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John Birch Society Blues
source: Various     (Double LP gwa 18)

Side one: 
Can you please crawl out your window 
It takes a lot to laugh 
Love - 0/no limit 
She belongs to me 
It's all over now, Baby Blue 
That's all right Mama 
Hard times in New York town * 
Stealin' * 

Side two: 
I was young when I left home 
Percy's song (take 2) **
Corrina Corrina ***
In the evening 
Long John 
Suze (Cough Song)**
Crash on the levee (Down in the flood) * 

Side three: 
Wade in the water * 
Cocaine * 
I'll keep it with mine 
Talking John Birch paranoid blues 
Who killed Davey Moore? * * 
Eternal circle 
Ramblin' gamblin' Willie 

Side four: 
 Million dollar bash 
Yea! Heavy and a bottle of bread 
Please, Mrs. Henry 
Lo and behold 
Tiny Montgomery 
You ain't going nowhere 
Mixed up confusion* 
East Laredo blues** 

Side 1 is '64 & '65 studio outtakes except for 
* Minnesota hotel tapes.
Side 2 is Minnesota hotel tapes except for 
* Basement tapes. 
** 'Times' outtake Oct. 63
*** 1963 45 rpm
Side 3 is '62 & '63 studio outtakes except for 
* Minnesota hotel tapes 
* * 10/26/63 Carnegie Hall.
Side 4 is Basement tapes except for 
*1962 45 rpm
** 'Another side'.. studio outtake
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This 1971 or '72 title from England is a very confusing piece. It is actually the same LP as the USA title 
GWWII  with the addition of one song ... 'Suze'.
There are more questions about this piece than there are answers. The manufacturer is not known. Obviously pressed from all new masters, it is the same quality as GWWII, but most confusing, it has the same matrix. 
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Why the piece went by this new title is unclear, although most probably to differentiate it from the American GWWII  that was being imported into the country. Why go to all the trouble for the addition of the little instrumental ditty 'Suze'  is another point to ponder.
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Like its American counterpart, the double LP was issued in a blank white gatefold cover. The labels are blank gold or blue.
This piece may also have been referred to as 'Stealin', although it is not the same pressing as the European title that was released with a small black title stamp on the front that read 'Stealin'. That was actually GWWII
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Being virtually the same LP as GWWII, the songs on this collection are; of course,  mostly from the previously released LPs 'Stealin' and 'John Birch' along with seven Basement tape tracks and 'Suze'. The LPs were not merely copied from those releases, however, but from original, high quality tapes.... and are quite good quality.
To further confuse the issue,  at about the same time CBM released the two discs of the original GWWII as two separate albums with no titles. They have come to be referred to as "gwa 16 & 17", "Stealin' & John Birch", "CBM Bob Dylan LPs", and/or "Dylan 1 and Dylan 2".
As this JBS LP was erroneously thought to be a combination of those two LPs, it also has gone by the title "Dylan 1 & 2". Other monikers for this piece include "GWWII", "English GWWII", "Dylan", and "Dylan III"
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7 stars      NMP175
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gwa 18
Matrix:  614/5/6/7
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