Live In New York, Gaslight Cafe 6th September 1961 is a live album by Bob Dylan.
At the moment, this is the earliest recording of Bob Dylan performing live in concert. To put the timing into perspective, he recorded the songs for his début self titled album on November 20th and 22nd 1961, i.e. two and a half months after this recording.
Songs On Bob Dylan Live in New York Gaslight Cafe 1961
1. He Was a Friend Of Mine
2. Riding in My Car
3. Man On The Street
4. Song to Woody
5. Talkin’ Bear Mountain Massacre
6. Pretty Polly
7. The Story of East Orange
Song To Woody was the only one of these songs to make it on his debut album but it was one of only two songs that he’d written himself.
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What do you think about this early recording of Bob Dylan performing live?
Do you think this was as good as he got and that this is his best live album?
At this stage, Dylan was a folk singer.