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Witmark Years
source:  Witmark Demos

Disc one
Blowin' In The Wind
Long Ago Far Away
Tomorrow Is A Long Time
Ballad Of Hollis Brown
The Death Of Emmett Till
Hard Rain
Let Me Die In My Footsteps
Quit Your Lowdown Ways
Baby I'm In The Mood For You
Long Time Gone
Don't Think Twice
Oxford Town
Masters Of War
Walkin' Down The Line
Talking John Birch Paranoid Blues
All Over You
Bound To Lose Bound To Win
I'd Hate To Be You On That Dreadful Day
I Shall Be Free
Bob Dylan's Dream
Bob Dylan's Blues
Disc two
Boots Of Spanish Leather
Girl Of  The North Country
Seven Curses
Hero Blues
Gypsy Lou
Whatcha Gonna Do?
Ain't Gonna Grieve
Only A Hobo
John Brown
When The Ship Comes In
The Times
Paths Of Victory
Baby Let Me Follow You Down
Guess I'm Doing Fine
Mr Tambourine Man
Mama You Been On My Mind
I'll Keep It With Mine
Eternal Circle
Percy's Song
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Witmark Demos, NY July 1962 - early 1964

Manufacturer / Catalog No.
Capricorn    /  CR 2021/2022 
Other commercial releases of Witmark Demos
Through A Bullet Of Light
Where Are You Now My Blue Eyed Son?
Witmark Demos

Quality:  7½ stars (overall)

Bob's Boots ref  #  BB-w34

The historical importance of the Witmark Demos cannot be overstated. They belong in every serious collection. They were performed in the publisher's New York office (and a few in CBS studio NY) only to document a recorded version of each song for publishing and demonstration. Mainly recorded during July 1962 and early 1963, there were also a few recorded in 1964. The casual fan might find the recordings a little stiff and uninspired because of their origin and purpose. The quality is great, however. This set represents the known office recordings. The package is wonderful, and the songs have been put in chronological order according to the dates they were recorded. 

Track 12 disc 1 & 10,11,16,17 disc 2 -  Dylan on Piano
Tracks 2,5,10,18,19 d1 & 7,8,9 d2 were released on a very rare one sided promo LP from Warner Bros.7 Arts
Track 18 disc 1 & 10,11 disc 2 were released on the official CBS LP 'Bootleg Series Vol. 1-3.
© 2001 CD Pinkerton -

© 2001 CD Pinkerton -