STILL ON THE ROAD

1979 SLOW TRAIN COMING RECORDING SESSIONS

 

 

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April

30

Sheffield, Alabama

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, 1st Slow Train Coming session

May

  1

Sheffield, Alabama

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, 2nd Slow Train Coming session

  2

Sheffield, Alabama

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, 3rd Slow Train Coming session

  3

Sheffield, Alabama

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, 4th Slow Train Coming session

  4

Sheffield, Alabama

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, 5th and last Slow Train Coming session

 

 

 

 

5031

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

Sheffield, Alabama

30 April 1979

 

 

 

1st Slow Train Coming session produced by Jerry Wexler & Barry Beckett.

 

 

1.

Trouble In Mind

2.

Trouble In Mind

3.

Trouble In Mind

4.

Trouble In Mind

5.

Trouble In Mind

6.

Trouble In Mind

7.

Trouble In Mind

8.

Trouble In Mind

 

 

Bob Dylan (guitar & vocal), Mark Knopfler (guitar), Barry Beckett (piano & organ), Tim Drummond (bass), Pick Withers (drums), Carolyn Dennis, Helena Springs, Regina McCrary (background vocals).

 

Bootleg CD

The Genuine Bootleg Series Vol. 3 (track 7)

 

References

Michael Krogsgaard: Bob Dylan: The Recording Sessions (Part 4). The Telegraph #56, Winter 1997, pp. 150-176.

Clinton Heylin: Bob Dylan. The Recording Sessions [1960 – 1994]. St. Martin’s Press December 1995, pp 129–131.

 

Official releases

7  released on single Columbia 1-11072, September 1979.

7  released on CD PURE DYLAN – AN INTIMATE LOOK AT BOB DYLAN, Sony Music 8 86979 88082 5, 21 October 2011.

 

Notes

Last verse on track 7 edited out on the released single.

There is no recording in circulation from this session, except the complete version of track 7.

Tracks 1 is a false start, all others are complete.

Track 7 is overdubbed 3,5 and 6 May 1979.

Track 7 is complete on The Genuine Bootleg Series Vol. 3.

Stereo studio recordings.                            

 

Session info updated 22 October 2015.

 

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5032

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

Sheffield, Alabama

1 May 1979

 

 

 

2nd Slow Train Coming session produced by Jerry Wexler & Barry Beckett.

 

 

1.

Precious Angel

2.

Ain't No Man Righteous, No Not One

3.

Ain't No Man Righteous, No Not One

4.

Ain't No Man Righteous, No Not One

5.

Ain't No Man Righteous, No Not One

6.

Ain't No Man Righteous, No Not One

7.

Ain't No Man Righteous, No Not One

8.

Ain't No Man Righteous, No Not One

9.

Ain't No Man Righteous, No Not One

10.

Ain't No Man Righteous, No Not One

11.

Ain't No Man Righteous, No Not One

 

 

Bob Dylan (guitar & vocal), Tim Drummond (bass), Mickey Buckins (percussiuon), Pick Withers (drums), Carolyn Dennis, Helena Springs, Regina McCrary (background vocals).

 

1  Barry Beckett (organ), Harrison Calloway Jr. (trumpet), Ronnie Eades (baritonr saxophone), Harvey Thompson (tenor saxophone), Charlie Rose (trombone), Lloyd Barry (trumpet).

2–11  Barry Beckett (piano).

1  Mark Knopfler (guitar).

2–11  Mark Knopfler (steel guitar).

 

Official releases

1  released on SLOW TRAIN COMING, Columbia FC-36120, 28 August 1979 and Columbia CK-36120, (CD), 1986.

1 released on 3 CD box set DYLAN, Columbia 88697114202-D2, 1 October 2007.

1 released in remastered version on the CD/SACD SLOW TRAIN COMING, Columbia 512349-6 as part of the CD box BOB DYLAN REVISITED, THE REISSUE SERIES, 24 March 2004.

1 released in remastered version on SLOW TRAIN COMING, Columbia 88691924312-26 as part of the CD box THE COMPLETE ALBUM COLLECTION, VOL. ONE, 5 November 2013.

 

References

Michael Krogsgaard: Bob Dylan: The Recording Sessions (Part 4). The Telegraph #56, Winter 1997, pp. 150-176.

Clinton Heylin: Bob Dylan. The Recording Sessions [1960 – 1994]. St. Martin’s Press December 1995, pp 129–130.

 

Notes

There is no recording of tracks 2–11 in circulation.

Track 1 overdubbed 5, 7, 10 and 11 May 1979.

Track 8 was considered for release and overdubbed 3 May 1979.

Tracks 10 is a false start, track 7 is incomplete.

Stereo studio recordings.

 

Session info updated 22 October 2015.

 

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5033

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

Sheffield, Alabama

2 May 1979

 

 

 

3rd Slow Train Coming session produced by Jerry Wexler & Barry Beckett.

 

 

1.

When You Gonna Wake Up

2.

When You Gonna Wake Up

3.

When You Gonna Wake Up

4.

Gonna Change My Way Of Thinking

5.

Ye Shall Be Changed

 

 

Bob Dylan (guitar & vocal), Mark Knopfler (guitar), Tim Drummond (bass), Mickey Buckins (percussion), Barry Beckett (percussion), Pick Withers (drums), Carolyn Dennis, Helena Springs, Regina McCrary (background vocals).

 

1–4  Barry Beckett (organ), Harrison Calloway Jr. (trumpet), Ronnie Eades (baritonr saxophone), Harvey Thompson (tenor saxophone), Charlie Rose (trombone), Lloyd Barry (trumpet).

 

Official releases

3, 4   released on SLOW TRAIN COMING, Columbia FC-36120, 28 August 1979 and Columbia CK-36120, (CD), 1986.

3, 4   released in remastered versions on the CD/SACD SLOW TRAIN COMING, Columbia 512349-6 as part of the CD box BOB DYLAN REVISITED, THE REISSUE SERIES, 24 March 2004.

3, 4   released in remastered versions on SLOW TRAIN COMING, Columbia 88691924312-26 as part of the CD box THE COMPLETE ALBUM COLLECTION, VOL. ONE, 5 November 2013.

5  released on THE BOOTLEG SERIES (RARE & UNRELEASED) 1961-1991, Volume 3, Columbia 468 086 2, 26 March 1991.

3  released on single Columbia 1-11168, November 1979.

 

References

Michael Krogsgaard: Bob Dylan: The Recording Sessions (Part 4). The Telegraph #56, Winter 1997, pp. 150-176.

Clinton Heylin: Bob Dylan. The Recording Sessions [1960 – 1994]. St. Martin’s Press December 1995, pp 129–130.

 

Notes

There is no recording of tracks 1, 2 in circulation.

Track 3 overdubbed 4, 6, 10 and 11 May 1979.

Track 4 overdubbed 5 and 11 May 1979.

Track 5 overdubbed 4 May 1979.

Stereo studio recordings.

 

Session info updated 22 October 2015.

 

 

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5034

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

Sheffield, Alabama

3 May 1979

 

 

 

4th Slow Train Coming session produced by Jerry Wexler & Barry Beckett.

 

 

1.

Ain't No Man Righteous, No Not One

2.

I Believe In You

3.

I Believe In You

4.

Slow Train

 

 

Bob Dylan (guitar & vocal), Mark Knopfler (guitar), Tim Drummond (bass), Barry Beckett (keyboards), Pick Withers (drums).

 

4  Barry Beckett (organ), Harrison Calloway Jr. (trumpet), Ronnie Eades (baritonr saxophone), Harvey Thompson (tenor saxophone), Charlie Rose (trombone), Lloyd Barry (trumpet), Carolyn Dennis, Helena Springs, Regina McCrary (background vocals).

 

Official releases

2, 4  released on SLOW TRAIN COMING, Columbia FC-36120, 28 August 1979 and Columbia CK-36120, (CD), 1986.

2, 4  released in remastered versions on the CD/SACD SLOW TRAIN COMING, Columbia 512349-6 as part of the CD box BOB DYLAN REVISITED, THE REISSUE SERIES, 24 March 2004.

2, 4  released in remastered versions on SLOW TRAIN COMING, Columbia 88691924312-26 as part of the CD box THE COMPLETE ALBUM COLLECTION, VOL. ONE, 5 November 2013.

2  released on BIOGRAPH, Columbia C5X & C3K 38830, 28 October 1985.

4  released on single Columbia 1-11235, January 1980.

 

References

Michael Krogsgaard: Bob Dylan: The Recording Sessions (Part 4). The Telegraph #56, Winter 1997, pp. 150-176.

Clinton Heylin: Bob Dylan. The Recording Sessions [1960 – 1994]. St. Martin’s Press December 1995, pp 129–130.

 

Notes

There is no recording from tracks 1 and 3 in circulation.

Track 3 is incomplete.

Track 2 overdubbed 4 and 11 May 1979.

Track 4 overdubbed 4, 5, 6, 10 and 11 May 1979.

Stereo studio recordings.

 

Session info updated 22 October 2015.

 

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5035

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

Sheffield, Alabama

4 May 1979

 

 

 

5th and last Slow Train Coming session, produced by Jerry Wexler & Barry Beckett.

 

 

1.

Gotta Serve Somebody

2.

Gotta Serve Somebody

3.

Gotta Serve Somebody

4.

Gotta Serve Somebody

5.

Do Right To Me Baby (Do Unto Others)

6.

Do Right To Me Baby (Do Unto Others)

7.

Do Right To Me Baby (Do Unto Others)

8.

Do Right To Me Baby (Do Unto Others)

9.

When He Returns

10.

When He Returns

11.

When He Returns

12.

When He Returns

13.

When He Returns

14.

When He Returns

15.

When He Returns

16.

When He Returns

17.

When He Returns

18.

Man Gave Names To All The Animals

19.

Man Gave Names To All The Animals

20.

Man Gave Names To All The Animals

21.

Man Gave Names To All The Animals

22.

Man Gave Names To All The Animals

23.

Man Gave Names To All The Animals

 

 

1–9, 18–23  Bob Dylan (guitar & vocal), Mark Knopfler (guitar), Tim Drummond (bass), Barry Beckett (keyboards), Pick Withers (drums).

 

10–17 Bob Dylan (guitar & vocal), Mark Knopfler (guitar), Barry Beckett (piano).

 

1–4,  18–23  Barry Beckett (organ), Harrison Calloway Jr. (trumpet), Ronnie Eades (baritonr saxophone), Harvey Thompson (tenor saxophone), Charlie Rose (trombone), Lloyd Barry (trumpet), Carolyn Dennis, Helena Springs, Regina McCrary (background vocals).

 

Official releases

3, 8, 17, 23  released on SLOW TRAIN COMING, Columbia FC-36120, 28 August 1979 and Columbia CK-36120, (CD), 1986.

3, 8, 17, 23  released in remastered versions on the CD/SACD SLOW TRAIN COMING, Columbia 512349-6 as part of the CD box BOB DYLAN REVISITED, THE REISSUE SERIES, 24 March 2004.

3, 8, 17, 23  released in remastered versions on SLOW TRAIN COMING, Columbia 88691924312-26 as part of the CD box THE COMPLETE ALBUM COLLECTION, VOL. ONE, 5 November 2013.

3 released on BOB DYLAN’S GREATEST HITS VOLUME 3, Columbia 477805 2, 15 November  1994.

3  released on THE BEST OF BOB DYLAN, Columbia SONYTV28CD,  2 June 1997.

3  released on BIOGRAPH, Columbia C5X & C3K 38830, 28 October 1985.

3 released on DYLAN ON DYLAN, Westwood One (Radio Station Discs), 17 November 1984.

3  released on single Columbia 1-11072, September 1979.

3  released in Sweden on THE VERY BEST OF BOB DYLAN, Columbia COL 498540 2, 5 May 2000.

3 released on 3 CD box set DYLAN, Columbia 88697114202-D2, 1 October 2007.

3 released on BLUES, Columbia/Legacy 88697009172, 19 December 2006.

3 released as an animated video on the DVD GOTTA SERVE SOMEBODY-THE GOSPEL SONGS OF BOB DYLAN, Columbia Legacy CK 89015, 24 March 2003.

8  released on single Columbia 1-11235, January 1980.

23  released on single Columbia 1-11168, November 1979.

 

References

Michael Krogsgaard: Bob Dylan: The Recording Sessions (Part 4). The Telegraph #56, Winter 1997, pp. 150-176.

Clinton Heylin: Bob Dylan. The Recording Sessions [1960 – 1994]. St. Martin’s Press December 1995, pp 129–130.

 

 

Notes

There is no recording from the unreleased tracks in circulation.

Tracks 6, 12–16, 18–21 are incomplete.

Track 3 overdubbed 4 and 11 May 1979.

Track 23 overdubbed 7 May 1979.

Stereo studio recordings.

 

Session info updated 22 October 2015.

 

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