Absolutely Sweet USA
(Stringman Records SR 168/169/170)
Disc 1 Shea’s Performing Arts Center, Buffalo, NY – April 13th, 2005: The Wicked Messenger, She Belongs To Me, It’s Alright Ma (I’m Only Bleeding), Queen Jane Approximately, Cold Irons Bound, Desolation Row, Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again, Man In The Long Black Coat, Cat’s In The Well, Ballad Of Hollis Brown, You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere, Like A Rolling Stone
Disc 2: Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues, All Along The Watchtower. The Rave, Eagles Ballroom, Milwaukee, WI – April 8th, 2005: To Be Alone With You, To Ramona, Cat’s In The Well, Make You Feel My Love, Highway 61 Revisited, I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight, Love Sick, Absolutely Sweet Marie
Disc 3: Tough Mama, Floater (Too Much To Ask), Standing In The Doorway, Down Along The Cove, Mississippi, All Along The Watchtower
Absolutely Sweet USA contains two audience tapes from Dylan’s tour of the US in the spring of 2005 pressed onto two CDRs. The first is a good recording from Shea’s Performing Arts Center in the dump Buffalo, New York on April 13th.
The second show is from five days earlier on April 8th in Milwaukee Wisconsin. It also is from a very good audience tape.If you liked this review, buy me a cup of joe. (Suggested: $3 a shot or $7.5 for a double)