Bob Dylan - Hard Rain

180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Remastered Audio

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Hard Rain is the second live album by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, originally released in September 1976 via Columbia Records.

Dylan's Hard Rain is a live album, captured during the second leg of the Rolling Thunder Revue tour. It was recorded on two dates in May 1976, during a concert at Hughes Stadium in Fort Collins, Colorado. It is the follow up of the 1974 live album Before The Flood.

Oddly enough, the album is named after one of his most famous songs, "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall" but that song happens to be missing from the album. The fact that it poured rain for most of the concert may be the reason for the title of this album.

The Rolling Thunder Revue was a concert tour by Bob Dylan with a traveling caravan of musicians, including Joan Baez, Roger McGuinn, and Ramblin' Jack Elliott. The tour included 57 concerts in two legs—the first in the American northeast and Canada in the fall of 1975, and the second in the American south and southwest in the spring of 1976.

Bob Neuwirth assembled the backing musicians, including T-Bone Burnett, Mick Ronson, David Mansfield, Steven Soles, and from the Desire sessions, violinist Scarlet Rivera, bassist Rob Stoner, and drummer Howie Wyeth.

The Hard Rain album was produced by Bob Dylan and Don DeVito and the musicians were:

  • Gary Burke - drums
  • T-Bone Burnett - guitar, piano
  • David Mansfield - guitar
  • Scarlet Rivera - strings
  • Mick Ronson - guitar
  • Steven Soles - guitar, background vocals
  • Rob Stoner - bass, background vocals
  • Howard Wyeth - drums, piano

The album peaked at #17 in the US and #3 in the UK. Hard Rain eventually earned gold certification.

This is a Music On Vinyl reissue on 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl featuring Remastered Audio, pressed in Europe.

 

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Tracklisting:

 

A1

Maggie's Farm

5:31

A2

One Too Many Mornings

3:51

A3       

Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again               

6:06

A4

Oh, Sister

5:02

A5

Lay, Lady, Lay

4:59

B1

Shelter From The Storm

5:24

B2

You're A Big Girl Now

7:00

B3

I Threw It All Away

3:22

B4

Idiot Wind

10:11

SKU 8713748982164
Record Label Colombia Records
Label / Model # Music On Vinyl
Catalogue Number MOVLP345
Country EU - Europe
Release Date (Year) 06 October 2011
Original Release Date (Year) 13 September 1976
Barcode # 8713748982164
Shipping Weight 0.2800kg
Shipping Width 0.005m
Shipping Height 0.314m
Shipping Length 0.314m
Shipping Cubic 0.000493000m3
Type New
Format Limited Edition LP Record, 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl, Remastered Audio, Reissue
Vinyl Colour Black
Genre Folk
Genre Folk Rock
Genre Rock
Format VINYL LP

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