The Basement Tapes in their entirety will be released one week from today in a 6-CD set. Yes, 138 out of 140 or so songs recorded by Dylan and The Band in ’66 and ’67 will finally be available legitimately (not as low-fidelity bootlegs). 314 more words
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By Philip Cosores
November 4 is a big date for Bob Dylan fans. The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11, the long-awaited collection that compiles Dylan’s recently recovered songs that have been restored from early tapes of the 1967 recording sessions with the band that would later be known as The Band, will be released by Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings. 226 more words
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Brief Background: Music from Big Pink was recorded in early 1968 and released on July 1 of the same year. The album gets its name from the nickname of the house band members rented in upstate New York during the period these songs were being written. 227 more words
On November 4th, Bob Dylan’s complete Basement Tapes sessions will see the light of the day for the first time ever. Featuring a whopping 138 tracks, including 30 that were never known to have even existed until this year, the six-disc collection was written with the Band following Dylan’s infamous 1966 motorcycle crash in New York. 912 more words