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Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Bob Dylan - Berkeley, CA (12/04/65) - “Long Distance Operator”

long distance operator

Bob Dylan
Berkeley, CA
Dec. 4, 1965
Long Distance Operator

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Tracks:
Tombstone Blues
I Don’t Believe You
Baby Let Me Follow You Down
Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues
Long Distance Operator
It Ain’t Me Babe
Ballad Of A Thin Man
Positively Fourth Street
Like A Rolling Stone

Bob’s Boots review: The quality of this CD is well below average by today’s standards, but for a 1965 audience recording, it’s not bad at all. Get over the low fidelity buried sound, and you’ll be rewarded with a gem whose historical value cannot be overstated. It’s a great performance, to start with. Very unlike the raw power that was to follow in the coming year.. but just as good in it’s own rights. Consider it being the only recording of any substance of Dylan & The Hawks (The Band) of that year,… consider that it contains the only know version of the title track,… consider that some of the arrangements are like no other known recording, …. and this CD becomes a masterpiece.

6 Responses to “Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Bob Dylan - Berkeley, CA (12/04/65) - “Long Distance Operator””

  1. Rian Says:

    Thanks for this one!

    I was wondering if you have the Genuine Supper Club Soundboards from Scorpio listed in the must have section of bobsboots?

    Thanks again!

  2. Mat Brewster Says:

    I don’t but it appears that Guitars101 does. I’ve not downloaded it yet, but the File Factory links appear to work..

  3. Grant Says:

    Awesome! Thanks Mat. You post great music here.

  4. DylanDave Says:

    Yeah too right it is essential Bob. ps Mat I have the supper clubs if all else fails

  5. DylanDave Says:

    Mat, sorry what I meant to make clear is that the ‘upgrades’ on my list are the scorpio releases - 4 cds, essential stuff, lovely balanced live ‘matrix’ mix and one of the few things Bob did in ‘93 that is really worth checking out

  6. Mat Brewster Says:

    Thanks Dave.

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