Years Vol. II
source: Minnesota Hotel Tape
Candy Man (Rev. Gary Davis arr. of trad. song)
Baby Please Don't Go (Big Joe Williams)
Hard Times In New York Town (adapted*1)
Stealin' (Memphis Jug Band arr. of trad. song)
Poor Lazarus (Traditional)
I Ain't Got No Home (Woody Guthrie)
It's Hard To Be Blind (adapted*2)
Dink's Song (John & Alan Lomax arr. of trad. song)
Man Of Constant Sorrow (Dylan arr. of trad. song)
East Orange (Assumed Dylan)
Naomi Wise (Traditional)
Wade In The Water (Traditional)
I Was Young When I Left Home (adapted*3)
In The Evening (Leroy Carr)
Baby Let Me Follow You Down (E.Von Schmidt)
Sally Gal (adapted*4)
Gospel Plow (Traditional)
Long John (Traditional)
Cocaine Blues (Rev. Gary Davis arr. of trad. song)
VD Blues (Woody Guthrie)
VD Waltz (Woody Guthrie)
VD City (Woody Guthrie)
VD Gunner's Blues (Woody Guthrie)
See My Grave's Kept Clean (Lemon Jefferson)
Ramblin' Round (Woody Guthrie)
Black Cross (Lord Buckley arr. of Joseph S. Newman)
* These songs were adapted by Dylan from:
1) The traditional song: "Hard Times In The Country Working On Ketty's Farm"
2) Adapted from the traditional "It's Hard To Be Poor" and Rev. Gary Davis' "There Was A Time When I Was Blind"
3) Adapted from the traditional "900 Miles"
4) Adapted from Woody Guthrie's "Sally Don't You Grieve"
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© 2002 Craig Pinkerton Bobsboots.com
Tony Glover recorded this famous tape in Bonnie Beecher's apartment three days before the Christmas of 1961. The recording was traded among a few fans shortly after, and has been in relatively wide circulation since 1969. It was actually the first bootleg ever produced. It was released on an untitled 2 LP set in 1969, and became known as 'Great White Wonder'. It has been available under various titles a countless number of times in the decades that followed. The quality has generally been very good. It is an essential recording to even the smallest collection. To date, only 'Hard Times In New York Town' has seen official release on 'Bootleg Vol 1-3'.
© 2001 Craig Pinkerton Bobsboots.com