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Bob Dylan 960203 at the Biltmore in Phoenix, Arizona

Date:    Tue, 6 Feb 1996 21:02:20 GMT
From:    Bill Pagel (billp61@EARTH.EXECPC.COM)
Subject: Re: Dylan Private Show in Vegas, Feb. 3
Correction:  The show took place at the Biltmore in Phoenix, Arizona
                   not Las Vegas as I previously posted.  I apologize
                   for the error.

February 3, 1996   Phoenix, Arizona

Dylan performed at the Biltmore Hotel for approximately 250
people  The show was a corporate sponsored event and
was not open to the general public.  His band was with him.
Reportedly, the show was underwritten by Japanese bankers.

Set List:
1.  Jokerman
2.  Just Like A Woman
3.  All Along The Watchtower
4.  Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
5.  Mr. Tambourine Man  (acoustic)
6.  Don't Think Twice, It's All Right  (acoustic)
7.  Like A Rolling Stone
8.  Maggie's Farm
9.  Alabama Getaway

Bill Pagel

Date: Thu, 8 Feb 1996 09:00:33 GMT From: Bill Pagel (billp61@EARTH.EXECPC.COM) Subject: Private Phoenix show '96 Here is some more information on the Feb. 2nd Phoenix show at the Biltmore Hotel. The private show was held in the Pavilion, a 15,000 square-foot multi-use facility which was set up as a nightclub for this event. Crosby Stills and Nash were also on the same bill for the Friday night show. Rod Steward performed for the same group on Saturday night, however, this event took place at the Fleischer Museum in Scottsdale, Arizona. The show was sponsored by Nomura Securities International, Inc., a subsidiary of Nomura Securitiies Co., Ltd. Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. is the largest brokerage house in Japan with sales of 6.6 billion dollars in 1994. Nomura is a leading underwriter of bonds, but the firm's main business is its Japanese stock brokerage. Interestingly enough, Nomura helped to underwrite a US issue of Sony stock in 1961. Bill Pagel Bob Links
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 1996 12:14:00 -0700 From: Bob Hankin (rhankin@HIBCC.ORG) Subject: INTERESTING TIDBIT RE: DYLAN PRIVATE SHOW Above info is correct based on source I have at the Arizona Biltmore. Interesting tidbit: Dylan's contract to do the concert stipulated that he did not have to speak or communicate with anyone between songs. I was also told the guests were not particularly impressed with the performance. No wonder they lost the war!

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