set from 2005 with video performances of Blowin' In The Wind, Man Of Constant Sorrow and The Ballad Of Hollis Brown from that broadcast, see Questionable Video Releases.

26. Baby, I’m In The Mood For You (2:50) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 75717-4, rec. 7/9/62
Copyright (c) 1963 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1991 by Special Rider Music
R-0583-2 Baby, I'm In The Mood For You - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 25 April 1962 (take 4), from a 1962 Columbia acetate that surfaced in Nov 1983

CD #2

1. Bob Dylan’s Blues (3:26) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 75718-2, rec. 7/9/62
Copyright (c) 1963 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1991 by Special Rider Music
R-0951 Bob Dylan's Blues - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 9 Jul 1962 (take 2 - take released on The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan is take 1), previously uncirculating

2. Bob Dylan’s Blues (2:19) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 75718-3, rec. 7/9/62
Copyright (c) 1963 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1991 by Special Rider Music
R-0952 Bob Dylan's Blues - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 9 Jul 1962 (take 3), previously uncirculating
This may be incorrect. Both Bob Stacy and Larry Crum think it's the album track, confirmed by Derek Barker in "Isis" 166, who says that although Michael Krogsgaard and Olof Bjoerner list the track on the album as take 1, it is listed by Glen Dundas and Clinton Heylin as take 3, and is confirmed as take 3 on page 43 of the booklet with 2010's The Original Mono Recordings, see here. This means that R-0952 is exactly the same as the album track and take 1 is still unreleased!


Columbia/Legacy/Sony Music 88697761042 (Europe) - pages 42-43 of booklet (my copy)


Columbia/Legacy/Sony Music 88697761042 (Europe) - detail of pages 43 of booklet showing Bob Dylan's Blues as "CO 75718-3"

Bob Dylan – guitar, harmonica, vocals
Produced by John Hammond

OCTOBER 26, 1962
[Studio A,
Columbia Studios, New York]
[4th The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan session]

3.  Corrina Corrina (2:17) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 76981-2, rec. 10/26/62
© 1962 Warner Bros.; © renewed 1990 Special Rider Music
R-0953 Corrina, Corrina (Traditional) - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 26 Oct 1962 (take 2 - version on The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan is take 6), previously uncirculating

4. Corrina, Corrina (2:46) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 76981-3, rec. 10/26/62
© 1962 Warner Bros.; © renewed 1990 Special Rider Music
R-0954 Corrina, Corrina (Traditional) - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 26 Oct 1962 (take 3), previously uncirculating

5. That’s All Right, Mama (3:23) (A. Crudup) mx. CO 76983-1, rec. 10/26/62
R-0582-2 That's All Right, Mama (Arthur Crudup) - unreleased out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, from a 1962 Columbia acetate that surfaced in Nov 1983

6. That’s All Right, Mama (2:54) (A. Crudup) mx. CO 76983-3, rec. 10/26/62
R-0956 That's All Right, Mama (Arthur Crudup) - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 26 Oct 1962 (take 3), previously uncirculating

7. That’s All Right, Mama (2:54) (A. Crudup) mx. CO 76983-5, rec. 10/26/62
R-0957 That's All Right, Mama (Arthur Crudup) - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 26 Oct 1962 (take 5), previously uncirculating

8. Mixed Up Confusion (2:36) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 76982-3, rec. 10/26/62
Copyright (c) 1962 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1990 by Special Rider Music
R-0958 Mixed Up Confusion - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 26 Oct 1962 (take 3), previously uncirculating
In Michael Krogsgaard's
series of articles forThe Telegraph” on Bob's Recording Sessions take 1 is marked as "b" (short false start) and take 2 has no code. Take 3 is marked as "C" (complete), the first take of the song to be marked like this.

9. Mixed Up Confusion (2:41) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 76982-5, rec. 10/26/62
Copyright (c) 1962 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1990 by Special Rider Music
R-0573-2 Mixed Up Confusion - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 26 Oct 1962 (take 5), second alternate take to the original single (R-0007), also without the opening harmonica solo as R-0145 but with different lyrics from both, from a 1962 Columbia acetate that surfaced in May 1982.
Take 4 is marked as "b" (short false start)

Bob Dylan – guitar, harmonica, vocals
Dick Wellstood – piano
Bruce Langhorne – guitar
Howie Collins – guitar
Leonard Gaskin – bass
Herb Lovelle – drums

Produced by John Hammond

NOVEMBER 1, 1962
[Studio A,
Columbia Studios, New York]
[5th The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan session]

10. Mixed Up Confusion (2:34) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 76982-6, rec. 11/1/62
Copyright (c) 1962 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1990 by Special Rider Music
R-0959 Mixed Up Confusion - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 1 Nov 1962 (take 6), previously uncirculating

11. Mixed Up Confusion (2:30) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 76982-7, rec. 11/1/62
Copyright (c) 1962 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1990 by Special Rider Music
R-0960 Mixed Up Confusion - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 1 Nov 1962 (take 7), previously uncirculating

12. Mixed Up Confusion (2:22) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 76982-9, rec. 11/1/62
Copyright (c) 1962 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1990 by Special Rider Music
R-0961 Mixed Up Confusion - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 1 Nov 1962 (take 9), previously uncirculating
Take 8 is marked as "b" (short false start)

13. Mixed Up Confusion (2:15) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 76982-10, rec. 11/1/62
Copyright (c) 1962 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1990 by Special Rider Music
R-0576-2 Mixed Up Confusion - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 1 Nov 1962 (take 10), the alternate mono take without the first harmonica solo from the Japanese promo LP Mr. D's Collection # 1 (see 1974) and promo EP, Mr. D's Collection  #2 (see 1976). This turned up on a 1962 Columbia acetate that surfaced in Nov
1983, and an edited version, R-0748, appeared on the 1985 original Biograph (see 1985)
However, Larry Crum says: "
Mixed Up Confusion CO 76982-10 on CD #2, Track 13, is a different mono mix from the mono mix on Mr. D's Collection #1 (R-0145) and the edited stereo on the original Biograph (R-0748). These are all the same recording but where the Mr. D's Collection track sounds like just one channel of the stereo version from Biograph, with no drums and very faint piano, the version on The 50th Anniversary Collection has prominent piano and drums and is speeded up. There is also at least one section where the piano is different: after "Seeing my reflection" there is a discordant descending piano riff on both the Mr. D's Collection and original Biograph where on The 50th Anniversary Collection the piano riff at this point is more rhythmic and similar to the rest of the track." The R-number for this take has therefore been revised! Roger Ford says: "I think R-0576-2 would be a better R-number than R-0145-4, since this version, being the original 1962 recording,  relates much more closely to R-0576/R-0577/R-0578 than it does to R-0145, which is the later overdub with different backing."

14. Mixed Up Confusion (2:17) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 76982-11, rec. 11/1/62
Copyright (c) 1962 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1990 by Special Rider Music
R-0962 Mixed Up Confusion - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 1 Nov 1962 (take 11), previously uncirculating

15. That’s All Right, Mama (2:53) (A. Crudup) mx. CO 76983-3, rec. 11/1/62
R-0963-2 That's All Right, Mama (Arthur Crudup) - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 1 Nov 1962 (take 3), from a 1962 Columbia acetate that surfaced in Jun 1984 (not according to Roger Ford a remix on 1 Nov 1962 of R-0956 from 26 Nov 1962, but a "remake", a new take, despite the take number)
Bob Stacy and David Goldsmith first pointed out that any differences (if any) between this and R-0956 are very hard to hear, and then Larry Crum stated the two tracks are identical. Roger Ford has confirmed that this is not the real R-0963 but just a second occurrence of R-0956 (track 6, CD2). R-0963 therefore remains officially unreleased!

16. Rocks And Gravel (2:29) (Solid Road) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 76986-2, rec. 11/1/62
Copyright (c) 1963 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1991 by Special Rider Music

R-0964 Rocks And Gravel [Solid Road] (Brownie McGhee-Leroy Carr)  - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 1 Nov 1962 (take 2), previously uncirculating

Bob Dylan - guitar, vocals
Richard Wellstood - piano
Bruce Langhorne – guitar
George Barnes - guitar
Gene Ramey - bass
Herb Lovelle - drums

Produced by John Hammond

NOVEMBER 14, 1962
[Studio A,
Columbia Studios, New York]
[6th The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan session]

Although precise session details are not available, these songs are known to have been worked on (per Michael Krogsgaard):

1. Mixed Up Confusion                         CO76982
2. Don't Think Twice, It's All Right        CO77002
3. Ballad of Hollis Brown                      CO77003
4. Kingsport Town (trad.)                     CO77004
5. Whatcha Gonna Do                          CO77005
Only three takes from this date appear on this CD:

17. Ballad Of Hollis Brown (5:17) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 77003-2, rec. 11/14/62
Copyright (c) 1963 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1991 by Special Rider Music
R-0581 Ballad Of Hollis Brown - early version, out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 14 Nov 1962 (take 2), from a 1962 Columbia acetate that surfaced in Jun 1984

18. Kingsport Town (1:42) (trad.; arr.: B. Dylan) mx. CO 77004-1, rec. 11/14/62
© 1991 Special Rider Music
R-0965 Kingsport Town (Traditional) - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 14 Nov 1962 (take 1), previously uncirculating

Bob Dylan - guitar, harmonica, vocals
Bruce Langhorne – guitar

Produced by John Hammond

19. When Death Comes Creepin’ (Whatcha Gonna Do?)(3:06) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 77005-1, rec. 11/14/62
Copyright (c) 1963 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1991 by Special Rider Music
R-0579-2 Whatcha Gonna Do - unreleased out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 14 Nov 1962 (take 1), from a 1962 Columbia acetate that surfaced in May 1982

Bob Dylan - guitar, vocals
Richard Wellstood - piano
George Barnes - guitar
Bruce Langhorne - guitar
Eugene Ramey - bass
Herb Lovelle - drums

Produced by John Hammond

DECEMBER 6, 1962
[Studio A,
Columbia Studios, New York]
[7th The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan session]

20. Hero Blues (2:53) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 77020-1, rec. 12/6/62
Copyright (c) 1963 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1991 by Special Rider Music
R-0966 Hero Blues - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 6 Dec 1962 (take 1)

21. When Death Comes Creepin’ (Whatcha Gonna Do?)(2:01) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 77021-1, rec. 12/6/62
Copyright (c) 1963 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1991 by Special Rider Music
R-0967 Whatcha Gonna Do - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 6 Dec 1962
This is the one identified on bootlegs by a spoken intro by John Hammond "77021, take 1".

22. I Shall Be Free (2:44) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 77023-3, rec. 12/6/62
Copyright (c) 1963 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1991 by Special Rider Music
R-0968 I Shall Be Free - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 6 Dec 1962 (incomplete take 3)

23. I Shall Be Free (4:29) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 77023-5, rec. 12/6/62
Copyright (c) 1963 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1991 by Special Rider Music
R-0969 I Shall Be Free - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 6 Dec 1962 (take 5)

24. Hero Blues (3:02) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 77020-2, rec. 12/6/62
Copyright (c) 1963 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1991 by Special Rider Music
R-0970 Hero Blues - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 6 Dec 1962 (take 2)

25. Hero Blues (2:43) (B. Dylan) mx. CO 77020-4, rec. 12/6/62
Copyright (c) 1963 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1991 by Special Rider Music
R-0971 Hero Blues - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 6 Dec 1962 (take 4)

Bob Dylan - guitar, harmonica, vocals
Produced by John Hammond

CD #3

JANUARY 29, 1962
[
McKenzie Home Tapes]

1. Hard Times In New York Town (1:56) (B. Dylan)
Copyright (c) 1962, 1965 by Duchess Music Corporation; renewed 1990, 1993 by MCA
R-0972 Hard Times In New York Town - recorded at the home of Eve and Mac McKenzie, New York, 29 Jan 1962

2. The Death Of Emmett Till (4:24) (B. Dylan)
Copyright (c) 1963 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1991 by Special Rider Music
R-0973 The Death Of Emmett Till - recorded at the home of Eve and Mac McKenzie, New York, 29 Jan 1962

Bob Dylan - guitar, harmonica, vocals

FALL 1962
[
McKenzie Home Tapes]

3. I Rode Out One Morning (2:51) (B. Dylan)
© 2012 Special Rider Music
R-0974 I Rode Out One Morning - recorded at the home of Eve and Mac McKenzie, New York, Fall 1962

4. House Of The Rising Sun (3:16) (trad.)
Copyright ©1978 MCA
R-0975 The House Of The Risin' Sun (Traditional) - recorded at the home of Eve and Mac McKenzie, New York, Fall 1962

5. See That My Grave Is Kept Clean (0:55) (Blind Lemon Jefferson)
Publ.: TBA
R-0976 See That My Grave Is Kept Clean (Blind Lemon Jefferson) - recorded at the home of Eve and Mac McKenzie, New York, Fall 1962

6. Ballad Of Donald White (4:36) (B. Dylan)
© 1962 Warner Bros.; © renewed 1990 Special Rider Music
R-0977 The Ballad Of Donald White - recorded at the home of Eve and Mac McKenzie, New York, Fall 1962

Bob Dylan - guitar, harmonica, vocals

APRIL 16, 1962
[Gerde’s Folk City]

7. Honey, Just Allow Me One More Chance (2:27) (B. Dylan)
© 1963 Warner Bros.; © renewed 1991 Special Rider Music
R-0978 Honey, Just Allow Me One More Chance (Bob Dylan/Henry Thomas) - recorded live at Gerde's Folk City, New York, 16 Apr 1962

8. Talkin’ New York (4:25) (B. Dylan)
Copyright © 1962, 1965 by Duchess Music Corporation; renewed 1990, 1993 by MCA
R-0978 Talkin' New York - recorded live at Gerde's Folk City, New York, 16 Apr 1962

9. Corrina, Corrina (3:53) (B. Dylan)
© 1962 Warner Bros.; © renewed 1990 Special Rider Music
R-0979 Corrina, Corrina (Traditional) - recorded live at Gerde's Folk City, New York, 16 Apr 1962

10. Deep Ellum Blues (3:29) (J. & B. Attlesay)
R-0980 Deep Ellum Blues (Joe & Bob Attlesay) - recorded live at Gerde's Folk City, New York, 16 Apr 1962

11. Blowin’ In The Wind (3:06) (B. Dylan)
Copyright (c) 1962 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1990 by Special Rider Music
R-0981 Blowin’ In The Wind - recorded live at Gerde's Folk City, New York, 16 Apr 1962

Bob Dylan - guitar, harmonica, vocals

JULY 2, 1962
[Finjan Club,
Montreal]

12. The Death Of Emmett Till (4:39) (B. Dylan)
Copyright (c) 1963 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1991 by Special Rider Music
R-0982 The Death Of Emmett Till - recorded live at the Finjan Club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2 Jul 1962

13. Stealin’ (2:18) (trad:; arr.: Memphis Jug Band)
R-0983 Stealin’ (Traditional arranged Memphis Jug Band/Will Shade) - recorded live at the Finjan Club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2 Jul 1962

14. Hiram Hubbard (5:12) (trad.; arr.: B. Dylan)
R-0984 Hiram Hubbard (Traditional arranged Bob Dylan) - recorded live at the Finjan Club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2 Jul 1962

15. Blowin’ In The Wind (3:59) (B. Dylan)
Copyright (c) 1962 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1990 by Special Rider Music
R-0985 Blowin’ In The Wind - recorded live at the Finjan Club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2 Jul 1962

16. Rocks And Gravel (4:48) (B. Dylan)
Copyright (c) 1963 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1991 by Special Rider Music
R-0986 Rocks And Gravel [Solid Road] (Brownie McGhee-Leroy Carr) - recorded live at the Finjan Club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2 Jul 1962

17. Quit Your Low Down Ways (3:10) (B. Dylan)
Copyright ©1963; renewed 1991 Special Rider Music
R-0987 Quit Your Low Down Ways - recorded live at the Finjan Club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2 Jul 1962

18. He Was A Friend Of Mine (4:02) (B. Dylan)
© 1962 Duchess Music; © renewed 1990 MCA
R-0988 He Was A Friend Of Mine - recorded live at the Finjan Club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2 Jul 1962

19. Let Me Die In My Footsteps (4:58) (B. Dylan) Copyright (c) 1963 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1991 by Special Rider Music
R-0989 Let Me Die In My Footsteps - recorded live at the Finjan Club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2 Jul 1962

20. Two Trains Runnin’ (4:00) (M. Morganfield) (also known as "Still A Fool")
R-0990 Two Trains Runnin’ (McKinley Morganfield "Muddy Waters") - recorded live at the Finjan Club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2 Jul 1962

21. Ramblin’ On My Mind (2:50) (R. Johnson)
R-0991 Ramblin’ On My Mind (Robert Johnson) - recorded live at the Finjan Club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2 Jul 1962

22. Muleskinner Blues (1:11) (J. Rogers/G. Vaughan) (also known as "Blue Yodel #8")
R-0992 Muleskinner Blues (Blue Yodel #8) (Part 1) (Jimmie Rogers-George Vaughn) - recorded live at the Finjan Club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2 Jul 1962

23. Muleskinner Blues (part 2)(1:31) (J. Rogers/G. Vaughan) (also known as "Blue Yodel #8")
R-0993 Muleskinner Blues (Blue Yodel #8) (Part 2) (Jimmie Rogers-George Vaughn) - recorded live at the Finjan Club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2 Jul 1962

Bob Dylan - guitar, harmonica, vocals

CD #4

SEPTEMBER 22, 1962
[Carnegie Hall Hootenanny]

1. Sally Gal (2:59) (B. Dylan)
© 1985 Special Rider Music
R-0994 Sally Gal - recorded live at the Carnegie Hall Hootenanny, New York, 22 Sep 1962

2. Highway 51 (4:02) (B. Dylan)
Copyright (c) 1962 by Duchess Music; renewed 1990 by MCA
R-0995 Highway 51 - recorded live at the Carnegie Hall Hootenanny, New York, 22 Sep 1962

3. Talking John Birch Paranoid Blues (4:50) (B. Dylan)
Copyright © 1970 by Special Rider Music; renewed 1998 by Special Rider Music
R-0996 Talking John Birch Paranoid Blues - recorded live at the Carnegie Hall Hootenanny, New York, 22 Sep 1962

4. Ballad Of Hollis Brown (5:48) (B. Dylan)
Copyright (c) 1963 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1991 by Special Rider Music
R-0997 Ballad Of Hollis Brown - recorded live at the Carnegie Hall Hootenanny, New York, 22 Sep 1962

5. A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall (7:06) (B. Dylan)
Copyright (c) 1963 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1991 by Special Rider Music
R-0998 A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall - recorded live at the Carnegie Hall Hootenanny, New York, 22 Sep 1962

Bob Dylan - guitar, harmonica, vocals

OCTOBER 15, 1962
[The Gaslight Café, NYC]

6. See That My Grave Is Kept Clean (3:25) (Blind Lemon Jefferson)
Publ.: Chicago Music Publ. Co., Inc. (ASCAP) 1928
R-0999 See That My Grave Is Kept Clean (Blind Lemon Jefferson) - recorded live at the Gaslight Café, New York, 15 Oct 1962

7. No More Auction Block (2:54) (trad.; arr.: B. Dylan)
© 1991 Special Rider Music
Released on The Bootleg Series Vols. 1-3, 1991

8. Motherless Children (3:09) (trad.; arr.: B. Dylan)
R-1000 Motherless Children (Traditional arranged Bob Dylan) - recorded live at the Gaslight Café, New York, 15 Oct 1962
This performance was used in a US TV advert for the 2014 Jeep Cherokee SUV in Oct 2013, and the track subsequently turned up on iTunes US in Nov 2013,
see Online Performances (Other) - thanks to Christopher Mitchell for information.

Picture from iTunes  USA

9. Kind Hearted Woman Blues (2:29) (R. Johnson)
R-1001 Kind Hearted Woman Blues (Robert Johnson) - recorded live at the Gaslight Café, New York, 15 Oct 1962

10. Black Cross (3:59) (Lord Buckley)
Actually written by Joseph S. Newman, uncle of actor Paul Newman, but known best from the performances by "Lord Buckley" (Richard Myrle Buckley, 1906-60).
R-1002 Black Cross (3:59) (Lord Buckley/Joseph S. Newman) - recorded live at the Gaslight Café, New York, 15 Oct 1962

11. The Ballad Of Hollis Brown (5:41) (B. Dylan)
Copyright (c) 1963 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1991 by Special Rider Music
R-1003 Ballad Of Hollis Brown - recorded live at the Gaslight Café, New York, 15 Oct 1962

12. Ain’t No More Cane (1:58) (trad.; arr.: B. Dylan)
© 2012 Special Rider Music
R-1004 Ain’t No More Cane (James "Iron Head" Baker) - recorded live at the Gaslight Café, New York, 15 Oct 1962

Bob Dylan - guitar, harmonica, vocals

Copyright notes by Tim Dunn:

"Highway 51": The album's notes read "(B. Dylan)" and "Copyright (c) 1962 by Duchess Music; renewed 1990 by MCA." This is new information. I re-checked my notes and files, as well as the "Catalog Of Copyright Entries" and "Copyright Office Catalog," and there is no 1962 registration for this song on Dylan's behalf, nor a 1990 renewal. Further, the few copyright documents I have regarding his Leeds/Duchess songs fail to include this title. That does not mean a document of which I am unaware cites it, but that will remain unknown until the Copyright Office completes scanning of its old documents (a project currently, albeit slowly, underway).

"Wichita Blues" ("Going To Louisiana"): The album's notes read "(B. Dylan)" and "Copyright (c) 1962 by Warner Bros., Inc.; renewed 1990 by Special Rider Music." This is new information. The same comments about registrations and renewals for "Highway 51" apply here. I have several documents covering the Witmark period, none of which mention this song. Note that M. Witmark & Sons would have lodged the first registration (Warner Bros. being a successor).

"Worried Blues": The album's notes read "(H. Wood; arr. B. Dylan)" and "(c) 1991 Special Rider Music." Hally Wood is new information for this copyright claim. The song was first registered as part of the compilation of sound recordings comprising "The Bootleg Series Vols. 1-3" (whose notes list it as a Traditional arranged by Dylan), and the Special Rider Music registration for this song, 18 March 2003, again gives it as a Traditional with a Dylan arrangement (see Hally Wood information above).

Gaslight Café Performances:


SME Records SRCS 2438 (Japan, 2001) - front of sealed promo copy with obi and sticker - scan by Keith Schweiger (includes R-0467)

R-0467 Handsome Molly (Traditional) - live, Gaslight Café, New York, Oct 1962, from Bob Dylan Live: Thirty-Nine Years Of Great Concert Performances, SME Records (Sony Music Entertainment), Japan, Feb 2001

R-0679 The Cuckoo Is A Pretty Bird (Traditional) - live, Gaslight Café, New York, Oct 1962, from a promo US Columbia CD single given away with Bob Dylan's autobiography "Chronicles Vol. 1", Oct 2004

R-0701 A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall - live, Gaslight Café, New York, Oct 1962, from Bob Dylan Live At The Gaslight 1962, Starbucks/Hear Music/Sony Music Custom Marketing Group (USA), Aug 2005

R-0702 Rocks And Gravel (Brownie McGhee/Leroy Carr)- live, Gaslight Café, New York, Oct 1962, from Bob Dylan Live At The Gaslight 1962, Starbucks/Hear Music/Sony Music Custom Marketing Group (USA), Aug 2005

R-0703 Don't Think Twice, It's All Right - live, Gaslight Café, New York, Oct 1962, from Bob Dylan Live At The Gaslight 1962, Starbucks/Hear Music/Sony Music Custom Marketing Group (USA), Aug 2005

R-0704 Moonshiner - live, Gaslight Café, New York, Oct 1962, from Bob Dylan Live At The Gaslight 1962, Starbucks/Hear Music/Sony Music Custom Marketing Group (USA), Aug 2005

R-0705 Cocaine (Traditional) - live, Gaslight Café, New York, Oct 1962, from Bob Dylan Live At The Gaslight 1962, Starbucks/Hear Music/Sony Music Custom Marketing Group (USA), Aug 2005

R-0706 John Brown - live, Gaslight Café, New York, Oct 1962, from Bob Dylan Live At The Gaslight 1962, Starbucks/Hear Music/Sony Music Custom Marketing Group (USA), Aug 2005

R-0707 Barbara Allen (Traditional) - live, Gaslight Café, New York, Oct 1962, from Bob Dylan Live At The Gaslight 1962, Starbucks/Hear Music/Sony Music Custom Marketing Group (USA), Aug 2005

R-0708 West Texas (Traditional) - live, Gaslight Café, New York, Oct 1962, from Bob Dylan Live At The Gaslight 1962, Starbucks/Hear Music/Sony Music Custom Marketing Group (USA), Aug 2005


Columbia CSK 54798 (USA, 2004) - front insert scan by David Plentus (includes R-0679)

Columbia/Legacy A 96016 (USA, 2005) - front of sealed digipak (my copy, includes ten live performances)

The six "new" officially released Gaslight Café performances in this set mean that all seventeen of the circulating songs from this show have been released by Columbia, though sadly not all together.

1962 Performances not in this set:


Columbia 4-42656 (USA) - B-side scan by Hans Seegers

R-0008 Corrina, Corrina (Traditional) - alternate mono take to the version from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 26 Oct 1962 (take 4 - version on The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan is take 6), B-side of Dec 1962 Columbia single and still otherwise officially unreleased

R-0017M Rocks And Gravel [Solid Road] (Brownie McGhee-Leroy Carr) - studio version (mono) from the Columbia US test pressing and promotional copies of The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, 1963, recorded Columbia Recording Studios, New York, 1 Nov, 1962 (take 1)

R-0018M Talkin' John Birch Society Blues [Talkin' John Birch Paranoid Blues] - studio version (mono) from the Columbia US test pressing and promotional copies of The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, 1963

R-0550 Rambling Gambling Willie - mono version of track from The Bootleg Series Vols. 1-3, from the original The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, 1963, also on a UK Emidisc test pressing from the late 1960s, and a 1962 Columbia acetate that surfaced in Nov 1983

R-0551M Let Me Die In My Footsteps - unedited original version, studio version (mono) from the Columbia US test pressing and promotional copies of The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, 1963, and a 1962 Columbia acetate that surfaced in Nov 1983

R-0017 Rocks And Gravel [Solid Road] (Brownie McGhee-Leroy Carr) - studio version (stereo) from the Columbia US test pressing and promotional copies of The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, 1963, recorded Columbia Recording Studios, New York, 1 Nov, 1962 (take 1)
A version of Rocks And Gravel appears in episode 1 of the HBO US TV series True Detective, released on Blu-ray and DVD in the USA and UK in Jun 2014 (see VHS & DVD 2010s).
Thanks to Bob Stacy for his extensive analysis of the performance in the TV episode and his decision that this is the take used for the withdrawn The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (R-0017) but with extra instrumentation! This leads Bob to the conclusion that here we have another track from the "electric" overdub session held by Tom Wilson without Bob at Columbia Studios, New York, 8 Dec 1964 (CO 84439 take 10), previously unreleased! The "electric" version of House Of The Risin' Sun comes from this session, and was not finally officially released until 1993 on the CD-ROM Highway 61 Interactive, see 1993.

R-0018 Talkin' John Birch Society Blues [Talkin' John Birch Paranoid Blues] - studio version (stereo) from the Columbia US test pressing and promotional copies of The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, 1963

R-0551 Let Me Die In My Footsteps - unedited original version (stereo) with extra verse from the Columbia test pressing and promotional copies of The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, 1963 (version released The Bootleg Series Vols. 1-3 in 1991 is edited)

R-0955 Corrina, Corrina (Traditional) - extended version of mono track from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan with final drum roll (2:53 instead of 2:44), on 2CD set Bob Dylan, Not Now Music (Sweden), Jan 2013
Thanks to Anders Lindh, Peter Coulthard and Keith Venturoni for pointing out that R-0955 is exactly the same as the track from The Original Mono Recordings including fade out, then there are about eight seconds of silence followed by the final drum roll.


Columbia CL 1986 (USA, 1963) - front scan by Jeff Gold (mono commercial copy of withdrawn album)

Columbia CS 8786 (USA) - front scan by Hans Seegers (stereo commercial release)

Picture from www.ginza.se (2013 release)

R-0952A Bob Dylan's Blues - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 9 Jul 1962 (take 1), still uncirculating
Derek Barker in "Isis" 166 says that although Michael Krogsgaard and Olof Bjoerner list the track on the Freewheelin' album as take 1, it is listed by Glen Dundas and Clinton Heylin as take 3, and is confirmed as take 3 on page 43 of the booklet with 2010's The Original Mono Recordings, see above. This means that R-0952 above is exactly the same as the album track and take 1 is still unreleased!

R-0574   Mixed Up Confusion - third alternate take to the original US single (R-0007, see 1962), with an opening harmonica solo as R-0007 but with different lyrics, recorded Columbia Recording Studios, New York, 14 Nov 1962 (probably take 11), from a 1962 Columbia acetate that surfaced in Jun 1984.

R-0963   That's All Right, Mama (Arthur Crudup) - out-take from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, recorded at Columbia Studios, New York, 1 Nov 1962 (take 3 - the "fast" version).
According to Roger Ford this is not a remix on 1 Nov 1962 of R-0956 from 26 Nov 1962, but a "remake", a new take, despite the take number. Despite being listed as CD2, track 15 of The 50th Anniversary Collection. CD2, track 15 is in fact a repeat of R-0956 (CD2, track 6).

Thanks to Steven Jump of Badlands for news of this rarity and the copy! Thanks to Roger Ford, Bob Stacy and Ian Woodward for their very detailed analysis of the Freewheelin' out-takes, to Larry Crum for further information, and to Les Kokay and Michael Krogsgaard for the information sources.


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