Bob Dylan: 5 Brilliant live performances from the year 1979

Right. I follow God, so if my followers are following me, indirectly they’re gonna be following God too because I don’t sing any song which hasn’t been given to me by the Lord to sing.
-Bob Dylan (Bruce Heiman Interview, Hollywood, CA – 7 December 1979)

In 1979 Bob Dylan had a performance @ NBC Studios, Studio 8H, NYC (Saturday Night Live) October 20. Then he played 26 concert more, 14 of them @ Fox Warfield Theatre in San Francisco (November 1 – 16).

Many brilliant & passionate performances, gospel Bob was truly inspired & on fire.

..and btw, you don’t have to be religious to LOVE these concerts.

NBC Studios, Studio 8H
New York City, New York
20 October 1979
Saturday Night Live

  • Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar)
  • Fred Tackett (guitar)
  • Spooner Oldham (keyboards)
  • Tim Drummond (bass)
  • Terry Young (keyboards)
  • Jim Keltner (drums)
  • Regina Mcrary , Helena Springs , Mona Lisa Young (background vocals)

I Believe In You

They ask me how I feel
And if my love is real
And how I know I’ll make it through
And they, they look at me and frown
They’d like to drive me from this town
They don’t want me around
‘Cause I believe in you

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