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Bob Dylan 2009 Never Ending Tour

Touring band
Bob Dylan:
vocal, electric keyboard (organ & piano), electric guitar, harmonica
Stu Kimball: electric and acoustic rhythm guitar
Denny Freeman: lead guitar Spring and Summer tours
Charlie Sexton: lead guitar Fall tour
Donnie Herron: violin, viola, mandolin, pedal steel guitar, trumpet
Tony Garnier: double bass and bass guitar
George Recile: drums

Three legs, more shows and one important change: the replacement of Denny Freeman, after 441 concerts, by Charlie Sexton before the Fall tour. In August Sexton plays already part of one show in Round Rock, Texas. And, of course Sexton joined Dylan already from 1999 till 2001.
Dylan starts in Europe with a 33 shows Spring leg before the Summer and Fall tours in the USA. Same main set (11-15 songs) as the year before, plus 3 encores.

In April Together Through Life is released. It is good for  number 1 in the US and UK charts. Dylan becomes the oldest artist with a number 1 album in the UK.
In oktober Dylan surprises with Christmas In The Heart, an album with Christmas songs. It is recorded in May. All of Dylan’s royalties are donated to charity feeding programs.
The final Theme Time Radio Hour, no 100: Goodbye, is aired in April.

Recommended bootleg
Heartbreak Hotel (Crystal Cat Records 957-58). Rothbury, IM Rothbury Music Festival July 5. Remastered soundboard.

2009 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 98 shows, 99 different songs played, 9 live debuts of Dylan songs, 6 covers
DateVenueTitleNo of DisksLabel/SourceSoundArt/setlist/info
2009-03-22Stockholm, Berns SalongerBerns 20092CDrCrystal Cat Records 968-69ALive debut Billy.
2009-03-23Stockholm, Globe ArenaGloben 20092CDrCrystal Cat Records 970-71A-
2009-04-10Amsterdam, Heineken Music HallAmsterdam 2009 First Evening2CDrCrystal Cat Records 922-23A-
2009-04-11Amsterdam, Heineken Music HallAmsterdam 2009 Second Evening2CDrCrystal Cat Records 924-25A-
2009-04-12Amsterdam, Heineken Music HallAmsterdam 2009 Third Evening2CDrCrystal Cat Records 926-27A-
2009-04-18FlorenceReturn To Me, Bella Mia2CDrGodfather Records LB-88738.5-
2009-07-05Rothbury, IM Rothbury Music FestivalChasing a Shadow2CDrSocial Graces 003-004/Sbd10First Bob Dylan concert in Rothbury, captured in an excellent soundboard recording.
2009-07-05Rothbury, IM Rothbury Music FestivalHeartbreak Hotel2CDrCrystal Cat Records 957-58/Sbd10Remastered Sbd, better than Chasing a Shadow.
2009-10-13Los Angeles, CAHollywood Palladium2CDr-A--
2009-11-17New York City, NYUnited Palace Theatre2CDrJF-recordingALast track missing.
2009-11-19New York City, NYUnited Palace Theatre2CDrJF-recordingA--