Recorded during Dylan’s songwriting rehab, after the 1966 motorcycle wreck, and not released until a decade later. These classic home recordings — done with The Band in the legendary old house known as Big Pink — showed even Bob Dylan throwaways were table scraps worth fighting over.
Nick’s Pick: A simply beautiful “Tears of Rage.” The Band’s late keyboardist Richard Manuel, in 1985, said the group just elaborated on whatever Dylan mumbled: “I couldn’t run upstairs and say, ‘What’s this mean, Bob — Now, the heart is filled with gold, as if it were a purse?’”
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