Editors’ Notes This 1971 set, compiled by Bob Dylan, is rich with hits and overlooked album cuts, rarities, and essential, then-new recordings. The delights are many, such as the single-only blues rocker “Watching the River Flow,” the dusty, dobro-enhanced outtake of “When I Paint My Masterpiece,” and the nimble love epistle “Tomorrow Is a Long Time.” Tunes re-recorded that year with folk singer Happy Traum—including Dylan’s ultimate song of reclamation, “I Shall Be Released,” and a singsong, banjo-stoked version of “You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere”—sound even truer to Dylan’s ’60s gospel.

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Watching the River Flow
1
3:33
 
Don't Think Twice, It's All Right
2
3:37
 
Lay Lady Lay
3
3:16
 
Stuck Inside of Mobile With the Memphis Blues Again
4
7:05
 
I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
5
2:38
 
All I Really Want to Do
6
4:02
 
My Back Pages
7
4:21
 
Maggie's Farm
8
3:51
 
Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You
9
3:21
 
She Belongs to Me
1
2:47
 
All Along the Watchtower
2
2:30
 
The Mighty Quinn (Quinn, the Eskimo)
3
2:44
 
Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
4
5:25
 
A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
5
6:48
 
If Not for You
6
2:39
 
It's All Over Now, Baby Blue
7
4:14
 
Tomorrow Is a Long Time
8
3:01
 
When I Paint My Masterpiece
9
3:21
 
I Shall Be Released
10
3:02
 
You Ain't Goin' Nowhere
11
2:44
 
Down In the Flood (Live)
12
2:47
 

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