Bob Dylan's 'Tell Tale Signs' Set for October 7 Release

Bob Dylan's 'Tell Tale Signs' - the 8th installment in the best-selling and critically lauded Bootleg Series which launched 1991 - will be released by Columbia Records on Tuesday, October 7. A treasure-trove of 27 songs spanning two discs, 'Tell Tale Signs' features previously unreleased recordings and alternate versions of tracks from sessions which generated some of Bob Dylan's most acclaimed and commercially successful albums from the last two decades, including 'Time Out Of Mind', 'Love And Theft', 'Modern Times' and 'Oh Mercy'.

Today (July 29) also marks the launch of a completely redesigned as the ultimate platform for Bob Dylan fan interaction. The
site encompasses music and images from every one of the artist's
recordings, and enables fans to compare their personal journeys and
geographies to that of Bob Dylan, who has traveled the world as a
troubadour for more than 40 years. For a limited time, the site will also
feature a free download of "Dreamin' Of You, " one of 'Tell Tale Signs''
many previously unreleased gems. "Dreamin' Of You" is a fully-produced
recording from Dylan's 1997 sessions with producer Daniel Lanois, which
spawned Time Out Of Mind, the 1998 Grammy Award-winning Album Of The Year.

The two-CD 'Tell Tale Signs' will feature a booklet of rare photos,
extensive liner notes by author Larry "Ratso" Sloman, and complete
recording credits. A limited-edition deluxe three-CD package of 'Tell Tale
Signs' will also be released on October 7, featuring all of the elements of
the two-disc set, plus an exclusive bonus disc of 12 additional rare and
unreleased recordings and a hardcover book of Bob Dylan singles artwork
spanning his entire career. The three-CD package will be presented in a
specially-designed hardcover slipcase.

The collection will also be released in a limited-edition 4-LP set,
pressed on 180-gram vinyl, packaged in a 12" X 12" box, and including all
of the elements of the two-CD set.

Previously unreleased songs on 'Tell Tale Signs' include "Red River
Shore, " "Dreamin' of You, " and "Marchin' To The City" from the 'Time Out Of
Mind' sessions, plus "I Can't Escape From You, " "Duncan & Brady, " "Miss The
Mississippi, " and "32-20 Blues", Dylan's first ever release of a Robert
Johnson song.

'Tell Tale Signs' also includes Bob Dylan recordings created for the
motion picture soundtracks of "Lucky You" ("Huck's Tune"), "Gods &
Generals" ("'Cross The Green Mountain") and "North Country" (an alternate
take of "Tell Ol' Bill").

Rounding out 'Tell Tale Signs' is a selection of outstanding live
performances, including "Girl From The Greenbriar Shore" from 1991; and a
consummate rendering of "High Water (for Charley Patton)" from Niagara in

Bob Dylan - "Tell Tale Signs - The Bootleg Series Vol. 8" - track listing:

Disc One
Mississippi (Unreleased, Time Out Of Mind)
Most of the Time (Alternate version, Oh Mercy)
Dignity (Piano demo, Oh Mercy)
Someday Baby (Alternate version, Modern Times)
Red River Shore (Unreleased, Time Out Of Mind)
Tell Ol' Bill (Alternate version, North Country
Born in Time (Unreleased, Oh Mercy)
Can't Wait (Alternate version, Time Out Of Mind)
Everything is Broken (Alternate version, Oh Mercy)
Dreamin' of You (Unreleased, Time Out Of Mind)
Huck's Tune (From Lucky You soundtrack)
Marchin' to the City (Unreleased, Time Out Of Mind)
High Water (For Charley Patton) (Live, Niagara, 2003)

Disc Two
Mississippi (Unreleased version #2, Time Out Of
32-20 Blues (Unreleased, World Gone Wrong)
Series of Dreams (Unreleased, Oh Mercy)
God Knows (Unreleased, Oh Mercy)
Can't Escape From You (Unreleased, December 2005)
Dignity (Unreleased, Oh Mercy)
Ring Them Bells (Live at the Supper Club, 1993)
Cocaine Blues (Live, Vienna, Virginia, 1997)
Ain't Talkin' (Alternate version, Modern Times)
The Girl On The Greenbriar Shore (Live, 1992)
Lonesome Day Blues (Live, Sunrise, Florida, 2002)
Miss the Mississippi (Unreleased, 1992)
The Lonesome River (With Ralph Stanley, from Clinch
Mountain Country)
'Cross The Green Mountain (From Gods And Generals Soundtrack)

Disc Three
Duncan And Brady (Unreleased, 1992)
Cold Irons Bound (Live, Bonnaroo, June 2004)
Mississippi (Unreleased version #3, Time Out Of
Most Of The Time (Alternate version #2, Oh Mercy)
Ring Them Bells (Alternate version, Oh Mercy)
Things Have Changed (Live, Portland, Oregon, 2000)
Red River Shore (Unreleased version #2, Time Out Of
Born In Time (Unreleased version #2, Oh Mercy)
Tryin' To Get To Heaven (Live, London, England, 2000)
Marchin' To The City (Unreleased version #2, Time Out Of
Can't Wait (Alternate version #2, Time Out Of
Mary And The Soldier (Unreleased, World Gone Wrong)
Bob Dylan is one of the world's most popular and acclaimed songwriters,
musicians and performers, having sold more than 110 million albums and
performed literally thousands of shows around the world in a career
spanning five decades. His most recent studio album, 'Modern Times' -
lauded by critics around the world and selling more than 2.5 million copies
to date - entered the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart at #1, as well as
debuting within the Top Five in 21 other countries. His previous studio
albums, 'Time Out Of Mind' and "Love & Theft", have been among his most
commercially successful and critically lauded, each having sold more than a
million copies and earning Grammy nominations for Album Of The Year ('Time
Out Of Mind' won that award in 1998).

In 2001, he received a Golden Globe and an Academy Award for best song
from a motion picture for "Things Have Changed" from the movie 'Wonder
Boys'. 'Dylan's Chronicles - Volume I', his recent memoirs released in
October, 2004, was a world-wide best seller, spending 19 weeks on The New
York Times Bestseller List. He was awarded a 'special citation' Pulitzer
Prize in 2008 for "his profound impact on popular music and American
culture, marked by lyrical compositions of extraordinary poetic power."

Bob Dylan remains one of the world's top touring artists, performing
more than 100 concerts yearly around the globe.

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