The music is clear as a bell, though Joan Baez, at the time Dylan's troubled paramour and patroness, isn't that strong on four selections. That's appropriate: By the time he recorded this, her influence, on both pop music and Dylan, was on the wane. The material largely revives Another Side of Bob Dylan, his puzzling and fecund 1964 album. With its unusual blend of anecdote and mysticism, Another Side presaged what was to come with Bringing It All Back Home: electrifying folk and alienating the folkies. The concert begins with Dylan's heraldic "The Times They Are A-Changin'." By the time the song ends, this becomes even clearer. And Dylan hadn't even plugged in yet. -- Carlo Wolff
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