Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Bob Dylan – Almost Went to See Elvis, 1997

Bob Dylan - 1997-08-05 Montreal

Bob Dylan
1997 ALMOST WENT TO SEE ELVIS
Pink Panther Records

Download: FLAC/MP3

1997 After Bob Got Sick
98 ball-tearing, sensational tracks
85 different songs
12 song debuts
44 concerts
10 hours & 30 minutes of music
1 bob

Loon Mountain
Lincoln, New Hampshire
3 August 1997

1.Absolutely Sweet Marie
2.Tough Mama
3.You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere
4.Cocaine Blues (trad.)
5.Maggie’s Farm
6.Highway 61 Revisited

LB-2956;
Taper: RB-Canada

Tanglewood Music Shed
Lenox, Massachusetts
4 August 1997

7.Seeing The Real You At Last

LB-4785;
Taper: RB Canada

Du Maurier Stadium
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
5 August 1997

08.Blind Willie McTell

LB-2958;
Taper: RB-Canada

Molson Amphitheatre
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
7 August 1997

9.If You See Her, Say Hello
10.One Too Many Mornings
11.Forever Young
12.Rainy Day Women #12 & 35

LB-2965;
Taper: RB-Canada

Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
Darien Center
Syracuse, New York
8 August 1997

13.It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue
14.Masters Of War

LB-0762

Coca Cola Star Lake Amphitheater
Burgettstown, Pennsylvania
9 August 1997

15.Roving Gambler (trad.)

LB-7035

Montage Mountain Performing Arts Center
Scranton, Pennsylvania
12 August 1997

16.Joey (Bob DylanñJacques Levy/Bob Dylan)
17.All Along The Watchtower
18.Born In Time
19.Oh Babe, It Ain’t No Lie (Elizabeth Cotton)
20.She Belongs To Me
21.Everything Is Broken
22.One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later)
23.Girl Of The North Country

LB-5750;
Taper: Legendary Taper F aka Glen Dundas(LTF);
Equipment: Transfer from master by taper 2007 >
audio disks > (dBpowerAMP set to compression level 6) flac

Star Pavilion
Hershey, Pennsylvania
13 August 1997

24.Ballad Of A Thin Man
25.Cocaine Blues (trad.)
26.Simple Twist Of Fate

LB-9097;
How Sweet The Sound (Godfather Records / GR 569-570)

Oakdale Theater
Wallingford, Connecticut
18 August 1997

27.Pretty Peggy-O (trad.)
28.This Wheel’s On Fire (Bob Dylan/Rick Danko)
29.Cat’s In The Well
30.I Shall Be Released

Rick Danko (acoustic guitar & shared vocal) on This Wheel’s On Fire, Cat’s In The Well, I Shall Be Released.

LB-8943;
Taper: Net Taper M (NTM);
Equipment: Sennheiser MKE 2002 > portable DATrecorder – clone >
(digital transfer) m-audio delta audiophile 2496 >
Wavelab > ssrc > cdwave for tracking > tlh

Mann Music Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
20 August 1997

31.It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry
32.Tough Mama
33.Shelter From The Storm
34.Silvio (Bob Dylan & Robert Hunter)
35.It Ain’t Me, Babe

LB-4851;
Taper: Travitz;
Location: Orchestra A Center Row F Seat 110;
Equipment: Schoeps MK4’s > Schoeps VMS02IB > Sony SBM-1 > Sony TCD-D3

GTE Amphitheater
Virginia Beach, Virginia
22 August 1997

36.Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues

LB-3739

Filene Center
Wolf Trap Farm Park For The Performing Arts
Vienna, Virginia
23 August 1997

37.Like A Rolling Stone
38.Alabama Getaway (Robert Hunter/Jerry Garcia)

LB-11130;
After The Heartattack (Midas Touch / MD 731-21/22);
Stereo soundboard

Filene Center
Wolf Trap Farm Park For The Performing Arts
Vienna, Virginia
24 August 1997

39.Watching The River Flow

LB-8800;
Equipment: SBD > DAT @ 48k >
HT OMega 7.1 Soundcard (Optical Inputs) > WAV (48) >
Syntillium Cool Edit Downsample to 44.1 WAV >
CD WAV (Track Split) > FLAC

Blossom Music Center
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
26 August 1997

40.The Man In Me

LB-4286;
Taper: Net Taper A (NTA)

Deer Creek Music Center
Noblesville, Indiana
27 August 1997

41.Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat

LB-3300

Main Stage
Liberty Park
Kansas City, Missouri
31 August 1997

Spirit Fest

42.Mr Tambourine Man
43.Tangled Up In Blue
44.Tears Of Rage (Bob Dylan & Richard Manuel)
45.Donít Think Twice, Itís All Right

LB-8180;
Taper: Net Taper A (NTA);
Equipment: ?? > portable DAT recorder > DAT – clone >
(digital transfer) m-audio delta audiophile 2496 >
Wavelab > ssrc > cdwave for tracking > tlh

Unidentified venue
Bologna, Italy
27 September 1997
World Eucharistic Congress.

46.Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door
47.A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall
48.Forever Young

LB-6330;
Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s Bob Dylan (Digital Sounds / MACH 08-09)

Bournemouth International Centre
Bournemouth, England
1 October 1997

49.Love Sick

LB-6915;
Tailgates And Substitutes (No Label / TS 1-2)

Bournemouth International Centre
Bournemouth, England
2 October 1997

50.God Knows

LB-3003

Cardiff International Centre Arena
Cardiff, Wales
3 October 1997

51.I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight

LB-6330;
Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s Bob Dylan (Digital Sounds / MACH 08-09)

Wembley Arena
London, England
5 October 1997

52.Rank Strangers To Me (A. Brumley)

LB-8265;
Taper: Bach;
Lineage: OKM II Rockversion > Sony DAT TCD-D7 (48 kHz-16bit) >
TASCAM DA-40 professional >WaveTerminal 2496 > HD >
ssrc 44.1 kHz > WaveLab 6.10 > flac dBpowerAMP

Humphrey Coliseum
Mississippi State University
Starkville, Mississippi
24 October 1997

53.If Not For You
54.Cold Irons Bound
55.Can’t Wait
56.’Til I Fell In Love With You
57.Blind Willie McTell

LB-8183;
Taper: Net Taper A (NTA);
Equipment: ?? > portable DATrecorder > DAT – clone >
(digital transfer) m-audio delta audiophile 2496 >
Wavelab > ssrc > Wavelab, levels raised > cdwave for tracking > tlh

Thalia Mara Hall
City Auditorium
Jackson, Mississippi
25 October 1997

58.Lay, Lady, Lay

LB-2012;
Equipment: DAT master

Mobile Civic Center Arena
Mobile, Alabama
26 October 1997

59.Stone Walls And Steel Bars (Ray Pennington / Ray Marcum)
60.Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again

LB-2260

Exhibition Hall
Classic Center
Athens, Georgia
28 October 1997

61.Friend Of The Devil (Jerry Garcia – Robert Hunter – John Dawson)

Friend Of The Devil – acoustic with the band.

LB-6314;
Taper: Net Taper K (NTK);
Equipment: ?? > portable DATrecorder > DAT – clone >
(digital transfer) m-audio delta audiophile 2496 >
Wavelab > ssrc > cdwave for tracking > tlh

Exhibition Hall
Classic Center
Athens, Georgia
29 October 1997

62.Love Sick

LB-7979;
Taper: Net Taper K (NTK);
Equipment: dat (unknown equipment) > ? >
taiyo yuden lowgen audio discs / verbatim (Nero) >
wav (eac secure mode) > wav (digi flaw finder) > wav (adobe audition 1.0) >
flac (flac frontend 1.1.3 – align on sb option – level 8 – verify on)

Columbus Civic Center
Columbus, Georgia
30 October 1997

63.Not Dark Yet

LB-5307;
Fixed version of LB-5306

Township Auditorium
Columbia, South Carolina
2 November 1997

64.Tomorrow Is A Long Time
65.Make You Feel My Love

LB-10582

Civic Auditorium
Knoxville, Tennessee
4 November 1997

66.Shooting Star
67.The Times They Are A-Changin’

LB-2476

Huntington Civic Center Arena
Huntington, West Virginia
5 November 1997

68.I Want You

LB-4269

Veterans Memorial Auditorium
Columbus, Ohio
7 November 1997

69.I’ll Not Be A Stranger (Trad. arr. R. & L. Williams / J. Watson / K. Maul)
70.To Ramona

LB-0872

Dayton Hara Arena
Dayton, Ohio
8 November 1997

71.SeÒor (Tales Of Yankee Power)
72.Every Grain Of Sand

LB-3753;
Remaster: Olav;
Equipment: CoolEdit2000: TAO silence removed between tracks > all tracks appended sequently;
then split correctly > T-RackS v2.0: Output Stage Output: volume boost +9.0dB;
Output Stage Level +1,2dB; stereo enhancement +3.3dB; no EQ

Auditorium
University Of Indiana
Bloomington, Indiana
9 November 1997

73.Never Gonna Be The Same Again

LB-3318

Dan and Ada Rice Athletic Center
Benedictine University
Lisle, Illinois
11 November 1997

74.Man In The Long Black Coat
75.Cold Irons Bound
76.Can’t Wait
77.’Til I Fell In Love With You

LB-9042;
Taper: Sullylove;
Location: 13th row center just a few seats off dead center;
Equipment: Scheops CMC64’s > With MK4’s Active Cables >
Beyer MV-100 Microphone Amplifier > Sony TCD-D10PROII DAT;
Transfer: M-Audio MicrotrackII Via spdif Coaxial Cable >
flac FrontEnd, tlh, wav > Wavelab, fades, some seconds at end deleted >
cdwave, tracking > tlh, flac, Wavelab, fades, some seconds at end deleted

San JosÈ Arena
San JosÈ, California
14 November 1997

78.Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here With You

LB-6225;
The Private Affairs Of Bob Dylan (Satintone / 001-02)

Roxy
Atlanta, Georgia
1 December 1997

79.Shake Sugaree (Elisabeth Cotton)

LB-6512;
Remaster of LB-3250;
Equipment: 2 TDK CD-R80 > Max 0.8.1 (cdparanoia, check for C2 errors,
error connection enabled, full paranoia) > AIFF >, Amadeus II 3.8.7 > Retracked

Roxy
Atlanta, Georgia
2 December 1997

80.White Dove (Carter Stanley)

LB-7701

9:30 Club
Washington, D. C.
5 December 1997

81.I’ll Not Be A Stranger (Trad. arr. R. & L. Williams / J. Watson / K. Maul)

LB-3909;
Location: Near speaker,
microphone hidden during last encore reduces sound quality on it;
Equipment: CSB > Sony TCD-D7;
Transfer: 48k dat (from trade with taper) >
delta dio 2496 > cooledit2000 > wav > flac

Irving Plaza
New York City, New York
8 December 1997
Hale House Benefit Concert

82.You’re A Big Girl Now

LB-2102;
White Dove (Dandelion / DL083-84);
Soundboard

Avalon
Boston, Massachusetts
9 December 1997

83.Positively 4th Street
84.The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll

LB-6532;
Taper: local Taper from Boston;
Location: 15th Row;
Equipment: Nakamichi CM 300 > Sony Dat TCD D-8 > Clone >(48 kHZ – 16 bit) >
TASCAM DA-40 professional > ssrc convert to 44.1 kHz >WaveTerminal > HD > WaveLab 6 >
convert to flac dBpowerAMP > md5summer

Trocadero
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
11 December 1997

85.I Don’t Believe You (She Acts Like We Never Have Met)

LB-7305;
Taper: G2;
Equipment: SONY D8 DAT Master > Stand alone burner > WAV > FLAC

Metro
Chicago, Illinois
14 December 1997

86.Ragtime Annie (David Bromberg)

LB-3755;
Incomplete;
A>D conversion by Mike Stillman (e-mail: mikebvc at ripco dot com),
DAT > DAT > Maxell cassette recorded and played on Nakamichi RX-505 >
20-bit digital conversion using Burr-Brown DAC,
dithered to 16 bits for output >, HHB CDR-830 > EAC, no errors >
Sector boundaries split and verified with SHNtool >
FLAC Level 8 encoding > these files

El Rey Theater
Los Angeles, California
16 December 1997

87.This Wheel’s On Fire (Bob Dylan/Rick Danko)

LB-2732

El Rey Theater
Los Angeles, California
17 December 1997

88.Tangled Up In Blue
89.White Dove (Carter Stanley)
90.My Back Pages

LB-4932

El Rey Theater
Los Angeles, California
19 December 1997

91.Just Like A Woman
92.Love Minus Zero/No Limit
93.When I Paint My Masterpiece
94.Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door

LB-2465;
Don’t Be Late (Zipperman / 001)

El Rey Theater
Los Angeles, California
20 December 1997

95.Under The Red Sky
96.John Brown
97.I & I
98.I’ll Remember You

LB-7211;
Location: a foot away from the right stack in the vip box;
Equipment: Sonic Studio Mics PA-6 > Sony D8, Transfer: DAT > Sony Standalone CD Burner >
FreeRIP (FLAC) > Bulk Rename Utility (Track ID) > Trader’s Little Helper (FFP) > Torrent

11 thoughts on “Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Bob Dylan – Almost Went to See Elvis, 1997

    1. Shoot. I seem to have totally missed the back half. I’m busy now, but I’ll try to get the rest of this up tonight, or maybe sometime this weekend. Keep checking back here for the new links. Thanks for letting me know.

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