22 July 2021
Artist: BOB DYLAN
The troubadour celebrated his 80th birthday this year.
Active: Since 1961, yes, 60 (!) years / 39 studio albums (so far)
Album: (Take a deep breath) BOB DYLAN: SPRINGTIME
IN NEW YORK – The Bootleg Series 1980-1985
Info: The latest chapter in Columbia/Legacy’s highly acclaimed Bob Dylan Bootleg
Series revisits an often-forgotten, rich vein in Dylan’s vast and complex catalog, shining fresh light on the provocative new musical directions Dylan was taking as a songwriter
and a recording artist from 1980 through 1985.
In the early 1980s, while the music industry was grappling with the arrival of new trends and technology, from MTV to compact discs to digital recording, Bob Dylan was writing
and recording new songs for a new decade, creating an essential new chapter in his studio catalog. Bob Dylan – Springtime In New York (1980-1985) celebrates the rich creative period surrounding Dylan’s albums Shot Of Love (1981), Infidels, and Empire Burlesque with previously unreleased outtakes, alternate takes, rehearsal recordings, live performances, and more.
Content: Deluxe 5-CD package, also available in 2-CD and 2-LP highlight editions, will feature 54 previously unreleased recordings, including outtakes, rehearsal recordings,
and live performances from Dylan’s early-’80s albums Shot Of Love, Infidels, and Empire Burlesque.
Out: 17 September 2021
More info and tracklist: here
The original of Jokerman, the opener of Infidels…