Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Rare Bob Dylan

"Spanish Is The Loving Tongue"

Have no idea why this isn't on any currently-available Dylan album — Bootleg series or otherwise. It was originally the B-side of the 1971 "Watching The River Flow" single. A different version showed up on the "Dylan" album, released after he (briefly) left Columbia Records in 1972. Inexplicably, that version isn't available for streaming on the album's page. Wonder why? Something related to publishing, I'd guess.

But the sole legit appearance
of this version, featuring just Dylan's voice and piano (other than the single), was on "Masterpieces" a compilation released only in Australia, New Zealand and Japan prior to Dylan's 1987 tour of the region.

I think this version is the real deal. Enjoy!

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