Preview You Ain’t Goin Nowhere Take 1

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iTunes pre-orders include early download of You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere Take 1

By Stephen Pate – The $49.99 pre-order of The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 includes preview downloads of You Ain’t Goin Nowhere Take 1 and 4 other songs –

  1. You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere
  2. Odds and Ends
  3. One Too Many Mornings
  4. Ain’t No More Cane
  5. Dress It Up, Better Have It All

The album will be released on November 4th, 2014.

Note: I’m working on my chops to learn the Ken Burns video effect. As you can tell, more practice is needed.

You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere Take 1 of has Dylan playfully making up lyrics as he goes along. Dylan calls The Band “basement noise” in one verse. For Dylan fans, early versions of the songs are a delight to discover.

iTunes is selling the The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11, all 139 songs for $49.99. iTunes has 139 songs while the CD version has 138.

A reader said he was charged $59.99 by iTunes so I included a screen shot of the $49.99 price in the video.  The price is $49.99 as of today. sells The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11(Deluxe Edition)

box set for $127.88 plus shipping, taxes and exchange if you live in Canada, which totals $170 Canadian $ landed.

From iTunes you get the same songs in MP3 format plus access to free Bob Dylan Bootleg iPad/iPhone App – Bob Dylan Bootleg App Covers The Basement Tapes.  The 5 preview songs download with your pre-order and the rest of the album in November 4th.

The box set of The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11(Deluxe Edition) has 6 CD’s and the “Exclusive 120 page deluxe-bound book containing rare and unseen photographs and memorabilia with extensive liner notes.”

The Basement Tapes

See What’s In The Three Versions of Bob Dylan’s The Basement Tapes for the  exact contents of each set.

The Basement Tapes is an important historical recording for Bob Dylan. It represents Dylan’s transition from drug-fueled rock imagery in Highway 61 Revisited and Blonde on Blonde to his new sparse country based music on John Wesley Harding.

In 1967 with The Band outside of Woodstock New York, Dylan explored the roots of American music and pointed the way for a new style of music that would follow. See Bob Dylan The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11

While The Band recorded some of these songs, Dylan ignored them and recorded all new material on John Wesley Harding.  The Basement Tapes were distributed to other artists to cover.

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No copyright is claimed for the video or music. Published as a portion of critical review of the Sony Music release. Copyright owned by Sony Music and various photographers. No ownership is claimed for the video clip but the right to use the clip in a review and or commentary under the Canada Copyright Act “Fair Dealing” US Code 107 “Fair Use” and the United States as Fair Use under Section 107 of the US Code. 

By Stephen Pate, NJN Network

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