On Nov 1, 5:30 pm, Pilgrim umich.edu> wrote:
> On Nov 1, 11:44 am, number6 aol.com> wrote:
>> On Nov 1, 10:43 am, Pilgrim umich.edu> wrote:
>>> On Nov 1, 5:16 am, Martin yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>>>> On Nov 1, 1:29 am, bitwisebob gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> Some of the
>>>>> early singing with Joan Baez doesn't sound great, but is great to
>>>> I haven't seen it yet (come on, Amazon) but the footage in NDH where
>>>> Joan joins him makes me wish a shepard's crook would appear slowly
>>>> from the side and yank her off (the stage). I like a lot of her solo
>>>> stuff - particularly Babe I'm Gonna Leave You - but her contribution
>>>> to When The Ship Comes In at the March On Washington sounds just like
>>>> the cat fights outside our bedroom at night
>>> You know - I agree with you (and bitwise) about the duets being poor.
>>> Rewatching it last night, it seemed to me that Baez tried, in her
>>> singing with Dylan, to hide or enhance his voice, make it more
>>> "palatable". To me, she sounded intrusive. I do like the duets I
>>> have of RTR but they were both in a different place - and relative
>>> position to each other on an artistic level by then.
>> My favorites are the Halloween Concert duets ... Now there's
>> screeching cats ... and many mistakes ... but they are classic ...
>> both of them were having so much fun performing it was infectious ...
> Very timely. You didn't actually suggest it, but I hadn't listened to
> this in quite some time, so I pulled it out. What a laid back concert
> that was. You're right, the duets are quite nice and relatively
> balanced between the two. The mistakes are quite funny, especially in
> "Mama You've Been On My Mind" when he completely forgets the lyrics
> and she copies his "aaaaahhhh" as if that's how the song goes
That was the first bootleg of Dylan's I ever knew existed ... heard it
in college like 1968 or so ... got my own copy a few years later ...
(not easy making your own vinyl back then ...)when he finally released
it ... years later ... I felt it would be edited ... but he left
everything in ... Bob's love of the spontaneity of hearing his music
in concert ...