The Never Ending Tour is the popular name for Bob Dylan's endless touring schedule since June 7, 1988. During the course of the tour, musicians have come and gone as the band continued to evolve. They amassed a huge fan base with some fans traveling from around the world to attend as many Dylan shows as possible.
Check out: Bob Dylan – Never Ending Tour 1988 – Part 1. Les Arènes Frejus, France 13 June 1989. Hey La La (Hey La La) (McBride). A lengthy Precious Memories becomes only the second Never Ending Tour performance of a song from Knocked Out Loaded. Dylan responds to a request during the acoustic set, performing an impromptu Song to Woody. The real surprises, however, are reserved for the encore, which opens with the haunting Man in the Long Black Coat.
Dylan double downs on the lyrical words of singer Leonard Cohen – there’s a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in: Broken bottles, broken plates Broken switches, broken gates Broken dishes, broken parts, Streets are filled with broken hearts Broken words never meant to be spoken Everything is broken (Bob Dylan: Everything Is Broken)
Bob Dylan is the debut studio album by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, released on March 19, 1962 by Columbia Records. Produced by Columbia's legendary talent scout John H. Hammond, who signed Dylan to the label, the album features folk standards, plus two original compositions, "Talkin' New York" and "Song to Woody".
Bob Dylan's 35th album, Tempest, landed in stores this week – a record in which, he claims, "Anything goes and you just gotta believe it will make sense. 10. ‘John Wesley Harding’
Nobody asked Bob Dylan to record an album of old standards popularized by Frank Sinatra. Then again, nobody asked Dylan to go electric, hole up with The Band in the basement of a pink house, or embark on a Never Ending Tour, either. Dylan has spent his entire career out of step with the rest of us - either prophetically ahead or anachronistically behind - to which we owe a sizable tract of our musical and cultural landscape.
Never Ending Tour Diaries.
Bob Dylan has had a long and distinguished career since be burst onto the scene at the start of the sixties. I personally have been an ardent follower of his for 25 years, ever since I was first introduced to his material by my art teacher in the 1980s (although ironically this was probably Dylans worst decade creatively). I was soon spending all my evenings listening to tape recordings and LP's, enraptured by Dylan's strange, original and compelling music