Bob Dylan - More Blood, More Tracks (The Bootleg Series Vol. 14) FLAC album
Genre: Folk and World music
Title: More Blood, More Tracks (The Bootleg Series Vol. 14)
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The compilation focuses on recordings Dylan made in September and December 1974 for his 1975 album Blood on the Tracks.
On More Blood, More Tracks, for the first time, we’re hearing the songs exactly as Dylan recorded them.
For fans of Bob Dylan's wide-ranging Bootleg series, More Blood, More Tracks (Vol. 14) is an entryway into one of the most mysterious, tangled stories in his recording career. These six discs contain the complete recordings sessions for 1975's Blood on the Tracks, 87 tracks in all, the vast majority unreleased. This box assists in offering a view of the process behind one of the songwriter's most enigmatic albums. On September 16 of 1974, Dylan entered Columbia's Studio with engineer Phil Ramone, with songs at once seething with anger, brokenness, and vulnerability.
Blood On The Tracks is one of my favourite albums of his so I’m having a ball with Vol. 14 of this bootleg series. It's like a revelation, discovering unknown secrets from a long lost lover. Or perhaps like opening and relishing a delicious 1974 Napa Valley Robert Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon, with dark blackberries layered with luscious layers of vanilla and mocha.
More Blood, More Tracks makes the debate pointless by providing a surfeit of alternate takes for every song on the album. Dylan performed his then-new songs with such fire, dedication, and invention that most of the alternates are not throwaways, but legitimate versions in their own right. Of course, jazz provides the model for this mode of composition and performance. There is no final version of Blood on the Tracks. You can create your own vision of the album out of More Blood, More Tracks's 87 tracks, with the second side of the 1976 live album Hard Rain thrown in for good measure. Eighty-seven songs are a lot to absorb at once, though.
More Blood, More Tracks is slow, largely solo, and set in its ways like a sullen dude reading Chekhov in the corner of the bar. There’s occasional piano, pedal steel, drums, and bass, but it’s mostly Dylan alone with his guitar and harmonica. Nearly any other presence seems to unsettle him. In one of the box’s most revealing moments, Mick Jagger visits the studio on the final day of the New York sessions. Clearly spent and unsatisfied, Dylan noodles away at the bluesy Meet Me in the Morning. It’s not uncommon for the Bootleg Series to leave breadcrumb trails for fans, yet hearing Dylan obsess over these songs about obsession creates an uncanny Synecdoche, New York effect. Spend enough time inside the six-hour set, and you’ll hear Dylan sing over and over again, in a number of warring voices, I’m goin’ out of my mind.
Bob Dylan's Bootleg Series pretty much gave up on the casual fan about five years ago when it explored, in depth and on two CDs, the mostly maligned 1969-71 period that yielded Self Portrait, an album that proved the voice of a generation was fallible. Since then, the series has gone deep with six discs of The Basement Tapes, 18 CDs of the celebrated 1965-66 period and a nine-disc look at the born-again era that comes close to Self Portrait for its hatred among Dylanphiles.
Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica – Bob Dylan (tracks: CD1 through CD6). Written-By – Bob Dylan (tracks: All except . 6). 2 previously released on The Bootleg Series, Vols. 1-3: Rare and Unreleased, 1961-1991 . 2 included on Blood on the Tracks test pressing and previously released on Biograph . 8 previously released on the Jerry McGuire original soundtrack . 4 previously released on Blood on the Tracks . 2 previously released on Blood on the Tracks . 3 previously included. on Blood on the Tracks test pressing . 8 previously released on the Duquesne Whistle 7 single . 3 included on Blood on the Tracks test pressing and previously released on The Bootleg Series, Vols.