STILL ON THE ROAD

1979  FIRST GOSPEL TOUR REHEARSALS

 

 

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SEPTEMBER

25

Santa Monica, California

Rundown Studios

26

Santa Monica, California

Rundown Studios

28

Santa Monica, California

Rundown Studios

OCTOBER

  2

Santa Monica, California

Rundown Studios

  8

Santa Monica, California

Rundown Studios

  9

Santa Monica, California

Rundown Studios

10

Santa Monica, California

Rundown Studios

11

Santa Monica, California

Rundown Studios

12

Santa Monica, California

Rundown Studios

20

New York City, New York

NBC Studios

23

Santa Monica, California

Rundown Studios

24

Santa Monica, California

Rundown Studios

25

Santa Monica, California

Rundown Studios

29

Santa Monica, California

Rundown Studios

 


 

5040

Rundown Studios

 

Santa Monica, California

 

25 September 1979

 

 

 

Rehearsals

 

 

1.

When You Gonna Wake Up

2.

Slow Train

 

 

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).

 

Reference

Clinton Heylin: Trouble In Mind. Bob Dylan’s Gospel Years. What really happened. Chapter 3. Love & Haight, (September 11 – November 1 1979 & Appendix 1 The Gospel Years: A Chronology). Lesser Gods 2017.

 

Note

No recording circulates from this session.

 

Session info created 4 July 2018.

 

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5041

Rundown Studios

 

Santa Monica, California

 

26 September 1979

 

 

 

Rehearsals

 

 

1.

Covenant Woman

2.

Gonna Change My Way Of Thinking

3.

Precious Angel

4.

Do Right To Me Baby (Do Unto Others)

5.

Ye Shall Be Changed

6.

Solid Rock

7.

In The Garden

8.

When You Gonna Wake Up

9.

Gotta Serve Somebody

10.

Slow Train

11.

Man Gave Names To All The Animals

12.

Blessed Be The Name

13.

Hear Jesus Calling

14.

Stand By Faith

 

 

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).

 

Official release

14 released on Bob Dylan: Trouble No More. The Bootleg Series Vol. 13 1979-1981, Disc Three: Rare and Unreleased, Columbia 88985454652-2, 3 November 2017

 

Reference

Clinton Heylin: Trouble In Mind. Bob Dylan’s Gospel Years. What really happened. Chapter 3. Love & Haight, (September 11 – November 1 1979 & Appendix 1 The Gospel Years: A Chronology). Lesser Gods 2017.

 

Notes

No recordings of tracks 1-13 circulate from this session.

14 stereo PA recording, 3 minutes.

 

Session info created 4 July 2018.

 

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5042

Rundown Studios

 

Santa Monica, California

 

28 September 1979

 

 

 

Rehearsals

 

 

1.

Solid Rock

2.

This Train (traditional arranged by Sister Rosetta Tharpe)

3.

Covenant Woman

4.

Precious Angel

5.

Ye Shall Be Changed

6.

I Believe In You

7.

What Can I Do For You?

8.

Blessed Be The Name

9.

In The Garden

10.

Gotta Serve Somebody

11.

When You Gonna Wake Up

12.

Pressing On

 

 

1, 3-12 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).

2 Regina Mcrary , Helena Springs , Mona Lisa Young (vocals).

 

Reference

Clinton Heylin: Trouble In Mind. Bob Dylan’s Gospel Years. What really happened. Chapter 3. Love & Haight, (September 11 – November 1 1979 & Appendix 1 The Gospel Years: A Chronology). Lesser Gods 2017.

 

Note

No recording circulates from this session.

 

Session info created 4 July 2018.

 

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5046

Rundown Studios

 

Santa Monica, California

 

2 October 1979

 

 

 

Rehearsals

 

 

1.

When You Gonna Wake Up

2.

Precious Angel

3.

Slow Train

4.

Gonna Change My Way Of Thinking

5.

Solid Rock

6.

Blessed Be The Name

7.

In The Garden

8.

Pressing On

 

 

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).

8 horns with unidentified players.

 

Official releases

4 released on Bob Dylan: Trouble No More. The Bootleg Series Vol. 13 1979-1981, Disc Three: Rare and Unreleased, Columbia 88985454652-2, 3 November 2017

3 released on Bob Dylan: Trouble No More. The Bootleg Series Vol. 13 1979-1981, Disc Four: Rare and Unreleased, Columbia 88985454652-2, 3 November 2017

 

Reference

Clinton Heylin: Trouble In Mind. Bob Dylan’s Gospel Years. What really happened. Chapter 3. Love & Haight, (September 11 – November 1 1979 & Appendix 1 The Gospel Years: A Chronology). Lesser Gods 2017.

 

Notes

No recordings of tracks 1, 2, 5-8 circulate from this session.

3, 4 stereo PA recording, 11 minutes.

 

Session info created 4 July 2018.

 

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5052

Rundown Studios

 

Santa Monica, California

 

8 October 1979

 

 

 

Rehearsals

 

 

1.

Slow Train

2.

Gonna Change My Way Of Thinking

3.

Covenant Woman

4.

Gotta Serve Somebody

5.

Blessed Be The Name

6.

Knockin' On Heaven's Door (Callin')

7.

I Believe In You

8.

When You Gonna Wake Up

9.

Do Right To Me Baby (Do Unto Others)

10.

Precious Angel

11.

In The Garden

12.

Slow Train

13.

Pressing On

14.

Solid Rock

15.

Barbara Allen (trad.)

16.

Ain't No Man Righteous, No Not One

 

 

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).

1-5, 14 horns with unidentified players.

 

Reference

Clinton Heylin: Trouble In Mind. Bob Dylan’s Gospel Years. What really happened. Chapter 3. Love & Haight, (September 11 – November 1 1979 & Appendix 1 The Gospel Years: A Chronology). Lesser Gods 2017.

 

Notes

6 is probably an alternate version of Hear Jesus Calling.

No recording circulates from this session.

 

Session info created 4 July 2018.

 

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5053

Rundown Studios

 

Santa Monica, California

 

9 October 1979

 

 

 

Rehearsals

 

 

1.

Covenant Woman

2.

Solid Rock

3.

When You Gonna Wake Up

4.

Ye Shall Be Changed

5.

Blessed Be The Name

6.

Do Right To Me Baby (Do Unto Others)

7.

Covenant Woman

8.

Gotta Serve Somebody

9.

Knockin' On Heaven's Door (Callin')

10.

Pressing On

11.

In The Garden

 

 

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).

2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 11 horns with unidentified players.

 

8 released on Bob Dylan: Trouble No More. The Bootleg Series Vol. 13 1979-1981, Disc Four: Rare and Unreleased, Columbia 88985454652-2, 3 November 2017

 

Reference

Clinton Heylin: Trouble In Mind. Bob Dylan’s Gospel Years. What really happened. Chapter 3. Love & Haight, (September 11 – November 1 1979 & Appendix 1 The Gospel Years: A Chronology). Lesser Gods 2017.

 

Notes

6 is probably an alternate version of Hear Jesus Calling.

No recordings of tracks 1-7, 9-11 circulate from this session.

8 stereo PA recording, 5 minutes.

 

Session info created 4 July 2018.

 

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5054

Rundown Studios

 

Santa Monica, California

 

10 October 1979

 

 

 

Rehearsals

 

 

1.

What Can I Do For You?

2.

Blessed Be The Name

3.

Covenant Woman

4.

Pressing On

5.

Solid Rock

6.

In The Garden

7.

When You Gonna Wake Up

8.

Slow Train

9.

Gotta Serve Somebody

10.

Blessed Be The Name

11.

Covenant Woman

 

 

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).

2-9 horns with unidentified players.

 

Reference

Clinton Heylin: Trouble In Mind. Bob Dylan’s Gospel Years. What really happened. Chapter 3. Love & Haight, (September 11 – November 1 1979 & Appendix 1 The Gospel Years: A Chronology). Lesser Gods 2017.

 

Note

No recording circulates from this session,

 

Session info created 4 July 2018.

 

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5055

Rundown Studios

 

Santa Monica, California

 

11 October 1979

 

 

 

Rehearsals

 

 

1.

You Don't Have To Get Into Trouble

2.

Solid Rock

3.

In The Garden

4.

When You Gonna Wake Up

5.

Precious Angel

6.

Slow Train

7.

Pressing On

8.

Gotta Serve Somebody

9.

What Can I Do For You?

10.

Covenant Woman

 

 

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).

2, 3, 5-8 horns with unidentified players.

 

Reference

Clinton Heylin: Trouble In Mind. Bob Dylan’s Gospel Years. What really happened. Chapter 3. Love & Haight, (September 11 – November 1 1979 & Appendix 1 The Gospel Years: A Chronology). Lesser Gods 2017.

 

Note

No recording circulates from this session,

 

Session info created 4 July 2018.

 

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5056

Rundown Studios

 

Santa Monica, California

 

12 October 1979

 

 

 

Rehearsals

 

 

1.

Blessed Be The Name

2.

When You Gonna Wake Up

3.

Precious Angel

4.

In The Garden

5.

Slow Train

6.

Pressing On

7.

Solid Rock

8.

Saving Grace

9.

Man Gave Names To All The Animals

10.

What Can I Do For You?

11.

Covenant Woman

12.

Gotta Serve Somebody

13.

I Believe In You

 

 

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).

 

Reference

Clinton Heylin: Trouble In Mind. Bob Dylan’s Gospel Years. What really happened. Chapter 3. Love & Haight, (September 11 – November 1 1979 & Appendix 1 The Gospel Years: A Chronology). Lesser Gods 2017.

 

Note

No recording circulates from this session,

 

Session info created 4 July 2018.

 

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5060

NBC Studios

 

Studio 8H

 

New York City, New York

 

20 October 1979

 

 

 

Saturday Night Live

 

 

1.

Gotta Serve Somebody

2.

I Believe In You

3.

When You Gonna Wake Up

 

 

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).

 

Bootlegs

Splendor In The Gorge. No label.

TV Guide. Head 2D.

 

Unauthorized Releases

(The release is unauthorized and is not associated with or approved by Bob Dylan or his current recording label).

Released in the UK on DVD Bob Dylan Live. Storm Bird STB 2456, 10 September 2007.

Released in the UK on DVD Bob Dylan Live Transmissions: Part One, RMS 2661, March 2008.

Released in the UK on Bob Dylan Re-Transmissions, Storming Music Company, SMC 2642, 10 March 2008.

 

Official releases

Released on the 7 DVD box set SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE - THE COMPLETE 5TH SEASON 1979/80,  Universal Home Entertainment 61102629, 1 December 2009.

 

Reference

Clinton Heylin: Trouble In Mind. Bob Dylan’s Gospel Years. What really happened. Chapter 3. Love And Haight, (September 11 – November 1, 1979). Lesser Gods 2017.

 

Notes

Live debuts of all three songs. These songs opened all shows during the first and second Gospel Tours.

Broadcast by NBC-TV, 20 October 1979 in the program Saturday Night Live, season 5, episode 2..

Hosted by Eric Idle of Monty Python fame.

TV recording, 18 minutes.

 

Session info updated 13 May 2018.

 

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5071

Rundown Studios

 

Santa Monica, California

 

23 October 1979

 

 

 

Rehearsals

 

 

1.

Gotta Serve Somebody

2.

I Believe In You

3.

When You Gonna Wake Up

4.

When He Returns

5.

Saved (Bob Dylan/Tim Drummond)

6.

Precious Angel

7.

Pressing On

8.

Slow Train

9.

Man Gave Names To All The Animals

10.

Saving Grace

11.

Solid Rock

12.

What Can I Do For You?

13.

In The Garden

14.

Do Right To Me Baby (Do Unto Others)

15.

Covenant Woman

16.

Gonna Change My Way Of Thinking

17.

Blessed Be The Name

 

 

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).

 

Reference

Clinton Heylin: Trouble In Mind. Bob Dylan’s Gospel Years. What really happened. Chapter 3. Love & Haight, (September 11 – November 1 1979 & Appendix 1 The Gospel Years: A Chronology). Lesser Gods 2017.

 

Note

No recording circulates from this session,

 

Session info created 4 July 2018.

 

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5072

Rundown Studios

 

Santa Monica, California

 

24 October 1979

 

 

 

Rehearsals

 

 

1.

Gotta Serve Somebody

2.

I Believe In You

3.

When You Gonna Wake Up?

4.

When He Returns

5.

Man Gave Names To All The Animals

6.

Slow Train

7.

Precious Angel

8.

Saved (Bob Dylan/Tim Drummond)

9.

What Can I Do For You?

10.

Covenant Woman

11.

Gonna Change My Way Of Thinking

12.

Saving Grace

13.

Solid Rock

14.

Do Right To Me Baby (Do Unto Others)

 

 

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).

 

Reference

Clinton Heylin: Trouble In Mind. Bob Dylan’s Gospel Years. What really happened. Chapter 3. Love & Haight, (September 11 – November 1 1979 & Appendix 1 The Gospel Years: A Chronology). Lesser Gods 2017.

 

Note

No recording circulates from this session,

 

Session info created 4 July 2018.

 

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5073

Rundown Studios

 

Santa Monica, California

 

25 October 1979

 

 

 

Rehearsals

 

 

1.

Gotta Serve Somebody

2.

I Believe In You

3.

When You Gonna Wake Up

4.

When He Returns

5.

Man Gave Names To All The Animals

6.

Slow Train

7.

Precious Angel

8.

Saved (Bob Dylan/Tim Drummond)

9.

What Can I Do For You?

10.

Covenant Woman

11.

Gonna Change My Way Of Thinking

12.

Saving Grace

 

 

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).

 

Reference

Clinton Heylin: Trouble In Mind. Bob Dylan’s Gospel Years. What really happened. Chapter 3. Love & Haight, (September 11 – November 1 1979 & Appendix 1 The Gospel Years: A Chronology). Lesser Gods 2017.

 

Note

No recording circulates from this session,

 

Session info created 4 July 2018.

 

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5077

Rundown Studios

 

Santa Monica, California

 

29 October 1979

 

 

 

Rehearsals

 

 

1.

What Can I Do For You?

 

2.

Saved (Bob Dylan/Tim Drummond)

 

3.

Slow Train

 

4.

Solid Rock

 

5.

Covenant Woman

 

6.

Ain't No Man Righteous, No Not One

 

7.

In The Garden

 

 

 

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).

 

Reference

Clinton Heylin: Trouble In Mind. Bob Dylan’s Gospel Years. What really happened. Chapter 3. Love & Haight, (September 11 – November 1 1979 & Appendix 1 The Gospel Years: A Chronology). Lesser Gods 2017.

 

Note

No recording circulates from this session,

 

Session info created 4 July 2018.

 

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