Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Bob Dylan – Rome, Italy (06/19/84)

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Bob Dylan with Mick Taylor & Carlos Santana
Rome, Italy
June 19, 1984
Soundboard
Liberated Boot: Live At Palaeur
Silver CD > CDR > FLAC

Download: FLAC, MP3

Disc one

Highway 61 Revisited
Jokerman
All Along The Watchtower
Just Like A Woman
Maggie’s Farm
I And I
License To Kill
Hard Rain (acoustic)
Tangled Up In Blue (acoustic)
It’s Alright Ma (I’m Only Bleeding) (acoustic)
Simple Twist Of Fate

Disc two

Masters Of War
Ballad Of A Thin Man
When You Gonna Wake Up
Every Grain Of Sand
Like A Rolling Stone (band introduction)
encore:
Mr Tambourine Man (acoustic)
It Ain’t Me Babe (acoustic)
The Times
I Shall Be Released
Tombstone Blues
Blowin’ In The Wind

Band:
Mick Taylor – guitar
Ian MacLagan – keyboards
Greg Sutton – bass
Colin Allen – drums

Guest: Carlos Santana – guitar, last 4 tracks

online Review:

“Live At Paleur is a soundboard recording taken from Dylan’s 1984 tour of Europe. It captures a highly enjoyable performance from Dylan and his Mick Taylor-fronted band. This recording sets Dylan’s vocals way out in front but I personally enjoy that mix. The band are a little buried on some of thew songs and there are occasional echoes on the vocals but if you don’t mind these things then this is a great recording. It’d give and 8 or an 8.5 out of 10. Dylan sings most of the songs in the confident, swaggering style that characterised many of live performances in the 1980’s. While this style is certainly not my favourite of Bob’s “vocal characters”, it works to good effect on many of the songs here. One thing that cannot be disputed is that ‘Live At Palaeur’ is a much better document of this tour than the patchy official release ‘Real Live’. Ballad Of A Thin Man on ‘Real Live’ is a horrible, rushed parody of the song that appeared on ‘Highway 61 Revisited’. Here Ballad… is one of the highlights of the set. The versions of Maggies Farm, Masters Of War and Tombstone Blues on this release also put their Real Live incarnations to shame. Other highpoints include the brilliant, rewritten Tangled Up In Blue, an interesting post-Gospel rewrite of When You Gonna Wake Up? (“When you gonna wake up? maybe you never will”), a passionate I & I and a beautiful performance of Every Grain Of Sand, which was still a relatively new song at that time. It’s clear that Bob’s having fun when he lets the audience sing on the chorus of Times They Are A-Changin’ and Blowin’ In The Wind. All in all, this is a highly entertaining show and I don’t hesitate in giving it my stamp of approval (for whatever that’s worth…) “

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