The recent Bob Dylan ‘The Cutting Edge’ music bomb of his 1965-66 sessions has left me on Desolation Row.
For one of my favourite CDs, a real “game-changer”, inspirational and fascinating is now surplus to requirement. I’m talking about the Spank Records bootleg ‘The Thin Wild Mercury Music’ named after a quote from Dylan about the Blonde ON Blonde material sounding metallic – ““that thin, that wild mercury sound”.
Bringing It All Back Home sessions Studio A, NYC January 13-15, 1965 If You Gotta Go, Go Now She Belongs To Me It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue I’ll Keep It With Mine (instr) Love Minus Zero/No Limit
CBS Music Row, Nashville, TN January 21, 1965 Visions Of Johanna (Seems Like A Freezeout)
Highway 61 Revisited sessions, NYC July 30, 1965 From A Buick 6
Highway 61 Revisited sessions, NYC June 16, 1965 Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window
Hawks sessions (The Band) CBS studios, NYC Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 1965 Medicine Sunday (Temporary Like Achilles) I Wanna Be Your Lover Number One (instr) Jet Pilot Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window Visions Of Johanna (Seems Like A Freezeout)
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