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Bob Dylan's Officially Released Rarities and Obscurities

Audio: 2022

All the songs listed in the Official Rarities section are cross-referenced by song title in these alphabetical pages.

"The Philosophy of Modern Song" by Bob Dylan, to be published by Simon & Schuster on 8 Nov 2022. The cover photo is Little Richard, Alis Lesley and Eddie Cochran at Sydney Airport on 28 Sep 1957 (photo by Bruce Perry via Getty Images). Also shown is the original photo (maybe colourised) and a single by Alis Lesley with the same photo of her in black and white.

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This yearly page now contains only the main Rarities List. Promotional Items (Albums and Singles) are now here. All Honourable Mentions are now here.

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: 20 June, 2022.

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

Key to symbols used:
Links to other World Wide Web pages -
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Performances currently available on commercial CD are marked by (these are the ones that count as obscurities rather than as rarities)

Audience recordings are indicated by (A).

There are as yet no physical product releases for 2022!

"Blowin' In The Wind" - new recording in "Ionic Originals" format, auctioned in London, 7 Jul 2022:

"Ionic Originals" disc in player, picture from Christie's web-site
Thanks to Harold Lepidus for news that the first performance to be released in the new analogue "Ionic Originals" format is a 2002 re-recording of Blowin' In The Wind - for more information see:

PRESS RELEASE: Bob Dylan’s First New Studio Recording of “Blowin’ In The Wind” Since 1962 - Produced by T Bone Burnett Utilising Groundbreaking Patented Technology to Create a One-of-One Ionic Original Disc L.A./N.Y./LONDON on 7 July 2022 (

R-2359 Blowin' In The Wind - exclusive "Ionic Originals" 2021 performance with Bob and T-Bone Burnett, auctioned at Christie's London, July 2022

Plaque from front of player, picture from Christie's web-site ("ONE OF ONE")

Thanks to Samuel Stone for information that the new line-up is: Bob Dylan (vocals), Greg Leisz (mandolin), Stuart Duncan (violin), T-Bone Burnett (electric guitar), and Dennis Crouch (bass). Thanks to Jacques Colinet for news that the only copy of this recording will be auctioned at Christie's in London on 7 July 2022. It is expected to fetch between £600,000 and £1 million.

Promotional/Regular Items for 2022

Living In Another Country: International Stereo Releases

Stereo promo albums and singles for 2022 which don't contain rare material but which are still very collectable are now included with promo releases of regular albums and commercially released singles on the appropriate page in International Stereo Releases.

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