Why are Bob Dylan songs not available on You Tube? | All together now | Fab forum

Please consider registering
Guest

Log In Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —





— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 4 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

Why are Bob Dylan songs not available on You Tube?
5 June 2014
3.27am
Funny Paper
America
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 2093
Member Since:
1 November 2012
Offline

I mean songs originally recorded (by Dylan) and not live concerts.

Did Dylan's  lawyers do something to ensure that none of his songs are available, unlike other artists?

Faded flowers, wait in a jar, till the evening is complete... complete... complete... complete...
5 June 2014
5.39pm
Necko
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 1781
Member Since:
11 November 2010
Online

INCREDIBLE SHRINKING WORLD OF BOB DYLAN

 

This article has the answer.  Or at least proposes an assumption.

I'm Necko.  I'm like Ringo except I wear necklaces.
11 July 2014
5.40pm
MrMoonlight
Alone in the clouds all blue...
Rishikesh
Forum Posts: 824
Member Since:
2 April 2014
Offline

Funny Paper said
I mean songs originally recorded (by Dylan) and not live concerts.

Did Dylan's  lawyers do something to ensure that none of his songs are available, unlike other artists?

It's kind of annoying, because it makes it really difficult to actually discover him and see if you like him or not.

Mal's got a mop and another glass of orange juice!
~He pulled the mirrors off his Cadillac
'Cause he doesn't like it looking like he looks back~

11 July 2014
7.22pm
WETSRoosa
Mountains of East Tennessee
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 1112
Member Since:
6 August 2013
Offline

Prince's lawyers do the same thing, and Prince himself has said stuff akin to "If I could destroy YouTube, I would." (He even demanded footage of Radiohead covering a Prince song in concert be taken down, despite Thom Yorke begging him not to.) Yet he wonders why he doesn't gain any new fans. Here's what the Beatles and many others have figured out: while you don't get any money from YouTube, you do get attention. Use it to your advantage.

The following people thank WETSRoosa for this post:

MrMoonlight, Matt Busby
"There's no such thing as bad student... only bad teacher."
11 July 2014
7.38pm
IveJustSeenAFaceo
Arrived Somewhere (But Not Here)
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 2800
Member Since:
1 November 2013
Offline

I don't mind studio recordings being taken down, but if you demand an unreleased live video should be taken down, that's really a jerk move. 

The following people thank IveJustSeenAFaceo for this post:

Matt Busby

(This signature brought to you by Spaghetti Tuesdays. Occurring on Wednesdays since 2013.)

11 July 2014
8.23pm
meanmistermustard
Moderator



Forum Posts: 13134
Member Since:
1 May 2011
Offline

I'd understand it more if it was the other way round (official material available, unreleased not) but then you can easily download youtube video's thru numerous plug-in's and websites (as you can other similar sites) so what does it matter? If someone wants to download Dylan off the net surely they are far more likely to use a torrent site, blogspot etc to do so instead of getting a video file and having to convert it - if its the full album you even have to cut it up to get the individual songs.   

And more artists might be getting removed due to ongoing disputes over royalties between Google and record companies.

The following people thank meanmistermustard for this post:

vonbontee
Don’t make your love suffer insecurities, trade the baggage of self to set another one free. ('Paper Skin' - Kendall Payne)
11 July 2014
8.28pm
Funny Paper
America
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 2093
Member Since:
1 November 2012
Offline

I don't even want to download any Dylan -- just want to listen to some songs.  Anyway, I almost never run into problems like this with any other artist I look up, pertaining to a wide diversity of genres.

The following people thank Funny Paper for this post:

vonbontee, Matt Busby
Faded flowers, wait in a jar, till the evening is complete... complete... complete... complete...
11 July 2014
8.32pm
meanmistermustard
Moderator



Forum Posts: 13134
Member Since:
1 May 2011
Offline

Yeah, so would I FP. Would be far easier to find more of his music. 

It must be a huge team working on making sure none of Dylan and all the others music isnt up.

Don’t make your love suffer insecurities, trade the baggage of self to set another one free. ('Paper Skin' - Kendall Payne)
12 July 2014
6.09am
Matt Busby
In the town where I was born
Candlestick Park
Forum Posts: 700
Member Since:
8 February 2014
Offline

I haven't found it on youtube, haven't looked elsewhere, but if you get a chance to watch the Subterranean Homesick Blues video, it's classic.  It shows up in documentaries occasionally.

Half of what I say is meaningless...

Now I'm only 52 and all I wanna do is bugaloo

Help keep BeatlesBible alive! Use these links when shopping: Amazon | iTunes

12 July 2014
6.40am
vonbontee
Inside an Apple Orchard in a Letterbox
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 2655
Member Since:
1 December 2009
Offline
10

Yeah yeah YEAH "Subterranean Homesick Blues" Love the song, video, etc. so much...it really captures its time. Dylan helps invent rap! His self-conscious unselfconsciousness shines through in the way he tosses those cards. <3 

I wish I knew what Ginsberg and Neuwirth were talking about there at the left of the frame throughout...

The following people thank vonbontee for this post:

Matt Busby

Indian music can't be listened to the same way you hear rock and roll. You cannot do 'Yea Yea' and 'Go Man Go' - Ravi Shankar

12 July 2014
7.33pm
S. B. Fields
New York
The Jacaranda
Forum Posts: 30
Member Since:
26 May 2014
Offline
11

vonbontee said
Yeah yeah YEAH "Subterranean Homesick Blues" Love the song, video, etc. so much...it really captures its time. Dylan helps invent rap! His self-conscious unselfconsciousness shines through in the way he tosses those cards. <3 

I wish I knew what Ginsberg and Neuwirth were talking about there at the left of the frame throughout...

Good question, vonbontee, I think it's safe to say they weren't talking about women. Maybe they were bitching about how many takes Pennebaker had to shoot because Bobby was too stoned to flip the cards in sync with the song?

Hey! Neuwirth is still alive, so, maybe he remembers. Let's give him a call!

The following people thank S. B. Fields for this post:

Matt Busby
I know when it's a dream.
12 July 2014
7.45pm
vonbontee
Inside an Apple Orchard in a Letterbox
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 2655
Member Since:
1 December 2009
Offline
12

Hahaha!

Those cards are fun to look at all by themselves, with the hip calligraphy and the weird spellings and the occasional wrong lyric.

Indian music can't be listened to the same way you hear rock and roll. You cannot do 'Yea Yea' and 'Go Man Go' - Ravi Shankar

12 July 2014
9.20pm
AppleScruffJunior
Sitting here doing nothing but procastinating
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 2356
Member Since:
18 March 2013
Offline

I can't be the only one who thinks young Bob Dylan is ridiculously good-looking?

I am?

Alright then a-hard-days-night-paul-7

INTROVERTS UNITE! Separately....in your own homes!

Make Love, Not Wardrobes!

13 July 2014
12.39am
vonbontee
Inside an Apple Orchard in a Letterbox
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 2655
Member Since:
1 December 2009
Offline
14

No, he was quite a beautiful young man, with those curls and that nose and cheeks. I'd have thought he was pretty dreamy myself if I was a young woman in the mid-60s! (Or maybe if I was a worldly young woman today, who knows)

Indian music can't be listened to the same way you hear rock and roll. You cannot do 'Yea Yea' and 'Go Man Go' - Ravi Shankar

13 July 2014
3.27pm
S. B. Fields
New York
The Jacaranda
Forum Posts: 30
Member Since:
26 May 2014
Offline
15

AppleScruffJunior said
I can't be the only one who thinks young Bob Dylan is ridiculously good-looking?

I am?

Alright then a-hard-days-night-paul-7

Allegedly, his blue eyes made young Mr. D. into an irresistible "chick magnet."

... They were "bluer than robins eggs"...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=09wI0j9nkkE

I know when it's a dream.
14 July 2014
3.26pm
S. B. Fields
New York
The Jacaranda
Forum Posts: 30
Member Since:
26 May 2014
Offline
16

Funny Paper said
I mean songs originally recorded (by Dylan) and not live concerts.

Did Dylan's  lawyers do something to ensure that none of his songs are available, unlike other artists?

Getting back to the purpose of this thread, I agree that many studio versions of Dylan songs are no longer (at the moment) posted on YouTube. I was able to find a fair amount of studio audio originals currently uploaded. Most are used as soundtracks for video content created/posted by YT members. Here are some examples. Not intending to provide a road map for the Sony Flying Squad, I haven’t listed many…

 

SEEK, AND YE SHALL FIND:

 

All Along the Watchtower

 

Blood in My Eyes

index=8&list=PL072950576394EE10

 

Lay Lady Lay

 

Most of the Time

 

Shelter from the Storm

 

A splendid time is guaranteed for all.

The following people thank S. B. Fields for this post:

Matt Busby
I know when it's a dream.
19 January 2015
5.41am
Matt Busby
In the town where I was born
Candlestick Park
Forum Posts: 700
Member Since:
8 February 2014
Offline
17
@s. B.  Fields wrote
 
Shelter from the Storm

A splendid time is guaranteed for all.

 

That's

a pretty good video given its all stills.

Half of what I say is meaningless...

Now I'm only 52 and all I wanna do is bugaloo

Help keep BeatlesBible alive! Use these links when shopping: Amazon | iTunes

19 January 2015
8.07am
trcanberra
Canberra, ACT
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 3440
Member Since:
29 August 2013
Offline
18

It all seems very odd from a marketing perspective. My son wanted to listen to Bob singing Blowin' In The Wind and was stunned it wasn't on the tube. Luckily I had the CD nearby and a choice of mono or stereo :)

The following people thank trcanberra for this post:

Matt Busby
19 January 2015
1.38pm
Annadog40
I am here you are here we are here and we are all together
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 6936
Member Since:
1 November 2013
Offline
19

^ it a because when other people upload it they don't get money. Bob Dylan should get a VEVO thing if he doesn't already have one. 

The following people thank Annadog40 for this post:

Matt Busby
Never say never, cause it's never 'never'

 

If you can't log in or can't access the forum, then head over to the unofficial back up forum and someone will help

19 January 2015
1.51pm
Ahhh Girl
sailing on a winedark open sea
Moderator


Forum Posts: 7905
Member Since:
20 August 2013
Online
20

@trcanberra, I just found it on YT http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3l4nVByCL44

Maybe it depends on which country you are in at any given time?

The following people thank Ahhh Girl for this post:

Matt Busby
Forum Timezone: Europe/London

Most Users Ever Online: 597

Currently Online: Von Bontee, Necko, Ahhh Girl, Bongo, georgiewood, Merch, Knight
63 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

meanmistermustard: 13134

Ahhh Girl: 7904

parlance: 7072

Annadog40: 6936

mr. Sun king coming together: 6931

Mr. Kite: 5938

Zig: 5783

mithveaen: 4633

Ron Nasty: 3929

trcanberra: 3440

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 88

Members: 3104

Moderators: 4

Admins: 2

Forum Stats:

Groups: 3

Forums: 34

Topics: 3408

Posts: 166719

Newest Members: HumptyDumpty, nathaliezileta, jngljangle, beatlebabe, brock

Moderators: Ahhh Girl: 7904, meanmistermustard: 13134, Zig: 5783, Joe: 3956

Administrators: Joe: 3956, Ellie: 1

Members Birthdays
Today: None
Upcoming: Ahhh Girl, Lucy in the Sky