The great Bob Dylan and Neil Young shared a stage together for the first time in 25 years as they closed their co-headlining show at Ireland’s Nowlan Park.
Dylan and Young, who continue their tour together after a momentous show at London’s Hyde Park, Joined forces for a joint rendition of ‘Will The Circle Be Unbroken’.
The surprise performance marked the first time the two have performed together in a quarter of a century, the last time coming during a gig at New York’s Roseland Ballroom way back in 1994.
Interestingly, it is the second time in their long careers that Young and Dylan have performed ‘Will The Circle Be Unbroken’ together, the first time coming during a headline show at the Kezar Stadium in San Francisco, back in 1975.
The song itself, originating from a popular Christian hymn written in 1907 by Ada R. Habershon, was first covered by Dylan and The Band when they recorded their own version in the studio. Dylan’s rendition was later released in 2014 as part of The Bootleg Series Vol. 11: The Basement Tapes Complete.
Enjoy some fan-shot footage of the special duet, below.
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LIVE STREAM KILKENNY REBROADCAST 07-14-19 Ireland While the NY + POTR stream worked for many, there were still issues with some browsers and ios devices. DANG NABBIT#@*?!! We promise to get to the bottom of it and sort it out! In the meantime we’ve decided to re-broadcast the Kilkenny show for you all on The Archives for 24 hours sometime this week. Stay tuned! Thanks for listening – NYA ( p.s. – it won’t include this song… this is just a little snippet from a cell phone, peace )