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Avg.Rating:
4.5 (4 votes)
DVDylan ID: D087.vsu
Recording type: Audience
City/Venue: Wantagh, NY/Jones Beach Amphitheater
Date: Sunday, 17th August 1997
NB: The ID # for this item reflects the fact that both the video and the audio are upgrades over D087.

Concert # 890 of The Never-Ending Tour
Concert # 37 with the 11th Never-Ending Tour Band:
Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar)
Bucky Baxter (pedal steel guitar & electric slide guitar)
Larry Campbell (guitar)
Tony Garnier (bass)
David Kemper (drums & percussion)

Special thanks for the video to TOM P. & RAYGUN.
Additional thanks for recording the audio to AN UNIDENTIFIED TAPER & LEGENDARY TAPER F.
Thanks for sharing the audio to OZARK & LUISBP51.
Edited, sound upgraded & authored by YASSOU.
  • Disc 1 (50:08:28) (Songs 1-8/Tracks 1-9)
    -Introduction [missing video/audio over 8:07 still; used video soundtrack for slight clip in upgrade audio; opening titles continue to 1st song]
    -Absolutely Sweet Marie [clipped 1:61:21/ 5 stills]
    -Seņor (Tales Of Yankee Power) [off target start 15:02/1 still]
    -Tough Mama
    -Just Like A Woman
    -Silvio [shaky/off target trans. to next song 25:59/1 still]
    -Mr. Tambourine Man [shaky/off target start 22:14/2 stills]
    -Tangled Up In Blue [3:15 cut in audio upgrade source before next song/cut video to match]
    -Cocaine Blues [off target start 11:15/1 still; end Disc 1 message over 12:00 black still]
  • Disc 2 (43:20:05) (Songs 9-14/Tracks 10-18)
    -Opening Titles [titles over 15:25 still]
    -Watching The River Flow [obstructed start 7:13/1 still; obstr. trans. to next song 23:12/1 still]
    -Blind Willie McTell [obstr. start 12:04/2 stills]
    -Band Introductions
    -Highway 61 Revisited [cut 1:55:22 of break]
    -Like A Rolling Stone [start obstructed 10:03/1 still]
    -Forever Young [obstructed 17:17/2 stills]
    -Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
    -End Thanks & Credits [thanks/credits/salute/fadeout]
» Toggle additional (technical) track info
Number of discs: 2
Running time: 01:33:29
Video standard: NTSC
Authoring: DVDs with menu and chapters are circulating
Disc author's rating:
4-/5-/5-/5/4+ (5-point scale)
10/13/13/14/12 (15 point scale)

VIDEO SOURCE & LINEAGE:
Hi8 tape (probably from master)
Taper: unidentified
Shared by Tom P. & raygun.
Hi8 tape > Sony Super Hi8 handycam > iMovie 6.0.3

AUDIO SOURCES & LINEAGE:
LB-2129 (used for Disc 1)
HungerCity tracker download
Rating: A-
Taper: unidentified
Uploader: ozark
Conversion: CD-r > EAC(secure) > FLAC Frontend Compression Tool > flac > xACT 2.20 > aiff > Toast Titanium 11.0.4 > SD II disk images > iMovie 6.0.3.

LB-5671 (used for Disc 2 because LB-2921 was not in correct order and had cuts difficult to match to video)
HungerCity tracker download
Rating: A-
Taper: Legendary Taper F (Glen Dundas)
DropBox uploader: luisbp51
Transfer from master in 2007 > audio disks > audio disks > (dBpowerAMP set to compression level 6) flac. > flac > xACT 2.20 > aiff > Toast Titanium 11.0.4 > SD II disk images > iMovie 6.0.3.

DVD PRODUCTION PROCESS:
Produced by yassou on a MacBook Pro running Lion 10.7.5 and Apple software.
Audio and video assets edited in iMovie 6.0.3; authored, multiplexed and burned to VIDEO_TS folder in iDVD 7.1.2 (Professional Quality 2-pass variable bit rate encoding)


BOB DYLAN
"Mr. Jones 1997 Beach Party"
Jones Beach Amphitheater
Jones Beach State Park
Wantagh, New York, USA
August 17, 1997
DVDylan ID #087.vsu

4-/5-/5-/5/4+
10/13/13/14/12
Left balcony 10˙
1:33:29:03
NTSC


PERFORMANCE/HIGHLIGHTS/SPECIAL MOMENTS:
--Strong performances of "Mr. Tambourine Man" and "Blind Willie McTell."
--excellent guitar picking by Campbell on "Watching The River Flow" with Dylan no slouch
himself.

Improvements over D087:
--Video upgrade
--Audio upgrade

DASH-F RATING ON 15-POINT SCALE
13/14/15 (A-/A/A+)
10/11/12 (B-/B/B+)
07/08/09 (C-/C/C+)
04/05/06 (D-/D/D+)
01/02/03 (E-/E/E+)

DISTANCE/POSITION: 12 Left balcony 20˙ (unobstructed)
AUDIO: 13
STEADINESS: 13
HEADS/OBSTRUCTIONS: 14
FOCUS: 12

AVERAGE QUALITY = 13.00 = A- (excludes Distance/Position)
PROS: Great video & audio improvement over D087
CONS: Closer zoom would have been effective, but perhaps outside the limits of the camera;
no harp

VIDEO SOURCE & LINEAGE:
Hi8 tape (probably from master)
Taper: unidentified
Shared by Tom P. & raygun.
Hi8 tape > Sony Super Hi8 handycam > iMovie 6.0.3

AUDIO SOURCES & LINEAGE:
LB-2129 (used for Disc 1)
HungerCity tracker download
Rating: A-
Taper: unidentified
Uploader: ozark
Conversion: CD-r > EAC(secure) > FLAC Frontend Compression Tool > flac > xACT 2.20 > aiff > Toast Titanium 11.0.4 > SD II disk images > iMovie 6.0.3.

LB-5671 (used for Disc 2 because LB-2921 was not in correct order and had cuts difficult to match to video)
HungerCity tracker download
Rating: A-
Taper: Legendary Taper F (Glen Dundas)
DropBox uploader: ozark
Transfer from master in 2007 > audio disks > audio disks > (dBpowerAMP set to compression level 6) flac. > flac > xACT 2.20 > aiff > Toast Titanium 11.0.4 > SD II disk images > iMovie 6.0.3.

DVD PRODUCTION PROCESS:
Produced by yassou on a MacBook Pro running Lion 10.7.5 and Apple software.
Audio and video assets edited in iMovie 6.0.3; authored, multiplexed and burned to VIDEO_TS folder in iDVD 7.1.2 (Professional Quality 2-pass variable bit rate encoding)

DISTANCE/POSITION: 13 Left balcony 10˙ (unobstructed); good panning and limited zooming.

AUDIO: 13 (LB-5671 said to be more mellow than LB-2129; editor found the latter to be more upfront on Dylan's vocal)

STEADINESS: 13 (camera mostly steady once song starts; often off target during breaks)

HEADS/OBSTRUCTIONS: 13 (filmer had unobstructed position; sometimes off target between tracks)

FOCUS/COLOR/LIGHT/RESOLUTION: 12 (good color, adequate light, and good resolution)

EDITING: no need for editing or stills except between tracks and to cut encore breaks

Reviewed by yassou on 30th August 2013