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The Basement Tapes

The Basement Tapes
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Description: The Basement Tapes is an album by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan and The Band. It was released on June 26, 1975, by Columbia Records and is Dylan's 16th studio album. Two-thirds of the album's 24 tracks feature Dylan on lead vocals backed by The Band, and were recorded in 1967, eight years before the album's release, during sessions that began at Dylan's house in Woodstock, New York, then moved to the basement of Big Pink. While most of these had appeared on bootleg albums, The Basement Tapes marked their first official release. The remaining eight songs, all previously unavailable, feature The Band without Dylan and were ... (more)
Manufacturer: Columbia
Release date: 26 June 1975
EAN: 0074643368223 UPC: 074643368223
Tags: Folk Rock (4), Cd (3), Bob Dylan (3), Rock (2), Classic Rock (2), Country Rock (2), 1975 (2), Singer/songwriter (2), The Band (2), Usa (1), Folk (1), George Harrison (1), Ringo Starr (1), Joni Mitchell (1), Chris (1), Booker T. Jones (1), Jr. (1), Johnny Cash (1), United States (1), Neil Young (1)
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100 Greatest American Albums of All Time (100 music items)

"The most influential bootleg of all After a 1966 motorcycle crash nearly killed him, Dylan spent nine months recording new songs with what would become the Band. The result was almost the birth of country-rock, but Dylan declined to release it. Bootleggers spread the word until Dylan saw the error of his ways in 1975. Standout tracks: “This Wheel’s on Fire,” “Bessie Smith”"


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500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die! (500 music items)

"These homemade demos are quintessential Dylan performances, gritty and spontaneous. Recorded in 1967 with his new group, the Band, they easily outshine many of the tracks on his official albums. Standout track: “This Wheel’s On Fire”"


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