Sheep in wolves’ clothing: the CD Bonus Tracks

By Aaron Galbraith

For the CD edition of our Sheep In Wolves Clothing album we thought we should entice potential buyers with the addition of a couple of bonus tracks.

First up is this take of Fred Rose’s “Thank God”

 

 This was recorded with Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers In 1986 in California and was broadcast during the Chabad Telethon that year.

The song was released as a posthumous single by Hank Williams in 1955.

 

The second bonus track we are including is Dylan’s acoustic take of Billy Joe Shaver’s “Old Five And Dimers (Like Me)”.

 

Dylan also recorded a full band electric version of the track, however we feel the acoustic take is not only better but a more appropriate final track for our album. Take a listen to both and let us know what you think.

 However, we are finishing the CD version with the acoustic take.

And with that the album is complete and now it’s your turn! 

We did consider using the original cover design for the “Sheep In Wolves Clothing” album. But then we thought wouldn’t it be a great idea to ask the readers to help design the cover art for our album?

So, this is what we are doing now…asking for your help to design a cover (front & back) for the album “Sheep In Wolves Clothing”. If you are using a Dylan photo bear in mind the tracks were all recorded in 1986 to 1987, but you don’t need to use photos, it could be an original piece of artwork or you could incorporate the original album design in some way in your design…it’s totally up to you!

Also if you are sending it to us, please make sure there is no copyright assigned to the picture (such as Getty Images or anything with a (c) symbol) as that will mean we’ll need to pay a licence fee, and we don’t have the funds for that.

Here is the original design…

And the tracklisting should you want to include this is some way on the front or back..

Side 1

  1. Twist & Shout
  2. Just When I Neede You Most
  3. Willie And The Hand Jive
  4. Important Words
  5. Uranium Rock (Rock ‘em Dead)

Side 2.

  1. That Lucky Old Sun
  2. Got Love If You Want It
  3. Treasure Of Love
  4. Sidewalks, Fences And Walls
  5. Go Down Moses (Let My People Go)

CD bonus tracks

  1. Thank God
  2. Old Five And Dimers (Like Me)

You can of course write your own notes concerning this album, its origins, or anything else.

Send your design to Tony at Tony@schools.co.uk and we will publish them on the site in a future article. Remember to include your details so we can give you full credit and perhaps promote your other work if you have any. 

Maybe if we get enough submissions we might even run a poll to allow all of us to pick a winner!

And just because he can, Tony is now offering his favourite track from the album, to help you get in the mood.

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1 Response to Sheep in wolves’ clothing: the CD Bonus Tracks

  1. Tomás Gunn says:

    Hi! I make this: “Lost in the Groove”

    https://youtu.be/iIFB-Z5o2bw

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