On August 20, 1979.

Bob_Dylan_-_Slow_Train_Coming

On August 20, 1979, “Columbia” released “Slow Train Coming”, the nineteenth Bob Dylan studio album. It was recorded April – May 1979, and was produced by Barry Beckett and Jerry Wexler. This is first Dylan’s album after he became a born-again Christian, and all the tracks express his strong personal faith. The single “Gotta Serve Somebody”  won Dylan “Grammy Award” for “Best rock vocal performance by a male in 1980”.

Personnel:

  • Bob Dylan – vocals, guitar
  • Barry Beckett– keyboards, percussion
  • Mark Knopfler– lead guitar
  • Muscle Shoals Sound Studio– horns
  • Tim Drummond– bass guitar
  • Pick Withers– drums
  • Mickey Buckins – percussion
  • Carolyn Dennis– background vocals
  • Regina Havis – background vocals
  • Helena Springs – background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Dylan.

  1. Gotta Serve Somebody
  2. Precious Angel
  3. I Believe in You
  4. Slow Train
  5. Gonna Change My Way of Thinking
  6. Do Right to Me Baby
  7. When You Gonna Wake Up
  8. Man Gave Names to the Animals
  9. When He Returns

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