I quite like the way this video looks and sounds. The pedal steel cuts through and Dylan is center shot. This is one of those Bob videos where you can see other Bobs from the past in Bob, if that makes sense.
Bob performs this one with passion and is deep into the song. I think you can tell how good of a time Dylan is having by the way he plays. He is firing out some good lines on that strat. I think Bob’s guitar sound is pretty cool. Dirty and crunchy.
When it comes to Bob Dylan’s guitar sound what is your favorite time period?
Wow Letterman has aged alot since this video – so has Bob. Almost 15 years ago! Bob went on this show to promote World Gone Wrong which was released on Oct 26, 1993.
This is one of my favorite Bob Dylan videos I’ve found. Bob knows he is being recorded for TV and he is living up to his standards. Wearing clothes a la Rolling Thunder Revue almost and the band is there to provide Bob with an amazing solemn groove with the usual amazing steel guitar from Bucky Baxter.
Bob plays a wonderful solo on the guitar around the 3:00 mark which makes the hairs on the back on my neck stand up!
This was a smoking band and there’s no doubt about it at all. I love the way sings this and I never thought gravel could be so smooth and beautiful.
Forever Young was first released on ‘Planet Waves’ in 1974. There are actually two different versions of the song on the record.
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