Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Bob Dylan & The Band – Toronto, Canada (01/09/74)

Bob Dylan & The Band
Maple Leaf Gardens
Toronto, Ontario
9 January 1974

Download: FLAC/MP3

Lineage: Low gen tape > CDR > EAC > Flac

01. Rainy Day Women # 12 & 35
02. Lay Lady Lay
03. Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues
04. It Ain’t Me Babe
05. It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry
06. Ballad Of A Thin Man

07. Stage Fright (the Band)
08. The Night they Drove Old Dixie Down (the Band)
09. King Harvest (has surely come)(the Band)
10. Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever (The Band)
11. I shall be released (the Band)
12. Up on Cripple Creek (the Band)

13. All Along The Watchtower
14. Ballad Of Hollis Brown
15. Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door

01. Just Like A Woman (Bob solo)
02. Girl From The North Country (Bob solo)
03. Wedding Song – (Bob solo)
04. Nobody ‘Cept You (Bob solo)
05. It’s Alright Ma (I’m Only Bleeding) (Bob solo)

06. Rag Mama Rag (the Band)
07. When you Awake (the Band)
08. The Shape I’m in (the Band)
09. The Weight (the Band)

10. Forever Young
11. Something There Is About You
12. Like A Rolling Stone
13. Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I’ll Go Mine)

LosslessBob entry: LB-2650. has tv band at 16k for dylan part but not the band part; background talking d2t1, d2t5; good sound [C+] has some occasional very light background popping surface like noise on dylan part; discontinuity pop d1t6 3:52, d1t14 0:20, 3:12, 3:13, d2t9 0:14 and probably more scattered; analog drop d1t9 1:44, d1t15 3:25; lots of digi-pops on d2t1 and d2t2; drop d1t7 0:00

Fix of LB-2650: WAV > “The Weight” (the Band) and “Forever Young” (Dylan & The Band) were at the end of disc two fileset. They are now moved to the correct order as per setlist. Track transition cannot verify their correct order because “The weight” [D2T09] seems to fade in with a slight clip on source [“The Shape I’m in” preceding it, is slightly end clipped]. Also, it is probably the last song of The Band’s second set and there is usually an edit between The Band’s set and Dylan’s set following it. “Forever Young” [D2T10] starts with taper (?) talking about “give ma a hand [..] missing one song” (?) which might also explain the edit at its start. Track transition from “Forever Young” [D2T10] into “Something There Is About You” [D2T11] is not seemless > Cool Edit Pro 2.1. Applied “Click/pop eliminator Preset: Hiss + lots of clicks” to eliminate many hardly audible minor ticks across (see [1]DFF.pdf). The process did not produced any artifact noise after pop elimination nor apply any sound mastering. The option also cleaned index clicks present on the FLACs (see [2]DFF.pdf) > Wave Repair 4.9.3 to manually removed micro gaps at indexes and remaining clicks at begining of “Just Like A Woman”. Fixed analog drop on d1t15 at 3:25+27. Analog drop d1t9 at 1:44 left unaltered. Remaining flaws (see [2]DFF) are music/background related > FLAC, sector align.

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