BOB DYLAN - Pure Dylan: An Intimate Look at Bob Dylan (2011)
Bob Dylan has in the past 10 or 15 years experienced an amazing comeback: It appears since the 1997 album "Time Out Of Mind" it simply, as he was the single greatest living artists of the rock era. He made a name for himself as an artist (Drawn Blank, Brazil Series), which in some of the best museums and galleries around the world issue (currently at the Gagosian Gallery in New York), - he wrote part one of his memoirs, turned with Masked And Anonymous a remarkable film, received a Pulitzer Prize, several Grammies, and his second honorary doctorate, surprised as a disc jockey with humor and encyclopedic knowledge of music (Bob's Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour) and reached with his albums suddenly chart positions and sales figures as in his best times in the 60s. And that he also nearly 70 years, is still even his longtime fans who think it all know, can surprise, he was two years ago, when he, from which one that now do not really expect was a Christmas album to say. In October / November Dylan completed as part of a large European tour with special guest Mark Knopfler eight large indoor concerts in our country - with a total of over 100,000 spectators, the German section of the European tour by far the largest audience. On the occasion of the Tour Sony Music Germany first got permission to bring out their own CD compilation.
"Pure Dylan: An Intimate Look at Bob Dylan" gathered at a dibasic packaged and yet lovingly compiled 78-minute-Digipak-CD, a series of rarely heard songs, which one are to be found on any of the many best of the man, nevertheless are among the best of what Dylan has recorded in the last 50 years. Including a number of rarities like the never released on CD "Trouble In Mind" (with Mark Knopfler on guitar) or the rare, wonderful solo version of "Spanish Is The Loving Tongue". 17 songs, the show once again how important Dylan continues. A wonderful CD for beginners and fans! Or, the one Dylan album that everybody needs. - amazon.de
TRACKS: 01. Trouble In Mind 02. Girl From The North Country 03. Most Of The Time 04. She Belongs To Me 05. Billy 1 06. Shooting Star 07. Sugar Baby 08. You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go 09. Tomorrow Night 10. Every Grain Of Sand 11. Percy's Song 12. Born In Time 13. Boots Of Spanish Leather 14. This Dream Of You 15. Spanish Is The Loving Tongue 16. If You See Her, Say Hello 17. Moonshiner (Live)