Released:- 13th September 1976
Official Release Number:- Live Album
Dylan Vinyl Number:- 18

Part eightteen of the DYLAN VINYL collection which is a brand-new collection of every single Bob Dylan album on high-quality 180-gram vinyl plus a collectors’ magazine

Hard Rain is an incredible live album that showcases his talent as a songwriter and performer. Recorded during his1976 Rolling Thunder Revue tour, the album features live versions of some of Dylan’s classic songs, including “Maggie’s Farm” and “Like a Rolling Stone”. One of the standout tracks on the album is “Shelter from the Storm”, which is transformed into a powerful, emotional ballad in this live rendition. Dylan’s voice is raw and unpolished, but it adds to the authenticity of the live performance. The addition of a violin and harmonica brings an extra layer of depth to the song and makes it even more moving

Another highlight of the album is “Idiot Wind”, which is given a frenzied, almost manic energy in this live version. The backing vocals and instrumentation are perfectly balanced, creating a chaotic yet controlled sound that perfectly captures the song’s themes of anger and frustration

Side 1
Maggie’s Farm
One Too Many Mornings
Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again
Oh, Sister
Lay Lady Lay

Side 2
Shelter From the Storm
You’re a Big Girl Now
I Threw It All Away
Idiot Wind

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