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Recorded in the home of Dave Whittaker, Minneapolis, 22 Dec 1961 (for the the remainder of the 'Minnesota Hotel Tape', see disc 2). Third CD of three.


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Recorded at Bonnie Beecher's apartment, Minnesota late May 1961


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Tracks 1-8 recorded in Bonnie Beecher's apartment, mid-May 1961 ('Minnesota Party Tape II) Tracks 9-18 recorded at the home of Dave Whittaker, Minnesota 22 Dec 1961 ('The Minnesota Hotel Tape')

Annotation last modified on 2011-12-04 17:01 UTC.

Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Ramblin' Round
4:09
2 Death Don't Have No Mercy
2:18
3 It's Hard to Be Blind
3:06
4 This Train Is Bound for Glory
2:54
5 [harmonica solo]
3:55
6 Talking Fish Blues
6:04
7 Pastures of Plenty
6:08
8 Railroad Bill
4:09
9 Will the Circle Be Unbroken
1:02
10 Man of Constant Sorrow
3:13
11 Pretty Polly
5:32
12 Railroad Boy
2:44
13 James Alley Blues
3:38
14 Why'd You Cut My Hair
1:43
15 This Land Is Your Land
3:49
16 Two Trains Running
3:08
17 Wild Mountain Thyme
2:47
Medium 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Howdido
1:48
2 Car Car
2:05
3 Don't You Push Me Down
1:59
4 Come See
2:09
5 I Want It Now
3:00
6 San Francisco Bay Blues
2:07
7 A Long Time A-Growin'
4:39
8 Devilish Mary
1:42
9 Candy Man
3:08
10 Baby Please Don't Go
4:15
11 Hard Times in New York Town
2:18
12 Stealin'
2:15
13 Poor Lazarus
4:25
14 I Ain't Got No Home
2:08
15 It's Hard to Be Blind
3:03
16 Dink's Song
4:55
17 Man of Constant Sorrow
3:35
18 The Story of East Orange, N.J.
1:35
Medium 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Naomi Wise
3:04
2 Wade in the Water
2:59
3 I Was Young When I Left Home
5:56
4 In the Evening
3:59
5 Baby, Let Me Follow You Down
2:58
6 Sally Girl
1:44
7 Gospel Plow
1:30
8 Long John
6:24
9 Cocaine Blues
2:00
10 VD Blues
2:12
11 VD Waltz
0:51
12 VD City
1:48
13 VD Gunner's Blues
2:37
14 See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
3:39
15 Ramblin' Round
3:20
16 Black Cross
5:07

Credits

Medium 1

additional arranger:
Bob Dylan (track 3)
additional composer:
John Hamilton (songwriter in the late 1700's) (1796) (track 17)
additional lyricist:
Bob Dylan (tracks 3, 16)
McKinley Morganfield (blues musician) (track 16)
arranger:
Bob Dylan (tracks 10, 12)
composer:
Woody Guthrie (tracks 7, 15)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 11, 17)
Tommy Johnson (blues singer) (track 16)
Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (1907) (track 9)
lyricist:
Woody Guthrie (tracks 7, 15)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 11)
Tommy Johnson (blues singer) (track 16)
Robert Tannahill (track 17)
Ada Ruth Habershon (1907) (track 9)
writer:
Woody Guthrie (tracks 1, 6)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 3–4, 8–10, 12, 14)
Francis McPeake (1957) (track 17)
Bob Dylan (1960) (track 14)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 15) (track 11)
cover recording of:
James Alley Blues (track 13)
Pastures of Plenty (track 7)
Pretty Polly (track 11)
Railroad Bill (track 8)
Railroad Boy (track 12)
Ramblin' Round (track 1)
Wild Mountain Thyme (also known as "Purple Heather" and "Will Ye Go, Lassie, Go") (track 17)
is based on:
Railroad Boy (track 12)
is the basis for:
Railroad Bill (Garrison Keillor rewrite) (track 8)
later translated versions:
Esta es tu tierra (track 15)
Esta tierra es tuya (track 15)
Mae'n Wlad I Mi (track 15)
later versions:
recording of:
Two Trains Running (track 16)
version of:
Man of Constant Sorrow (traditional, arranger neutral) (track 10)
Still a Fool (track 16)
The Braes o' Balquhidder (1829 Tannahill version) (track 17)

Medium 2

additional arranger:
Bob Dylan (track 15)
additional lyricist:
Bob Dylan (track 15)
arranger:
Reverend Gary Davis (tracks 9, 15)
Bob Dylan (tracks 7, 16–17)
Memphis Jug Band (track 12)
Big Joe Williams (track 10)
composer:
Woody Guthrie (tracks 2, 14)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 10–11)
Jesse Fuller (track 6)
Bob Dylan (1961) (track 11)
Bob Dylan (1966-02 – 1966-03) (track 5)
lyricist:
Woody Guthrie (track 14)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 10–11)
Jesse Fuller (track 6)
Bob Dylan (1961) (tracks 11, 18)
Bob Dylan (1966-02 – 1966-03) (track 5)
writer:
Woody Guthrie (tracks 1–4)
Bess Lomax (Bess Lomax Hawes, sister of Alan Lomax) (track 8)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 7, 9, 12–13, 15–17)
publisher:
EMI Full Keel Music (track 10)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (tracks 10–11)
Special Rider Music (track 16)
Warner/Chappell (track 9)
Dwarf Music (1966 –) (track 5)
arrangement of:
The Trees They Grow So High (Original folksong) (track 7)
cover recording of:
Candy Man (track 9)
Come See (track 4)
Devilish Mary (track 8)
Dink's Song (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 16)
Howdido (track 1)
Riding in My Car (track 2)
Stealin', Stealin' (track 12)
is the basis for:
Skybound Blues (track 10)
later translated versions:
D'être à vous (I Want You) (track 5)
Ich will dich (track 5)
Je te veux (track 5)
Tanto (track 5)
later versions:
En våldsam blues (track 6)
Stealing, Stealing (track 12)
recording of:
A Story of East Orange, New Jersey (Spoken word) (track 18)
I Want You (track 5)
Po' Lazarus (track 13)
version of:
Dink's Song (track 16)
Man of Constant Sorrow (traditional, arranger neutral) (track 17)

Medium 3

additional composer:
Eric Von Schmidt (track 5)
additional lyricist:
Bob Dylan (track 9)
Bob Dylan (1965-10) (track 5)
arranger:
Bob Dylan (tracks 2, 7)
Bob Dylan (1961) (track 6)
Bob Dylan (1965-10) (track 5)
composer:
Blind Lemon Jefferson (American blues and gospel) (track 14)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 3, 5)
lyricist:
Woody Guthrie (track 6)
Blind Lemon Jefferson (American blues and gospel) (track 14)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 3)
Blind Boy Fuller (track 5)
Joseph S. Newman (track 16)
Bob Dylan (1961) (tracks 3, 6)
writer:
Leroy Carr (track 4)
Woody Guthrie (tracks 10–13, 15)
Don Raye (track 4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1–2, 5, 7–9)
Bob Dylan (1961) (track 3)
publisher:
Special Rider Music (tracks 3, 6)
arrangement of:
Gospel Plow (a.k.a. "Hold On") (track 7)
cover recording of:
Black Cross (track 16)
Cocaine Blues (additional lyrics by Bob Dylan) (track 9)
Long John (track 8)
Naomi Wise (track 1)
Ramblin' Round (track 15)
Wade in the Water (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 2)
is the basis for:
One Kind Favor (track 14)
later translated versions:
Kokain-Blues (track 9)
later versions:
recording of:
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (Bob Dylan version) (track 5)
Sally Gal (track 6)
VD Blues (track 10)
VD City (track 12)
VD Gunner (track 13)
VD Waltz (track 11)
version of:
900 Miles (track 3)
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (Eric Von Schmidt version) (track 5)
Cocaine Blues (Rev. Gary Davis arrangement) (track 9)
Wade in the Water (track 2)
[Over the Road] (track 6)