Bob Dylan records ‘Before the Flood’ an album with the Band (1974)
‘Before the Flood’ by Bob Dylan & the Band is a live album recorded on February 13–14, 1974, in Los Angeles and released on June 20, 1974 by Asylum Records.
Track Listing : 1.Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I’Ll Go Mine) (Bob Dylan) – 04:15 . 2.Lay Lady Lay (Bob Dylan) – 03:14 . 3.Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 (Bob Dylan) – 03:27 . 4.Knockin’ On Heaven’S Door (Bob Dylan) – 03:51 . 5.It Ain’T Me, Babe (Bob Dylan) – 03:40 . 6.Ballad Of A Thin Man (Bob Dylan) – 03:41 . 7.Up On Cripple Creek (Robbie Robertson) – 05:25 . 8.I Shall Be Released (Bob Dylan) – 03:50 . 9.Endless Highway (Robbie Robertson) – 05:10 . 10.The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (Robbie Robertson) – 04:24 . 11.Stage Fright (Robbie Robertson) – 04:45 . 12.Don’T Think Twice, It’S All Right (Bob Dylan) – 04:36 . 13.Just Like A Woman (Bob Dylan) – 05:06 . 14.It’S Alright, Ma (I’M Only Bleeding) (Bob Dylan) – 05:48 . 15.The Shape I’M In (Robbie Robertson) – 04:01 . 16.When You Awake (Richard Manuel, Robbie Robertson) – 03:13 . 17.The Weight (Robbie Robertson) – 04:47 . 18.All Along The Watchtower (Bob Dylan) – 03:07 . 19.Highway 61 Revisited (Bob Dylan) – 04:27 . 20.Like A Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan) – 07:09 . 21.Blowin’ In The Wind (Bob Dylan) – 04:30
Musicians : Bob Dylan – Vocals, Guitars, Harmonica, Piano . Robbie Robertson – Electric Guitar, Backing Vocals . Garth Hudson – Organ, Piano, Clavinet . Levon Helm – Vocals, Drums . Richard Manuel – Vocals, Piano, Electric Piano, Organ, Drums . Rick Danko – Vocals, Bass Guitar
Production : Produced By Bob Dylan And The Band . Rob Fraboni – Engineer, Mixing . Phil Ramone – Engineer . Nat Jeffrey – Mixing
Package : Barry Feinstein – Photography, Design
Recorded On February 13–14, 1974.
Released On June 20, 1974 By Asylum.
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Not only does it paint Bob Dylan as a master performer, it shows the power of his songs regardless of format. Any fan of Bob Dylan that has a Before the Flood sized hole in their record collection would be doing themselves a favor by filling it. […]
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