Before Bob comes on and starts the main and lengthy part of this exceptional concert with 'Gotta Serve Somebody', things begin with a still unpalatable, hopelessly corny godbothering "story" from Regina McCrary. Then comes some beautifully sung, very ordinary gospel fare - though with gorgeous keyboards, and the pleasure of seeing the wondrous Clydie King and the others so clearly. But Bob arrives to offer a really forceful performance of many gems. He gives out so much energy and yet takes so much vocal care - and of a kind only Dylan can. Now this whole concert has been made available with hugely improved footage and audio quality. My thanks go to Andrea Orlandi for posting it on Facebook today.
I thought it might be useful to add the approximate start times of each Bob song performance. They are:
18:00 - Gotta Serve Somebody
24:36 - I Believe In You
29:30 - When He Returns [Bob on piano]
35:20 - talks about Ronnie Hawkins
36:15 - Ain't Gonna Go To Hell For Anybody
40:43 - Cover Down, Break Through [brief remarks at end]
45:20 - Man Gave Names To All The Animals
50:59 - Precious Angel
56:06 - instrumental twiddling, feeding into...
57:03 - Slow Train
1.03:30 - introduces 2 solo song performances by women singers
1.13:42 - Do Right To Me Baby (Do Unto Others)
1.18:23 - rambling, opaque, preachy speech eventually leading into...
1.25:00 - Solid Rock
1.29:10 - Saving Grace
1.34:17 - Saved [no pause at end]; straight into...
1.39:06 - What Can I Do For You?
1.45:52 - speech
1.46:48 - In The Garden
1.53:00 - introduces band & singers & goes preachy again
1.56:20 - Are You Ready?
2.01:10 - Pressing On.
If these timings don't exactly correspond to what you find when you try them, it'll be because (a) my computer is elderly and (b) everything digital is inherently unstable and unreliable. But anyway, an extraordinary concert.