Bob Dylan has re-recorded his early Nineteen Sixties traditional “Blowin’ within the Wind,” which initially appeared on The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan. The up to date monitor is the debut Ionic Unique—a brand new analog format developed by longtime Dylan collaborator T Bone Burnett. The one-of-a-kind disc will probably be auctioned by Christie’s in London on July 7. The recording will go for an estimated bidding value of £600,000-1,000,000.
The brand new rendition of “Blowin’ within the Wind” marks the primary time Dylan has recorded the music since monitoring the unique 60 years in the past. The Bard lower the brand new model final yr with Burnett, who produced the one. Just one copy of this new recording of “Blowin’ within the Wind” will probably be supplied as an Ionic Unique disc.
Burnett introduced Ionic Originals final month. The brand new, high-quality audio know-how will come within the type of one-of-a-kind aluminum discs painted with lacquer that includes “a spiral etched into it by music.” It purports to be the primary main new format in analog music copy in additional than seven many years, following the arrival of the polyvinyl disc. (Beforehand, data had been lower from shellac.)
“Sixty years after Bob first wrote and recorded ‘Blowin’ within the Wind’, he’s giving us a brand new recording of his music,” Burnett stated in press supplies. “One that’s each deeply related for our instances and resonant with many years of the artist’s life and expertise. We’re grateful to Christie’s for his or her perception within the ‘Ionic Unique’ and for presenting Bob’s masterful recording to the world in a singular and significant method.”
Peter Klarnet, a Senior Specialist at Christie’s, added: “Christie’s is happy to offer this distinctive recording of Bob Dylan’s ‘Blowin’ within the Wind’, probably the most necessary songs written within the final century, on this groundbreaking new ‘Ionic Unique’ format. I very a lot share T Bone Burnett’s ardour for the sonic excellence of analog sound and it’s becoming that this necessary improvement is being supplied as a stand-out lot in The Distinctive Sale, London on 7 July 2022.”
Later this month, Dylan will kick off a brand new batch of tour dates behind Tough and Rowdy Methods. He additionally has a e-book on the best way referred to as The Philosophy of Fashionable Music.