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source: 1-31-74 & 2/11/74 Evening shows

Disc one
Most Likely You Go Your Way
Lay Lady Lay
Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
It Ain't Me Babe
Ballad Of A Thin Man
Stage Fright [The Band]
Night They Drove Old Dixie Down [The Band]
King Harvest [The Band]
When You Awake
Up On Cripple Creek [The Band]
All Along The Watchtower
Ballad Of Hollis Brown
Knockin' On Heaven's Door
Disc two
The Times
Don't Think Twice
Gates Of Eden
Just Like A Woman
Its Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)
Rag Mama Rag [The Band]
This Wheel's On Fire [The Band]
The Shape I'm In [The Band]
The Weight [The Band]
Forever Young
Highway 61 Revisited
Like A Rolling Stone
Maggie's Farm
Blowin' In the Wind

A great soundboard recording of a 'show' that has been reputed to be the full afternoon show of  Madison Square Garden, NYC  Jan. 31, 1974. In actuality, this is primarily the evening show, with the end of the 2/11/74 Oakland show spliced to it. The music is a little to the background, and a little muffled. The vocals, however, are right in your face and crystal clear.
© 2001 CD Pinkerton bobsboots.com

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Source / Venue:
Madison Square Garden NYC  Jan. 31, 1974 (Eve.)
Oakland 2/11/74 evening show

Manufacturer / Catalog No.
Head   /  2CD-r set
Other commercial releases of MSG '74
Before and After the Flood
Forever Young 
New York City '74
Poet And The Players
Other commercial releases of Oakland
Oakland Flood
7-8 stars

Bob's Boots ref  #

The Confusing Setlist by: Ty Raterman

Dylan performed two shows on 1/31/74 ( NYC ). According to Olof Björner, the setlist for the afternoon was different from the one for the evening.  In fact, the setlist for the afternoon was not played at any other point on the tour.  Numerous bootlegs (purportedly) from this date, including The Poet and the Players, Bittersweet, Before and After the Flood and Forever Young have Dylan playing a setlist that matches the one from the afternoon show.  So these bootlegs must be recordings of the afternoon show, right?  Well, curiously, another recording with this same setlist circulates.  It's not that this other recording is just a different source of the same show captured on the aforementioned bootlegs, but rather that it's a different show altogether.  Dylan says different things between songs, for example.  How could this be? I posted the question in a discussion forum and was told that one of these (the one in which Dylan says " It's great to be back in New York... it's a rare privilege to be here ") is in fact not the afternoon show, but rather the bulk of the NYC 1/31/74 evening show spliced together with the end of the Oakland 2/11/74 evening show.  This splicing creates a 'show' that has the same set list as the 1/31/74 afternoon show, but that nonetheless contains no music from that show.  The aforementioned bootlegs are a splice job of 1/31/74 evening up through The Shape I'm In and then Oakland 2/11/74 evening from The Weight through Blowin' In the Wind . I was unconvinced of this until I played my recording of Oakland 2/11/74 evening against the relevant tracks from "The Poet and the Players" and found that they were completely in sync.  This confirmed it.  None of the aforementioned bootlegs are recordings of the 1/31/74 afternoon show.  Dylan said " It's great to be back in New York... it's a rare privilege to be here " between songs 1 and  2  of the 1/31/74 afternoon show.  As of now, the real afternoon show has not been pressed onto any commercial bootleg.
© 2001 Ty Raterman / bobsboots.com

© 2001 CD Pinkerton bobsboots.com