September 26, 2013 17:20

Bob Dylan to release huge, career-spanning box set

The 'Bob Dylan Complete Album Collection Vol One' will include 35 studio albums and six live records

Bob Dylan to release huge, career-spanning box set

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A huge, career-spanning Bob Dylan box set is set to be released this November.

The 'Bob Dylan Complete Album Collection: Vol One' will be released on November 4 via Columbia Records and includes 35 of the iconic singer-songwriter's studio albums, from his 1962 self-titled debut to his 2012 LP 'Tempest', with 14 of the albums being newly remastered for the release. The collection will also boast six live recordings, including the 1972 live album 'Before The Flood' and his 1995 'MTV Unplugged' show, and a new book featuring extensive new album-by-album liner notes penned by Clinton Heylin with an introduction written by Bill Flanagan.

The box set, which will also see the singer's 1973 record 'Dylan' given its first North American release, will also come with a 2XCD titled 'Side Tracks', which will feature a plethora of non-album tracks such as singles, tracks from films, songs from 'Biograph' and other compilations. In addition to being made available as a CD boxset, it will also be available digitally as a harmonica-shaped USB stick.

Columbia Records will also release another compilation titled 'The Very Best Of Bob Dylan' on November 4, which will come in both a standard single-disc version and a deluxe double-disc format, in addition to confirming that 'Bob Dylan Complete Collection: Vol Two' will be released next year. The next instalment in the series will compile the entirety of the singer's popular Bootleg series for the first time.

The details for 'Bob Dylan Complete Collection: Vol One' are as follows:

Studio albums

'Bob Dylan' (1962)
The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan' (1963)
'The Times They Are A-Changin'' (1964)
'Another Side Of Bob Dylan' (1964)
'Bringing It All Back Home' (1965)
'Highway 61 Revisited' (1965)
'Blonde On Blonde' (1966)
'John Wesley Harding' (1967)
'Nashville Skyline' (1969)
'Self Portrait' (1970 – newly remastered)
'New Morning' (1970)
'Pat Garret & Billy The Kid' (1973 – newly remastered)
'Dylan' (1973 – newly remastered)
'Planet Waves (1974)
'Blood on the Tracks (1975)
'The Basement Tapes (1975)
'Desire (1976)
'Street Legal (1978 – newly remastered)
'Slow Train Coming (1979)
'Saved (1980 – newly remastered)
'Shot of Love (1981)
'Infidels (1983)
'Empire Burlesque (1985 – newly remastered)
'Knocked Out Loaded (1986 – newly remastered)
'Down in the Groove (1988 – newly remastered)
'Oh Mercy (1989)
'Under the Red Sky (1990 – newly remastered)
'Good as I Been to You (1992 – newly remastered)
'World Gone Wrong' (1993 – newly remastered)
'Time Out of Mind' (1997)
'Love and Theft' (2001)
'Modern Times' (2006)
'Together Through Life' (2009)
'Christmas in the Heart' (2009)
'Tempest' (2012)

Live Albums

'Before the Flood' (1972)
'Hard Rain (1976 – newly remastered)
'Bob Dylan at Budokan (1979 – newly remastered)
'Real Live (1984 – newly remastered)
'Dylan & the Dead' (1989)
'MTV Unplugged' (1995)

Side Tracks

'Baby, I'm In The Mood For You
'Mixed-Up Confusion'
'Tomorrow Is a Long Time' (live)
'Lay Down Your Weary Tune'
'Percy's Song'
'I'll Keep It with Mine'
'Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window?'
'Positively 4th Street'
'Jet Pilot'
'I Wanna Be Your Lover'
'I Don't Believe You (She Acts Like We Never Have Met)' (live)
'Visions of Johanna' (live)
'Quinn The Eskimo
'Watching The River Flow'
'When I Paint My Masterpiece'
'Down In The Flood'
'I Shall Be Released'
'You Ain't Goin' Nowhere'
'George Jackson' (acoustic version)
'Forever Young'
'You're A Big Girl Now'
'Up to Me'
'Abandoned Love'
'Isis' (live)
'Romance in Durango' (live)
'Caribbean Wind'
'Heart of Mine' (live)
'Series of Dreams'
'Dignity'
'Things Have Changed'



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