Happy 70th Birthday, Bob Dylan!
And what better way to celebrate than to enjoy two sets of amazing recordings that the great man probably would prefer we mostly ignored?
First up is "A Tree With Roots: The Complete Basement Tapes," a far more comprehensive [theoretically complete, but I doubt it] collection of the famous "Basement Tapes" than the more Greatest Hits-type collection released in 1975.
Next is the semi-infamous "A.J. Weberman Tapes," a rare pair of probably illegally recorded and certainly unauthorized-to-release-on-vinyl phone conversations an obsessed fanemy had with Dylan after a long campaign of organized protests in front of the songwriter's home and even digging through his garbage. Enjoy.