Fifty-two years ago, on October 15, 1962, an unknown Bob Dylan performed 17 songs at the Gaslight Cafe in Greenwich Village, New York.
His performance was recorded and has circulated on bootlegs since the early ’70s.
Some of these songs were officially released on a CD, Live at The Gaslight 1962, in 2005. A couple others made it onto other official Dylan CDs. And some have not yet been officially released.
Here are all 17 of the songs, including the ones that have not yet been officially released.
“A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall”:
“Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright”:
“No More Auction Block”:
“Rocks And Gravel”:
“Ballad Of Hollis Brown”:
“See That My Grave Is Kept Clean”:
“The Cuckoo Is a Pretty Bird”:
“Ain’t No More Cane”:
“Kindhearted Woman Blues”:
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1 thought on “Audio: Bob Dylan Live at The Gaslight Cafe, Oct. 1962 — Complete 17 Song Set”
This would make a beautiful double lp, I have tried some bootleg editions, but they were in a terrible state… The sheer intensity of songs like Barbara Allen, Moonshiner, No more Auction Block, West Texas, Ain’t no more Cane, Mohterless Children, John Brown, Rock’s and Gravel and Cocaine would make me settle for a single album as well… His voice is finding it’s subtle best and his guitar picking here is awesome, a pity he left that style behind until the days of World Gone Wrong where he played it more rough… Anyway, this is of the same power as Freewheelin’ and The Times