Bob Dylan – Chicago, IL (07/02/89)

Bob Dylan
Poplar Creek Music Theater
Hoffman Estates
Chicago, Illinois
2 July 1989

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1. Everybody’s Movin’ (Glen Trout)
2. Absolutely Sweet Marie
3. Ballad Of Hollis Brown
4. Tears Of Rage (Bob Dylan & Richard Manuel)
5. Seeing The Real You At Last
6. Gotta Serve Somebody
7. Love Minus Zero/No Limit
8. It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding)
9. Girl From The North Country
10. Pledging My Time
11. Silvio (Bob Dylan & Robert Hunter)
12. Like A Rolling Stone

13. The Times They Are A-Changin’
14. Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door
15. All Along The Watchtower

Concert # 94 of The Never-Ending Tour. Second concert of the 1989 USA Summer Tour.
Concert # 16 with the second Never-Ending Tour Band:
Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar), G. E. Smith (guitar), Tony Garnier (bass), Christopher Parker (drums).
4-6 Bob Dylan on acoustic guitar and Tony Garnier on upright bass.
7-9 and 13 Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar), G.E. Smith (guitar).
14 starts acoustic and ends electric.
4, 6, 7, 9, 13, 14 Bob Dylan harmonica.
11 G. E. Smith (backup vocal).
Note. First performance of Pledging My Time during The Never-Ending Tour.
12 new songs (80%) compared to previous concert. 12 new songs for this tour.

Source 1:

LB-0051

Stereo audience recording, 75 minutes.
[from Olof’s sessions files]
1CDR (79min), good to very good sound

Source 2:

LB-7057

legendary taper F, cut before Girl From The North Country, Sennheiser MKE 2002 -> cassette master -> DAT – clone ->(digital transfer) m-audio delta audiophile 2496, -> Wavelab -> ssrc -> Wavelab, levels raised -> cdwave, tracking -> tlh, I did not harm the sound of the recording in any way; bittorrent download 12/08; has heavy tv band on d1t9; same recording as LB-2386 based on same clapping wavs at end of d1t9; this has similar wav and spectral view and sound except levels higher; this has a little more crowd at end of t15 and has fades around the cut in crowd at end of t8; (did not listen to all of this)

Source 3:

LB2386

version “a”; has better sound than previous version which is a different recording; background talking d2t2; very good sound [B]

Stereo audience recording, 75 minutes.

Bob Dylan – Chicago, IL (07/14/88)

Bob Dylan
Poplar Creek Music Theater
Hoffman Estates
Chicago, Illinois
14 July 1988

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I have two sources for this show, you can read the text files here.

1 Subterranean Homesick Blues
2 Absolutely Sweet Marie
3 Ballad Of A Thin Man
4 It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue
5 In The Garden
6 Highway 61 Revisited
7 Song To Woody (acoustic)
8 A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall (acoustic)

9 To Ramona (acoustic)
10 Watching The River Flow
11 Silvio
12 Like A Rolling Stone
13 It Ain’t Me, Babe (acoustic)
14 Maggie’s Farm

Concert # 24 of The Never-Ending Tour. Concert # 24 of the Interstate 88 Tour, part 1: Summer Tour of North America.

Concert # 24 with the first Never-Ending Tour Band: Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar), G. E. Smith (guitar), Kenny Aaronson (bass), Christopher Parker (drums).

7-9 and 13 Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar), G.E. Smith (guitar).
6 G. E. Smith (electric slide guitar).
1, 11 G. E. Smith (backup vocal).

Note. First Never-Ending Tour performance of Song To Woody, in honour of the birthday of Woody Guthrie.
8 new songs (57%) compared to previous concert. 1 new song for this tour