Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Bob Dylan – Denver, CO (01/21/80)


Bob Dylan
Denver, Colorado
Rainbow Music Hall
21 January 1980

Download: FLAC/MP3

01 – Gotta Serve Somebody
02 – I Believe In You
03 – When You Gonna Wake Up
04 – When He Returns
05 – Man Gave Names To All The Animals
06 – Precious Angel
07 – Slow Train
08 – Covenant Woman

Regina Peeples:
09 – Lord Don’t Move That Mountain (Mahalia Jackson)

10 – Gonna Change My Way Of Thinking
11 – Do Right To Me Baby (Do Unto Others)
12 – Solid Rock
13 – Saving Grace
14 – What Can I Do For You?
15 – Saved (Bob Dylan/Tim Drummond)
16 – In The Garden


17 – Blessed Be The Name
18 – Pressing On

Concert # 9 of the Second Gospel Tour.
Gospel concert # 35. 1980 concert # 9.
Concert # 9 with the Second Gospel Band:
Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar),
Fred Tackett (guitar),
Spooner Oldham (keyboards),
Tim Drummond (bass),
Terry Young (keyboards),
Jim Keltner (drums),
Carolyn Dennis, Regina Peeples, Regina Havis , Mona Lisa Young (background vocals).

4 Bob Dylan solo (vocal & guitar) with Spooner Oldham (piano).
14 Bob Dylan (harmonica).
18 Bob Dylan (piano).

Mono audience recording, 100 minutes.

LB-010012 ; 74min+26min ; 2CDR ; Rating: A-

1/21/80 Denver

version “c”
Mono audience recording.
Clearly an above-average show. Solid recording from an above-average seat.
A bit harsh sounding, maybe because of a consumer-grade sound card.
Complete except for opening act, and tape runout at the end of “Covenant Woman”.

This comes from a previous seed here in November 2004. It has been
repitched and converted from binaural to mono. I used no EQ or hiss-reduction.
Use your tone controls for custom adjustments, of course.

Seeded on Dime Feb 2006. Please do not reseed elsewhere without this info file
and all relevant comments.


bittorrent download 04/12;
seeems sourced from LB-2191 with levels lowered a little and sped up;
(did not listen to all of this)

5 thoughts on “Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Bob Dylan – Denver, CO (01/21/80)

  1. Thank you for all your Bobbie postings. I have recently looked through your BD back catalogue of postings. There are some real gems there. What a pity that some of the better ones which were posted on Megaupload and Rapidshare in 2009/10 are no longer available for download. Full credit to your continued efforts – long may they continue!!

    1. I will eventually upload all of those long lost boots to my Amazon drive and post them here. That’s a really long process that will likely take years to complete. However if there is a particular show that you would really like to hear make a comment on that post and I’ll put it closer to the front of the queue.

      It will still probably take me a few weeks to get around to it, but I will do it eventually.

  2. Cheers Mat. You’ve obviously found a rich vein of these ’81 shows to mine on our behalf.

    Keep digging, you are doing great work with these.

  3. Holy Cow, mixed metaphors and typos. Must learn not to post before lunch.

    Anyhow the comment stands equally for the 80 or 81 posts. All great stuff

    1. I’ve got quite a few more from this period to post. It seems to be an area where not as many of his shows circulate. I get why a lot of folks don’t love the Gospel years but I find them really fascinating.

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