Bob Dylan - The Bootleg Series Volumes 1 - 3 [Rare & Unreleased] 1961-1991

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The Bootleg Series Volumes 1–3 is a compilation box set by Bob Dylan, issued on Columbia Records.

It is the first installment in the Dylan bootleg series, comprising material spanning the first three decades of his career, from 1961 to 1989. It has been certified with a gold record by the RIAA as of August 1997, and peaked at #49 on the Billboard 200 and #32 in the UK.


Volume 1
1.01Hard Times In New York Town2:19
1.02He Was A Friend Of Mine4:03
1.03Man On The Street1:56
1.04No More Auction Block3:04
1.05House Carpenter4:09
1.06Talkin' Bear Mountain Picnic Massacre Blues3:45
1.07Let Me Die In My Footsteps3:33
1.08Rambling, Gambling Willie4:13
1.09Talkin' Hava Negeilah Blues0:52
1.10Quit Your Low Down Ways2:40
1.11Worried Blues2:39
1.12Kingsport Town3:29
1.13Walkin' Down The Line2:52
1.14Walls Of Red Wing5:05
1.15Paths Of Victory3:17
1.16Talkin' John Birch Paranoid Blues4:25
1.17Who Killed Davey Moore?3:09
1.18Only A Hobo3:30
1.20When The Ship Comes In2:55
1.21The Times They Are A-Changin'3:01
1.22Last Thoughts On Woody Guthrie7:08
Volume 2
2.01Seven Curses3:49
2.02Eternal Circle2:38
2.03Suze (The Cough Song)1:59
2.04Mama, You Been On My Mind2:57
2.05Farewell, Angelina5:27
2.06Subterranean Homesick Blues2:56
2.07If You Gotta Go, Go Now (Or Else You Got To Stay All Night)2:56
2.08Sitting On A Barbed Wire Fence3:54
2.09Like A Rolling Stone1:36
2.10It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry3:23
2.11I'll Keep It With Mine3:40
2.12She's Your Lover Now6:10
2.13I Shall Be Released3:56
2.15If Not For You3:34
2.17Nobody 'Cept You2:41
2.18Tangled Up In Blue6:51
2.19Call Letter Blues4:27
2.20Idiot Wind8:53
Volume 3
3.01If You See Her, Say Hello3:46
3.02Golden Loom4:27

Music By, Lyrics By: Jacques Levy

3.04Seven Days4:00
3.05Ye Shall Be Changed4:09
3.06Every Grain Of Sand3:38
3.07You Changed My Life5:14
3.08Need A Woman5:44
3.10Someone's Got A Hold Of My Heart4:33
3.11Tell Me4:25
3.12Lord Protect My Child3:57
3.13Foot Of Pride5:58
3.14Blind Willie McTell5:52
3.15When The Night Comes Falling Down From The Sky5:37
3.16Series Of Dreams5:53


Released in 1991 to satisfy enormous demand for Dylan's much-bootlegged unissued material, it contains rarities and unreleased works from the sessions for 1962's eponymous debut Bob Dylan to 1989's Oh Mercy. Of the 58 total tracks, 45 are session outtakes from recording sessions for Dylan studio albums. Of the remaining 13 tracks, one is an outtake from the session for the "George Jackson" single of 1971, two are further releases from the Basement Tape sessions of 1967, five are live recordings, and five are demo records, three of latter being later duplicated on Volume 9 of the series. Unlike subsequent volumes, which to date have all been double-disc packages in their primary non-limited edition format, each volume in this set is a single compact disc, and the three volumes are not available separately.



Bob Dylan — vocals, guitars, harmonica, piano
Roy Bittan — keyboards
Mike Bloomfield — electric guitar
Russell Bridges (aka Leon Russell) — bass guitar
Harvey Brooks — bass guitar
Charlie Brown — guitar
Tony Brown — bass guitar
Gary Burke — conga drum
T Bone Burnett — guitar
Kenny Buttrey — drums
Buddy Cage — pedal steel guitar
Alan Clark — keyboards
Roddy Colonna — drums
Richard Crooks — drums
Charlie Daniels — bass guitar
Rick Danko — bass guitar, backing vocals
Carolyn Dennis — backing vocals
Rick DiFonzi — guitar
Tim Drummond — bass guitar
Sly Dunbar— drums
Erik Frandsen — guitar
Glenn Fukunaga — bass guitar
Full Force — backing vocals
Al Gorgoni — guitar
Bobby Gregg — drums
Paul Griffin — keyboards
Emmylou Harris — vocals
George Harrison — guitar
Regina Havis — backing vocals
Levon Helm — drums, backing vocals
Garth Hudson — organ
Ben Keith — pedal steel guitar
Jim Keltner — drums
Clydie King — backing vocals
Mark Knopfler — guitar
Sandy Konikoff — drums
Al Kooper — organ
Barry Kornfeld — guitar
Danny "Kootch" Kortchmar — guitar
Russ Kunkel — drums
Daniel Lanois — guitar, bass guitar, percussion
Joseph Macho, Jr. — bass guitar
David Mansfield — mandolin
Richard Manuel — piano, backing vocals
Tom McFaul — keyboards
Bob Neuwirth — guitar
Cyril Neville — talking drum
Kenny Rankin — guitar
Steve Ripley — guitar
Scarlet Rivera — violin
Robbie Robertson — guitar
Mick Ronson — guitar
Mason Ruffner — guitar
Robbie Shakespeare — bass guitar
Steven Soles — guitar
Rob Stoner — bass guitar
Sugar Blue — harmonica
Fred Tackett — guitar
Mick Taylor — guitar
Benmont Tench — organ
Steven Van Zandt — guitar
Jennifer Warnes — backing vocals
Eric Weissberg — guitar
Pick Withers — drums
Peter Wood — keyboards
Howie Wyeth — drums


Jeff Rosen — production and compilation
Vic Anesini, Bob Irwin — digital remastering
Josh Abbey, Jim Ball, Tim Geelan — mixing
Steven Berkowitz — production coordination, marketing
Christopher Austopchuk, Nicky Lindeman — art direction
Don Hunstein, Morgan Renard — photography
John Bauldie — liner notes



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