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Bob Dylan’s MusicCares Tribute Concert Due On DVD – But What About Dylan’s Speech?

Dylan giving MusicCares speech.

The MusicCares Bob Dylan tribute concert from earlier this year which honored Dylan as 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year will be released on DVD, according to Billboard magazine.

The concert, which took place on Friday February 6, 2015, included performances by Bruce Springsteen, Jack White, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Norah Jones, Tom Jones, Los Lobos, John Mellencamp, Alanis Morissette, Willie Nelson, Aaron Neville, Sheryl Crow, Bonnie Raitt, Derek Trucks, John Doe, Jackson Browne and Neil Young. It is expected that they will all appear on the DVD.

As of now, it’s not known if Dylan’s 35-minute MusicCares speech will be on the DVD. In an earlier version of this post I reported that it would be included but that was an error. For now there is no info about the speech being included.

Dylan personally chose the performers and the songs they would sing at the MusicCares event.

Here are the songs performed:

Beck – “Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat”
Aaron Neville – “Shooting Star”
Alanis Morissette – “Subterranean Homesick Blues”
Los Lobo – “On A Night Like This”
Willie Nelson – “Señor (Tales Of Yankee Power)”
Jackson Browne – “Blind Willie McTell”
John Mellencamp – “Highway 61 Revisited”
Jack White – “One More Cup Of Coffee”
Tom Jones – “What Good Am I?”
Norah Jones – “I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight”
Dereck Trucks And Susan Tedeschi – “Million Miles”
John Doe – “Pressing On”
Crosby, Stills & Nash – “Girl From The North County”
Bonnie Raitt – “Standing In The Doorway”
Sheryl Crow – “Boots Of Spanish Leather”
Bruce Springsteen – “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door”
Neil Young – “Blowin’ In The Wind”

Hear excerpts:

The DVD release date has yet to be announced.

You can read the Billboard story here.

Meanwhile you can read the Dylan speech here.

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Video: Bonnie Raitt Sings Bob Dylan’s ‘Million Miles’ – July 21, 2013 – Copenhagen, Denmark

A year ago, on July 21, 2013, Bonnie Raitt performed Bob Dylan’s “Million Miles” in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The song appeared on her 2012 album, Slipstream, as did Dylan’s “Standing in the Doorway.”

Studio version:

Another live version, this one performed at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, GA, on May 9, 2012:
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Video: Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt, Play ‘Million Miles’ Live

Bob Dylan, Toronto, 1998.

Two live versions of Bob Dylan playing “Million Miles” (off Time Out Of Mind) plus a live take on the song by Bonnie Raitt.

Bob Dylan at the Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON, Canada, October 29, 1998:

Bob Dylan at the Theater, Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, January 16, 1998:

Bonnie Raitt at Amager Bio in Copenhagen, Denmark, July 21st, 2013:

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