New Dylan album to stream

Written by Scott Mervis on .

dylan album cover"Tell Tale Signs," the eighth volume of Bob Dylan's ongoing "Bootleg Series," will be released one week early as a free online stream on National Public Radio's Web site,

The stream will begin at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, and will be available until Oct. 7, when it is officially released by Columbia Records.

"Tell Tale Signs" is a two-CD, 27-song set of previously unreleased studio recordings, demos, alternate takes, live tracks and rarities from 1989 to 2006. Among the most eagerly awaited tracks are an acoustic reading of "Mississippi," the seven-minute "Red River Shore" and a re-written "Series of Dreams."

Here is the track list:

Disc One
"Mississippi" - (Unreleased, Time Out Of Mind)
"Most of the Time" - (Alternate version, Oh Mercy)
"Dignity" - (Piano demo, Oh Mercy)
"Someday Baby" - (Alternate version, Modern Times)
"Red River Shore" - (Unreleased, Time Out Of Mind)
"Tell ‘Ole Bill" - (Alternate version, North Country Soundtrack)
"Born in Time" - (Unreleased, Oh Mercy)
"Can't Wait" - (Alternate version, Time Out Of Mind)
"Everything is Broken" - (Alternate version, Oh Mercy)
"Dreamin' of You" - (Unreleased, Time Out Of Mind)
"Huck's Tune" - (Lucky You soundtrack)
"Marching to the City" - (Unreleased, Time Out Of Mind)
"High Water (For Charley Patton)" - (Live, Niagara, 2003)

Disc Two
"Mississippi" - (Unreleased version #2, Time Out Of Mind)
"32-20 Blues" - (Unreleased, World Gone Wrong)
"Series of Dreams" - (Unreleased, Oh Mercy)
"God Knows" - (Unreleased, Oh Mercy)
"Can't Escape From You" - (Unreleased, December 2005)
"Dignity" - (Unreleased, Oh Mercy)
"Ring Them Bells" - (Live at the Supper Club, 1993)
"Cocaine Blues" - (Live, Vienna, Virginia, 1997)
"Ain't Talkin'" - (Alternate version, Modern Times)
"The Girl On The Greenbriar Shore" - (Live, 1992)
"Lonesome Day Blues" - (Live, Sunrise, Florida, 2002)
"Miss the Mississippi" - (Unreleased, 1992)
"The Lonesome River" - (Clinch Mountain Country)
"‘Cross The Green Mountain" - (Gods And Generals Soundtrack)

Disc Three (Deluxe Set Only)
"Duncan And Brady" - (Unreleased, 1992)
"Cold Irons Bound" - (Live, Bonnaroo, June 2004)
"Mississippi" - (Unreleased version #3, Time Out Of Mind)
"Most Of The Time" - (Alternate version #2, Oh Mercy)
"Ring Them Bells" - (Alternate version, Oh Mercy)
"Things Have Changed" - (Live, Portland, Oregon, 2000)
"Red River Shore" - (Unreleased version #2, Time Out Of Mind)
"Born In Time" - (Unreleased version #2, Oh Mercy)
"Tryin' To Get To Heaven" - (Live, London, England, 2000)
"Marchin' To The City" - (Unreleased version #2, Time Out Of Mind)
"Can't Wait" - (Alternate version #2, Time Out Of Mind)
"Mary And The Soldier" - (Unreleased, World Gone Wrong

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