Searching For A Gem: Recent Updates
The "Never Ending Listing"

(Title suggested by Gerd Rundel)

"I haven't known peace and quiet for so long I can't remember what it's like."
Bob Dylan, "Idiot Wind", 1974/2002 Ram's Horn Music

"By popular demand", here's a list of the latest Bob Dylan Rarity Updates made to the site. If you have any items to add to the site, please contact me here. Please make sure the subject of your message includes the word "Dylan"- this will ensure it's not deleted by the site Spam filter. This is absolutely vital - incoming Spam has been up to 13,300 messages per day, and I'm sure some of your valuable messages have been missed! Please retry if your message was rejected or if you haven't received a reply.

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"News" and "Updates" are now two separate pages - for "News", see here. The font used for the titles of each page is appropriately called "Jokerman", if you can't see it, download it here:

Revised: 19 June, 2018


Recent Updates

This list by date covers the last two months, and only includes new entries, not changes or corrections to existing entries.

There is currently only a small backlog for additions, for this and the up-to-date list of wanted releases, see here. The last item to be added was submitted on 18 Jun 2018. Please check the backlog list before submitting entries, too many duplicate submissions (especially of new releases) have been received in the past. Please note, in order to reduce the huge number of submissions, only submit scans of new items. If you have a variant copy of an item already listed on the site, please submit only a text description of your item that can be pasted into the web page. This will make the additions significantly easier to handle, and avoid web pages becoming too long. This is a permanent policy for the site, now being enforced. Thank you for your co-operation.

"Bob Dylan Worldwide -The First Twenty Years" is the first instalment of what will hopefully be the definite Dylan discography, published by Christoph Maus/Maus of Music, Hamburg, Germany . This was published in advance of Bob's 75th birthday, in mid-April 2016. Heartfelt thanks to the contributors to this site who have helped with preparing this book - they are credited for their contributions. Please buy this book from "Isis" here . Thanks to Sonny Boy McFitzson for news the book can be bought in Japan from Disk Union here . Sample pages from the book are shown here.

Rarities Updates:

  Other Updates:      
19 Jun 2018          


Hottest Summer On Record [Various Artists] - CBS Australia promo stereo vinyl release with edit of When the Night Comes Falling From The Sky from Empire Burlesque added to 1985
 

         
15 Jun 2018 18 Jun 2018 19 Jun 2018      


Hearts Of Fire: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
[Bob Dylan/Fiona/Rupert Everett] - CBS Australia promo stereo vinyl release of film soundtrack album with three Bob rarities added to
1987
 


We are the World (Extended Version) [USA for Africa]/Grace [Quincy Jones] - CBS Australia charity cassette single with Bob contributing to A-side added to 1985
 


T
he Perfect Age Of Rock 'N' Roll - 2009 Red Hawk Films Australia DVD release with You're A Big Girl Now from Blood On The Tracks added to VHS & DVD (Films with Dylan Album Tracks) 2005-09

     
11 Jun 2018 12 Jun 2018 12 Jun 2018 13 Jun 2018 14 Jun 2018 18 Jun 2018


Hearts Of Fire: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack [Bob Dylan/Fiona/Rupert Everett] - CBS Turkey stereo cassette release of film soundtrack album with three Bob rarities added to 1987
 


The Sixties - 2014 CNN/Playtone documentary TV series with three live performances by Bob from the Newport Folk Festival 1964-65 added to VHS & DVD 2010s
 


The Vintage Collection: Folk [Various] - Delta UK compilation 3CD boxed set with two tracks from Bob Dylan added to International Album Releases (Various Artists Compilations) 2015


Planet Waves [Bob Dylan/The Band] - Music-Hall Argentina stereo cassette release of 1974 Asylum album added to International Album Releases (Regular)


Highway 61 Revisited
- 1970s Columbia Canada
stereo vinyl release of 1965 album exported to West Germany added to International Album Releases (Regular)


The King - 2006 Madman Entertainment Australia DVD release of 2005 film with Cold Irons Bound from Time Out Of Mind added to VHS & DVD (Films with Dylan Album Tracks) 2005-09
 

7 Jun 2018   5 Jun 2018 11 Jun 2018   12 Jun 2018


Knockin' On Heaven's Door/A Fool Such As I - 1975 Columbia Hall of Fame US stereo 7" single with A-side from Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid and B-side from deleted 1973 album Dylan added to 1974
 


Red Dog: True Blue - Roadshow Entertainment Australia DVD release with End Of The Line by The Traveling Wilburys from The Traveling Wilburys Volume One added to Traveling Wilburys 2016
 


Around The Bend [Various] - Warner Music Australia film soundtrack CD release with On the Road Again from Bringing It All Back Home added to International Album Releases (Various Artists Compilations) 2004
 


Highway 61 Revisited - 2018 Sony Music Japan stereo vinyl release of 1965 album added to International Album Releases (Regular)


1968: A Music Revolution [Various] - 30-track US download compilation  with All Along The Watchtower from John Wesley Harding added to International Album Releases (Various Artists Compilations) 2018


I Just Love Folk [Various] - Delta UK compilation 3CD boxed set with seven tracks from Bob Dylan added to International Album Releases (Various Artists Compilations) 2013

17 May 2018 20 May 2018 21 May 2018   4 Jun 2018  


Another Side Of Bob Dylan - early 1970s CBS Italy mono vinyl release of 1964 album added to International Mono Releases


Highway 61 Revisited - 1970 CBS Italy mono vinyl release of 1965 album added to International Mono Releases


Oh Mercy - CBS South Africa stereo cassette release of 1989 album added to International Album Releases (Regular)


American Folk Milestones Of Legends [Various] - Document Germany compilation 10CD boxed set with the entire 1962 Bob Dylan album added to International Album Releases (Various Artists Compilations) 2017
 


Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits 2 - 1990s Columbia Holland stereo cassette release of 1967 Dutch compilation added to Dylan-Only Compilations 1960s


More Bob Dylan Greatest Hits - 1980s CBS Holland stereo double play cassette release of 1971 double compilation with UK title and tracklist added to International Album Releases (Regular)

12 May 2018 14 May 2018 3 May 2018   10 May 2018 13 May 2018


The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
- 1967 and 1972
CBS Italy mono vinyl releases of 1963 album added to International Mono Releases


The Times They Are A-Changin' - early 1970s CBS Italy mono vinyl release of 1964 album added to International Mono Releases


Nashville Skyline - early 1970s and 1976-77 CBS Italy stereo vinyl LP releases of 1969 album added to International Album Releases (Regular)
 


Nashville Skyline
- late 1970s CBS Italy stereo vinyl LP release of 1969 album added to International Album Releases (Regular)
 


Self Portrait - 1970s CBS Italy stereo vinyl 2LP releases of 1970 double album added to International Album Releases (Regular)
 


Blonde On Blonde - 1970s Columbia US stereo vinyl 2LP release of 1966 double album exported to Sweden added to International Album Releases (Regular)
 


The main Rarities List is now in individual year pages, which now contain only the main Rarities List. Access the yearly pages by going to the appropriate decade (Part 1 - the 1960s, etc.).  The Rarities header page for each decade now contains links to the other audio pages for that decade. To remove some confusion I have stopped using separate R-numbers for mono and stereo rarities - a mono version now has the same R-number as the stereo version with an "M" suffix, e.g. the mono version of "R-0001" is "R-0001M". This has released several R-numbers which have now been reused.

International Mono Releases now has a page per official album plus several more for compilation albums. Mono 7" Singles & EPs (up to 1976) also have their own pages.

"International Stereo Releases" is split into "Regular Albums" (again with one page per album), "Dylan-Only Compilations", "Various Artists Compilations" (each in multiple sections) and "International Stereo Singles". All stereo promo album releases including Radio Station albums have now been moved to the appropriate album page in International Albums (Regular). Similarly, all stereo promo singles have now been moved to the appropriate singles pages of International Singles. This has removed many cross-references between those pages and the former Promo albums and singles pages. Stereo singles are now in a single multi-part chronological list with the former "US Stereo Singles", "International Stereo EPs & CD Singles" and "Promotional Singles" pages combined. For links see below.

"VHS & DVD" is split into multiple pages by decade. All Honourable Mentions are here. Traveling Wilburys rarities are here.

[VHS & DVD] [International Mono Releases] [International Stereo Releases]

In answer to queries about making the pages "printer-friendly", the volatility of the site means I strongly discourage people from printing out these pages. Any printed page would soon be out-of-date! For proof of this, just see above. Also, because of the regular page restructuring that seems to be required as the site expands, if you link to the site, it's best to link to the Home Page only.


Contacting Bob Dylan

This is a fan site with no connection to Bob - that means you can't contact him through me! I used to have a postal address for Bob's New York business office that I thought was correct, but I have since been informed by someone who wrote to that address that their mail was returned. I have never had an email address. I can only suggest you contact Bob's publisher Simon & Schuster or use the feedback page at www.bobdylan.com. I also have no means of helping anyone who wants to meet Bob Dylan or obtain his autograph!

Ongoing virus and spam effect on mail services

I obviously have to make this site's email address openly available so it's being abused by third parties to send Spam. Some correspondents use ISPs whose Anti-Spam policies now reject replies from me as Spam. If I can't send a message to you, I'll post a reply on this page. Therefore, if you're expecting a reply from me and haven't received one, please look here.

Picture Submissions:

Because of the huge number of submissions to this site I would be very grateful if you could submit scanned pictures 100% ready to be added to a page. Sadly, digital photos are usually disappointing with unrealistic colours, unwanted reflections and badly distorted geometrically, so I prefer not to use them. Taking digital photos and sending them to me is usually a waste of your time! That means all pictures should be aligned so they're exactly horizontal and vertical, especially label pictures, and cropped to be exactly square (or 2:1 if gatefold). I add pictures to the site at 320x320 (640x320 for gatefold) but I like submissions to be 300 dpi so I can show details if necessary. Pictures of sleeve/label details you submit should be either 1:1, 2:1 or 3:1, I can't easily use pictures on my pages with different width/height ratios as they spoil the look of the pages. Scan LP sleeves in four sections on a flatbed scanner and "stitch" them together in a program like Adobe PhotoShop or Paint Shop Pro to show the whole sleeve. (It's easy!)

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So long, eBay! In view of the poor quality of description and illustration of items from eBay and other online auction sites, together with the high probability that items are counterfeit, no more items from such sites will be considered for inclusion here. I've also been told that featuring eBay items here has led to higher prices. Thanks to those who have submitted eBay links in the past, but please don't do so in future under any circumstances.


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