Bob Dylan Rolling Thunder Revue documentary is out in June; see first stills
As mentioned, Martin Scorsese‘s Bob Dylan documentary, Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story, is coming to Netflix this year. It’s Scorsese’s second film about Dylan, following the great 2005 doc No Direction Home, and it premieres on the service on June 12. We haven’t gotten much of a preview ahead of its release, aside from Netflix’s description of “part documentary, part concert film, part fever dream,” but now they’ve shared the first still photos from it, which you can look at in the gallery above.
Dylan gave a rare interview for Rolling Thunder Revue, and the doc is also set to include appearances from Joan Baez, Allen Ginsberg, Patti Smith, Joni Mitchell, Sharon Stone and Sam Shepard, who wrote a 1977 book about the traveling caravan-style tour.
Shortly before the documentary comes out, Dylan releases a 14-CD, 148-track box set of material from the tour on June 7. It includes five full, professionally recorded Rolling Thunder Revue sets, recently unearthed rehearsals from New York’s S.I.R. studios and the Seacrest Motel in Falmouth, MA, a bonus disc of rare performances, and a 52-page booklet of unseen photos from the tour and an essay from Wesley Stace. The Bootleg Series Volume 5, a 3-LP set accompanied by a 64-page booklet, will be released on vinyl at the same time, for the first time since 2002.
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