As you’ll probably know, Boxzilla (The Bob version) contains 379 tracks spread over 18 CDs – everything from the studio recordings in 1965/66. I’ve had it for a few weeks now and it has occupied my waking hours fairly completely. Last night, about an hour after I finally got to the far end, I got an e-mail:
We hope you are enjoying The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series Volume 12: Collector’s Edition. Thanks again for your purchase!
The holidays are coming early for you via a special gift from Columbia Records: 208 tracks encompassing more than ten hours of previously unreleased live Bob Dylan performances from his landmark 1965 tours, including 14 complete concerts – both acoustic and electric – and an array of recordings from television shows, hotel rooms, and other live appearances.
These live performances are being offered as a free download (in 320 Kbps MP3 format) exclusively to purchasers of the Collector’s Edition.
To redeem your download …
So, that’s 208 more tracks of Bob downloaded… of variable quality, and obviously in the main a copyright protection trick: but if you were dithering over whether to go for the big box this might » Continue Reading.