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Damned - Damned Damned Damned
(Stiff SEEZ-1 UK-77 EX 800:-)

Released in early 1977, this was one of the first punk albums issued and it remains a certified punk classic which sounds as fresh and vital today as it did in 1977. The album blasts off with the searing "Neat Neat Neat," a raging slab of buzzsaw guitars, crashing drums, and the sneering vocals of Dave Vanian that ranks among the 20 best punk songs of the era.

Rare original UK pressing, housed in a fully laminated picture sleeve with Island logo on the reverse. An all-time classic punkrock record!
Davis Group, Spencer - 2nd Album
(Island SLP-1402 Swe-65 VG+ 400:-)

More Blues and soul from Britain's highly American influenced soulful blues band of sorts. Their first really big single, "Keep On Running" appears on this disc!

Original Swedish Vinyl, on the "2nd Pink" Island label.
Deep Purple - Deep Purple in Rock
(Harvest SHVL-777 UK-70 VG+ 375:-)

Deep Purple may be asking a lot to knock the faces of the presidents off Mount Rushmore, and put up their own images instead – but given the force of this classic early 70s set, they may well have the musical power on their own to carve up a whole mountainside! The album's a ripper right from the start – a tight barrage of fierce guitars and heavy drums from the legendary lineup that included Roger Glover, Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillian, Jon Lord, and Ian Paice – a group so tight, so tremendous, the only way to proper describe them is to encourage you to drop the needle on a classic gem like this!

Original UK pressing.
Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms
(Vertigo ‎28PP-1005 Jap-85 EX 375:-)

Dire Straits emerged during the post-punk era of the late '70s, and while their sound was minimalistic and stripped down, they owed little to punk. Dire Straits were melancholy. Led by guitarist/vocalist Mark Knopfler, the group built their sound upon the laid-back blues-rock of J.J. Cale, but they also had jazz and country inflections, occasionally dipping into the epic song structures of progressive rock.

"Brothers in Arms" brought the atmospheric, jazz-rock inclinations of "Love Over Gold" into a pop setting, resulting in a surprise international best-seller.

Japanese pressing complete with obi and insert.
Dunbar, Aynsley - Dr Dunbars Prescription
(Sonet SLP-73 Swe-69 VG+ 275:-)

The Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation's second album was much the same as their first, offering competent late-'60s British blues, given a slightly darker cast than was usual for the style via Victor Brox's somber vocals. Like their debut, it was dominated by original material, and as on its predecessor, the best of these tracks were the ones that utilized Brox's gloomy, almost gothic organ, if only because it made them stand out more among the company of the many similar bands recording in the prime of the British blues boom.

Original Swedish Vinyl; the sleeve has some minor marks and loss of lamination.
Dunbar, Aynsley - Retaliation
(Liberty LBS-83154E UK-68 VG 500:-)

Of the numerous British blues-rock bands to spring up in the late '60s, the Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation was one of the better known, though solid reception on tours did not translate into heavy record sales. Musically, the group recalled John Mayall's Bluesbreakers during the 1966-1967 era that had produced the "A Hard Road" album, though with a somewhat more downbeat tone.
This first album from the group would prove the most successful of the four issued under the Retaliation banner.

Original UK pressing. The vinyl has some marks, but plays VG; the sleeve is graded VG+.
Dylan, Bob - A Thousand Miles Behind
(bootleg US-7? EX 500:-)

Here is a very early and hard to find piece from 1970. The label is blank, and no information is known as to the manufacturer. It was produced in the USA, most likely from the West coast. The first issue had a very small title stamp on the front of a blank white cover. No other information was included. Later editions had a 5x7 white or yellow insert pasted over the stamp. This is a copy of the later edition with the white insert.

Side one:
Who killed Davy Moore? *
Moonshine blues **
Allen Stone Interview (partial)
Please, Mrs. Henry
Million dollar bash
Yea! Heavy and a bottle of bread
Allen Stone Interview (partial)
Car car *** Side two:
Ballad of Donald White *
Man on the street
He was a friend of mine
Song to Woody
One too many mornings ** Side one is the 1967 Basement tapes except:
* Carnegie Hall October 26 1963
** 'Times' outtake
*** Gaslight tape.
The interviews are from the Allan Stone interview from Detroit, in October of 1965

Side two is from the Gaslight tapes except for
* Broadside show WBAI radio, NY - March '62
** 1969 Johnny Cash TV documentary
Dylan, Bob - All Hallow's Eve and More
(AME Records (unofficial) Bel-85 VG+ 375:-)

This 1985 European 2 LP set was issued by AHE Records. It has a slick, nice looking black and white jacket, with two great Daniel Kramer photos. The back cover is the famous "Crossed Lights" taken at the New Haven show.

Source is sides 1-3:
'Halloween concert' Philharmonic Hall Oct. 31, 1964
Side four is from the Philly Town Hall concert Sept '64
Dylan, Bob - Bootleg Series 1-3
(Columbia 889853-63341 EU-17 EX 700:-)

Bob Dylan proved to be not only one of the most bootlegged of 20th Century performers, but also one of the first (GREAT WHITE WONDER was one of the releases that turned bootlegging from a pastime into an industry).

Over the years, Dylan's legions of fans rabidly traded recordings of live shows, out-takes, demos and other rare material. THE BOOTLEG SERIES attempts to supply the definitive collection of what had been bootlegged material. Its 5 LP's move along chronologically, spanning the length of Dylan's career and providing candid, previously verboten glimpses into his creative process, and consequently, his musical genius.

2017 re-issue 5LP Box Set with a 12" x 12" booklet.
Dylan, Bob - Good as I been to You
(Columbia ‎COL-472710-1 Hol-92 EX 500:-)

This 1992 release was Dylan's first solo acoustic release since his early-'60s folkie period. By the early '90s, the archetypal song poet had gone down so many wrong compositional roads he rightly decided it was time to take a break from songwriting.

Focusing on traditional folk songs (and recorded live in the studio in one take) - Dylan reinvents his Guthrie-derived '60s folk style, using the age and wisdom inherent in his raspy voice to invest these songs with new life.

Original Dutch pressing; both sleeve and vinyl are graded EX.
Dylan, Bob - Hanging in the Balance
(May Records 14781 EU-83 VG+ 275:-)

The Bob Dylan World Tour 1981 was started on June 10, 1981 in Chicago, Illinois. Dylan performed a further three concerts in the United States before travelling to Europe. The European leg of the tour started on June 21 in Toulouse in France and consisted of twenty three concerts, the largest number of concerts taking place in England where eight shows were performed.

This 2LP set was recorded at the Freileichttheater in Bad Segeberg, Germany on July 15, 1981.
Dylan, Bob - In the Garden
unofficial Ger-86 VG+ 275:-)

The "Shot of Love"tour started on June 10, 1981 in Chicago, Illinois. Dylan performed a further three concerts in the United States before travelling to Europe. The European leg of the tour started on June 21 in Toulouse in France and consisted of twenty three concerts, the largest number of concerts taking place in England where eight shows were performed. The European tour ended in tragedy in Avignon, France where a member of the crowd fell into the electric cables before the first song and caused total power loss. Dylan and the band improvised an unplugged instrumental until the power was restored and ‘Saved’ was started from the beginning. In the accident two people were killed, but the show went ahead despite the incident. Dylan returned to the United States in October to perform twenty three concerts there.

This 2LP set was recoreded at The Summit in Houston on November 12, 1981.
Dylan, Bob - Isle of Wight
(bootleg EX 300:-)

Bob Dylan had been little heard of since his allegedly near-fatal motorcycle accident in July 1966. Shunning the Woodstock Festival, held near his home in upstate New York, Dylan was initially reluctant to perform his comeback show on the little-known Isle of Wight. After weeks of negotiations, the Foulk brothers showed him a short film of the island's cultural and literary heritage; this appealed to Dylan's artistic sensibilities, as he was enthusiastic about combining a family holiday with a live performance in Tennyson country.

Unofficial release; both sleeve and vinyl are graded EX.
Dylan, Bob - John Birch Societey Blues
(bootleg Swe-7? EX 500:-)

This title was used for many different albums. TMOQ and Berkeley, among others, have released a wide variety of forms of this LP; all based on the original "GWW Sings the John Birch Society Blues".

Side one:
Mixed up confusion
East Laredo
I'll keep it with mine
John Birch Society blues
Who killed Davy Moore?
Eternal circle
Ramblin' gamblin' Willie

Side two:
I was young when I left home
Percy's song *
Corrina Corrina **
In the evening
Long John

1) CBS 45 released in 1962
2) "Another side" outtake June 1964
3) "BIABH" outtake 1965
4) Original "Freewheelin' " 1962-63
5) Carnegie Hall October 26, 1963
6) "Times" outtake 1963
7) Original "Freewheelin' " 1962-63
Side 2
Minneapolis, December 1961 except:
* "Freewheelin" outtake 1963
** CBS 45 released in 1962
Dylan, Bob - Let me Die in my Footsteps
(Berkeley BD001 (unofficial) VG+ 275:-)

Side one:
Let me die in my footsteps (cut)*
San Francisco Bay Blues
Jesus met the woman at the well
Gypsy Davey
Pastures of plenty
Remember me
Side two:
Folsom prison blues*
Ring of fire*
Number one (Instrumental) **
Walkin' down the line
Cuban missile crises
I'd hate to be you on that dreadful day
Original sources:
Side One:
All tracks are from the 'Gleasons home tape' except *Original Freewheelin' LP.
© -2001 Craig Pinkerton Bobsboots.com
Side Two:
All tracks are from 'Broadside recordings' except for * Self Portrait outtakes
** Outtake with The Band Oct. 1965
*** 'Another side' outtake
Dylan, Bob - Life Sentence
(Audifön RZ-004 US-78 VG+ 300:-)

In 1978, Dylan embarked on a year-long world tour, performing 114 shows in Asia, Oceania, North America and Europe. For the tour, Dylan assembled an eight piece band, and was also accompanied by three backing singers. It was during the later stages of this tour that Dylan experienced a "born-again" conversion to Christianity, which would become the overriding thematic preoccupation in his music for the next couple of years, such as on the albums "Slow Train Coming" (1979) and "Saved" (1980).

This 2LP set was recorded at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles on June 2, 1978.
Dylan, Bob - Minnesota 1961, vol 1
(Penguin (unofficial) VG+ 275:-)

Side one:

Railroad Bill
Will the Circle be unbroken
Man of constant sorrow
Pretty Polly
Railroad Boy
Times ain't what they used to be
Why'd you cut my hair ?

Side two:

This Land is your Land
Two trains runnin'
Wild mountain thyme
Car car
Don't push me down

A very early recording from May 1961.
Dylan, Bob - Tangled Up in Blood
(Change BobBlood-1 US-88 VG+ 275:-)

Bob Dylan has undoubtedly made many great records in his time, but one of his most celebrated and beloved albums — and one of his most accessible — is "Blood on the Tracks".

The material on this album comes from an acetate of the original September 17, 1974 session at New York's A&R studios, except "Hurricane", which is a "Desire" session outtake July 30, 1975 CBS studios New York.
Dylan, Bob - The Basement Tapes, vol 1 & 2
(Surprise BD-1967-A/H EU-86 EX 800:-)

Bob Dylan used the alias Blind Boy Grunt for recordings he made for Broadside Records in 1962–63. The alias was revived by the compilers of this unauthorized release, which nowhere includes the name Dylan—though the extensive rear cover notes do refer several times to "Bob."

During his 1965-1966 world tour, Dylan was backed by a five-member rock group, The Hawks, who would later become famous as The Band. After Dylan was injured in a motorcycle accident in July 1966, four members of The Hawks came to Dylan's home in the Woodstock area to collaborate with him on music and film projects. While Dylan was out of the public's eye during an extended period of recovery in 1967, he and the members of The Hawks recorded more than 100 tracks together, incorporating original compositions, contemporary covers, and traditional material. While some of the basement songs are humorous, others dwell on nothingness, betrayal and a quest for salvation. In general, they possess a rootsy quality anticipating the Americana genre.

This 4-LP set consists of two volumes; both sleeves and vinyls are graded EX.
Dylan, Bob - What's happening here?
(Fan Club Intl EU-87 EX 275:-)

This 1987 European piece was produced by Fan Club International Associates. The source is an after-hours jam session with Bob Dylan and Etta James and her band. In the early hours of July 10th, 1986, Dylan joined Etta James and Shuggie Otis on stage at the Providence Marriott Hotel. You can almost hear Dylan smile as he kept repeating the same suggestive verse of “I’m A King Bee” (The one about “making honey”). The two last tracks, are Dylan and the Dead, at the Robert F Kennedy Stadium in Washington DC, July 7, 1986.
Dylan, Bob - While the Establishment Burns
(Winklhofer 1848 US-7? VG+ 600:-)

Winklhofer Records copied this album from LP 2 of "Looking Back" in 1970. It was the first of many incarnations of this famous title, and is a very rare version. This original package came in a white jacket with a unique rubber stamp title. It had green full printed labels, and clear, colored vinyl that varied from the lightest pink through the reds to the darkest purple.

There were a few variations in this package including an additional stamp on one very rare version (this one) that reads: "Bob Dylan Approximately".