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May Your Song Always Be Sung Again: The Songs Of Bob Dylan, Various Artists, 2001

This is the second collection of Bob Dylan covers put out on the German BMG label, and it’s fair to say these are some of the best various artists collections of Dylan covers around. Best, because they’re a great mix … Continue reading

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May Your Song Always Be Sung: The Songs of Bob Dylan, Various Artists, 1997

This is the first of three German-curated compilations of Dylan covers put out by Bertelsmann Music Group. The roster on all three compilations is diverse and interesting and draws from all over the spectrum, while many of the artists are … Continue reading

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United Artists for The Poet (Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary), Various Artists, 1991

This is an Italian compilation of Western artists released in 1991 to celebrate thirty years of Dylan whose first album, the self-titled Bob Dylan (1962) contained three Dylan originals written and recorded in 1961. A quick scan of the track list … Continue reading

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It Ain’t Me Babe: Great Artists Sing The Songs Of Bob Dylan, Various Artists, 1980

This Polystar compilation from 1980 was released in France, Ireland and the UK only. It seems nothing more than a quickly cobbled together collection of covers that had been around for a long time, and some titles that would appear … Continue reading

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May Your Song Always Be Sung: The Songs of Bob Dylan Vol. 3, Various Artists, 2003

I’ve just made my biggest jump forward on this Dylan covers-on-vinyl project. Ten whole years on from 1993’s 30th Anniversary Concert, to 2003, and what a huge difference in sound quality. Okay, so it’s a German produced recording, practically audiophile … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan: The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration, Various Artists, 1993

This concert took place in New York’s Madison Square Garden in October 1992, thirty years after the release of Dylan’s debut album Bob Dylan. The concert was three hours long. It’s hard to know what to say about these songs—they’re … Continue reading

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Outlaw Blues Volume Two, Various Artists, 1993

Outlaw Blues 2 is a somewhat tamer affair than its predecessor, Outlaw Blues. The only artist to appear on both compilations is Lee Ranaldo, but where his earlier effort illustrated a  desire to mess Dylan up, here he sounds relatively … Continue reading

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Outlaw Blues, Various Artists, 1992

Here’s yet another Dylan covers album you’ll find scant report on in cyberspace, unless you’ve stumbled on this blog, that is (or dug deeper than my quick rummage through Google). Outlaw Blues, named after a number on Bringing It All … Continue reading

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The Songs Of Bob Dylan, Various Artists, 1989

I can’t say for certain if this is the first “various artists” compilation of Dylan songs, but I do know fans/record companies are still compiling them and putting them out in 2012, for Amnesty, with the tagline, “This Album Saves … Continue reading

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