Bob Dylan’s first time

It was revealed this week that Bob Dylan is coming to town for a show on August 28, 2012 at the Covelli Centre. This will not be his first go-around here though. On November 2, 1992, he played an acoustic show at Stambaugh Auditorium. Surprisingly it was a box office bomb as only 1,168 of 2,600 seats sold (I would hope Covelli’s management took that in mind when booking him at the arena). Dylan was supporting the Good as I Been to You album which was released a day after the performance in Youngstown. The 51-year-old played 18 songs in the two hour gig.

WHAT THE SHOW SOUNDED LIKE: A good sounding bootleg of the show was released in 1994 under the title Himself. Unfortunately recent copyright cyberlocker sweeps by the U.S. government have wiped out any places where the show can be downloaded.

 

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One thought on “Bob Dylan’s first time

  1. rss says:

    I was there (Stambaugh) and I thought it was a really good show. You could see that Dylan was enjoying himself, getting in the groove with some outstanding musicians.

    I remember bumping into a former co-worker who like many who go to Dylan concerts was expecting a greatest hits concert and was disappointed.

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