As we previously reported, on August 27 Another Self Portrait - the latest
installment of Bob
Dylan's always fantastic and must-listen-to Bootleg Series hits stores.
While fans have been clamoring for a deep dive into The Basement Tapes or the Blood On
Tracks sessions, the tenth volume focuses on the period between 1969 to 1971, when Dylan
was looking to step out of the public consciousness to raise his family, releasing the
much maligned odds and sods collection Self Portrait and its underrated follow-up
The new set, which will be available in both a standard and deluxe version, features
unheard acoustic takes from the recording sessions for Self Portrait, as well as
additional select cuts from the sessions for Nashville Skyline and New Morning.
Furthermore, the deluxe edition is set to include the complete 1969 Isle Of Wight
performance from Bob Dylan & The Band, as well as a remastered version of the original
Yesterday, Rolling Stone gave us a taste of what’s to come when
they premiered the music video for an outtake from the Self Portrait sessions - "Pretty
Saro." According to the venerable music magazine, while Dylan ran through the 18th century
English folk song six times in a row it didn’t make it onto the record, and sat in vaults
at Columbia Records for the last 43 years, unheard, until now.
Let’s check out the stunning clip from filmmaker Jennifer Lebeau, who culled through
roughly 1,200 photos from the 1940's, 1950's and 1960's form the Library of Congress’ Farm
Security Administration collection to piece it together…
[Published on: 8/10/13]