I am continuing the experiment of trying to build a little record of Bob’s activities (and related Dylan events) each day through the year. This is the third date I’ve tried – 18 April
18 April 1961: Dylan played Gerde’s Folk City, New York.
18 April 1968: Staple singers include Hard Rain in their set at the Filmore Auditorium, San Francisco.
18 April 1976: First of 79 live performances of Going Going Gone, and the first performance of Idiot Wind and If you see her say hello, Seven Days and Shelter from the Storm. At Lakeland, FLorida.
18 April 1980 Toronto on the Gospel Tour
18 April 1983: Dylan recorded at the Studio A, Power Station, New York City, There were six takes and 12 false starts of Sweetheart like You, and two takes of Blind Willie McTell.
18 April 2003 Dylan performed the Granada Theater, Dallas.
18 April 2014, Dylan played Nagoya, Japan
18 April 2015: Dylan played St Augustine Amphitheatre, St Augustine, Florida.
18 April 2016, Dylan played Tokyo, Japan.
- Bob Dylan on this day: 17 April
- Bob Dylan on this day: 16 April
- Hazel: understanding the song, and the live performance
- Going Going Gone: turning an ok song into one of the greatest moments in rock music