Prossime Uscite Autunnali 4. Bob Dylan – More Blood, More Tracks Bootleg Series Vol.14: Album Fantastico, Confezione Strepitosa, Il Contenuto Forse Un Po’ Meno. Esce Il 2 Novembre

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Bob Dylan – Bootleg Series Vol.14: More Blood, More Tracks – Columbia/Legacy Deluxe Edition 6 CD – 2 LP – 1 CD Standard – 02-11-2018

Si avvicina il Natale e si fa dunque quella stagione in cui viene annunciato il nuovo capitolo delle Bootleg Series di Bob Dylan. Siamo arrivati al volume 14 e il disco che viene trattato è uno di quelli epocali del nostro amico, Blood On The Tracks, l’album del 1975 che nel comune sentire rappresentava la fine tormentata della sua storia d’amore con Sara Lownds, attraverso una serie di dieci splendidi acquarelli. Ma essendo Bob anche Dylan, il nostro amico lo ha sempre smentito, anche nella sua autobiografia del 2004 Chronicles – Vol. 1, affermando che i testi dei brani erano stati ispirati dalla lettura dei racconti di Anton Cechov. Sarà, quello che è certo è che si tratta di uno dei dischi più belli in assoluto della sua discografia e quindi era molto atteso il trattamento Deluxe che sarebbe stato riservato a questo caposaldo assoluto della sua opera.

Devo dire che leggendo i contenuti sono rimasto un po’ deluso da come sono stati compilati i 6 CD che comporranno la Deluxe Edition: confezione splendida, come si vede sopra, con il solito mega libro rilegato con le foto dell’epoca e le note curate da Jeff Slate, più la riproduzione di uno dei leggendari taccuini dove Dylan annotava a mano tutti gli sviluppi cronologici dei testi delle sue canzoni. Ovviamente quello da 57 pagine contenuto nella confezione riguarda Blood On The Tracks. Però, visto il prezzo, che dalle prime notizie in arrivo dagli Usa dovrebbe superare i 150 dollari (poi magari scenderà, soprattutto nelle versioni europee quando saranno annunciate, anche se non sembra visto che si parla di “strictly limited edition”, ma per le uscite precedenti della serie è sempre successo), mi pare “deludente”, notasi il virgolettato: un totale di 87 pezzi, di cui 70 mai pubblicati prima, e fin qui ci siamo, ma leggendo bene la tracklist, che trovate subito sotto, non si può fare a meno di notare che, brani “rari” se ne trovano veramente pochi, direi due, per il resto sono decine di takes alternative delle stesse canzoni ripetute più e più volte, anche se il criterio utilizzato è quello di proporre i brani nella sequenza cronologica in cui vennero registrati nelle sessions di New York dal 16 al 19 settembre 1974, outtakes, false partenze e chiacchiere di studio incluse, mentre le ultime cinque canzoni del 6° CD sono quelle rimaste dalle sessions di Minneapolis, registrate tra il 27 e il 30 dicembre 1974 e poi uscite sul disco pubblicato nel 1975, naturalmente e opportunamente rimasterizzate utilizzando, ove disponibili i master originali dell’epoca. Ottimo ed affascinante, per quanto te lo facciano pagare non poco, quindi indicato per “dylaniani” e “dylaniati”, soprattutto facoltosi, oppure disposti al sacrificio finanziario in quanto collezionisti compulsivi, forse meno per gli altri, ma quando uscirà magari ascoltandolo potrei ammettere di essermi sbagliato: la missione come al solito sarà affidata all’amico Marco Verdi, che probabilmente sta leggendo questo Post e sa che gli tocca, anche in qualità di fan. Per il momento.

DISC 1

A & R Studios
New York
September 16, 1974

If You See Her, Say Hello (Take 1) – solo
If You See Her, Say Hello (Take 2) – solo – previously released on The Bootleg Series, Vols. 1-3: Rare and Unreleased, 1961-1991
You’re a Big Girl Now (Take 1) – solo
You’re a Big Girl Now (Take 2) – solo
Simple Twist of Fate (Take 1) – solo
Simple Twist of Fate (Take 2) – solo
You’re a Big Girl Now (Take 3) – solo
Up to Me (Rehearsal) – solo
Up to Me (Take 1) – solo
Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts (Take 1) – solo
Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts (Take 2) – solo – included on Blood on the Tracks test pressing

Bob Dylan – vocals, guitar, harmonica

DISC 2

A & R Studios
New York
September 16, 1974

Simple Twist of Fate (Take 1A) – with band
Simple Twist of Fate (Take 2A) – with band
Simple Twist of Fate (Take 3A) – with band
Call Letter Blues (Take 1) – with band
Meet Me in the Morning (Take 1) – with band – edited version included on Blood on the Tracks test pressing and previously released on Blood on the Tracks
Call Letter Blues (Take 2) – with band – previously released on The Bootleg Series, Vols. 1-3: Rare and Unreleased, 1961-1991
Idiot Wind (Take 1) – with bass
Idiot Wind (Take 1, Remake) – with bass
Idiot Wind (Take 3 with insert) – with bass
Idiot Wind (Take 5) – with bass
Idiot Wind (Take 6) – with bass
You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go (Rehearsal and Take 1) – with band
You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go (Take 2) – with band
You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go (Take 3) – with band
You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go (Take 4) – with bass
You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go (Take 5) – with band
You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go (Take 6) – with band
You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go (Take 6, Remake) – with band
You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go (Take 7) – with band
You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go (Take 8) – with band

Bob Dylan: vocals, guitar, harmonica
Eric Weissberg, Charles Brown III, Barry Kornfeld: guitars
Thomas McFaul: keyboards
Tony Brown: bass
Richard Crooks: drums
Buddy Cage: steel guitar (5-6)

DISC 3

A & R Studios
New York
September 16, 1974

Tangled Up in Blue (Take 1) – with bass

A & R Studios
New York
September 17, 1974

You’re a Big Girl Now (Take 1, Remake) – with bass and organ
You’re a Big Girl Now (Take 2, Remake) – with bass, organ, and steel guitar –included on Blood on the Tracks test pressing and previously released on Biograph
Tangled Up in Blue (Rehearsal) – with bass and organ
Tangled Up in Blue (Take 2, Remake) – with bass and organ
Spanish is the Loving Tongue (Take 1) – with bass and piano
Call Letter Blues (Rehearsal) – with bass and piano
You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go (Take 1, Remake) – with bass and piano
Shelter From The Storm (Take 1) – with bass and piano – previously released on the Jerry McGuire original soundtrack
Buckets of Rain (Take 1) – with bass
Tangled Up in Blue (Take 3, Remake) – with bass
Buckets of Rain (Take 2) – with bass
Shelter From The Storm (Take 2) – with bass
Shelter From The Storm (Take 3) – with bass
Shelter From The Storm (Take 4) – with bass – previously released on Blood on the Tracks

Bob Dylan: vocals, guitar, harmonica
Tony Brown: bass
Paul Griffin: keyboards (2-9)
Buddy Cage: steel guitar (3)

DISC 4

A & R Studios
New York
September 17, 1974

You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go (Take 1, Remake 2) – with bass
You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go (Take 2, Remake 2) – with bass – previously released on Blood on the Tracks

A & R Studios
New York
September 18, 1974

Buckets of Rain (Take 1, Remake) – solo
Buckets of Rain (Take 2, Remake) – solo
Buckets of Rain (Take 3, Remake) – solo
Buckets of Rain (Take 4, Remake) – solo

A & R Studios
New York
September 19, 1974

Up to Me (Take 1, Remake) – with bass
Up to Me (Take 2, Remake) – with bass
Buckets of Rain (Take 1, Remake 2) – with bass
Buckets of Rain (Take 2, Remake 2) – with bass
Buckets of Rain (Take 3, Remake 2) – with bass
Buckets of Rain (Take 4, Remake 2) – with bass – previously released on Blood on the Tracks
If You See Her, Say Hello (Take 1, Remake) – with bass – previously included on Blood on the Tracks test pressing
Up to Me (Take 1, Remake 2) – with bass
Up to Me (Take 2, Remake 2) – with bass
Up to Me (Take 3, Remake 2) – with bass
Buckets of Rain (Rehearsal) – with bass
Meet Me in the Morning (Take 1, Remake) – with bass – previously released on the “Duquesne Whistle” 7” single
Meet Me in the Morning (Take 2, Remake) – with bass
Buckets of Rain (Take 5, Remake 2) – with bass

Bob Dylan: vocals, guitar, harmonica
Tony Brown: bass (1-2, 7-20)

DISC 5

A & R Studios
New York
September 19, 1974

Tangled Up in Blue (Rehearsal and Take 1, Remake 2) – with bass
Tangled Up in Blue (Take 2, Remake 2) – with bass
Tangled Up in Blue (Take 3, Remake 2) – with bass – included on Blood on the Tracks test pressing and previously released on The Bootleg Series, Vols. 1-3: Rare and Unreleased, 1961-1991
Simple Twist of Fate (Take 2, Remake) – with bass
Simple Twist of Fate (Take 3, Remake) – with bass – previously released on Blood on the Tracks
Up to Me (Rehearsal and Take 1, Remake 3) – with bass
Up to Me (Take 2, Remake 3) – with bass – previously released on Biograph
Idiot Wind (Rehearsal and Takes 1-3, Remake) – with bass
Idiot Wind (Take 4, Remake) – with bass
Idiot Wind (Take 4, Remake) – with organ overdub – included on Blood on the Tracks test pressing and previously released on The Bootleg Series, Vols. 1-3: Rare and Unreleased, 1961-1991
You’re a Big Girl Now (Take 1, Remake 2) – with bass
Meet Me in the Morning (Take 1, Remake 2) – with bass
Meet Me in the Morning (Takes 2-3, Remake 2) – with bass

Bob Dylan: vocals, guitar, harmonica
Tony Brown: bass

DISC 6

A & R Studios
New York
September 19, 1974

You’re a Big Girl Now (Takes 3-6, Remake 2) – with bass
Tangled Up in Blue (Rehearsal and Takes 1-2, Remake 3) – with bass
Tangled Up in Blue (Take 3, Remake 3) – with bass

Sound 80 Studio
Minneapolis, MN
December 27, 1974

Idiot Wind – with band – previously released on Blood on the Tracks
You’re a Big Girl Now – with band – previously released on Blood on the Tracks

Sound 80 Studio
Minneapolis, MN
December 30, 1974

Tangled Up in Blue – with band – previously released on Blood on the Tracks
Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts – with band – previously released on Blood on the Tracks
If You See Her, Say Hello – with band – previously released on Blood on the Tracks

Bob Dylan: vocals, guitar, harmonica, organ (4-5), mandolin (8)
Tony Brown: bass (1-3)
Chris Weber: guitar (4-6, 8)
Kevin Odegard: guitar (6)
Peter Ostroushko: mandolin (8)
Gregg Inhofer: keyboards (4-8)
Billy Peterson: bass (4, 6-7)
Bill Berg: drums (4-8)

All songs written by Bob Dylan except Spanish is the Loving Tongue (traditional, arranged by Bob Dylan)

New York sessions originally engineered by Phil Ramone

Minneapolis sessions originally engineered by Paul Martinson

 

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Ci sarà anche la versione per “poveri”, ma questa volta non sarà il solito doppio CD, ma un misero disco singolo con 11 brani, le dieci canzoni dell’album più Up To Me

SINGLE DISC/ 2 LP
1. Tangled Up in Blue (Take 3, Remake 3)
2. Simple Twist of Fate (Take 1)
3. Shelter from the Storm (Take 2)
4. You’re a Big Girl Now (Take 2)
5. Buckets of Rain (Take 2, Remake)
6. If You See Her, Say Hello (Take 1 Edit)
7. Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts (Take 2)
8. Meet Me in the Morning (Take 1, Remake Edit)
9. Idiot Wind (Take 4, Remake Edit)
10. You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go (Take 1, Remake 2)
11. Up to Me (Take 2, Remake)

Prossime Uscite Autunnali 4. Bob Dylan – More Blood, More Tracks Bootleg Series Vol.14: Album Fantastico, Confezione Strepitosa, Il Contenuto Forse Un Po’ Meno. Esce Il 2 Novembreultima modifica: 2018-09-20T11:23:35+02:00da bruno_conti
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