Label: Legacy - 88875016122,Columbia - 88875016122 • Series: The Bootleg Series - Vol. 11 • Format: 6x, CD Compilation Box Set Deluxe Edition, Limited Edition • Country: US • Genre: Folk, World, & Country •
The Bootleg Series Vol. It is the ninth installment of the Bob Dylan Bootleg Series, available in the six-disc complete set and a two-disc set common to the rest of the series entitled The You Win Again - Bob Dylan And The Band - The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11 Tapes Raw. Revered for decades as the "holy grail" for music collectors and Dylan fans,   the recordings have been notoriously bootlegged by collectors in various forms throughout the years, the first being arguably the first rock bootleg album, the Great White Wonderreleased in July Of these tracks 23 are alternate takes, making distinct songs in the set of which some heard in two or three different takes.
The Basement Tapes Complete was universally acclaimed upon release by critics and fans alike, and went on to win Best Historical Album at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. The liner notes for The Bootleg Series Vol. The basement recordings were made duringafter Dylan had withdrawn to his Woodstock home in the aftermath of a motorcycle accident on Bonanza Theme - Nelson Riddle And His Orchestra - More Hit TV Themes 29, The sessions lasted roughly from May to October You know how those things go.
Peter, Paul and Mary had the first hit with a basement composition when their cover of "Too Much of Nothing" reached number 35 on the Billboard chart in late Riot - Erich Wolfgang Korngold / William Stromberg / The Moscow Symphony Orchestra - The Prince And with "Nothing Was Delivered",  it appeared on their country-rock album Sweetheart of the You Win Again - Bob Dylan And The Band - The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol.
11 released in August. The double album consisted of seven songs from the Woodstock basement sessions, plus some early recordings Dylan had made in Minneapolis in December and one track recorded from The Johnny Cash Show. One of those responsible for the bootleg, identified only as Patrick, talked to Rolling Stone : "Dylan is a heavy talent and he's got all those songs nobody's ever heard.
We thought we'd take it upon ourselves to make this music available. The basement recordings became the basis for Dylan's official release The Basement Tapes. This album was criticised by Dylan critic Michael Gray because it contained recordings by the Band on their own, and because important Dylan songs were omitted from the selection. Moore who restored and digitized them for this release. Their work led them to be nominated in for a Grammy award for Best Historical Album. The critical aggregator website Metacritic awarded The Basement Tapes Complete a Metascore of 99, based on reviews by 18 critics, indicating "universal acclaim".
Writing for AllMusicStephen Thomas Erlewine gave it five out of five stars, writing, "This is the wondrous thing about The Basement Tapes: this is music made with no expectation that anybody outside of a small circle would ever hear it. In his review for American SongwriterJim Beviglia gave it five out of five stars and wrote:.
Music fans having access to the complete archives of The Basement Tapes is somewhat akin to historians being presented with the tapes of the meetings of the Foreign Capitols - Ask Murderer Congress or art buffs who receive a videotape of Da Vinci's entire process of painting The Last Supper. Not all critics, however, were entirely pleased with the overwhelming completeness of the album, and considered a large amount of the album consisted of throwaway songs that were never meant to be heard.
In his review for The New Yorker magazine, Sasha Frere-Jones wrote, "Historically, these sessions have been treated with awe, as if something essential about both Dylan and popular song can be found on the tapes.
That's at best half true. The performances weren't approached with any kind of gravity, and are best listened to with no reverence at all. For every moment of revelation and synthesis, there are five throwaways. All songs written by Bob Dylan except where noted; traditional songs arranged by Dylan.
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