Bob Dylan’s The Bootleg Series Vol. 12: The Cutting Edge 1965–1966, Disc Eleven Reviewed

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Still January, still New York, still not happening. Though “She’s Your Lover Now” and “Leopard Skin Pill Box Hat” would make an appearance on earlier episodes of the Bootleg Series. Listening to both of them here, I’m in two minds. “Leopard Skin” taken very straight, very blues, with the inherent jokiness of the lyric non existent, it has an immediacy and power the version on Blonde On Blonde does not. However, after listening to it once, twice, three times, it is overbearing. The version on BoB is better, the light hand suits it better.

If the “She’s Your Lover Now” hadn’t broken down so late, it could’ve made it onto BoB.

“One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later)” isn’t ready at first (it would be completed the same session though on Disc Twelve), but you can hear Dylan get angrier and angrier. That’s the only song from these sessions that would make it onto the album. Next stop… Nashville.

1. She’s Your Lover Now – Take 14 (1/21/1966) Breakdown.
2. She’s Your Lover Now – Take 15 (1/21/1966) Released on The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1-3, 1991.
3. She’s Your Lover Now – (1/21/1966) Rehearsal.
4. She’s Your Lover Now – Take 16 (1/21/1966) Complete.
5. Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat – Take 1 (1/25/1966) Released on The Bootleg Series, Vol. 7, 2005.
6. Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat – Take 2 (1/25/1966) Complete.
7. One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later) – Take 1 (1/25/1966) Rehearsal.
8. One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later) – Take 2 (1/25/1966) Rehearsal.
9. One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later) – Take 3 (1/25/1966) Fragment.
10. One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later) – Take 4 (1/25/1966) Rehearsal.
11. One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later) – Take 5 (1/25/1966) Rehearsal.
12. One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later) – Takes 6-8 (1/25/1966) Rehearsal.
13. One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later) – Take 9 (1/25/1966) Rehearsal.
14. One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later) – Takes 10-14 (1/25/1966) Rehearsal.
15. One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later) – Take 15 (1/25/1966) Complete.
16. One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later) – Takes 16-17 (1/25/1966) False starts.
17. One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later) – Take 18 (1/25/1966) Complete.
18. One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later) – (1/25/1966) Rehearsal.
19. One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later) – Take 19 (1/25/1966) Complete.
20. One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later) – Takes 21-22 (1/25/1966) Breakdown.

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