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June 13, 1989, Bob Dylan – Peace In The Valley – Performed In Les Arenes, Frejus, France

ON THIS DAY, JUNE 13, 1989, BOB DYLAN PERFORMED IN LES ARENES, FREJUS, FRANCE. ONE OF THE SONGS HE SANG WAS “PEACE IN THE VALLEY” DURING HIS NEVERENDING TOUR. (Written by: Thomas A. Dorsey)
LINK TO SONG BELOW.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gHYmlD0nq8&feature=youtu.be

SET LIST:
Hey La La (Hey La La)
Most Likely You Go Your Way And I’ll Go Mine
You’re A Big Girl Now
All Along The Watchtower
Just Like A Woman
I Don’t Believe You (She Acts Like We Never Have Met)
Lakes Of Pontchartrain
Gates Of Eden
Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door
In The Garden
Highway 61 Revisited
Like A Rolling Stone
Boots Of Spanish Leather
Peace In The Valley
Man Gave Names To All The Animals
Maggie’s Farm

Robert Allen Zimmerman (guitar, harmonica & vocal), G. E. Smith (guitar), Tony Garnier (bass), Christopher Parker (drums)

Dylan has only played it once live (as of 24.08.2013)

“Peace in the Valley” is a 1937 song written by Thomas A. Dorsey, originally for Mahalia Jackson. The song became a hit in 1951 for Red Foley and the Sunshine Boys, reaching No. 7 on the Country & Western Best Seller chart. It was among the first gospel recordings to sell one million copies. Foley’s version was a 2006 entry into the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry.
~Wikipedia

Important recordings of ‘Peace In The Valley’ include the Red Foley version that established the song, Elvis Presley’s 1957 single, and Johnny Cash’s 1969 recording, which was included on the massively successful album “Johnny Cash At San Quentin”.
Other recordings of note are those by Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Tennessee Ernie Ford, and the Original Five Blind Boys of Mississippi. By the time Dylan came to perform the song in 1989 he would surely have known all of the above recordings.
~Derek Barker (The Songs He didn’t Write)

TO READ MORE ON THIS DAY: Bob Dylan: Performance Artist 1986-1990 And Beyond (Mind Out Of Time)
By Paul Williams
https://books.google.com/books…

LYRICS:
Oh well, I’m tired and so weary
But I must go alone
Till the Lord comes and calls
Calls me away, oh yes
Well the morning’s so bright
And the lamp is alight
And the night, night is as black
As the sea, oh yes

There will be peace in the valley for me, some day
There will be peace in the valley for me, oh Lord I pray
There’ll be no sadness, no sorrow
No trouble, trouble I see
There will be peace in the valley for me, for me

Well the bear will be gentle
And the wolves will be tame
And the lion shall lay down by the lamb, oh yes
And the beasts from the wild
Shall be lit by a child
And I’ll be changed
Changed from this creature that I am, oh yes

There will be peace in the valley for me, some day
There will be peace in the valley for me, oh Lord I pray
There’ll be no sadness, no sorrow
No trouble, trouble I see
There will be peace in the valley for me, for me…

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