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Bob Dylan releases The 50th Anniversary Collection

Bob Dylan releases The 50th Anniversary Collection

Bob Dylan has released a 50th Anniversary collection in Europe only.

According to Rolling Stone, around 100 copies of the four-CD, 86 track set featuring studio outtakes and live material recorded by Dylan in 1962 have been released.

The set was designed to copyright the material under new European laws, a source at Sony Music told Rolling Stone. "The copyright law in Europe was recently extended from 50 to 70 years for everything recorded in 1963 and beyond. With everything before that, there's a new 'Use It or Lose It' provision. It basically said, 'If you haven't used the recordings in the first 50 years, you aren't going to get any more.'"

"The whole point of copyrighting this stuff is that we intend to do something with it at some point in the future," says the source, alluding to the ongoing Bootleg Series project. "But it wasn't the right time to do it right after he released Tempest. There are other things we want to do in 2013 though."

Approximately 100 copies of The 50th Anniversary Collection were available through record stores in France, Germany, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Fans were also allowed to download the collection for 100 Euros from Dylan's website.

Rolling Stone reports that copies are changing hands for $1,000 on eBay.

The tracklisting for The 50th Anniversary Collection is:

Disc 1
Going Down To New Orleans (Take 1)
Going Down To New Orleans (Take 2)
Sally Gal (Take 2)
Sally Gal (Take 3)
Rambling Gambling Willie (Take 1)
Rambling Gambling Willie (Take 3)
Corrina, Corrina (Take 1)
Corrina, Corrina (Take 2)
The Death Of Emmett Till (Take 1)
(I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle (Take 2)
Rocks And Gravel (Solid Road) (Take 3)
Sally Gal (Take 4)
Sally Gal (Take 5)
Baby, Please Don't Go (Take 1)
Baby, Please Don't Go (Take 3)
Milk Cow (Calf's) Blues (Good Morning Blues) (Take 1)
Milk Cow (Calf's) Blues (Good Morning Blues) (Take 3)
Wichita Blues (Going To Louisiana) (Take 1)
Wichita Blues (Going To Louisiana) (Take 2)
Milk Cow (Calf's) Blues (Good Morning Blues) (Take 4)
Wichita Blues (Going To Louisiana) (Take 2)
Baby, I'm In The Mood For You (Take 2)
Blowin' In The Wind (Take 1)
Blowin' In The Wind (Take 2)
Worried Blues (Take 1)
Baby, I'm In The Mood For You (Take 4)

Disc 2
Bob Dylan's Blues (Take 2)
Bob Dylan's Blues (Take 3)
Corrina, Corrina (Take 2)
Corrina, Corrina (Take 3)
That's All Right, Mama (Take 1)
That's All Right, Mama (Take 3)
That's All Right, Mama (Take 5)
Mixed Up Confusion (Take 3)
Mixed Up Confusion (Take 5)
Mixed Up Confusion (Take 6)
Mixed Up Confusion (Take 7)
Mixed Up Confusion (Take 9)
Mixed Up Confusion (Take 10)
Mixed Up Confusion (Take 11)
That's All Right, Mama (Take 3)
Rocks And Gravels (Solid Road) (Take 2)
Ballad Of Hollis Brown (Take 2)
Kingsport Town (Take 1)
When Death Comes Creepin' (Whatcha Gonna Do?) (Take 1)
Hero Blues (Take 1)
When Death Comes Creepin' (Whatcha Gonna Do?) (Take 1)
I Shall Be Free (Take 3)
I Shall Be Free (Take 5)
Hero Blues (Take 2)
Hero Blues (Take 4)

Disc 3
Hard Times In New York Town (Mackenzie Home Tapes)
The Death Of Emmett Till (Mackenzie Home Tapes)
I Rode Out One Morning (Mackenzie Home Tapes)
House Of The Rising Sun (Mackenzie Home Tapes)
See That My Grave Is Kept Clean (Mackenzie Home Tapes)
Ballad Of Donald White (Mackenzie Home Tapes)
Honey, Just Allow Me One More Chance (Gerde's Folk City)
Talkin' New York (Gerde's Folk City)
Corrina, Corrina (Gerde's Folk City)
Deep Ellum Blues (Gerde's Folk City)
Blowin' In The Wind (Gerde's Folk City)
The Death Of Emmett Till (Finjan Club, Montreal)
Stealin' (Finjan Club, Montreal)
Hiram Hubbard (Finjan Club, Montreal)
Blowin' In The Wind (Finjan Club, Montreal)
Rocks And Gravel (Finjan Club, Montreal)
Quit Your Low Down Ways (Finjan Club, Montreal)
He Was A Friend Of Mine (Finjan Club, Montreal)
Let Me Die In My Footsteps (Finjan Club, Montreal)
Two Trains Runnin' (Finjan Club, Montreal)
Ramblin' On My Mind (Finjan Club, Montreal)
Muleskinner Blues (Finjan Club, Montreal)
Muleskinner Blues (Part 2) (Finjan Club, Montreal)

Disc 4
Sally Gal (Carnegie Hall Hootenanny)
Highway 51 (Carnegie Hall Hootenanny)
Talking John Birch Paranoid Blues (Carnegie Hall Hootenanny)
Ballad Of Hollis Brown (Carnegie Hall Hootenanny)
A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall (Carnegie Hall Hootenanny)
See That My Grave Is Kept Clean (The Gaslight Café, NYC)
No More Auction Block (The Gaslight Café, NYC)
Motherless Children (The Gaslight Café, NYC)
Kind Hearted Woman Blues (The Gaslight Café, NYC)
Black Cross (The Gaslight Café, NYC)
Ballad Of Hollis Brown (The Gaslight Café, NYC)
Ain't No More Cane (The Gaslight Café, NYC)


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