Watch: Bob Dylan & Trisha Yearwood – Tomorrow Night (1994)

Tomorrow night, will you remember what you said to night?
Tomorrow night, will all the thrill be gone?
Tomorrow night, will it be just another memory.
Or just another song, that’s in my heart to linger on?

The Rhythm, Country & Blues Concert, Broadcast on ABC-TV Entertainment Tonight, 30 March 1994.

Universal Amphitheater
Los Angeles, California
23 March 1994

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Bob Dylan “Spanish is The Loving Tongue” – 4 studio versions and 2 live versions

Spanish is the loving tongue
Soft as music, light as spray
’twas a girl I learned it from
Living down sonora way
I don’t look much like a lover
Still I hear her loved words over
Mostly when I’m all alone
Mi amor, mi corazón

“Spanish is the Loving Tongue” is a song based on the poem “A Border Affair” written by Charles Badger Clark in 1907. Clark was a cowboy poet who lived throughout the American West, and was named the Poet Laureate of South Dakota in 1937. The poem was set to music in 1925 by Billy Simon. Over the years, the song was recorded by many top recording artists, including Bob Dylan, Ian and Sylvia, Tom Paxton, Judy Collins, Marianne Faithfull, Emmylou Harris, Michael Martin Murphey, and The Chad Mitchell Trio (under the name “Adios, mi Corazon”).

Bob Dylan first recorded it @ Red Room, Bob Dylan’s Home, Byrdcliffe, New York – March-May 1967. This version was finally released on THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOL. 11: THE BASEMENT TAPES COMPLETE, CD 1, 3 November 2014.

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Bob Dylan: 5 Brilliant live versions of “Can’t Wait”

I can’t wait
Wait for you to change your mind
I can’t wait
Waiting just making me go blind

Studio version
Recorded: January 1997
Recorded Criteria Studios – Miami, Florida
Producer: Daniel Lanois
Engineer: Mark Howard

Live:
Performed onstage: 1997-2005, 2008-12, 2019 -> 210 times
First time: Oct 24, 1997
Last time: Nov 01, 2019

Humphrey Coliseum
Mississippi State University
Starkville, Mississippi
24 October 1997

Well, it’s way past midnight
And there’s some people all around
Some on their way up
Some on their way down


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The Best of Bob Dylan concert footage from in 1966 – 48min video

All my songs are protest songs. All I do is protest. You name it and I’ll protest against it.
–> Bob Dylan (Press Conference, London, England – May 3, 1966)

Statement from Swingin’ Pig (editor):
Here’s a compilation project of Bob Dylan footage I spent a few weeks editing. Sources I pulled from were “Eat The Document,” “No Direction Home,” as well as others. I overdubbed all of the footage with soundboard recordings released on “The 1966 Live Recordings.”
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Great Bob Dylan Quotes 1975 – 1979

I just try to be poetically and musically straight. I think of myself as more than a musician, more than a poet. The real self is something other than that. Writing and performing is what I do in this life and in this country. But I could be happy being a blacksmith. I would still write and sing. I can’t imagine not doing that. You do what you’re geared for.
-> Bob Dylan (Neil Hickey Interview, Malibu, California – 11 September 1976)

The quotes are collected from song lyrics & interviews. It’s not only “great” quotes we’ve collected, but also important quotes & funny quotes.

Bob Dylan did many interviews during these years, particular in 1977 & 78. He released 3 Great studio albums: Desire (1976), Street Legal (1978) & Slow Train Coming (1979).

1975

From songs

Isis, oh, Isis you mystical child
What drives me to you is what drives me insane
I still can remember the way that you smiled
On the fifth day of May in the drizzling rain
~Isis

I can still hear the sounds of those Methodist bells
I’d taken the cure and had just gotten through
Stayin’ up for days in the Chelsea Hotel
Writin’ ‘Sad-Eyed Lady of the Lowlands’ for you
~Sara

Oh, sister am I not a brother to you?
And one deserving of affection
And is our purpose not the same on this earth
To love and follow his direction
~Oh, Sister

Your breath is sweet
Your eyes are like two jewels in the sky
Your back is straight, your hair is smooth
On the pillow where you lie
~One More Cup Of Coffee

From Interviews

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Happy 80th Birthday Bob Dylan! – Best Songs, Live Performances, Covers, Interviews and more…

Hyde Park, London – 2019

Pointed threats, they bluff with scorn,
Suicide remarks are torn
From the fool’s gold mouthpiece, the hollow horn
Plays wasted words, proves to warn
That he not busy being born is busy dying

Happy 80th Birthday to the GREATEST Artist of Our Time.

Dylan has always been busy being born. At the age of 80 he will (most likely) activate a new [never ending] tour when the world is ready, performing at peak levels, bringing awe & joy to those lucky enough to understand & participate. The last tour – 2019 – was great, just check out our recent post:
15 Great Live Performances from 2019.

If you’re a true “performing artist”, it’s hard to retire. You gotta be yourself to the end. And we all know that Zimmy will not back down.

Here @ borntolisten.com, alldylan.com & musicthisday.com we got about 2000 Bob Dylan posts alive. In this tribute I’ll try to give an overview & hopefully lead you [the reader] to material you might find interesting.

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