Editors’ Notes You could feel the collective head-scratching when word got out that the 10th volume of Bob Dylan's Bootleg Series was focusing on the years surrounding Nashville Skyline, Self-Portrait, and New Morning. While Skyline and Morning have their fans, Self-Portrait remains the most divisive double album in rock history (Lou Reed's Metal Machine Music excepted). Hadn't Dylan himself dismissed Self-Portrait? Yet one listen to the gorgeous "Pretty Saro" (where Dylan stretches his voice beyond its usual range) or the earthy "Railroad Bill," and it's obvious that once again the most fascinating musical artist of the 20th century proved that many of his best moments were left on cutting-room floors. Alternate takes of "I Threw It All Away" and "Country Pie," along with demos and overdub-free takes of Self-Portrait tracks, demand that listeners revisit those albums to hear what they misconstrued. The deluxe version includes Dylan and The Band's 1970 set at the Isle of Wight, while the standard issue features only a few peeks. The biggest tease, though? The Basement Tapes outtake of "Minstrel Boy"—is that Vol. 11 calling?

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Went to See the Gypsy (Demo)
1
3:00
 
Little Sadie (Without Overdubs) [Self Portrait]
2
2:02
 
Pretty Saro (Self Portrait)
3
2:16
 
Alberta #3 (Alternate Version) [Self Portrait]
4
2:37
 
Spanish Is the Loving Tongue (Self Portrait)
5
3:51
 
Annie's Going to Sing Her Song (Self Portrait)
6
2:22
 
Time Passes Slowly #1 (Alternate Version) [New Morning]
7
2:18
 
Only a Hobo (Greatest Hits II)
8
3:25
 
Minstrel Boy (The Basement Tapes)
9
1:39
 
I Threw It All Away (Alternate Version) [Nashville Skyline]
10
2:25
 
Railroad Bill (Self Portrait)
11
2:44
 
Thirsty Boots (Self Portrait)
12
4:06
 
This Evening So Soon (Self Portrait)
13
4:49
 
These Hands (Self Portrait)
14
3:43
 
In Search of Little Sadie (Without Overdubs) [Self Portrait]
15
2:26
 
House Carpenter (Self Portrait)
16
5:59
 
All the Tired Horses (Without Overdubs) [Self Portrait]
17
1:15
 
If Not for You (Alternate Version) [New Morning]
18
2:29
 
Wallflower (Alternate Version)
19
2:18
 
Wigwam (Without Overdubs) [Self Portrait]
20
3:10
 
Days of '49 (Without Overdubs) [Self Portrait]
21
5:13
 
Working On a Guru (New Morning)
22
3:43
 
Country Pie (Alternate Version) [Nashville Skyline]
23
1:27
 
I'll Be Your Baby Tonight (Live In Isle of Wight 1969)
24
3:31
 
Highway 61 Revisited (Live In Isle of Wight 1969)
25
3:39
 
Copper Kettle (Without Overdubs) [Self Portrait]
26
3:35
 
Bring Me a Little Water (New Morning)
27
3:58
 
Sign On the Window (With Orchestral Overdubs) [New Morning]
28
3:51
 
Tattle O'Day (Self Portrait)
29
3:49
 
If Dogs Run Free (Alternate Version) [New Morning]
30
4:10
 
New Morning (With Horn Section Overdubs) [New Morning]
31
4:04
 
Went to See the Gypsy (Alternate Version) [New Morning]
32
3:33
 
Belle Isle (Without Overdubs) [Self Portrait]
33
2:35
 
Time Passes Slowly #2 (Alternate Version) [New Morning]
34
3:02
 
When I Paint My Masterpiece (Demo)
35
3:53
 
Intro (Live In Isle of Wight) [Remixed]
36
0:40
 
She Belongs to Me (Live In Isle of Wight) [Remixed]
37
3:01
 
I Threw It All Away (Live In Isle of Wight) [Remixed]
38
3:07
 
Maggie's Farm (Live In Isle of Wight) [Remixed]
39
4:00
 
Wild Mountain Time (Live In Isle of Wight) [Remixed]
40
2:51
 
It Ain't Me, Babe (Live In Isle of Wight) [Remixed]
41
3:09
 
To Ramona (Live In Isle of Wight) [Remixed]
42
2:25
 
Mr. Tambourine Man (Live In Isle of Wight) [Remixed]
43
3:08
 
I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine (Live In Isle of Wight) [Remixed]
44
3:32
 
Lay Lady Lay (Live In Isle of Wight) [Remixed]
45
3:54
 
Highway 61 Revisited (Live In Isle of Wight) [Remixed]
46
3:47
 
One Too Many Mornings (Live In Isle of Wight) [Remixed]
47
2:38
 
I Pity the Poor Immigrant (Live In Isle of Wight) [Remixed]
48
3:47
 
Like a Rolling Stone (Live In Isle of Wight) [Remixed]
49
5:25
 
I'll Be Your Baby Tonight (Live In Isle of Wight) [Remixed]
50
3:30
 
(Quinn the Eskimo) The Mighty Quinn (Live In Isle of Wight) [Remixed]
51
2:49
 
Minstrel Boy (Live In Isle of Wight) [Remixed]
52
3:48
 
Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 (Live In Isle of Wight) [Remixed]
53
3:17
 

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