Bob Dylan: 5 Brilliant live performances from the year 1989

My reason for getting into songwriting was having something to sing. My songs aren’t written for great singers. They’re written for me.
-Bob Dylan (Edna Gundersen interview for USA Today, September 21, 1989)

Facts from Wikipedia:

Start date May 27, 1989
End date November 15, 1989
Legs 3
Shows 21 in Europe
78 in North America
99 in total

Les Arènes
Frejus, France
13 June 1989

  • Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar)
  • G.E. Smith (guitar).

Lakes Of Pontchartrain (trad.)

It was on one fine March morning,
When I bid New Orleans adieu,
And I was on the road to Jackson town,
My fortunes to renew,



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Van Morrison: 4 Great Live Versions of His Brilliant “Orangefield”

On a gold autumn day
You came my way in Orangefield
Saw you standing by the riverside in Orangefield
How I love you then in Orangefield
Like I love you now in Orangefield

This great song from the album Avalon Sunset (1989) was first performed live May 18, 1989 (Swansea, Wales), and last time VM played it in concert was August 24, 2014 (Orangefield High School,
Belfast). It has been performed 92 times live, mostly in 1989 & 1990.

Here are 4 great versions…

Stadtpark Freilichtbühne, Hamburg, Germany
June 4, 1989

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