SF Station and Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings have partnered up to offer you a Vinyl copy of the upcoming release of a 1963 Bob Dylan Live recording. The album was recently discovered in an archive by Rolling Stone co-founder Ralph Cleason where it sat on a shelf for over 40 years.
All you have to do is tell us your favorite line from a Bob Dylan song in the comments section below. One lucky winner will be chosen on the date of the release, Tuesday April 12, 2011.
“It’s a small miracle this recording exists,” Gray writes in his essay. “Clearly a professional recording…. (t)he Bob Dylan performance it captured, from way back when Kennedy was President and the Beatles hadn’t yet reached America, wasn’t even on fans’ radar…. It reveals him not at any Big Moment but giving a performance like his folk club sets of the period: repertoire from an ordinary working day….Dylan has leapt a creative canyon with this material….This is the last live performance we have of Bob Dylan before he becomes a star….”
- Michael Gray, author of The Bob Dylan Encyclopedia and the three-volume Song & Dance Man: The Art of Bob Dylan