January 18: Bob Dylan & Van Morrison sing “More and More” in New York City 1998


More and more, I’m forgetting the past
More and more, I’m living at last

Day by day, I’m losing my blues
More and more, I’m forgetting about you


Great Webb Pierce song (written by Merle Kilgore) & recorded by Van Morrison on his “Pay The Devil” album from 2006.
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Van Morrison @ Rockpalast, Dusseldorf – Christmas special – December 19, 1998 (Video)

Van’s show at the Rockpalast Christmas Show in Dusseldorf on 19-Dec-98 will likely go down as one of Van’s most famous concerts: it was broadcast live; it is an excellent show; the band was buttressed by Candy Dulfer and Fred Wesley.
-Niall Connors

Van Morrison & Friends
Philipshalle, Düsseldord
19 December 1998
Rockpalast Christmas Special

  • Ralph Salmins – Drums
  • Geoff Dunn – Drums
  • Pee Wee Ellis – Saxophone
  • Matt Holland – Trumpet
  • John Savannah – Keyboards
  • Nicky Scott – Bass
  • Johnny Scott – Guitar
  • Fred Wesley – Trombone
  • Candy Dulfer – Alto Saxophone
  • Katie Kissoon – Vocals

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November 1: Watch Bob Dylan performing a lovely “Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues” in New York 1998

When you’re lost in the rain in Juarez
And it’s Eastertime too
And your gravity fails
And negativity don’t pull you through
Don’t put on any airs
When you’re down on Rue Morgue Avenue
They got some hungry women there
And they really make a mess outta you

Madison Square Garden
New York City, New York
1 November 1998

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October 29: Watch Bob Dylan performing a beautiful “Every Grain of Sand” in Toronto 1998

In the time of my confession, in the hour of my deepest need
When the pool of tears beneath my feet flood every newborn seed
There’s a dyin’ voice within me reaching out somewhere
Toiling in the danger and in the morals of despair

Maple Leaf Gardens
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
29 October 1998

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October 23: Watch Bob Dylan Performing a Wonderful “My Back Pages” in Minneapolis, MN 1998

bob dylan 1998

Crimson flames tied through my ears
Rollin’ high and mighty traps
Pounced with fire on flaming roads
Using ideas as my maps
“We’ll meet on edges, soon,” said I
Proud ’neath heated brow
Ah, but I was so much older then
I’m younger than that now

Target Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota
23 October 1998

  • Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar)
  • Bucky Baxter (pedal steel guitar & electric slide guitar)
  • Larry Campbell (guitar)
  • Tony Garnier (bass)
  • David Kemper (drums & percussion)

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Bob Dylan: 5 Brilliant live performances from the year 1998

I’ve found a different audience. I’m not good at reading how old people are, but my audience seems to be livelier than they were 10 years ago. They react immediately to what I do, and they don’t come with a lot of preconceived ideas about who they would like me to be, or who they think/ am.
– Bob Dylan (Murray Engleheart Interview for Guitar World)

Never Ending Tour 1998
Start date January 13, 1998
End date November 7, 1998
Legs 7
No. of shows 56 in North America
6 in South America
33 in Europe
15 in Oceania

110 in Total

San José Arena
San José, California
19 May 1998

  • Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar)
  • Bucky Baxter (pedal steel guitar & electric slide guitar)
  • Larry Campbell (guitar)
  • Tony Garnier (bass)
  • David Kemper (drums & percussion)

Just Like A Woman

Nobody feels any pain
Tonight as I stand inside the rain
Ev’rybody knows
That Baby’s got new clothes
But lately I see her ribbons and her bows
Have fallen from her curls



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