Legacy Recordings and Columbia Records are proud to announce the release of the “Bob Dylan Complete Album Collection Vol. One,” a colossal box set encompassing the entire official discography of the American songwriter-performer who revolutionized folk, pop and rock music over the past half century with a profoundly influential catalog of songs and sounds. Bob Dylan Complete Album Collection Vol., Onewill be available on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. Beginning with tracks recorded for his eponymous 1962 Columbia Records debut album, the Bob Dylan Complete Album Collection Vol. Onefollows Dylan’s restless transformations across six decades as a singer, a songwriter, a concert performer and a studio artist who’s continually finding fresh ways of expressing and exploring the varieties of human experience, worldly and other, with music.
Bob Dylan Complete Album Collection Vol. Onebrings together for the first time, on two “Side Tracks” discs, a wealth of previously released non-album singles, tracks from Biograph and other compilations, songs from films and more. The CD boxed set contains 35 studio titles (including the first-ever North American release of 1973’s “Dylan” album on CD), 6 live albums, the 2-CD “Side Tracks,” and a hardcover book featuring extensive new album-by-album liner notes penned by Clinton Heylin and a new introduction written by Bill Flanagan. Dylan is currently enjoying the critical and commercial success of “The Bootleg Series, Vol. 10 - Another Self Portrait (1969-1971),” the latest release in the acclaimed “Bootleg Series” of previously unreleased live and studio recordings. The Bob Dylan Complete Album Collection Vol. Two, slated for release next year, will compile the entire Bootleg Series for the first time. Bob Dylan and his band will be touring Europeand the UK this fall beginning with a concert in Oslo on October 10.