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Captain Ahab's Dream
source: Radio City Music Hall, 1988

Subterranean Homesick Blues
I'll Remember You
John Brown
Stuck Inside Of Mobile
Simple Twist Of Fate
Bob Dylan's 115th Dream
Highway 61 Revisited
Barbara Allen
In The Garden
Like A Rolling Stone
Wagoner's Lad
Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll
Knockin' On Heaven's Door

This disc is a copy of the KTS double CD release Stuck Inside of New York. There are three songs trimmed from the middle of the show, Gates Of Eden, With God On Our Side, and One Too Many Mornings, to facilitate the single disc. As for the package aesthetics, they are very weak. Only a small period photo of Dylan on the front cover. Bob performs Bob Dylan's 115th Dream with the lines about Captain Arab, a Dylan created character. Captain Ahab is the driven whale hunter in Herman Melville's Moby Dick. The title is most likely a mistake. The nicest looking image is unrelated to Dylan. The insert opens up to reveal a full color photo of a humpback whale fluke. Moby Dick was a sperm whale, so go figure. There are a couple of minor spelling errors on the back cover. With everything taken into account, I would leave this title to the completeists and seek out a copy of the KTS release. © 2008 CD Pinkerton -

Thanks to Terry Farrington for scans
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Source / Venue:
Radio City Music Hall, NYC, NY Oct. 19, 1988

Manufacturer / Catalog No.
Rockland       /   ROLA 003

Released:  1992

Quality:  8½ stars

Other commercial releases of this show
Stuck Inside of New York

Bob's Boots ref  #   BB-c05

In the late 1980's and early 1990's there were several bootleg Dylan titles that referred to the artists as The Gentlemen's Club of Spalding. Spalding is a Welland River town in the South Holland district of Lincolnshire, England. In 1710, Maurice Johnson founded the Gentlemen's Society there that exists to this day. Notable past Gentleman include Sir Isaac Newton, Alexander Pope, and Lord Tennyson. There was always a bit of mystery and secretiveness to the organization, and a European bootleg manufacturer thought it would be a clever and enigmatical thing to refer to Dylan and the band in this manner. The organization refers to itself as a society rather than a club. There was never any other Dylan association to the organization, and the name created it's desired results in the following discussions among Dylan circles as to the connection. © 2008 CD Pinkerton -
© 2008 CD Pinkerton -