"Searching For A Gem"

Bob Dylan's Officially Released Rarities and Obscurities

Audio: 1994

All the songs listed in the Official Rarities section are cross-referenced by song title in these alphabetical pages.
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This yearly page now contains only the main Rarities List! Promotional Items (Albums and Singles) are now here. All Honourable Mentions are now here.

If you have any entries to add to the list or additions/corrections to existing entries, please let me know! Please note I cannot value your Dylan rarities - see the Mission page for reasons why. Contact the dealers on my Trading page for assistance!

Revised: 14 September, 2017


Titles in red are not available on a currently released Bob Dylan CD (for these see bobdylan.com )

Key to symbols used:
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Performances currently available on commercial CD are marked by (these are the ones that count as obscurities rather than as rarities)


Carolyn Hester - "Carolyn Hester" - CD reissue of her 1962 self-titled Columbia album with bonus tracks, CD: Columbia/Legacy CK 57310 (USA), Jan 1994; Cassette: Columbia/Legacy CT 57310 (USA), Jan 1994:
For the original US/UK and later Japanese LP releases see 1962. For Dear Companion, a German Bear Family 2CD compilation containing all these five tracks, see 1995. The 1994 CD insert uses the original 1962 US cover from the stereo LP release - the text in the bottom right-hand corner is "A classic album reissue with unreleased bonus tracks".


Columbia/ Legacy CK 57310 (USA) - front with stickers (my copy)

Bob plays harmonica on five tracks recorded Sep 1961. I'm informed by Rob van Estrik that the album has not only been remastered, but also remixed, so that Bob's harmonica contribution on R-0002/3/4 is now more prominent than on the original album.

R-0002-6 I'll Fly Away (Albert E. Brumley) (stereo version)
For a complete list of the compilations on which this track has appeared, also see 1962.

R-0222    I'll Fly Away (Albert E. Brumley) - alternate take, previously unreleased

R-0003-2 Come Back, Baby (traditional) (stereo version)

R-0223    Come Back, Baby (traditional) - alternate take, previously unreleased
Thanks to Jean-Pol Hiernaux for pointing out this version is 2:45 and has at the end a noise like an acoustic guitar being knocked and a male voice. The version of this alternate take on the Bear Family Germany 2CD compilation Dear Companion (R-0312, see 1995) is edited at 2:40 and omits the noise and the voice.

R-0004-5 Swing And Turn Jubilee (traditional) (stereo version)
For a complete list of the compilations on which this track has appeared, also see 1962.

Thanks to Ian Woodward for information and to Jean-Pol Hiernaux and Arie de Reus for further information and scans. Jack Guerreiro has a promo copy of this CD released to radio stations. It has a hole punched through the rear insert obscuring the barcode, and a sticker from MJI Broadcasting Inc.

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Columbia/Legacy CK 57310 (USA) - sticker from front of jewel case


Columbia/ Legacy CK 57310 (USA) - promo copy rear scan by Jack Guerreiro


Columbia/ Legacy CK 57310 (USA) - front insert unfolded, scan by Jean-Pol Hiernaux


Columbia/ Legacy CK 57310 (USA) - rear insert scan by Jean-Pol Hiernaux


Columbia/ Legacy CK 57310 (USA) - CD


Columbia/ Legacy CT 57310 (USA) - cassette front with sticker, scan by Arie de Reus


Columbia/ Legacy CK 57310 (USA) - detail of front


Columbia/ Legacy CK 57310 (USA) - detail of rear of promo copy, scan by Jack Guerreiro


Columbia/ Legacy CK 57310 (USA) - inside of front insert, scan by Jean-Pol Hiernaux


Stevie Nicks - "Street Angel" - Modern/Atlantic 92246-2 (USA), EMI/Modern CDEMC 3671 (8 28642 2) (UK), May 1994:


EMI/Modern CDEMC 3671 (UK, my copy)

R-0228 Just Like A Woman - Bob plays guitar and harmonica on Stevie's version of his song from Blonde On Blonde, recorded at Oceanway Studios, Los Angeles, CA, Dec 1993

The CD for the UK release was made in Holland. The front insert is a 16-page booklet.


EMI/Modern CDEMC 3671 (UK) - front insert


EMI/Modern CDEMC 3671 (UK) - rear insert


EMI/Modern CDEMC 3671 (UK) - inside page of booklet


Modern/Atlantic 92246-2 (USA) - front insert scan by Jack Guerreiro


Modern/Atlantic 92246-2 (USA) - rear insert scan by Jack Guerreiro


Modern/Atlantic 92246-2 (USA) - CD scan by Jack Guerreiro


EMI/Modern CDEMC 3671 (UK) - CD

EMI TOCP-8162 (Japan) - front with obi, picture from eBay
This was also released in Japan on 1 Jun 1994, EMI TOCP-8162. The obi has price ¥2,500 (¥2,427 plus sales tax). The withdrawal date is "96-5-31" (31 May 1996). The Japanese release has two bonus non-Dylan tracks.

Thanks to David Plentus and Wil Gielen for information and to Jack Guerreiro for scans.


Various Artists - CD release, "Bakhålls Litterära Röster [The Ambush's Literary Voices]", BAKCD 9403 (Sweden), 1994:
This was a compilation CD included with an issue of the literary magazine "Bakhåll" (The Ambush), but which was also sold separately in some record and book stores in Sweden. All the other tracks on the CD are of authors reading from their works - they include Allen Ginsberg, Ezra Pound, Dylan Thomas, Jack Kerouac and T. S. Eliot.

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Bakhåll BAKCD 9403 (Sweden) - front insert
R-0240 Wade In The Water (traditional) - from the "Minnesota Hotel Tape", recorded at Bonnie Beecher's apartment, Minneapolis, MN, 22 Dec 1961. A short excerpt was also included in the Highway 61 Interactive CD-ROM, see 1995. Now also available in full on the 2001 Japanese live compilation Bob Dylan Live 1961-2000: Thirty Nine Years Of Great Concert Performances, see 2001.

For Bakhålls Litterära Ljud Vol. 1 [The Ambush's Literary Sounds Vol. 1] with two early Dylan performances, see 2008.

Thanks to Ole Lien for lending me this CD insert to scan and for information.

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Bakhåll BAKCD 9403 (Sweden) - page from booklet showing Bob

"Dignity "- "Greatest Hits Vol. 3" CD singles, Columbia (USA/Europe), mid 1994:
(See 1995 for the Europe/Australia Columbia MTV Unplugged Dignity singles.)

The two rare tracks listed below are included on the various singles illustrated:

R-0238 Dignity - radio edit of Greatest Hits Vol. 3 version (4:38) - Oh Mercy out-take remixed by Brendan O'Brien in 1994, album version is 6:00

R-0239 A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall (7:23) - live at the Great Music Experience with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Michael Kamen, Naira City, Japan, 22 May 1994 (this was a concert of Sony artists broadcast on Japanese TV)

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Columbia CSK 6595 (USA) - front insert (my copy) (CSK 6595 is in a full-sized jewel case)

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Columbia CSK 6595 (USA) - reverse of front insert with Dignity lyrics

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Columbia CSK 6595 (USA) - rear insert


Columbia CSK 6595 (USA) - picture CD


Columbia CSK 6595 (USA) - detail of picture CD


Handbill for the Great Music Experience, Naira City, Japan, 20-22 May 1994, scan by Wil Gielen

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Columbia 660942 1 (France) - front of card sleeve (my copy)


Columbia 660942 1 (France) - rear of card sleeve


Columbia 660942 2 (Europe excluding Spain) - front scan by Stefan


Concert programme for the Great Music Experience, Naira City, Japan, 20-22 May 1994, scan by Wil Gielen


Concert ticket for the Great Music Experience, Naira City, Japan, 22 May 1994 (the night R-0239 was recorded), scan by Wil Gielen

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CBS/Sony 660942 2 (Spain) - unfolded CD single insert, scan by Hans Seegers

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Columbia 660942 1 (France) - picture CD


Columbia 660942 1 (France) - detail of picture CD


Columbia 660942 2 (Europe excluding Spain) - inside with disc, scan by Jack Guerreiro

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XPCD 580 (UK) - front scan by Marc

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XPCD 580 (UK) - front scan by Hans Seegers with red sticker showing release date

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XPCD 580 (UK) - rear scan by Hans Seegers

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XPCD 580 (UK) - CD scan by Hans Seegers

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Columbia 660942 2 (Europe excluding Spain) - CD scan by Hans Seegers

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CBS/Sony 660942 2 (Spain) - CD scan by Hans Seegers

Columbia CSK 6595 contains the Greatest Hits Vol. 3 Dignity in full and the radio edit (R-0238). It was released in the USA in a standard width jewel case as a picture CD and also as a gold CD-R "test pressing" (not shown).

Columbia 660942 1 was released in France in a card sleeve with the same design. It also contains the Greatest Hits Vol. 3 Dignity in full and the radio edit (R-0238).

Columbia 660942 2 was pressed in Austria and released in two versions. Both have the Greatest Hits Vol. 3 Dignity both in full and the radio edit (R-0238) plus A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall (R-0239) and are in CD single slim jewel cases.

Version 1 was released in most European countries except Spain. This was not in a card sleeve as previously reported.

Version 2 was released in Spain only under the "CBS/Sony" imprint.

Columbia XPCD 580 was a promo CD released in the UK containing only R-0238, the Greatest Hits Vol. 3 Dignity radio edit (4:38), and which uses the photo from the album sleeve cover. John Fitzgerald informs me he has an un-numbered UK CD-R test pressing of R-0238 with a white label saying "Whitfield Recording Studios", with "Bob Dylan" and "Dignity" typewritten (not shown).

Shown here are a handbill for the Great Music Experience ("Aoniyoshi" in Japanese), Naira City, Japan, 20-22 May 1994, sponsored by Sanyo on behalf of UNESCO, the stub of a ticket for the night R-0239 was recorded, and the front of the concert programme for the three shows.

Thanks to Hans Seegers, Stefan, Marc, Jack Guerreiro and Wil Gielen for information and scans.


Various Artists - "Natural Born Killers: A Soundtrack For An Oliver Stone Film" - film soundtrack CD releases, Nothing/Interscope PRCD 5895 (USA, promo); Nothing/Interscope INTD-92460 (USA/Canada, commercial), 1 Aug 1994; cassette release, Nothing/Interscope INTD-92460-4 (USA), 1 Aug 1994:
This album was produced by Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails. For details of VHS and DVD releases of this Oliver Stone film, see VHS & DVD 1990s Part 1. Thanks to David Plentus for the US catalogue number - scans of that release required. Thanks to Jack Guerreiro for scans of the Canadian release.


Nothing/Interscope INTD-92460 (Canada) - front scan by Jack Guerreiro

R-0231 You Belong To Me (Pee Wee King/Red Stewart/Chilton Price) - recorded during the Good As I Been To You sessions in Summer 1992, the song segues into dialogue from the film and is incomplete

This was one of the songs listed as being on the hoax album Stormy Season, details of which circulated round the Internet in October 1996, see my Directory of Unreleased Dylan Songs, page S - Dylan fans hoped that a complete version would be released! You Belong To Me was previously a big hit for Patti Page (#1), Jo Stafford (#7) and Dean Martin (#12) in 1952. Many other artists have also recorded it.

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Jo Stafford: You Belong To Me (1989) with her #7 recording of the title track


Patti Page: The Mercury Years Vol. 1 (Uni/Mercury, 1991) with her #1 recording of You Belong To Me

Nothing/Interscope INTD-92460 (Canada) - rear scan by Jack Guerreiro

Nothing/Interscope INTD-92460 (Canada) - detail of front, scan by Jack Guerreiro (note title)


Nothing/Interscope INTD-92460 (Canada) - CD scan by Jack Guerreiro


Nothing/Interscope PRCD 5895 (USA) - promo sampler CD photo by Harold Lepidus

Harold Lepidus adds: "There was also a promo only "edited" version of the CD for in-store play (I believe) with generic packaging including the Dylan track. All potentially offensive material (i.e. Patti Smith's Rock & Roll Nigger) were removed. (The "offensive" dialogue over the end of the Dylan track remained. J)" The CD came in a standard jewel case with no rear insert and is edited to 1:06:16.


Nothing/Interscope INTD-92460-4 (USA) - front scan by Manuel García Jara
The cassette release has a folded insert. The cassette is transparent smoked grey with white text, there are no paper labels.
Nothing/Interscope INTD-92460-4 (USA) - outside of unfolded insert, scan by Manuel García Jara

Nothing/Interscope INTD-92460-4 (USA) - cassette Side 1 scan by Manuel García Jara (includes R-0231)

Nothing/Interscope INTD-92460-4 (USA) - detail of inside of insert, scan by Manuel García Jara

Nothing/Interscope INTD-92460-4 (USA) - inside of unfolded insert, scan by Manuel García Jara

Nothing/Interscope INTD-92460-4 (USA) - cassette Side 2 scan by Manuel García Jara (no Dylan)

Thanks to Jack Guerreiro, Harold Lepidus and Manuel García Jara for information and scans.


Various Artists - "Natural Born Killers: Music From And Inspired By 'Natural Born Killers' - An Oliver Stone Film" - film soundtrack CD releases, Nothing/Interscope 6544-92460-2 (Germany), Dec 1994; Nothing/Interscope INT 92460 (Europe), (date?):
Note the name change for the European releases only, the Japanese and Australian releases have the same title as the US/Canadian releases.


Nothing/Interscope 6544-92460-2 (Germany) - front with sticker, scan by Hans Seegers
The German release was distributed throughout Europe with the same front info sticker in English, except in France, where a French sticker was used. Alex Ivanov's later release just says made in the EU, presumably Germany also. The CD of this release is white instead of black.

Thanks to Hans Seegers and Alex Ivanov for information and scans.


Nothing/Interscope 6544-92460-2 (Germany) - outside of unfolded front insert, scan by Hans Seegers


Nothing/Interscope 6544-92460-2 (Germany) - front with French sticker, scan by Hans Seegers


Nothing/Interscope INT 92460 (Europe) - front scan by Alex Ivanov

Nothing/Interscope INT 92460 (Europe) - detail of front, scan by Alex Ivanov (note title)


Nothing/Interscope INT 92460 (Europe) - outside of unfolded front insert, scan by Alex Ivanov


Nothing/Interscope INT 92460 (Europe) - centre of front insert booklet, scan by Alex Ivanov


Nothing/Interscope 6544-92460-2 (Germany) - detail of reverse of front insert, scan by Hans Seegers


Nothing/Interscope 6544-92460-2 (Germany) - rear insert scan by Hans Seegers


Nothing/Interscope 6544-92460-2 (Germany) - detail of rear insert, scan by Hans Seegers


Nothing/Interscope 6544-92460-2 (Germany) - detail of rear insert, scan by Hans Seegers


Nothing/Interscope 6544-92460-2 (Germany) - CD scan by Hans Seegers


Nothing/Interscope INT 92460 (Europe) - detail of reverse of front insert, scan by Alex Ivanov


Nothing/Interscope INT 92460 (Europe) - rear insert scan by Alex Ivanov


Nothing/Interscope INT 92460 (Europe) - detail of rear insert, scan by Alex Ivanov


Nothing/Interscope INT 92460 (Europe) - detail of rear insert, scan by Alex Ivanov


Nothing/Interscope INT 92460 (Europe) - CD scan by Alex Ivanov

Various Artists - "Natural Born Killers: A Soundtrack For An Oliver Stone Film" - film soundtrack CD, MCA Victor MVCP 15 (Japan), 21 Aug 1996:


MCA Victor MVCP 15 (Japan) - front with obi, scan by Wil Gielen
This MCA Victor Japanese release from 1996 has a white/yellow/green obi with black, red and white text. The obi has price ¥2,500 (¥2,427 before tax), Japanese release date "96-8-21" (21 Aug 1996), original release date "94-8-1" (1 Aug 1994) and withdrawal date "98-8-20" (20 Aug 1998). The front insert is an eight page folded sheet in English and there is also an eight page stapled booklet in English and Japanese.

Thanks to Wil Gielen for information and scans.


MCA Victor MVCP 15 (Japan) - rear insert scan by Wil Gielen

MCA Victor MVCP 15 (Japan) - obi scan by Wil Gielen

MCA Victor MVCP 15 (Japan) - front scan by Wil Gielen

MCA Victor MVCP 15 (Japan) - CD scan by Wil Gielen

Various Artists - "Natural Born Killers: A Soundtrack For An Oliver Stone Film" - film soundtrack CD releases, ; Nothing/Interscope IND 924602 (Australia), 1994, reissued as Nothing/Interscope 6544924602 (Australia) (1996?); cassette release: Nothing/Interscope 6544924604 (Australia), (1996?):


Nothing/Interscope IND 924602 (Australia) - front scan by Stuart Moore (first release)

Nothing/Interscope IND 924602 (Australia) - rear insert scan by Stuart Moore (first release)

Nothing/Interscope IND 924602 (Australia) - CD scan by Stuart Moore (first release)


Nothing/Interscope 6544924602 (Australia) - front scan by Stuart Moore (second release)


Nothing/Interscope 6544924602 (Australia) - rear insert scan by Stuart Moore (second release)


Nothing/Interscope 6544924602 (Australia) - CD scan by Stuart Moore (second release)

Thanks to Stuart Moore for scans of the two Australian CD releases. The first is Nothing/Interscope IND 924602 and was distributed by BMG Australia. The second release has a front sticker with "Now From MCA". It was manufactured and distributed by Warner Music Australia and has the Atlantic Records symbol on the rear and CD. The catalogue number is 6544924602.


Nothing/Interscope 6544924604 (Australia) - cassette front scan by Stuart Moore

Nothing/Interscope 6544924604 (Australia) - outside of unfolded cassette insert, scan by Stuart Moore

Nothing/Interscope 6544924604 (Australia) - cassette Side 1 scan by Stuart Moore

Nothing/Interscope 6544924604 (Australia) - detail of inside of cassette insert, scan by Stuart Moore

Nothing/Interscope 6544924604 (Australia) - inside of unfolded cassette insert, scan by Stuart Moore

Nothing/Interscope 6544924604 (Australia) - cassette Side 2 scan by Stuart Moore

Various Artists - "Natural Born Killers: Music From And Inspired By 'Natural Born Killers' - An Oliver Stone Film" - film soundtrack heavyweight 180gm vinyl 2LP release, Simply Vinyl SVLP 118 (UK), 1999:


Simply Vinyl SVLP 118 (UK) - picture from www.discogs.com
Thanks to Keith Venturoni for information about this heavyweight 180gm vinyl 2LP release from UK's Simply Vinyl. This was the first time this 1994 album was released on vinyl. This limited edition was restricted to 500 copies.

Various Artists - "Natural Born Killers: Music From And Inspired By 'Natural Born Killers' - An Oliver Stone Film" - film soundtrack heavyweight 180gm vinyl 2LP release, Music On Vinyl MOVATM012 (NL for Europe), 8 Dec 2014:


Music On Vinyl MOVATM012 (NL for Europe) - front picture from amazon.co.uk
Thanks to Matthew Cianci for information about this new heavyweight 180gm vinyl 2LP release from Holland's Music On Vinyl. The first 2000 copies sold will be a numbered limited edition on red vinyl.
Music On Vinyl MOVATM012 (NL for Europe) - front plus red disc, picture from Music On Vinyl web-site

Bob Dylan with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers/Various Artists - "Woodstock Blocks" - 5 radio broadcast CDs, Westwood One show 94-33 (USA), broadcast 8-14 Aug 1994:
The Dylan contribution was recorded live in Sydney, Australia, 24 & 25 Feb 1986. For details of the original Westwood One radio broadcast, see 1986. This show with the same number also appears on 3 CDs as 25th Anniversary Woodstock Special (scans required).

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Westwood One show 94-33, cue sheet and CDs photo by Ulf Gyllenspetz
This broadcast was put out to cash in on the upcoming "Woodstock '94" 25th Anniversary Festival, and features artists who appeared at the original Woodstock such as Jimi Hendrix. Bob's contribution is on CD 3 of 5, and is from a completely different place and time! He didn't appear at the original Woodstock, but he did appear at "Woodstock '94", see below.

R-0185-2 Masters Of War - 24 Feb 1986

R-0174-4 Like A Rolling Stone - 25 Feb 1986 (also on the 1986 video Hard To Handle, see VHS & DVD 1980s)

R-0187-2 Blowin' In The Wind - 25 Feb 1986

This set also contains You Ain't Going Nowhere with The Band from The Basement Tapes

Thanks to Ulf Gyllenspetz for information and photo and to Hans Seegers for further information.


Various Artists - "Woodstock '94: The Radio Show" - radio stations discs (4CD), MediaAmerica Inc/Neer Perfect Productions (no catalogue number) (USA), Aug 1994:
For the A&M Woodstock 94 album and singles, see below. For the Woodstock 94 VHS video release, see VHS & DVD 1990s Part 1.


Cue sheet, page 4 - scan by Hans Seegers

R-0429 It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry- recorded live at the "Woodstock '94" festival, Winston Farm, Saugerties, NY, 14 Aug 1994

This song is on disc 4, track 1 - information from Tim Dunn.

These radio broadcast CDs and the ones below are very important to collectors, because they're the only way to own R-0429, R-0430 and R-0431 officially.

 Thanks to Hans Seegers for further information and scans.


CD4 - scan by Hans Seegers

Various Artists - "Woodstock '94: The Best Of The Rest" - radio stations discs (4CD), MediaAmerica Inc/Neer Perfect Productions (catalogue number?) (USA), Aug 1994:
Recorded live at the "Woodstock '94 Festival", Winston Farm, Saugerties, NY, 14 Aug 1994. For the A&M Woodstock 94 album and singles, see below. For the Woodstock 94 VHS video release, see VHS & DVD 1990s Part 1.


Cue sheet, page 4 - scan by Hans Seegers

R-0430 Don't Think Twice, It's All Right

R-0229 Highway 61 [Highway 61 Revisited] - also on the A&M Woodstock 94 album, 1995

R-0431 Rainy Day Women #12 & 35

(As well as the radio show discs listed above notified to me by collectors, it's also reported that other songs from Bob's performance such as I Shall be Released, Jokerman, Just Like A Woman and All Along The Watchtower were broadcast on radio shows at the time - certainly MediaAmerica recorded the whole of Bob's performance.)


CD4 - scan by Hans Seegers

Allen Ginsberg - "Holy Soul Jelly Roll: Poems And Songs 1949-1993" - 4CD boxed set, Rhino Word Beat R2 71693 (USA), 6 Sep 1994:


Rhino Word Beat R2 71693 (USA) - box front scan by Hans Seegers

This set is in a box with a 64-page booklet. It has four CDs in jewel cases, each of which has a uniquely idiomatic Ginsberg title:

  1. Moloch!
  2. Caw! Caw!
  3. Ah!
  4. Ashes & Blues

R-0224 is on CD3 while R-0159, R-0235 and R-0226 are on CD4.


Rhino Word Beat R2 71693 (USA) - box rear scan by Hans Seegers


Rhino Word Beat R2 71693 (USA) - booklet front scan by Hans Seegers


Rhino Word Beat R2 71693 (USA) - booklet inside page scan by Hans Seegers


Rhino Word Beat R2 71693 (USA) - sticker from front of box, scan by Hans Seegers

Rhino Word Beat R2 71693 (USA) - CD3 front insert scan by Hans Seegers


Rhino Word Beat R2 71693 (USA) - CD3 rear insert scan by Hans Seegers


Rhino Word Beat R2 71693 (USA) - CD3 scan by Hans Seegers

Rhino Word Beat R2 71693 (USA) - CD4 front insert scan by Hans Seegers


Rhino Word Beat R2 71693 (USA) - CD4 rear insert scan by Hans Seegers


Rhino Word Beat R2 71693 (USA) - CD4 scan by Hans Seegers

The picture of Bob with Allen Ginsberg during the Rolling Thunder Revue tour in 1975 is by Ellie Dorfman, and first appeared on Allen Ginsberg's US John Hammond Records 2LP set First Blues, see 1983.

R-0224    A Dream (William Blake/Allen Ginsberg) (5:06) - recorded Nov 1971, Bob plays guitar and contributes vocals to this poem by William Blake set to music

R-0159-2 Vomit Express (Allen Ginsberg/Bob Dylan) (6:32) - recorded Nov 1971, Bob plays guitar and contributes vocals (Glen Dundas credits Bob as co-author, but the set booklet doesn't)
First released on Allen Ginsberg's US John Hammond Records 2LP set First Blues, see 1983. Now re-released on a seven track limited edition vinyl sampler from First Blues from Ginsberg Recordings in 2013.

R-0235    September On Jessore Road (Allen Ginsberg/Bob Dylan) (10:34) - recorded at the Record Plant, New York, 9-17 Nov 1971, Bob plays piano, organ, acoustic and electric guitars 
(again Glen Dundas credits Bob as co-author, but the set booklet doesn't).


Soyo Records 0001 (NL, 1983) - recording without Bob

Larry Crum says: "The first verse and last two lines of the song are from the 1983 recording without Bob with some instruments overdubbed. Although the lyrics of the first two verses are the same as R-0225*, the recordings are definitely different. Instruments include, among others, bass, French horn and definitely Bob's piano and organ overdubs and per the credits, guitar as well with Bob's first guitar removed from the mix."

*R-0225 is the excerpt of this song which appeared on a Sing Out! magazine flexi-disc (see 1972).

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Flexi-disc included with "Sing Out!" magazine, 1972 - scan by Hans Seegers (includes R-0225)


Omnivore Records 7 DVCD-175 (USA, 2016) - front of sealed copy with sticker (includes R-1650)

The version of September On Jessore Road that appears on Allen Ginsberg's Omnivore Records 3CD boxed set The Last Word On "First Blues" (R-1650, see 2016) is yet another take. Larry Crum again says: "This version has completely different lyrics from the other two versions. The liner notes state that "Just a few minutes of this epic were included in the Holy Soul Jelly Roll box set, but there producer Hal Wilner chose to fade it out early, blending it into a version that was recorded for the September On Jessore Road album in 1983." This must be a mistake! The instruments are also very different - acoustic guitars, minor chords. The credits in the booklet are for the entire session and include Bob on guitar, vocals, piano, organ but there is no piano or organ on this take."

R-0226    Airplane Blues (Allen Ginsberg/Bob Dylan) (4:26) - recorded Rundown Studios, Santa Monica, CA, Jan 1982, Bob plays bass
In the liner notes to Allen Ginsberg's Omnivore Records 3CD set The Last Word On "First Blues", see 2016, producer Pat Thomas says that the released version is without Bob, despite the fact he's credited in this set's booklet. However, two versions were recorded, the first without Bob and the second with Bob. The two circulating takes are 6:29 and 4:22, so this corresponds to the second take. Pat Thomas also says he chose not to release the second version with Bob on the bonus disc with The Last Word On "First Blues"! R-0226 may therefore not be a Dylan rarity.

There are two versions of Nurse's Song (William Blake/Allen Ginsberg) on CD3 - Nurse's Song (Experience) (track 9, 2:07) and Nurse's Song (Innocence) (track 21, 7:12). Nurse's Song was one of the songs recorded at the sessions in Nov 1971, but Larry Crum says these versions are both without Bob. Nurse's Song (R-1648) appears on Allen Ginsberg's Omnivore Records 3CD set The Last Word On "First Blues", see 2016, and this is indeed a version with Bob.

Do The Meditation Rock (Allen Ginsberg) was one of the songs recorded at Rundown Studios, Santa Monica, CA, 23 Feb 1982, with Bob playing bass, but Larry Crum again says the version on CD4 (4:02) was recorded in 1989 without Bob. The version of Do The Meditation Rock that appears on Allen Ginsberg's Omnivore Records 3CD boxed set The Last Word On "First Blues", (R-1651, see 2016), is the Feb 1982 version with Bob.

Thanks to Hans Seegers, Bob Stacy and Larry Crum for information and scans.


Emerson, Lake & Palmer - "In The Hot Seat", Victor VICP-60646 (Japan), Sep 1994; Victory/PolyGram 828 554-2 (Europe), 2000:


Victor VICP-60646 (Japan) - front with obi (my copy)
R-0460 Man In The Long Black Coat - Bob is credited in the "Allmusic" online database with guitar and vocals and as arranger on this cover version. This may be a mistake - he certainly doesn't appear on vocals, and the track is credited "Dylan, arrangement: Emerson".

Thanks to Alex from Brazil for information about this item, thanks also to Olav Langum for scans of the European release.

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Victor VICP-60646 (Japan) - obi
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Victory 828 554-2 (Europe) - front

Victor VICP-60646 (Japan) - reverse of front insert

Victor VICP-60646 (Japan) - rear insert

Victor VICP-60646 (Japan) - booklet front

Victor VICP-60646 (Japan) - CD

Various Artists - "All Woman 4" - compilation CD, Quality Television ALLWOCD 04 (UK), 1 Oct 1994:


Quality Television ALLWOCD 04 (UK) - front scan by Manuel García Jara
R-0228-2 Just Like A Woman - Bob plays guitar and harmonica on Stevie's version of his song from Blonde On Blonde, from her Modern/Atlantic album Street Angel (see May 1994 above)

Thanks to Manuel García Jara for information and scans.


Quality Television ALLWOCD 04 (UK) - rear insert scan by Manuel García Jara

Quality Television ALLWOCD 04 (UK) - rear of front insert, scan by Manuel García Jara

Quality Television ALLWOCD 04 (UK) - inside page of front insert, scan by Manuel García Jara

Quality Television ALLWOCD 04 (UK) - CD scan by Manuel García Jara

Various Artists - "Woodstock 94" - set of four CD singles, A&M WOODSTO-2/WOODST2-2/WOODST3-2/WOODST4-2 (Spain), Nov 1994:
For the A&M Woodstock 94 album and singles, see below. For the Woodstock 94 VHS video release, see VHS & DVD 1990s Part 1.


Scan of the four Spanish A&M singles by Hans Seegers
R-0229-2 Highway 61 [Highway 61 Revisited] - recorded live at the "Woodstock '94" festival, Winston Farm, Saugerties, NY, 14 Aug 1994

There are four separate CD singles, which make up a complete picture of the Woodstock 94 stage and audience when placed together! Bob only appears on the first CD, but it is obviously preferable to collect the set. The rear sleeve of each CD single advertises the album (below) and the rest of the set.

Thanks to Hans Seegers and Wim van der Mark for information and scans.


A&M WOODSTO-2 (Spain) - front scan by Hans Seegers (includes Bob Dylan)


A&M WOODST2-2 (Spain) - front scan by Hans Seegers (non-Dylan)


A&M WOODST3-2 (Spain) - front scan by Hans Seegers (non-Dylan)


A&M WOODST4-2 (Spain) - front scan by Hans Seegers (non-Dylan)


A&M WOODSTO-2 (Spain) - rear scan by Hans Seegers


A&M WOODSTO-2 (Spain) - CD scan by Hans Seegers

Various Artists - "Woodstock 94" - 2CD set, A&M 31454-0289-2 (USA/Canada); A&M/BMG Club D-206315 (Canada); A&M 540 322-2 (Austria for Europe/Australia), Nov 1994; A&M POCM-1100/1 (Japan), 12 Nov 1994:
For the Woodstock 94 VHS video release, see VHS & DVD 1990s Part 1. For an unauthorised 2007 DVD containing Bob's complete set, see Questionable Video.


A&M 540 322-2 (Europe) - front with sticker, scan by Hans Seegers


A&M 540 322-2 (Europe) - front sticker, scan by Hans Seegers


A&M 540 322-2 (Europe) - inside of both inserts, scan by Hans Seegers

A&M 540 322-2 (Europe) - front of first booklet, scan by Hans Seegers


A&M 540 322-2 (Europe) - front of second booklet, scan by Hans Seegers


A&M 540 322-2 (Europe) - booklet page with Bob, scan by Hans Seegers

A&M 540 322-2 (Europe) - front insert scan by Hans Seegers


A&M 540 322-2 (Europe) - rear insert scan by Hans Seegers


A&M 540 322-2 (Europe) - CD2 scan by Hans Seegers

A&M 540 322-2 (Australia) - rear insert scan by Stuart Moore


A&M 540 322-2 (Australia) - booklet page scan by Stuart Moore


A&M 540 322-2 (Australia) - CD2 scan by Stuart Moore


A&M 31454-0289-2 (USA) - rear scan with sticker by Jack Guerreiro (first release)


A&M 31454-0289-2 (USA) - detail of rear with sticker, scan by Jack Guerreiro (first release)


A&M 31454-0289-2 (USA) - CD2 scan by Jack Guerreiro (first release)

A&M 31454-0289-2 (USA) - rear scan with sticker by Jack Guerreiro (second release)

A&M 31454-0289-2 (USA) - CD2 scan by Jack Guerreiro (second release)

A&M 31454-0289-2 (Canada) - CD2 scan by Jack Guerreiro

A&M POCM-1100/1 (Japan) - obi scan by Hans Seegers


A&M/BMG Club D-206315 (Canada) - front insert scan by Jack Guerreiro


A&M/BMG Club D-206315 (Canada) - rear insert scan by Jack Guerreiro

A&M/BMG Club D-206315 (Canada) - detail of rear insert, scan by Jack Guerreiro

A&M/BMG Club D-206315 (Canada) - CD2 scan by Jack Guerreiro

A&M/BMG Club D-206315 (Canada) - detail of CD2, scan by Jack Guerreiro

A&M POCM-1100/1 (Japan) - front insert scan by Hans Seegers

A&M POCM-1100/1 (Japan) - rear insert scan by Hans Seegers

A&M POCM-1100/1 (Japan) - CD2 scan by Hans Seegers

A&M 31454-0289-2 (Canada) - rear scan by Jack Guerreiro

A&M 31454-0289-2 (Canada) - detail of rear, scan by Jack Guerreiro

R-0229-3 Highway 61 [Highway 61 Revisited] - recorded live at the "Woodstock '94" festival, Winston Farm, Saugerties, Saugerties, NY, 14 Aug 1994

For details of radio station and promo discs with this and more Dylan performances, see above.

All but the Australian release came in old-style double CD jewel cases, with two booklets, one 12-pages, the other 24-pages. The European release was made in Austria for distribution throughout Europe, and has clear trays, with the same inside picture on both inserts. Bob's contribution is on CD2. The Japanese release has solid colour trays, so there is no inside picture. It has a black/blue obi with orange and white text. The obi is dated "94-11-12" and has price ¥3,600. There were two US releases, the first had the discs imported from Austria. Jack Guerreiro's second release US copy has an amusing sticker on the back that says "Oops! 'Deja Vu' was really written by David Crosby." Stuart Moore's Australian release comes in a slimline 2CD jewel case, and both booklets and the CDs have "Made in Australia".

Thanks to Hans Seegers, Stuart Moore and Jack Guerreiro for information and scans.


Various Artists - "Hit's A Sony December '94 Vol. 3" - promo compilation CD, Sony Music XDCS 93165 (Japan), Dec 1994:


Sony Music XDCS 93165 (Japan) - front scan by Wil Gielen
This promo compilation CD has a four page front insert. The front picture is of Eddie Vedder from Pearl Jam. Bob's contribution is Dignity, the 1989 out-take from Oh Mercy remixed by Brendan O'Brien, from the 1994 compilation Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits Vol. 3, specifically the Japanese release, Sony Records SRCS 7531. However, it appears here as the 4:38 radio edit, not the full album track at 6:00.

R-0238-2 Dignity - radio edit of Greatest Hits Vol. 3 version (4:38) - Oh Mercy out-take remixed by Brendan O'Brien in 1994, album version is 6:00

See above for the USA/Europe Columbia Greatest Hits Vol. 3 Dignity singles, which also have this edit.

Thanks to Wil Gielen for information and scans.


Sony Music XDCS 93165 (Japan) - rear insert scan by Wil Gielen

Sony Music XDCS 93165 (Japan) - CD scan by Wil Gielen

For 1990s promotional albums in this series with Dylan album tracks, see International Album Releases (Various Artist Compilations) 1990s. For 2000s volumes in this series with Dylan album tracks, see International Album Releases (Various Artist Compilations) 2000s. For 2000s albums in this series with Dylan rarities, see 2001, 2006, 2007 and 2008.


Promotional/Regular Items for 1994


Living In Another Country: International Stereo Releases

Stereo promo items for 1994 which don't contain rare material but which are still very collectable are now included with promo releases of regular albums and commercially released singles on the appropriate page in International Stereo Releases.

Greatest Hits Vol. 3 1994
Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits Vol. 3 (1994)


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