Here is Bob in 1979, two years before his death from cancer. This live performance, with (pretty good) video, is a diamond-in-the-rough. It’s a bit more abstract than earlier recordings, and Bob may have been under the spell of something. But, this is about the music. Cut away the rough spots for the brilliance of the diamond.
Here is another version, with Bob a little less carried away. Please click the link:
Last and final installment: Friday.
Previous Simple Tunes:
#1, Suzanne by Leonard Cohen with Judy Collins
#2, Jersey Girl, by Tom Waits