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Al Kooper's Rare And Well Done 2001 Columbia/Legacy compilation, which features an alternate take of Went To See The Gypsy from the 1970 New Morning sessions

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This page contains items that aren't eligible for the main Searching For A Gem or International Stereo Releases lists because Bob does not personally perform on them, but are nevertheless of interest to Dylan collectors. There's no specific qualification for inclusion other than I have the item or it's been notified to me by a contributor as having a noteworthy Dylan connection. All candidates for inclusion will be assessed on their merits! By request I have included three pages of Dylan covers, but this is not intended to be a comprehensive section on Dylan Covers. The late Dave Plentus' excellent Dylan Cover Albums site is now kept alive on Expecting Rain by Karl-Erik Anderson here . The other Honourable Mentions pages are listed below.


Honourable Mentions - Covers of Blowin' In The Wind

Honourable Mentions - Covers (Misc)

Honourable Mentions - Women Sing Dylan

Honourable Mentions - Video.

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: 17 November, 2020.


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1950s


Richard Dyer-Bennet - "Requests 5" - stereo vinyl album, Dyer-Bennet Records SDYB 5764 (USA), 1958:


Dyer-Bennet Records SDYB 5764 (USA) - front (my copy)
This 1958 stereo LP from England-born US-based folk artist Richard Dyer-Bennet (1913-91) includes several traditional and other songs covered by Bob Dylan including Golden Vanity, Barbara Allen, John Henry and Spanish Is The Loving Tongue. Spanish Is The Loving Tongue is correctly credited to Charles Badger Clark, see 1971.
Dyer-Bennet Records SDYB 5764 (USA) - rear


Dyer-Bennet Records SDYB 5764 (USA) - Side 1


Dyer-Bennet Records SDYB 5764 (USA) - Side 2

1960s


Carolyn Hester - "Carolyn Hester" - mono vinyl album, Tradition Records TLP-1043 (USA), 1961:
These albums aren't included on the
Honourable Mentions - Women Sing Dylan page because they don't include Dylan compositions.


Tradition Records TLP-1043 (USA mono) - front (my copy, no Dylan)

Thanks to Tracy Zank for pointing out that the Carolyn Hester album listed in 1962 is in fact Carolyn's second self-titled album - the first (shown left) was released in 1961 on Tradition Records (TLP-1043) with a completely different tracklist including House Of The Risin' Sun and The Water Is Wide  - Bob did not play on this album. Thanks to Tim Dunn for the album! The sleeve notes are by "Stacey Williams" (Robert Shelton), who wrote the sleeve notes for Bob's first album under the same pseudonym. This 1961 album was released on CD with three bonus tracks as The Tradition Album by Road Goes On Forever on 1 Mar 2001, and then again with the original artwork as The Tradition Album by Hot Records on 29 Sep 2006, this time with just the original 13 tracks, but remastered.


Road Goes On Forever 2000 CD reissue with 3 bonus tracks, picture from www.amazon.co.uk


Hot Records 2006 remastered CD reissue, picture from www.amazon.co.uk


Tradition Records TLP-1043 (USA mono) - detail of front


Tradition Records TLP-1043 (USA mono) - rear

Tradition Records TLP-1043 (USA mono) - detail of rear

Tradition Records TLP-1043 (USA mono) - Side 1


Tradition Records TLP-1043 (USA mono) - Side 2


Coral CRL 57143 (USA mono) - front picture from www.collectorsfrenzy.com (1957, no Dylan)

Thanks to Ian Woodward for pointing out that Carolyn's first album, also in mono only, was in fact Scarlet Ribbons from 1957 on the Coral label, produced in her home state of Texas by Norman Petty, producer of Buddy Holly and the Crickets. These two albums are together on CD1 of a 2CD set, Carolyn Hester Introduces Bob Dylan, from Jasmine Music in the UK, released on 12 Apr 2013. CD2 contains Carolyn's 1962 album plus Bob's first album and his first single (in mono). This release is presumably legal in the EU because of copyright expiry, but as it's not an official Columbia release, it is listed in Questionable Releases.


Jasmine Records JASCD 259 (UK mono/stereo, 2013) - front (my copy, includes Dylan)

Carolyn Hester also recorded Bob's non-album song Ye Playboys and Playgirls (R-0020, see 1964) for Dot Records in Aug/Sep 1965 on her live album Carolyn Hester At Town Hall Two (Dot DLP 25649 - stereo, Dot DLP 3649 - mono).


Dot Records DLP 3649 (USA, 1965) - front of mono LP with her cover of (Ye) Playboys and Playgirls


Dot Records VDEP 34012 (France, 1965) - front of 7" mono EP, scan by Manuel García Jara


Dot Records VDEP 34012 (France, 1965) - B-side of 7" mono EP, scan by Ronald Born


Bear Family Records BCD 15520 (Germany, 2010) - CD with 24 tracks from both Town Hall LPs


Dot Records DLP 3638 (UK, 1965) - front of mono LP test pressing with her cover of (Ye) Playboys and Playgirls, scan by Ronald Born


Dot Records DLP 3638 (UK, 1965) - Side 1 of mono LP test pressing, scan by Ronald Born


Dot Records DLP 3638 (UK, 1965) - Side 2 of mono LP test pressing, scan by Ronald Born


Dot Records DS 16751 (UK, 1965) - A-side of 7" mono single, scan by Ian Woodward (sold centre)


Dot Records DS 16751 (UK, 1965) - A-side of 7" mono single, scan by Ronald Born (push-out centre)


Master Classics Records (Europe, 2013) - MP3 version with 24 tracks from both Town Hall LPs

Thanks to Tim Dunn for information that this version has a new final verse: "Ringo just got married, now he'll never marry me; Never marry me, never marry me; Ringer just got married, now he'll never marry me, Not now and no other time". The liner notes by Carolyn include the credit: "For Bobby in hopes he won't object to the very last verse (it's about a friend of his, anyway!)." (Actually, most of her lyrics do not match the Dylan version in "Lyrics 1962-2001".) This album was also released in the UK as Dot Records DLP 3638 (mono), thanks to Ronald Born for scans of a UK test pressing in a plain white sleeve with details on a sheet pasted on the front. The song was also released as a single in the UK and on a French EP taken from the album.

For another live performance of Ye Playboys and Playgirls by Emily Lacy, see 2011 below.


US "TV Guide", 12 May 1963:


"TV Guide" for 12 May 1963, scan by Keith Venturoni
Thanks to Keith Venturoni for a scan of the US "TV Guide" for 12 May 1963, the day that "folksinger Bob Dylan" was listed to appear on the Ed Sullivan Show, but walked out because they wouldn't let him sing Talkin' John Birch Society Blues.
Detail of "TV Guide" for 12 May 1963 with "Ed Sullivan Show", scan by Keith Venturoni

The New World Singers - "The New World Singers" - vinyl LPs, Atlantic 8087 (USA, mono)/Atlantic SD-8087 (USA, stereo), 1963:

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Atlantic SD-8087 (USA, stereo) - front scan by Jack from Canada
Another album with liner notes by Bob, this has not yet been released on CD. The liner notes can be found at Jim Roemer's Book of Bob web-site The album contains a cover of Don't Think Twice, It's All Right from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan.

Thanks to Jack from Canada for information and scan.


Joan Baez - "Joan Baez In Concert Part 2" - mono vinyl LP releases, Vanguard VRS-9113 (USA)/Vanguard VRS-9113 (New Zealand), 1963; stereo vinyl LP releases: Vanguard VSD-79113 (USA)/Fontana STFL 6035 (UK), 1963; CD: Vanguard VMD-2123 (USA), 1990; Remastered CD: Vanguard 79599-2 (USA), 2002:
These albums aren't included on the Honourable Mentions - Women Sing Dylan page because they don't include Dylan compositions.


Vanguard VRS-9113 (USA mono) - LP front scan by Jack from Canada


Fontana STFL 6035 (UK stereo) - LP front (my copy)


Fontana STFL 6035 (UK stereo) - LP rear

Fontana STFL 6035 (UK stereo) - LP Side 1 (includes Don't Think Twice)


Fontana STFL 6035 (UK stereo) - LP Side 2 (doesn't include With God On Our Side)


Vanguard 79599-2 (USA) - remastered CD front scan by Jack from Canada


Vanguard VRS-9113 (New Zealand mono) - LP front scan by Bill Hester


Vanguard VRS-9113 (New Zealand mono) - LP rear scan by Bill Hester (Bob's liner notes)


Vanguard VRS-9113 (New Zealand mono) - detail of LP rear, scan by Bill Hester

Vanguard VRS-9113 (New Zealand mono) - LP Side 1 scan by Bill Hester (includes Don't Think Twice)


Vanguard VRS-9113 (New Zealand mono) - detail of LP Side 1, scan by Bill Hester


Vanguard VRS-9113 (New Zealand mono) - LP Side 2 scan by Bill Hester (includes With God On Our Side)

This is another album with liner notes by Bob. They can be found at Jim Roemer's Book of Bob web-site . It also includes a cover of Don't Think Twice, It's All Right from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan. Thanks to Éamonn Ó Catháin for the UK stereo copy, released by Fontana (part of Philips, later PolyGram, now Universal) on behalf of Vanguard Records.


Fontana STFL 6035 (UK stereo) - detail of LP Side 2 (8 tracks - doesn't include With God On Our Side)
Bill Hester has a New Zealand second edition release, manufactured for Vanguard by Philips in New Zealand. The mono catalogue number is given on the sleeve and record labels as VRS-9113, the same as the US mono release. The sleeve has three folded-over flaps. Both sleeve and record labels say "Made in New Zealand". Thanks to Bill for pointing out that his copy, like other later releases of this album, has a revised Side 2 with seven tracks instead of eight, with With God On Our Side replacing two original songs.
Vanguard VRS-9113 (New Zealand mono) - detail of LP Side 2, scan by Bill Hester (7 tracks - includes With God On Our Side)

This album was originally released on CD in the USA in 1990, and then in remastered form with new artwork in 1999.

For Dylan covers by Joan, see Honourable Mentions - Women Sing Dylan. For her cover of Blowin' In the Wind, see Honourable Mentions - Covers of Blowin' In The Wind.

Thanks to Jack from Canada, Bill Hester and Manuel García Jara for information and scans.


Eric Andersen - "'bout changes & things" - stereo LP release, Vanguard VSD 79206 (USA), 1965:


Vanguard VSD 79206 (USA, 1966) - picture from www.amazon.com (released as Vanguard Masters VMD 79206 on CD in 2002)
Bob's cover of Eric Andersen's Thirsty Boots, an out-take from Self Portrait recorded at Columbia Recording Studios, New York, 4 Mar 1970, is included on a limited edition stereo 7" single released in the USA and Europe on Record Store Day, 20 Apr 2013, taken from the Aug 2013 2CD release The Bootleg Series Vol. 10.

Eric Andersen's own version of Thirsty Boots appears on his 1966 Vanguard album, 'bout changes & things, although it was first released as a cover by Judy Collins on her 1965 Elektra album fifth album. Eric released an electric version of his 1966 solo acoustic album as 'bout changes & things take 2 in 1967!


Vanguard VSD 79236 (USA, 1967) - picture from www.amazon.com


fifth album (Judy Collins, Elektra, USA, 1965) - picture from www.amazon.com


Columbia 38-549235 (USA) - picture from bobdylan.com

The Band - "Music From Big Pink" - stereo LP release: Capitol SKAO-2955 (USA), 1968, Capitol ST-2955 (Australia), 1968; Capitol ST.2955 (New Zealand), 1968; remastered EMI/Capitol 72434-99465-1-4 (UK), 2000; CD: Capitol 46069-2 (USA)/EMI CDP 7 46069 2 (UK), 1986, remastered Capitol 72435-25390-2-4 (USA/Europe), 2000:


EMI/Capitol 72434-99465-1-4 (UK) - front of 2000 remastered LP release (my copy)
This album recorded at Big Pink, West Saugerties, New York (close to Woodstock) by The Band the year after the "Basement Tapes" sessions, has three covers from those sessions (Tears Of Rage; Wheels On Fire [This Wheel's On Fire] and I Shall be Released} and a cover painting by Bob.


EMI/Capitol 72434-99465-1-4 (UK) - detail of front sticker from 2000 remastered LP release


EMI/Capitol 72434-99465-1-4 (UK) - rear of  2000 remastered LP release

EMI/Capitol 72434-99465-1-4 (UK) - Side 1 of  2000 remastered LP release

EMI/Capitol 72434-99465-1-4 (UK) - Side 2 of  2000 remastered LP release

Capitol ST-2955 (Australia) - front of original LP release, scan by Bill Hester

Capitol ST-2955 (Australia) - rear of original LP release, scan by Bill Hester

Capitol ST-2955 (Australia) - Side 1 of original LP release, scan by Bill Hester

Capitol ST-2955 (Australia) - Side 2 of original LP release, scan by Bill Hester


EMI CDP 7 46069 2 (UK) - front of original CD release, scan by Bill Hester


EMI 7243 5 25390 2 4 (Europe) - front of remastered CD release, scan by Bill Hester

Capitol ST.2955 (New Zealand) - front of original LP release, scan by Bill Hester

Capitol ST.2955 (New Zealand) - rear of original LP release, scan by Bill Hester

Capitol ST.2955 (New Zealand) - Side 1 of original LP release, scan by Bill Hester

Capitol ST.2955 (New Zealand) - Side 2 of original LP release, scan by Bill Hester


Capitol 72435-25390-2-4 (USA) - front of remastered CD release, scan by Jack from Canada


Capitol 72435-25390-2-4 (USA) - rear of remastered CD release, scan by Billy Bolley

Garth Hudson from page 10 of the booklet with the 50th Anniversary Edition, photo by Elliot Landy found by Sonny Boy McFitzson

Thanks to Ian Woodward for information that the US and Canadian LP releases of the album had a gatefold sleeve with no text on the front and different liner notes. Thanks to Bill Hester for information that the Australian and New Zealand releases did not have a gatefold sleeve. The Australian release has a different front sleeve omitting the Dylan painting.

The 2000 Capitol remastered CD release had nine extra tracks of out-takes and alternate takes by The Band from this album and The Basement Tapes including Tears Of Rage and Long Distance Operator. There was also a 2018 50th Anniversary Edition boxed set with two LPs, the remastered CD, a vinyl single of The Weight/I Shall Be Released and a Blu-ray disc.


Garth Hudson from page 34 of the booklet with
The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 - The Basement Tapes Raw/Complete, photo by Elliot Landy found by Sonny Boy McFitzson

Thanks to Jack from Canada, Bill Hester, Billy Bolley and Sonny Boy McFitzson for information and scans.


Eric von Schmidt - "Who Knocked The Brains Out Of The Sky?" - stereo vinyl LP: Smash SRS-67124 (USA), 1969:


Smash SRS-67124 (USA) - front scan by Jack from Canada
Another album with liner notes by Bob, this has not yet been released on CD.

For an album by Eric von Schmidt and Richard Fariña featuring Bob on harmonica, see 1964.

Thanks to Jack from Canada for information and scan.


1970s


Don McLean - "American Pie" - stereo 7" single: United Artists 50856 (USA), Oct 1971/United Artists UP 35325 (UK), 1972; CD single: EMI CDEMCT 3 (UK), Oct 1991; stereo vinyl LP: United Artists UAS-5535 (USA), Oct 1971/United Artists UAS 29285 (UK), Oct 1971:


United Artists 50856 (USA) - 1971 7" single scan from wikipedia.com
This 1971 song inspired by the deaths of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper in air crash in February 1959 and subsequent events in music has an appearance by Bob as "The Jester". Lyrics include:

"When the Jester sang for the King and Queen
In a coat he'd borrowed from James Dean
and voice that came from you and me
"
© Universal Music Publishing Group, 1971.


EMI CDEMCT 3 (UK) - 1991 20th Anniversary CD single front (my copy)

United Artists UAS-5535 (USA)/United Artists UAS 29285 (UK) - 1971 LP front scan from discogs.com

Eric von Schmidt - "2nd Right, 3rd Row" - stereo vinyl LP: Poppy PYS-5705 (USA), 1972; CD: Tomato TOM-2052 (USA), 2003:


Poppy PYS-5705 (USA) - LP front scan by Jack from Canada
Another album with liner notes by Bob, this does have a CD release, unlike the 1969 von Schmidt album above.

For an album by Eric von Schmidt and Richard Fariña featuring Bob on harmonica, see 1964.

Thanks to Jack from Canada for information and scans.


Tomato TOM-2052 (USA) - CD front scan by Jack from Canada

Tomato TOM-2052 (USA) - reverse of rear insert with Bob's original liner notes, scan by Jack from Canada

1980s


None so far.


1990s


Rich Lerner - "Trails And Bridges" - CD release, Rockduster Records (no catalogue number) (USA), 1995:


Front in jewel case (my copy)

This is an album of traditional songs that were performed by Bob in the 1990s, plus a Bob talking song homage/pastiche Talkin’ Solo Acoustic Coffee House Massacre Blues! Long Time Gone is the only actual Dylan cover. Rich is from Greensboro, NC, and I occasionally used to visit a facility there owned by the company that I worked for. A friend of mine from the plant went to his house and bought this CD directly from Rich for $13.


Rear in jewel case

2000s


Various Artists - "The Early Blues Roots Of Bob Dylan" - compilation CD, Catfish Records KATCD 168 (UK), 2000, re-released as Snapper Music/Complete Blues SBLUECD043 (UK), 2 Oct 2007:


Catfish Records KATCD 168 (UK) - 2000 cover (my copy)
This album features original recordings of songs recorded by Bob such as Corrina, Corrina, Fixin' To Die. Broke Down Engine and Stack O'Lee Blues by artists such as Sleepy John Estes, Blind Willie McTell and Lead Belly.

Thanks to Jack from Canada for reminding me of this album and to Jean-Pol Hiernaux for the 2007 scan.


Snapper Music/Complete Blues SBLUECD043 (UK) - 2007 cover scan by Jean-Pol Hiernaux

Martin Carthy - "The Carthy Chronicles" - 4CD boxed set, Free Reed Records FRQCD-60 (UK), Apr 2001:


Free Reed Records FRQCD-60 (UK) - picture from Free Reed Records web-site

The Winter 2000 issue of Dylan fanzine "The Bridge" reported Bob would be heard playing harmonica on Martin Carthy's version of The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll, which now appears on the boxed set The Carthy Chronicles from Free Reed Records. I later heard from Neil Wayne of Free Reed Records that this would sadly not be the case (presumably they couldn't get permission to use the performance with Bob). However, the boxed set (pictured left from the Free Reed web-site) is still of great interest to Dylan fans. Martin Carthy championed the unknown Bob Dylan during his visit to England in late 1962/early 1963 and helped him to get him gigs at small folk clubs in the London area. The set booklet includes text about Bob and a photograph of Martin and Bob performing together at the Troubadour in London on 15 Jan 1963. And several of the songs will be familiar to Dylan fans...

For more information see the Free Reed web-page or contact Neil Wayne - the set can be ordered online from them, and is available at www.amazon.com and www.amazon.co.uk.


Al Kooper - "Rare & Well Done" 2CD set in digipak, Columbia/Legacy AC2K 62153 (USA), Sep 2001:

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Columbia/Legacy AC2K 62153 (USA) - outside of digipak (my copy)


Columbia/Legacy AC2K 62153 (USA) - front insert of promo release, scan by Ian Woodward


Columbia/Legacy AC2K 62153 (USA) - rear insert of promo release, scan by Ian Woodward


Columbia/Legacy AC2K 62153 (USA) - promo CD1 scan by Ian Woodward

Columbia/Legacy AC2K 62153 (USA) - promo CD2 scan by Ian Woodward

Columbia/Legacy AC2K 62153 (USA) - front sticker (my copy)


Columbia/Legacy AC2K 62153 (USA) - front of booklet


Columbia/Legacy AC2K 62153 (USA) - inside of three-panel digipak with slot for booklet and CDs (CD1 = "Rare", CD2 = "Well Done"!)


Columbia/Legacy AC2K 62153 (USA) - detail of inside page of booklet

Went To See The Gypsy - alternate take to the version released on New Morning
This take (now revealed to be Bobless!) is described by Al Kooper as "a conception I had for Dylan to sing over". Performers are Al Kooper (guitars/organ/vocals), P. P. Arnold (vocals), Tom Cosgrove (guitar), Stu Woods (bass) and Rick Marotta (drums). The only recording details given are "Columbia Studios, New York, 1970", but Michael Krogsgaard in his series of articles "Bob Dylan: The Recording Sessions" shows Cosgrove and Marotta present at the New Morning sessions only at an overdub session on 30 Jun 1970, so I assume this session is where this track comes from. This version of the song also appears on the French 2CD set Chroniques Volume 1, see 2005.

Thanks to Ian Woodward for scans of the promo "Special Advanced CD" which comes in a 2CD slimline jewel case instead of a digipak and has the commercial release colour artwork in monochrome.


Various Artists - "Anthology Of Dylan's White Roots: Freight Train Blues" - compilation CD, GoodDays GSRS-2110 (Japan), 2003:


GoodDays GSRS-2110 (Japan) - front with obi, scan by Jean-Pol Hiernaux
This rare Japanese compilation has 20 folk and country songs covered by Bob or by artists who influenced him. Artists include Roy Acuff, Woody Guthrie, Hank Williams, Jimmie Rodgers and the Stanley Brothers.

Thanks to Jean-Pol Hiernaux for information and scan.


Various Artists - "Anthology Of Dylan's Black Roots: Highway 51 Blues" - compilation CD, GoodDays GSRS-2114 (Japan), 2004:


GoodDays GSRS-2114 (Japan) - front with obi, scan by Jean-Pol Hiernaux
This rare Japanese compilation has 20 blues songs covered by Bob or by artists who influenced him. Artists include Robert Johnson, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Lead Belly, Mississippi John Hurt and Charlie Patton.

Thanks to Jean-Pol Hiernaux for information and scan.


Various Artists - "Songs That Dylan Loved" - compilation CD, Chrome Dreams CDCD 5008 (UK), 2004:

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Chrome Dreams CDCD 5008 (UK) - front of slipcase, scan by Jack from Canada
This CD produced in association with Dylan magazine "Isis" contains the original versions of songs covered by Bob.

Thanks to Jack from Canada for information and scan.


Sean Penn - "Bob Dylan Chronicles Vol. 1 Audiobook" - 6CD boxed set, Audioworks 0-7435-4309-2 (USA), 2004:


Audioworks 0-7435-4309-2 (USA) - front of audiobook box, scan by Jack from Canada

Thanks to Jack from Canada for suggesting this entry and for scans. Thanks to Ian Woodward for information that this edition is abridged. An unabridged audio edition not read by Sean Penn is also available in the USA.


Audioworks 0-7435-4309-2 (USA) - rear of audiobook box, scan by Jack from Canada


Audioworks 0-7435-4309-2 (USA) - audiobook CD1 scan by Jack from Canada

Nick Langum - "Bob Dylan Chronicles Vol. 1 Audiobook" - 9CD-R boxed set, Whole Story Audiobooks DIR 1609 (UK), 2005:


Whole Story Audiobooks DIR 1609 (UK) - front of audiobook box, scan by Jack from Canada
This unabridged CD-R set comes in a 6¼" x 5¼" hard plastic case. The discs are housed in clear plastic sleeves.

Thanks to Jack from Canada for information and scans.


Whole Story Audiobooks DIR 1609 (UK) - rear of audiobook box, scan by Jack from Canada

Whole Story Audiobooks DIR 1609 (UK) - CD-R1 scan by Jack from Canada


Whole Story Audiobooks DIR 1609 (UK) - front of audiobook box, scan by Jack from Canada


Various Artists - "Tracks That Influenced Bob Dylan"/"Tracks Inspired By Bob Dylan" - compilation CDs given away with "Uncut" magazine, UNCUT 2005 01A/01B (UK), Jan 2005:


UNCUT 2005 01A (UK) - front scan by Jack from Canada
Like issue 61, "Uncut" issue 92 was available with two covers, each with a different cover CD. The first contains many songs which Bob has performed, while the second includes several Dylan covers including Shelter From The Storm by Mary Lee's Corvette, see above.

Thanks to Jack from Canada for reminding me of these albums.


UNCUT 2005 01B (UK) - front scan by Jack from Canada


"Uncut" UK magazine issue 66, first Dylan cover with CD (my copy)


"Uncut" UK magazine issue 92, second Dylan cover with CD (my copy)

Joni Mitchell - "Songs Chosen By Her Friends & Fellow Musicians" - compilation CD, Starbucks/Hear Music/Rhino Special Products OPCD-7700 LMM-288 (USA), Feb 2005:

JoniMitchellStarbucksUSFront2.JPG (25590 bytes)
Starbucks/Hear Music/Rhino Special Products OPCD-7700 LMM-288 (USA) - front of digipak, scan by Jack from Canada
This album of songs by Joni Mitchell has liner notes written by Bob. For the companion 2005 Hear Music CD of artists chosen by Joni including a Dylan track, Artist's Choice: Joni Mitchell - Music That Matters To Her (OPCD-7699 LMM-286), see International Album Releases (Various Artist Compilations) 2000s Part 3.

Thanks to Jack from Canada for information and scan.


Various Artists - "Bound for Glory: A Young Dylan's Folkways Routes", CD release, Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40170 (USA), 2005:


Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40170 (USA) - front of card sleeve, scan by Jack from Canada
This CD compilation in a card sleeve contains nine songs from Smithsonian Folkways releases that influenced young Bob Dylan. Artists include Woody Guthrie, Lead Belly and Dave van Ronk.

Thanks to Jack from Canada for information and scans.


Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40170 (USA) - rear of card sleeve, scan by Jack from Canada

Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40170 (USA) - CD scan by Jack from Canada

Charlie Sexton - "Cruel And Gentle Things", CD releases, Back Porch 72438-60398-2-8 (USA), 2005; CBS/Sony SICP-1448 (Japan), 2007:


Back Porch 72438-60398-2-8 (USA) - front picture from www.allmusic.com
Bob is listed at AllMusic as playing guitar on this album by his former sidesman Charlie Sexton. However, there's no independent confirmation of this, so the album is not yet included in the Official Rarities listing. Confirmation required!

Thanks to Robert Leopold Fischer for information.


Back Porch 72438-60398-2-8 (USA) - rear insert picture from www.allmusic.com

Various Artists - "Bob Dylan's Jukebox" - compilation CD, Chrome Dreams CDCD 5011 (UK), 2006:

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Chrome Dreams CDCD 5011 (UK) - front of slipcase, scan by Jack from Canada
This CD, again produced in association with Dylan magazine "Isis", contains a further collection of songs covered by Bob or by artists Bob's known to admire. For a 2004 Virgin 2CD compilation John Lennon's Jukebox including a Dylan track, see International Album Releases (Various Artist Compilations) 2000s Part 3.

Thanks to Jack from Canada for information and scan.


"Bob Dylan 1975-1981: Rolling Thunder and The Gospel Years" - documentary soundtrack CD, Highway 61 Entertainment/MVD DR-4484 (USA), 4 Apr 2006:


Highway 61 Entertainment BD0503CD (USA) - soundtrack CD front scan by
Jack from Canada
This CD is the soundtrack to the 2006 unauthorised DVD documentary by Joel Gilbert, see Honourable Mentions (Video). Artists featured include Scarlet Rivera, Regina McCrary, Bruce Langhorne and Rob Stoner.

Thanks to Jack from Canada and Jean-Pol Hiernaux for information and scans.


Highway 61 Entertainment BD0503CD (USA) - soundtrack CD front insert scan by Jean-Pol Hiernaux


Highway 61 Entertainment BD0503CD
(USA) - soundtrack CD scan by Jean-Pol Hiernaux


Michael Gray - "The Bob Dylan Encyclopaedia" - book and accompanying CD, Continuum Press (UK/USA), Jun 2006:

GrayEncyclopaediaFront.jpg (11317 bytes)
Front scan by Jack from Canada
This book is accompanied by a CD with a searchable electronic version of the text in Adobe PDF format. The CD is in a clear plastic pocket on the inside rear cover of the book. This web-site is mentioned favourably in the book!

Thanks to Jack from Canada for suggesting this entry and for scans.

GrayEncyclopaediaCD.jpg (20656 bytes)
CD in plastic pocket, scan by Jack from Canada

Various Artists - "The Roots Of Bob Dylan" - compilation CD given away with "Mojo" magazine (UK), Sep 2006:


Front scan by Jack from Canada
This is another album of songs that influenced Bob, including several that he's recorded or sung live.

Thanks to Jack from Canada for reminding me of this album.


"Mojo" UK magazine #154, Sep 2006 - front cover with CD (my copy)

Various Artists - "Radio Bob: 15 Brilliant Tracks from Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour" - compilation CD given away with "Uncut magazine, UNCUT 2007-08 (UK), Aug 2007:

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UNCUT 2007-08 (UK) - front scan by Jack from Canada
A CD of songs culled from Bob's "Theme Time Radio Hour" on XM Radio. It doesn't contain any Dylan music or speech, but is included here as it is of interest to Dylan fans. For the second "Radio Bob" CD from Oct 2008, see below.

Thanks to Jack from Canada for information and scan.


"Uncut" UK magazine #123, Aug 2007 - front cover scan by Jack from Canada

Various Artists - "The Best Of Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour" - compilation 2CD set, Chrome Dreams CDCD 5019 (UK), Oct 2007:


Chrome Dreams CDCD 5019 (UK) - front of slipcase, scan by Jean-Pol Hiernaux
A 2CD set of songs selected from Bob's "Theme Time Radio Hour" on XM Radio, another album produced in association with Dylan magazine "Isis". As Radio Bob above, it doesn't contain any Dylan music or speech, but is included here as it is of interest to Dylan fans.

Thanks to Jean-Pol Hiernaux for the scan.


Various Artists - "Rolling Stone: Cover To Cover" - 4DVD set, Bondi 780979-536107 (USA), 22 Oct 2007:


Bondi 780979-536107 (USA) - front of digipak, scan by Jack from Canada
This 4DVD set contains the whole contents of "Rolling Stone" magazine from 1967 to May 2007. There is no Dylan music or interviews, but it does contain over 1000 Dylan articles and many great Dylan photos.

Thanks to Jack from Canada for information and scans.


Bondi 780979-536107 (USA) - rear of digipak, scan by Jack from Canada


Bondi 780979-536107 (USA) - inside of digipak showing discs, scan by Jack from Canada


Various Artists - "Theme Time Radio Hour With Your Host Bob Dylan" - compilation 2CD set, Ace Records CDCH2 1202 (UK), Feb 2008:

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Ace Records CDCH2 1202 (UK) - front of slipcase, scan by Jack from Canada
Yet another set of songs culled from Bob's "Theme Time Radio Hour" on XM Radio! Again, it doesn't contain any Dylan music or speech, but is included here as it is of interest to Dylan fans. This compilation of tracks from the shows is unique in that it's the only release authorised by Bob and was compiled with the assistance of Jeff Rosen.

Thanks to Jack from Canada for information and scan.


Ace Records CDCH2 1202 (UK) - front scan by Jack from Canada

Ace Records CDCH2 1202 (UK) - rear insert scan by Jack from Canada

Ace Records CDCH2 1202 (UK) - detail of rear insert, scan by Jack from Canada

Ace Records CDCH2 1202 (UK) - rear of slipcase, scan by Jack from Canada

Ace Records CDCH2 1202 (UK) - booklet page with Bob, scan by Jack from Canada

Various Artists - "Drifter's Escape: The Music That Inspired Bob Dylan's John Wesley Harding And Nashville Skyline" - compilation CD given away with "Uncut" magazine, UNCUT 2008 02 (UK), Feb 2008:

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UNCUT 2008 02 (UK) - front of card sleeve, scan by Jack from Canada
This CD which was on sale in Jan 2008, features tracks by Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Woody Guthrie, Hank Williams, etc.

Thanks to Jack from Canada for information and scan.

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"Uncut" UK magazine #129, Feb 2008 - front cover scan by Jack from Canada

"Record Collector" magazine, UK, Feb-Apr 2008:


"Record Collector" UK magazine, Feb 2008 (my copy)
The Feb-Apr 2008 issues of the UK magazine "Record Collector" contain a series of three articles about Bob Dylan's Official Rarities by Evan Marshall, who generously credits this site for providing him with a considerable amount of information. Evan's articles "add value" by giving judgements on the quality of the rarities listed, which this site generally does not do.
"Record Collector" UK magazine, Mar 2008 (my copy)

"Record Collector" UK magazine, Apr 2008 (my copy)

Various Artists - "Artist's Choice: Bob Dylan - Music That Matters To Him" - compilation CD, Starbucks/Hear Music/Sony BMG Special Products A720845 (USA), 26 Feb 2008:


Starbucks/Hear Music/Sony BMG Special Products A720845 (USA) - picture from Hear Music web-site
This album is one of a series of Artist's Choice albums created by Hear Music for Starbucks Coffee. They are for sale at Starbucks Coffee Shops and on the Starbucks web-site to US residents only. . There is no Dylan music on the album, but it does have liner notes by Bob and artists like the Stanley Brothers, Lloyd Price, Wanda Jackson and Billie Holliday. For 2003 albums in this series chosen by Sheryl Crow and Johnny Cash and a 2005 album chosen by Joni Mitchell including Dylan songs, see the appropriate page in International Compilations: Various Artist Albums with Dylan Songs.

Thanks to Harold Lepidus for information about this release and to Jack from Canada for scans.

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Starbucks/Hear Music/Sony BMG Special Products A720845 (USA) - outside of digipak, scan by
Harold Lepidus

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Starbucks/Hear Music/Sony BMG Special Products A720845 (USA) - front with sticker, scan by Jack from Canada

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Starbucks/Hear Music/Sony BMG Special Products A720845 (USA) - inside of digipak with CD, scan by Jack from Canada

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Starbucks/Hear Music/Sony BMG Special Products A720845 (USA) - front sticker scan by Jack from Canada

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Starbucks/Hear Music/Sony BMG Special Products A720845 (USA) - inside of digipak, scan by Jack from Canada


Various Artists - "Songs From The Invisible Republic: The Music That Influenced Bob Dylan" - compilation 2CD set, Repertoire 5102 (Europe), 17 Mar 2008:

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Repertoire 5102 (Europe) - front of digipak, scan by Jack from Canada
Another album of Bob's influences including songs by artists such as Woody Guthrie, Blind Willie McTell, The Mississippi Sheikhs and Hank Williams

Thanks to Jack from Canada and Jean-Pol Hiernaux for information and scans.


Repertoire 5102 (Europe) - front of digipak with sticker, scan by Jean-Pol Hiernaux


Repertoire 5102 (Europe) - front sticker scan by Jean-Pol Hiernaux

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Repertoire 5102 (Europe) - rear of digipak, scan by Jean-Pol Hiernaux

Various Artists - "Bob Dylan Radio Radio Vol. 1" - compilation 4CD set in book-style digipak, 101 Distribution (catalogue number?) (UK), 3 Nov 2008; Music Melon MMLTDBOX 1 (UK), 2011:


Picture from www.amazon.com
This compilation, like the previous ones, doesn't contain any Dylan music or speech, but is included here as it is of interest to Dylan fans. For four more sets in the series, see below.

Thanks to Allan Johansen for information.


Music Melon MMLTDBOX1 (UK) - picture from Music Melon web-site

Various Artists - "The Best Of Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour Vol. 2" - compilation 2CD set, Chrome Dreams CDCD 5021 (UK), 2009:


Chrome Dreams CDCD 5021 (UK) - front scan by Jack from Canada
This compilation, like the previous ones, doesn't contain any Dylan music or speech, but is included here as it is of interest to Dylan fans. Artists include Howling Wolf, Hank Williams, Muddy Waters and Johnny Cash.

Thanks to Jack from Canada for information and scan.


Various Artists - "The Roots Of Bob Dylan" - compilation 3CD+DVD set, 101 Distribution (catalogue number?) (UK), 12 May 2009:


Front picture from www.amazon.co.uk
This 3CD set includes songs by Hank Williams, Lead Belly and Jimmie Rodgers. There is also a DVD called "Talkin' Bob Dylan" with interviews with Joe Boyd, Michael Gray, Sid Griffin and Mike Marquese.
Rear picture from www.amazon.co.uk

Various Artists - "Theme Time Radio Hour With Your Host Bob Dylan: Season 2" - compilation 2CD set, Ace Records CDCH2 1225 (UK), 8 Sep 2009:


Ace Records CDCH2 1225 (UK) - picture from www.amazon.co.uk
Yet another set of songs culled from Bob's "Theme Time Radio Hour" on XM Radio! Again, it doesn't contain any Dylan music or speech, but is included here as it is of interest to Dylan fans. Artists include James Brown, Miriam Makeba and Edith Piaf.

Various Artists - "Radio Bob Vol. 2: Another 17 Brilliant Tracks From Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour" - compilation CD given free with "Uncut" magazine, Uncut 2008 11 (UK), Nov 2008:


Uncut 2008 11 (UK) - front of album in jewel case, scan by Jean-Pol Hiernaux
This compilation was on sale from Oct 2008. Again like the previous ones, it doesn't contain any Dylan music or speech, but is included here as it is of interest to Dylan fans. Artists include Fats Domino, Smiley Lewis, Mose Allison, The Coasters, Guy Lombardo, Doc Pomus and Al Jolson. For the previous "Radio Bob" CD from Aug 2007 see above.

Jean-Pol Hiernaux's copy of the CD is in a jewel case while Jack's is in a card sleeve.

Thanks to Jean-Pol Hiernaux and Jack from Canada for information and scans.


"Uncut" magazine Nov 2008 - front with free CD, scan by Jean-Pol Hiernaux

Uncut 2008 11 (UK) - front of card sleeve, scan by Jean-Pol Hiernaux

Various Artists - "Bob Dylan Radio Radio Vol. 2" - compilation 4CD set in book-style digipak, 101 Distribution (catalogue number?) (UK), 25 Jul 2009; Music Melon MMLTDBOX 2 (UK), 2011:


Picture from www.amazon.co
.uk
Like the previous compilations from Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour, this set in a book style box doesn't contain any Dylan music or speech, but is included here as it is of interest to Dylan fans. There are 112 tracks with songs on such themes as Weather, Mothers, Drinking, Coffee, Jail, Fathers, Divorce, Trains and Cars.

The first 4CD boxed set was released in 2008, see above. For three more sets in the series, see below.

Thanks to Allan Johansen for information.


Music Melon MMLTDBOX2 (UK) - picture from Music Melon web-site


2010s


Various Artists - "Bob Dylan Radio Radio Vol. 3" - compilation 4CD set in book-style digipak, Mischief (catalogue number?) (UK), 29 Mar 2010; Music Melon MMLTDBOX 6 (UK), 2011:


Picture from www.amazon.co.uk
Like the previous compilations from Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour, this set in a book style box doesn't contain any Dylan music or speech, but is included here as it is of interest to Dylan fans.

The first 4CD boxed set was released in 2008, see above. For two more sets in the series, see below.

Thanks to Allan Johansen for information.


Music Melon MMLTDBOX6 (UK) - picture from Music Melon web-site


Various Artists - "Nobody Sings Dylan Like Dylan" - compilation CD, Righteous (catalogue number?) (UK), 12 Apr 2010:


Front picture from www.amazon.co.uk
This 23 track compilation consists of original versions of songs recorded by Bob on Good As I Been To You (1992) and World Gone Wrong (1993).

Artists include the Stanley Brothers, the Mississippi Sheikhs, Blind Willie McTell, the Carter Family and Rev. Gary Davis,


Rear picture from www.amazon.co.uk

Various Artists - "Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour: The Best Of The Third Series" - compilation 2CD set, Chrome Dreams (catalogue number?) (UK), 4 May 2010:


Picture from www.amazon.co.uk
This compilation, like the previous ones, doesn't contain any Dylan music or speech, but is included here as it is of interest to Dylan fans.

Various Artists - "Bob Dylan Radio Radio Vol. 4" - compilation 4CD set in book-style digipak, Mischief (catalogue number?) (UK), 18 Oct 2010; Music Melon MMLTDBOX 10 (UK), 2011:


Picture from www.amazon.co.uk
Like the previous compilations from Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour, this set in a book style box doesn't contain any Dylan music or speech, but is included here as it is of interest to Dylan fans.

The first 4CD boxed set was released in 2008, see above. For a further set in the series, see below.

Thanks to Allan Johansen for information.


Music Melon MMLTDBOX10 (UK) - picture from Music Melon web-site


Various Artists - "Bob Dylan Cover To Cover: The Originals" - compilation 4CD set in book-style digipak, Mischief (catalogue number?) (UK), 18 Oct 2010; Music Melon MMLTDBOX 10 (UK), 2011:


Picture from www.amazon.co.uk
This 4CD set includes original recordings of song covered by Bob by artists such as the Everly Brothers, Nat King Cole and Hank Williams. For the second set in this series see below.

Thanks to Allan Johansen for information.


Music Melon MMLTDBOX11 (UK) - picture from Music Melon web-site


Various Artists - "Theme Time Radio Hour With Your Host Bob Dylan: Season 3" - compilation 2CD set, Ace Records CDCH2 1270 (UK), 1 Nov 2010:


Ace Records CDCH2 1270 (UK) - front picture from www.amazon.co.uk
This compilation is taken from the third season of the show like the Chrome Dreams set above. Like the previous "Theme Time" compilations it doesn't contain any Dylan music or speech, but is included here as it is of interest to Dylan fans.
Ace Records CDCH2 1270 (UK) - rear picture from www.amazon.co.uk

Various Artists - "Theme Time Radio Hour With Your Host Bob Dylan" - compilation boxed 6CD set, Ace Records MSIG 0691-6 (Japan), 25 Nov 2010:


Ace Records MSIG 0691-6 (Japan) - front of box with sticker, scan by Wil Gielen
This boxed set consists of the three Ace Records compilation 2CD sets listed above from 2008 onwards, in a box. Each set has an extra Japanese language insert. This has been imported into Japan from the UK by MSI Tokyo. The price is ¥12,600 (¥12,000 plus sales tax). In Japan the individual 2CD sets were also sold separately at ¥4,620 each, so would cost ¥13,860 for all three. This box costs ¥12,600 so it’s cheaper to buy the box because the CDs are the same and you get the storage box too.

Like the previous "Theme Time" compilations it doesn't contain any Dylan music or speech, but is included here as it is of interest to Dylan fans.

Thanks to Wil Gielen for information and scan.


Various Artists - "Dylan's Scene: The Sound Of Greenwich Village" - compilation CD given away with "Mojo" magazine (UK), Dec 2010:


Magazine with CD - picture from "Mojo" web-site
Thanks to Harold Lepidus for news that the Dec 2010 issue of the UK music magazine "Mojo" includes a 17-page feature of articles about Bob's early years and a cover compilation CD called Dylan's Scene: The Sound Of Greenwich Village, with artists such as Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, Allen Ginsberg, Dave van Ronk and Karen Dalton.

Thanks to Bill Hester for scans.


Magazine front scan by Bill Hester

CD front scan by Bill  Hester

Various Artists - "Bob Dylan's Country Selection" - compilation 2CD, Chrome Dreams (catalogue number?) (UK), 25 Apr 2011:


Picture from www.amazon.co.uk
This set contains 42 country songs covered by Bob Dylan during his career in recordings by the original artists, who include Jimmie Rodgers, Hank Snow, Roy Acuff, Johnny Cash and the Stanley Brothers.

Various Artists - "Bob Dylan Cover To Cover: The Originals Vol. 2" - compilation 4CD set in book-style digipak, Music Melon MMLTDBOX 13 (UK), 23 May 2011:


Music Melon MMLTDBOX13 (UK) - picture from Music Melon web-site
The second 4CD set in this series of 4CD sets includes original recordings of song covered by Bob by artists such as Hank Snow, Odetta and Marty Robbins. For the first set in this series see above.

Thanks to Allan Johansen for information.


Various Artists - "Bob Dylan Radio Radio Vol. 5" - compilation 4CD set in book-style digipak, Music Melon MMLTDBOX 14 (UK), 23 May 2011:


Music Melon MMLTDBOX14 (UK) - picture from Music Melon web-site
Like the previous compilations from Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour, this set in a book style box doesn't contain any Dylan music or speech, but is included here as it is of interest to Dylan fans.

The first 4CD boxed set was released in 2008, see above.

Thanks to Allan Johansen for information.


Various Artists - "Happy Birthday Bob" - compilation CD given away with "Uncut" magazine UNCUT201106 (UK), Jun 2011:


Magazine front with CD in jewel case (first version) (my copy)
The Jun 2011 issue of the UK music magazine "Uncut" contains an 18 page feature article celebrating Bob's 70th birthday, featuring a 1966 interview with Bob that was not included in the first edition of Robert Shelton's book "No Direction Home: The Life And Music Of Bob Dylan" in 1986, but has been restored in the 2011 edition revised by Elizabeth Thomson and Patrick Humphries. The magazine comes with four different covers and a CD which also has four different front inserts. The CD is called Happy Birthday Bob and contains twelve "birthday party songs" plus four Dylan covers, there is no Dylan contribution. Each CD is available in either a jewel case or a card sleeve, so there are actually eight different issues!

Thanks to Franck Faugere and Hans Seegers for information and scans.


Omnibus Press (UK), 2011 - picture from www.amazon.co.uk

Magazine front with CD in card sleeve (third version) - scan by Hans Seegers

Magazine front (first version) - scan by Franck Faugere

UNCUT201106 (UK) - CD front (first version), scan by Franck Faugere

Magazine front (second version) - scan by Franck Faugere

UNCUT201106 (UK) - - CD front (second version), - scan by Franck Faugere

Magazine front (third version) - scan by Franck Faugere

UNCUT201106 (UK) - CD front (third version), scan by Franck Faugere

Magazine front (fourth version) - scan by Franck Faugere

UNCUT201106 (UK) - CD front (fourth version), scan by Franck Faugere

UNCUT201106 (UK) -  - inside of front insert (all versions), scan by Franck Faugere

UNCUT201106 (UK) - CD rear (all versions), scan by Franck Faugere

UNCUT201106 (UK) - CD (all versions) (my copy)

Various Artists - "Bob Dylan's Greenwich Village" - compilation 2CD set, Chrome Dreams (catalogue number?) (UK), 1 Aug 2011:


Picture from www.amazon.co.uk
This 2CD collection, sub-titled "Sounds from the Scene in 1961", was compiled and has liner notes by Derek Barker of "Isis" magazine. It contains songs from folk and blues artists such as Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Cisco Houston, Elizabeth Cotten, Lead Belly, Big Joe Turner and Ramblin' Jack Elliott.

Bruce Langhorne - "Tambourine Man" - CD release, George Green Studios (catalogue number?) (USA), Nov 2011:


Picture from www.examiner.com
"If you had Bruce playing with you, that's all you would need to do just about anything." Bob Dylan

Bruce Langhorne, Bob's session musician from the 1960s is pictured on the front of his new CD with the Turkish tambourine reported to have inspired Bob's 1964 song. Underneath the CD tray is a handwritten message from Bob from 2004 from Bruce's copy of "Chronicles Volume One". Thanks to Harold Lepidus for information, for more details see


Picture from www.examiner.com

Various Artists - "The Influences Behind Bob Dylan" - compilation CD, Hoo Doo Records 263411 (UK), 13 Feb 2012:


Hoo Doo Records 263411 (UK) - front picture from www.amazon.co.uk
The tracks on this compilation range from 1930 to 1961 and include artists such as Woody Guthrie, Odetta, Cisco Houston and Elvis Presley.
Hoo Doo Records 263411 (UK) - rear picture from www.amazon.co.uk

Various Artists - "Dylan's Talking Blues: The Roots Of Bob's Rhythmic Rhyming" - compilation CD, Righteous Records (catalogue number) (UK), 16 Apr 2012:


Picture from www.amazon.co.uk
This CD of talking blues tracks (some recorded by Bob in Minnesota) from artists including Woody Guthrie, Chris Bouchillon and John Greenway was inspired by the work of Dylan fans Manfred Helfert and Todd Harvey. For Manfred Helfert's essay see here: .

Bob Dylan/The Band - "Bob Dylan & The Band's Basement Tapes Influences: Original Versions of the Big Pink Recordings" - CD release, Chrome Dreams CDCD 5092 (UK), 9 Apr 2013:


Chrome Dreams CDCD 5092 (UK) - picture from www.amazon.co.uk
This CD release compiled by Derek Barker contains the original versions of 26 songs covered by Bob Dylan with The Band in the basement of Big Pink, West Saugerties, New York (near Woodstock) in summer 1967.

Thanks to John-Willy Bakke, Derek Barker and Moise Potié for information.


Capitol ST-2955 (Australia) - detail of front from Music From Big Pink by The Band, scan by Bill Hester

Bob Dylan/Scott Campbell - "If Dogs Run Free" - children's book, Athenaeum Books for Young Readers (no catalogue number) (UK), 3 Sep 2013:


Picture from www.amazon.co.uk
This picture book for children features the lyrics from If Dogs Run Free from New Morning with illustrations by Scott Campbell!

Various Artists - "Original Angels" - CD release, Acrobat (catalogue number?) (UK), 10 Jun 2016:


Picture from www.amazon.co.uk
This CD contains 24 1940s-1960s covers of all 12 of the Sinatra songs on Bob Dylan's 2016 album Fallen Angels, with two versions of each song including six Frank Sinatra originals. (Other artists include Connie Francis, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald.

Thanks to John Willy Bakke for information.


Various Artists - "The Songs Behind The Legend - Bob Dylan" - CD release, Acrobat (catalogue number?) (UK), 11 Oct 2016:


Picture from www.amazon.co.uk
This CD contains 27 songs by artists who have influenced Bob Dylan including Pete Seeger, Hank Williams, Elvis Presley and Odetta.

Thanks to John Willy Bakke for information.


"Bob Dylan Bootleg Songbook" - paperback book, Music Sales/Wise Publications (USA), 13 Feb 2017:


Picture from www.amazon.com
This new songbook includes some songs making their songbook debuts, among them: 'Cross The Green Mountain, Dreamin' Of You, Huck's Tune, Red River Shore and Tell Ol' Bill. There are also several new black and white photographs.

Thanks to Tim Dunn for information.


Various Artists - "Bob Dylan's Great American Songbook: The 'Triplicate' Originals" - 2CD set, Bob Dylan Archives BDACD 111 (UK), 5 May 2017:


Bob Dylan Archives BDACD 111 (UK) - front (my copy)
This 2CD set contains 40 1940s-1960s covers of all 30 of the Sinatra songs on Bob Dylan's 2017 3CD set Triplicate plus 10 bonus tracks (alternate covers) including five Frank Sinatra originals. Other artists include Tony Bennett, Count Basie, Lena Horne, Bing Crosby, Pattie Page and Peggy Lee.

Thanks to Derek Barker of "Isis" for the CDs.


Will Patton - "Tarantula audiobook" - 3CD boxed set: Audioworks 9 781797 106939 (USA), 2019


Audioworks 9 781797 106939 (USA) - front of box scan by Jack from Canada

Audioworks 9 781797 106939 (USA) - rear of box scan by Jack from Canada

Audioworks 9 781797 106939 (USA) - inside of unfolded card sleeve with discs, scan by Jack from Canada

Audioworks 9 781797 106939 (USA) - CD1 scan by Jack from Canada


Audioworks 9 781797 106939 (USA) - spine of box scan by Jack from Canada

This unabridged 3CD set comes in a 5" x 5¾" card box. The discs are housed in a 3-panel card sleeve.

Thanks to Jack from Canada for information and scans.


Dion - "Blues With Friends" - CD release: Keeping The Blues Alive KBTA 61080 (USA), 6 Jun 2020; 2LP vinyl release: Keeping The Blues Alive KBTA 61081 (USA), 17 Jun 2020:


Keeping The Blues Alive KBTA 61080 (USA) - CD front with sticker, scan by Jack from Canada


Keeping The Blues Alive KBTA 61080 (USA) - outside of CD front booklet, scan by Jack from Canada


Keeping The Blues Alive KBTA 61080 (USA) - inside of CD front booklet with Dylan notes, scan by Jack from Canada


Keeping The Blues Alive KBTA 61080 (USA) - CD front sticker scan by Jack from Canada

Keeping The Blues Alive KBTA 610801 (USA) - front of sealed vinyl copy with sticker (my copy)

Keeping The Blues Alive KBTA 610801 (USA) - outside of gatefold sleeve


Keeping The Blues Alive KBTA 610801 (USA) - inside of gatefold sleeve


Keeping The Blues Alive KBTA 610801 (USA) - LP front sticker

Keeping The Blues Alive KBTA 61080/1 (USA) - picture from Badlands web-site

Keeping The Blues Alive KBTA 61080 (USA) - CD rear insert scan by Jack from Canada

Keeping The Blues Alive KBTA 61080 (USA) - CD scan by Jack from Canada


Keeping The Blues Alive KBTA 610801 (USA) - rear of sealed vinyl copy


Keeping The Blues Alive KBTA 610801 (USA) - front of inner sleeve for Record 1


Keeping The Blues Alive KBTA 610801 (USA) - rear of inner sleeve for Record 1


Keeping The Blues Alive KBTA 610801 (USA) - Side 1


Keeping The Blues Alive KBTA 610801 (USA) - Side 2


Keeping The Blues Alive KBTA 610801 (USA) - front of inner sleeve for Record 2


Keeping The Blues Alive KBTA 610801 (USA) - rear of inner sleeve for Record 2

Keeping The Blues Alive KBTA 610801 (USA) - Side 3

Keeping The Blues Alive KBTA 610801 (USA) - Side 4
 

This new album from Dion DiMucci of Dion and The Belmonts fame enlists friends like Bruce Springsteen, Steven Van Zandt, Brian Setzer, Paul Simon, Jeff Beck, Billy Gibbons and Van Morrison. The album is being released on the newly launched Keeping the Blues Alive Records, a label co-founded by guitarist Joe Bonamassa, who also appears. The liner notes are by Bob, including: Dion knows how to sing, and he knows just the right way to craft these songs, these blues songs. He’s got some friends here to help him out, some true luminaries. But in the end, it’s Dion by himself alone, and that masterful voice of his that will keep you returning to share these Blues songs with him.” The 2LP edition includes a voucher to download an MP3 version.

Thanks to Dag Braathen and Jack from Canada for information and scans.



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