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Original Mono Recordings released

On October 19, 2010 Columbia Records releases "Bob Dylan – The Original Mono Recordings", including Dylan’s first eight albums available in a Limited Edition Box set of newly mastered mono versions for the first time on CD and vinyl. The Original Mono Recordings is reproduced from first generation monaural mixes as the artist intended them to be heard. While stereo recordings had been available as early as the mid-1950s, mono was still the predominant – and often preferred – mode of recording and mixing by the top artists of the 1960s.

The Original Mono Recordings are accompanied by a deluxe booklet, featuring vintage photographs of Bob Dylan and an expansive essay from renowned author and critic – and longtime Dylan aficionado – Greil Marcus. Each disc in the set comes in its own individual jacket which faithfully replicates the original album artwork, complete with labels and stickers that were found on the original 1960s releases.

These eight albums – spanning his debut Bob Dylan from 1962, through John Wesley Harding released in 1967 – are universally regarded as some of the most important works in the history of recorded music.


MIKE HOBO | October 15, 2010 | RECORDS


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fenderbirds October 18, 2010
nice article, keep the posts coming

WEBSHERIFF October 16, 2010
WEB SHERIFF Who You Gonna Call Tel +44(0)208-323 8013 Fax +44(0)208-323 8080 websheriff@websheriff.com www.websheriff.com Hi PBD, On behalf of Columbia Records and Special Rider many thanks for plugging "The Bootleg Series Volume 9 —The Witmark Demos" on your site (street date 19th October) ... .. thanks, also, on behalf of the artist and label for not posting any pirate links this material and, if you / your readers would like good quality, non-pirated previews from Dylan’s upcoming releases, then full-length versions of "The Times They Are A–Changin” and "Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right" shall shortly be available for fans and bloggers to host / post / share etc from www.bobdylan.com . Up-to-the-minute news on Dylan’s 2010 / 2011 shows and releases is, of course, also available on the official web-site and on www.myspace.com/bobdylan and an increasing archive of exclusive film footage of Bob Dylan performances is also available for fans and YouTubers via the official channel at www.youtube.com/user/BobDylanTV ... .. and keep an eye on these official sources for details of further Dylan news, preview material and on-line promotions. Also and as a goodwill gesture to fans and bloggers, an exclusive preview stream of a selection of tracks from "The Witmark Demos" is available via NPR as part of their ‘First Listen’ series at www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=130356302 ... .. this is for hyper-linking ONLY and for streaming by fans directly off NPR, so please reciprocate this goodwill gesture by NOT ripping or embedding these files. Thanks again for your plug. Regards, WEB SHERIFF

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