Bob Dylan’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ is a live album recorded in New York City on November 17 and 18, 1994 and released on May 2, 1995 by Columbia.
Track Listing : 1.Tombstone Blues (Bob Dylan) – 04:54 . 2.Shooting Star (Bob Dylan) – 04:06 . 3.All Along The Watchtower (Bob Dylan) – 03:36 . 4.The Times They Are A-Changin’ (Bob Dylan) – 05:48 . 5.John Brown (Bob Dylan) – 05:22 . 6.Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 (Bob Dylan) – 03:31 . 7.Desolation Row (Bob Dylan) – 08:22 . 8.Dignity (Bob Dylan) – 06:30 . 9.Knockin’ On Heaven’S Door (Bob Dylan) – 05:30 . 10.Like A Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan) – 09:09 . 11.With God On Our Side (Bob Dylan) – 07:16
Musicians : Bob Dylan – Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica . Bucky Baxter – Dobro, Pedal Steel, Steel Guitar, Mandolin . Tony Garnier – Upright Bass . John Jackson – Guitar . Brendan O’Brien – Hammond Organ . Winston Watson – Drums
Production : Produced By Bob Dylan . Don Was – Mixing . Greg Calbi – Mastering . Ed Cherney – Mixing . Randy Ezratty – Engineer . Scott Hull – Mastering
Package : Kim Gaucher – Illustrations . Frank Micelotta – Photography . Allen Weinberg – Art Direction
Recorded November 17–18, 1994 At Sony Studios, New York City, New York.
Released On May 2, 1995 By Columbia.
Unplugged performances, this one doesn’t offer a noticeably different view of the artist’s work. But then, Dylan has been unplugged for much of his career, anyway. […]
As he once told Kurt Loder in Rolling Stone, “Like ‘Desolation Row’ . . . there’s no logical way that you can arrive at lyrics like that. I don’t know how it was done.” […]
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The highlight of the show is perhaps “John Brown,” a protest ballad that Dylan had been singing for three decades but never officially released. It puts a modern lyrical spin on a melodic approach that would not be out of place in a centuries-old mountain ballad. […]