Bob Dylan announces release of ‘The Bootleg Series Volume 9 – The Witmark Demos’

Two-disc release is out this October

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Bob Dylan is to release the latest in his ‘Bootleg Series’ collections this October.

The songwriter releases ‘The Bootleg Series Volume 9 – The Witmark Demos’ on October 18. Featuring two-discs, the 47-tracks were recorded by Dylan for his first music publisher Leeds Music, in January 1962, and his second publisher, M. Witmark & Sons, from 1962 to 1964.

The tracklisting for ‘The Bootleg Series Volume 9 – The Witmark Demos’ is:


Disc 1

‘Man On The Street (Fragment)’

‘Hard Times In New York Town’


‘Poor Boy Blues’

‘Ballad For A Friend’

‘Rambling, Gambling Willie’

‘Talking Bear Mountain Picnic Massacre Blues’

‘Standing On The Highway’

‘Man On The Street’

‘Blowin’ In The Wind’

‘Long Ago, Far Away’

‘A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall’

‘Tomorrow Is A Long Time’

‘The Death of Emmett Till’

‘Let Me Die In My Footsteps’

‘Ballad Of Hollis Brown’

‘Quit Your Low Down Ways’

‘Baby, I’m In The Mood For You’

‘Bound To Lose, Bound To Win’

‘All Over You’

‘I’d Hate To Be You On That Dreadful Day’

‘Long Time Gone’

‘Talkin’ John Birch Paranoid Blues’

‘Masters Of War’

‘Oxford Town’


Disc 2

‘Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right’

‘Walkin’ Down The Line’

‘I Shall Be Free’

‘Bob Dylan’s Blues’

‘Bob Dylan’s Dream’

‘Boots Of Spanish Leather’

‘Walls of Red Wing’

‘Girl From The North Country’

‘Seven Curses’

‘Hero Blues’

‘Whatcha Gonna Do?’

‘Gypsy Lou’

‘Ain’t Gonna Grieve’

‘John Brown’

‘Only A Hobo’

‘When The Ship Comes In’

‘The Times They Are A-Changin”

‘Paths Of Victory’

‘Guess I’m Doing Fine’

‘Baby Let Me Follow You Down’

‘Mama, You Been On My Mind’

‘Mr. Tambourine Man’

‘I’ll Keep It With Mine’

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