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PostPosted: Wed January 15th, 2014, 20:29 GMT 

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The version from Portland Dec. 80 is the definitive version for me. Sung with more warmth and passion than the album version.


This statement may be true....It's a tremendous version for sure.
I wonder who Victoria is???

'I'm gonna play this song here for somebody who, anytime we come to Portland comes to see me, a young girl I met in Durango Mexico 1972. She's out there somewhere I know. Are you out there?
Then I'll play it...
Anyway, her name is Victoria and she's a happily married young lady now...I think.'

December 3 1980
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PostPosted: Thu January 16th, 2014, 00:25 GMT 
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Good song


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PostPosted: Thu January 16th, 2014, 03:30 GMT 
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Bennyboy wrote:
'Joey' was one of the best performed songs at the third Brixton show in 1995. If you haven't heard his electrifying scream on those choruses, your Dylan education is sadly lacking.

That's an amazing Joey, no doubt.


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PostPosted: Fri January 17th, 2014, 03:26 GMT 
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Ah, Benny. How I miss you.


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PostPosted: Fri January 17th, 2014, 08:15 GMT 
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Still Go Barefoot wrote:
Bennyboy wrote:
'Joey' was one of the best performed songs at the third Brixton show in 1995. If you haven't heard his electrifying scream on those choruses, your Dylan education is sadly lacking.

That's an amazing Joey, no doubt.


Yeah, one of the best I've ever heard!


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PostPosted: Fri January 17th, 2014, 10:04 GMT 
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Senor is an awesome song, my favourite one from that record.

Willie Nelson also did an awesome version of it. It's on the soundtrack to "I'm Not There".


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PostPosted: Sat January 18th, 2014, 01:04 GMT 
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This is one of those songs that sometimes I like, and sometimes I don't.


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PostPosted: Sun January 19th, 2014, 02:46 GMT 
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Seems like I've been down this way before
Is there any truth in that, Señor?


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PostPosted: Sun May 18th, 2014, 04:07 GMT 

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Bob did an amazing 5 night residency in 2005 in Los Angeles at the Pantages Theater of which I was lucky
enough to attend three of...
He had just changed the lineup again after Freddy Koella moved on and Denny Freeman was added.
Though he came to be much derided, in the beginning Bob gave Denny free rein to deliver some gorgeous solos that
I'll never forget honestly...
To add to the flavor of this new band, Bob had onboard the amazing violinist Elana Fremerman from Hot Club of Cowtown to guest,
She stood center stage for all to ogle at:)

Of all three nights I attended, this song stood out as being one of the highest points of the week for me:
Bob dives in without any preparation and what follows is a slow-burning and musically realized version of Senor, complete with weeping violin, a stellar guitar solo, a weird & slightly terrifying vocal delivery, and a harp solo that brought the house to its feet with applause....
an unforgettable performance...
Here it is:

Los Angeles CA
March 25 2005
http://www.sendspace.com/file/ls8az1


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PostPosted: Sun June 7th, 2015, 15:24 GMT 
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Does anyone have any opinion (what am I saying?) on the best 78 performance of Senor?


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PostPosted: Mon June 8th, 2015, 00:39 GMT 
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Garcia. Always a great cover of Senor.


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PostPosted: Mon June 8th, 2015, 05:20 GMT 
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tensteel wrote:
Garcia. Always a great cover of Senor.


Sure, he does a decent Senor. And even a better Jack-a-Roe, but the best Senor is done by the Senor hisself. The only question is: What performance surpasses the others (forget 78, let's say of all time, then). I'm leaning towards Genuine Real Live 1984 and/or Italy 1998.


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PostPosted: Mon June 8th, 2015, 08:30 GMT 

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Dublin 05 is my favourite "recent" version.


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PostPosted: Wed June 10th, 2015, 00:57 GMT 

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Besides being my favorite Dylan song when I am at the laundromat, I would love to hear Neil Young w/ Crazy Horse cover it. The song has always seemed like one that would be great for a garage band that just needed a tune and some lyrics to jam to for a really long time, and Neil w/ Crazy Horse fits that bill better than anyone.


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PostPosted: Wed June 10th, 2015, 05:16 GMT 
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BobFan115 wrote:
Besides being my favorite Dylan song when I am at the laundromat, I would love to hear Neil Young w/ Crazy Horse cover it. The song has always seemed like one that would be great for a garage band that just needed a tune and some lyrics to jam to for a really long time, and Neil w/ Crazy Horse fits that bill better than anyone.


Oh, yes, yes, yes! Just look what he did to "This Wheel's on Fire". Man alive, that'd be somethin'.


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PostPosted: Sun August 9th, 2015, 21:16 GMT 
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Anr Bjotk wrote:
Does anyone have any opinion (what am I saying?) on the best 78 performance of Senor?


I don't know which is better, but I love both Seattle & Charlotte from '78. Mind you, both are very different vocally from the Street-Legal version, but the passion in Bob's singing is infectious, and that huge band just rips through the instrumental sections. Can't go wrong with either one of those.


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PostPosted: Mon August 10th, 2015, 08:42 GMT 
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I know it's probably sacrilege, but:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ut89oMBAhms


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PostPosted: Sat September 2nd, 2017, 02:36 GMT 

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A real corker of a performance is this one from 1998.
Bob sings the holy hell out of this song and sounds like a man possessed by the ghost of this song...
It's an appropriately melancholy and desperate vocal offering that's really haunting.
Band truly rocks hard here too:

Vancouver Canada
May 14 1998
http://www.mediafire.com/file/c5dxhab5nfdx3gn/Senor.mp3


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PostPosted: Mon September 4th, 2017, 22:50 GMT 
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It was interesting reading back and getting caught up in that
'fake song' saga. Ive nothing to add or detract, it amused me
for 5 minutes.
Street Legal was the album i first heard, and has been my
favourite record by Dylan ever since.


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PostPosted: Tue September 5th, 2017, 03:53 GMT 
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marker wrote:
Bob did an amazing 5 night residency in 2005 in Los Angeles at the Pantages Theater of which I was lucky
enough to attend three of...
He had just changed the lineup again after Freddy Koella moved on and Denny Freeman was added.
Though he came to be much derided, in the beginning Bob gave Denny free rein to deliver some gorgeous solos that
I'll never forget honestly...
To add to the flavor of this new band, Bob had onboard the amazing violinist Elana Fremerman from Hot Club of Cowtown to guest,
She stood center stage for all to ogle at:)

Of all three nights I attended, this song stood out as being one of the highest points of the week for me:
Bob dives in without any preparation and what follows is a slow-burning and musically realized version of Senor, complete with weeping violin, a stellar guitar solo, a weird & slightly terrifying vocal delivery, and a harp solo that brought the house to its feet with applause....
an unforgettable performance...
Here it is:

Los Angeles CA
March 25 2005
http://www.sendspace.com/file/ls8az1


2005 was a good year for it. I saw night one's version at Brixton, London. Smouldering.


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