Bob Dylan 1980's

1980 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 70 shows, 41 different songs played * * * * * GOSPEL TOUR
DateVenueTitleNo of DisksLabel/SourceSoundArt/setlist/info
1980-1989variousYonder Comes Sin, Rare Recordings Vol 21CDr-A/B-
1980-04-19TorontoRock Solid, unreleased livealbum1CDrJunkyard Angel 004 10-
1980-04-20Toronto, Massey HallBorn Again Music2CDrFlashback 03.93.0204/Sbd9.5/10-
1980-11-30Seattle, WARise Again2CDrWanted Man 36-377/8-

1981 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 54 shows, 68 different songs played * * * * * GOSPEL TOUR
DateVenueTitleNo of DisksLabel/SourceSoundArt/setlist/info
1981-03/05Los Angeles, CA Clover RecordersWhere the Monkey Dances2CDrHollow Horn/studioAShot of Love recordings. See Compilations: Hollow Horn Studio Outtakes vol 5
1981-06-28London, Earls CourtWays of the Flesh2CDrThinman 048/498.5Disc 1 wrong trackorder-
1981-07-10Drammen, DrammenhalleIn the Summertime2CDrDandelion 022-23/Sbd9-
1981-07-21Wien, Wiener StadthalleThe Zimmerman's JoyFlacAVE 002 A, B, C, D, E, FB+Taken from a colored vinyl box with three records.
1981-07-25Avignon, Palais Des SportsAvignon2CDr/taoMoonlight 9517/18/Sbd9.5-
1981-11-12Houston, TX, The SummitLucky Shot Live2CDrVagabound Wilbury Recordings 009-010/Sbd9-

1982 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 0 shows

1983 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 0 shows
DateVenueTitleNo of DisksLabel/SourceSoundArt/setlist/info
1983-04-11 till 05-08New York City, NY, Power StationThe complete Infidels sessionsFlacWLR 2090A/A- W/Mark Knopfler (guitar), Mick Taylor (guitar), Alan Clark (keyboards), Robbie Shakespeare (bass), Sly Dunbar (drums). All the known Infidels takes and re-mixes on 7 CDs. All recordings are soundboard.
1983-04-11 till 05-08New York City, NY, Power StationDown In The FloodFlacArchivio ARC CD005/Studio7-8Power Station recording session for Infidels LP
1983-04-11 till 05-08New York City, NY, Power StationDown In The FloodFlacArchivio ARC CD005/Studio7-8Power Station recording session for Infidels LP.

1984 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 27 shows, 45 different songs played
DateVenueTitleNo of DisksLabel/SourceSoundArt/setlist/info
1984-06-03MünchenJokerman Has Just Left The StadiumFlacSound Bites/SB0015/A-w/Joan Baez & Santana. Bonus: Barcelona 1984-06-28
1984-06-19RomeLive At The Palaeur2CDrShamrock 201003-4/Sbd8-
1984-07/12New York City, NY; Los Angeles, CAA Man With No Alibi2CDrHollow Horn/studioA-Recordingsessions Empire Burlesque. See Compilations: Hollow Horn Studio Outtakes Vol 7

1985 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 0 shows
DateVenueTitleNo of DisksLabel/SourceSoundArt/setlist/info
1885-00-00New York City, NY; Los Angeles, CAA Man With No Alibi2CDrHollow Horn/studioARecordingsessions Empire Burlesque. See Compilations: Hollow Horn Studio Outtakes Vol 7
1885-00-00Los Angeles, CA Cherokee Studios After The Empire1CDrRattlesnake RS 288ADate and location not sure. Studio sessions between the sessions for 'Empire Burlesque' and 'Knocked Out Loaded'
1885-00-00UnknownThe 1985 Rehearsal TapeFlacRattlesnake RS289/90/SbdALot of great covers: Come Together, That Lucky Old Sun, Rocky Road Blues, Under The Boardwalk, Save the Last Dance for Me and Sing Me Back Home. Most of them were not played on stage in the following True Confessions tour from 1986 w/Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers & The Queens Of Rhythm.
1985-07-12,13Philadelphia, PAVoices Of Freedom1CDrRattlesnake 0768Live Aid rehearsals at Ronnie Wood's apartment and performance JFK-stadium/Drunk on stage, low point in Dylans career

1986 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 60 shows, 70 different songs played
DateVenueTitleNo of DisksLabel/SourceSoundArt/setlist/info
1986-02-24Sydney, Entertainment CentreTrue Confessions For Carol2CDrRattlesnake 124-25/Sbd10Complete show, Dylan in great shape. w/Tom Petty
1986-02-24&25Sydney, Entertainment CentreDuelling BanjosFlacPapillon 016/Westwood One broadcast10Incomplete shows, released to air 1986-08-30. One Superstars In Concert Radio disc. w/Tom Petty
1986-03-10Tokyo, BudokanSukiyaki Party In BudokanFlacMainstream MAST-102/103A-Final night of the short True Confessions tour of Japan w/Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. Slightly distant audience recording, lacks bass.
1986-06-29Chicago, IL Poplar Creek Music TheaterLonesome Town Vol. 1 & 2FlacFlamingo/FR-17 & 19A-Seven covers played: So Long, Good Luck & Goodbye; We Had It All; I Forgot More Than You'll Ever Know; Red Cadillac And A Black Moustache; Lonesome Town; Across The Borderline; Uranium Rock. w/Tom Petty
1986-07-04Buffalo, NYRich for Poor2CDr TaoRambling Cowboy 6891459-
1986-07-10Providence, RIMarriott Hotel1CDrSbdAJam Session w/Etta James, Jack McDuff, Shuggie Otis, Richard Reid and Paul Humphries.
1986-07-16New York City, Madison Square GardenClean Cut GigFlacThinman 002/39w/Tom Petty. Guest appearance by Ronnie Wood.
1986-08-03Los Angeles, CA The ForumLonesome La TownFlacStörtebeker 04/LB-10701AFive great covers: Across The Borderline; Uranium Rock; We Had It All; I Forgot More Than You'll Ever Know; Lonesome Town.
1986-08-27 & 28London, Townhouse StudioA Couple More Years, lost songs from 1986 and 1987FlacPink Panther RecordsATownhouse Studio, Hearts Of Fire recording session: The Usual (John Hiatt); Ride This Train; Had A Dream About You, Baby; Old Five And Dimer (Like Me) (Billy Joe Shaver) – acoustic and electric; To Fall In Love With You; A Couple More Years (Shel Silverstein – Dennis Locorriere).

1987 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 36 shows, 58 different songs played
DateVenueTitleNo of DisksLabel/SourceSoundArt/setlist/info
1987-03-05Los Angeles, CA Sunset Sound Studios HollywoodA Couple More Years, lost songs from 1986 and 1987FlacPink Panther RecordsADown In The Groove recording session: Sidewalks, Fences & Walls.
1987-03-11New York City, NY Brooklyn Academy Of MusicA Couple More Years, lost songs from 1986 and 1987FlacPink Panther RecordsAGeorge Gershwin Celebration Concert: Soon.
1987-04-03Los Angeles, CA Sunset Sound Studios HollywoodA Couple More Years, lost songs from 1986 and 1987FlacPink Panther RecordsADown In The Groove recording sessions: Just When I Needed You Most (Randy Vanwarmer); Important Words (Gene Vincent); When Did You Leave Heaven? (Walter Bullock/Richard Whiting); Willie And The Hand Jive (Johnny Otis); Twist And Shout (Phil Medley/Bert Russell).
1987-04-14Memphis, TN Three Alarm StudioA Couple More Years, lost songs from 1986 and 1987FlacPink Panther RecordsARingo Starr recording session: Wish I Knew Now (What I Knew Then).
1987-04/06Los Angeles, CA Sunset Sound Studios HollywoodA Man With No Alibi2CDrHollow Horn/studioARecordingsessions Down in the Groove. See Compilations: Hollow Horn Studio Outtakes Vol 7
1987-05-01Los Angeles, CA Sunset Sound Studios HollywoodA Couple More Years, lost songs from 1986 and 1987FlacPink Panther RecordsADown In The Groove recording session: 16.Important Words (Gene Vincent).
1987-06-16Los Angeles, CA Sunset Sound Studios HollywoodA Couple More Years, lost songs from 1986 and 1987FlacPink Panther RecordsADown In The Groove recording session: 17.Got Love If You Want It (James Moore)
1987-07-00Various United StatesUnreleased Live Album, Alternate Live Dylan & DeadFlacMoonlight Records/ML-96369Compiled from various sources, released in 1996
1987-07-04Foxboro, MA Sullivan StadiumOrbiting UvulaFlacTurtle Records TR-2478-9First concert with The Grateful Dead. Two tracks missing: Slow Train, Joey. First live performance John Brown since Studs Terkel Wax Museum, 26 April 1963
1987-07-04Foxboro, MA Sullivan StadiumA Dream Came TrueFlacGenschman/10158-9Copied from the Turtle CD Orbiting Uvula, with three aditional bonus tracks from july 1987.
1987-08-20Philadelphia, PA Mann Music CenterClap For The Tambourine ManFlacTambourine Man TMR 005/68Bonus: Columbus, OH 1997-11-07
1987-09-25Gothenburg ScandinaviumGot You By The HeelFlacThinman 125/126A--
1987-10-08Brussel, Vorst InternationaalFlashing for the Refugees1CDr/taoSpeedball 0097-8-
1987-10-16London, Wembley ArenaCritics Choice Vol. 5 + 6FlacWanted Man 056/0578Bonustracks: Wembley Arena Oct. 14, 15 and 17.
1987-10-17Londen, Wembley ArenaFinal Night and More2CDrDandelion 072-0739-
1987-11-00unknownDancing in the Dark2CDrMoonlight 9632-338Tour Rehearsals

1988 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 71 shows, 87 different songs played * * * * * START OF THE NEVER ENDING TOUR
Big bands, strings an washed-out horns, background vocals and lack of inspiration, in 1988 Dylan throws it all away. With only drums (Chris Parker), lead guitar (G.E. Smith) and bass (Kenny Aaronson) a revived Dylan playes energetic rock and roll interspersed with short acoustic sets where traditionals sparkle. Who could ever imagine that this was the beginning of a work of art that encompasses decades?
DateVenueTitleNo of DisksLabel/SourceSoundArt/setlist/info
1988-04/05Malibu,Hollywood,Los Angeles, CAPark It Where The Sun Don't Shine2CDrHollow Horn/studioAOuttakes Traveling Wilburys Vol 1. See Compilations: Hollow Horn Studio Outtakes vol 8
1988-06-07Concord, CAConcord Pavilion1CDr/Tao-Aw/Neil Young/ First show in Never Ending Tour (NET).
1988-06-15Denver, CO, Fiddler's Green AmphitheatreDenver 19881CDr/90mScorpio BD-08021/Sbd10Perfect recording of a great show/ First ever performance of Eileen Aroon.
1988-06-17St. Louis, MOBorn in SpringFlacSouthside ButcherA-
1988-06-24Holmdel, NJ Garden State Performing Arts CenterNew Jersey 19881CDrScorpio BD-08022/Sbd10Entire 75 minute concert, another great show
1988-06-30Wantaugh, NYLive at Jones Beach Theatre2CDrShamrock 201005-6/Sbd10-
1988-07-03Portland, ME, Old Orchard BeachBy the Waterfront Docks1CDrScorpio BD0700810-
1988-07-26Memphis, TN Mud Island AmpitheatreMudplex Part 1FlacMudrock 1-28w/Joe Walsh, guitar
1988-07-28Dallas, TX Starplex AmphitheatreMudplex Part 2FlacMudrock 2-3/LB-7842B+First Never-Ending Tour performance of Every Grain Of Sand
1988-09-04Bristol, CT Lake CompounceWanted ManFlacKiss The Stone KTS099/ SBD8Released: 1992 Italy. The song 'Had A Dream About You, Baby' was only played this year, four times.
1988-10-18New York City, NY, Radio City Music HallOld Man with Broken Teeth2CDrLB-1252A-Fillers: New York City, NY, Radio City Music Hall 1988-10-17
1988-10-19New York City, NY, Radio City Music HallStuck Inside New York2CDrKiss the Stone 012-138.5Fillers: Lake Compounce, Bristol, 1988-09-04
1988-12-04Oakland, CA, Alameda County Coliseum ArenaThe Bridge Benefit School Concert1CDrSbdAShort (six songs) acoustic set with G.E. Smith/Second ever performance of Pretty Boy Floyd
1988-12-04Oakland, CA, Alameda County Coliseum ArenaCrossroadsFlacSbdA+Acoustic set with G.E. Smith/Second ever performance of Pretty Boy Floyd

1989 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 99 shows, 117 different songs played
Release Oh Mercy in september. The new songs change the dynamic '1988-sound' in the fall-concerts a little bit.
1989 opens with a European Tour. Bass player Kenny Aaronson is replaced by Tony Garnier, who remains in every NET-show.
DateVenueTitleNo of DisksLabel/SourceSoundArt/setlist/info
1989-02/04New Orleans, LA Studio On the Move & Soniat StreetA Man With No Alibi2CDrHollow Horn/studioARecording sessions Oh Mercy. See Compilations: Hollow Horn Studio Outtakes Vol 7
1989-03-07/24New Orleans, LA Studio On the Move & Soniat StreetMercy On Us2CDrGodfather Records GR 1369Recording sessions Oh Mercy.
1989-03-01New Orleans, LADeeds of Mercy1CDrRazor's Edge 0028Oh Mercy outtakes
1989-06-06GlasgowScottish Exhibition And Conference Centre1CDr-A--
1989-06-08LondonWembley Arena1CDrLegendary Taper D LB-7221A--
1989-06-10Den HaagOn the Trail of the Buffalo1CDrHoly Grail LB-1311/SbdA-
1989-06-20RomePalazzo Della Civilta E Del Lavoro2CDr-A-
1989-06-28AthensPanathenaíkos Stadio2CDrLegendary Taper D LB-7240A-Electric tracks sounds bit muddy. w/Van Morrison-duets in encores: Crazy Love, And it Stoned Me
1989-07-01Peoria, ILCivic Center Arena1CDr-A-First show of US-leg, opens with Pancho and Lefty, One Irish Rover
1989-10-10New York City, NY, The Beacon TheatreShining At The Beacon2CDrLiberated Boot Cosmic Thills/CT50003/4A-Livedebut Oh Mercy songs: What Good Am I; Everything is Broken, Most of the Time. Fillers (B-); Nowhere Man, West LA Fadeway, Moon River, Hallelujah
1989-10-12New York City, NYThe Beacon Theatre1CDr-A-
1989-10-31Chicago, ILArie Crown Theater2CDr Legendary Taper D LB-5461A-