Of the many, many tribute albums concerning the Dylan catalog, The Gospel According To Dylan stands as one of the most coherent. Produced and directed by Lou Adler at Sound Recorders in Hollywood, this 1969 set by The Los Angeles Gospel Choir takes the bard’s material and works it from the fairly straight up and down renditions of the two tracks below to the full gospel workout of the 18 and 23 minute versions of “All Along The Watchtower” and “Chimes Of Freedom,” respectively. The collection has been in and out of print numerous times over the past four decades under various names, titles, and cover art. The one thing that has remained constant is the music. It’s rolling, Bob…

MP3: The Los Angeles Gospel Choir :: I Shall Be Released
MP3: The Los Angeles Gospel Choir :: The Times They Are A Changin’

16 Responses to “The Los Angeles Gospel Choir: The Gospel According To Dylan”

  1. Beautiful.

  2. Wow– Now that is just great stuff– AD comes through YET AGAIN!

  3. More here…

  4. Oh my word. I love this. How can I get the rest of this album?

  5. Dear Aquarium Drunkard Gods,
    Please post the entire album. I cannot find a version to download on the internet and have found only one copy available for purchase online at a steep price.

  6. Yeah I’d love to hear the whole thing, too! looks amazing!

  7. Where in God’s name can I download/buy this absolute gem?!

  8. normally wouldn’t do this, but since it’s lonnnng out of print, here ye go: http://www.megaupload.com/?d=0LOYBDYH

  9. amen! this is outstanding.

  10. Damn this blog delves into some serious art! Added to my blogroller already. Great post! And also great write up to Telekinesis.

  11. Thank you very much for sharing this.

  12. @Cody, commnent #7 – Right-click the song titles above and “Save As”…or similar Mac commands if that’s your platform. Both songs are downloadable…

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  15. 18 and 23 minute versions of “All Along The Watchtower” and “Chimes Of Freedom”? Word? The digital copy of this I have is just 3 and a half and 4 and a half. Is that just a typo?

  16. does anyone know the story behind these recordings?

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