Beyond everything else the comes with Bootleg Series 17: The Time Out Of Mind Sessions is the first Dolby Atmos Mix of a Bob Dylan album. This post describes what this means, and how you can listen to it – along with some commentary about the release itself.
There are now >75 separate tracks (versions or mixes) of songs from the Time Out Of Mind sessions that have been officially released. Here is one way to organize them. In 1997, Time Out Of Mind gave us eleven songs. In 2008, four outtakes, and two official live releases appeared on Tell Tale Signs (TTS).…
Whirly Gig is the story of the recording of Time Out Of Mind, based on John Lewis’ talks with keyboardist Jim Dickinson and listening to the raw studio tapes in The Bob Dylan Archives.
Ray Padgett’s new book compiles 50+ interviews with musicians and others who’ve been involved with Bob Dylan’s live shows. It’s called Pledging My Time, and we discuss his pre-publishing campaign and what he’s learned from talking to all these Dylan collaborators on the new Dylan.FM Podcast.
They made us wait, but that wait is over. The next Bootleg Series will focus on Time Out Of Mind, it won’t be out until Jan 27, 2023, but it will be a big interesting box. We’ve pulled all the details about Bootleg Series 17 – Bob Dylan’s FRAGMENTS into a full page with track…
(PREMIUM MEMBERS ONLY) It didn't take Dylan long to bring the Time Out Of Mind songs to The Never Ending Tour, and a surprising number of them got a lot of stage time. In this article Tim Edgeworth looks at the early appearances, telling us how live audiences first experienced the TOOM on stage.
Laura Tenschert of Definitely Dylan spoke about Make You Feel My Love, reiterating its history as a song that many Dylan fans and critics dislike, and then exploring the potential reasons for this reaction and possible means to be found in the song’s lyrics.
Michael Gray has been sharing interesting Dylan criticism since 1972 and joined us to talk about his writing and views on Time Out Of Mind. He talks of his initial and then revised impressions overall, and dives into specific songs and phrases to show us how he sees them.
Jochen Markhorst presented his views on Cold Irons Bound in our Episode Three event, sharing the origin of the song, pointing out where The Stanley Brothers’ influence can be seen, and more.
Bob Dylan lyrics are never set in stone, and the songs of Time Out Of Mind have evolved from time to time in live performance. Here we look at many of the know lyric variations as caught on tape on concert stages.