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Positively 4th Street
Composer: Bob Dylan

Positively 4th Street was performed half a dozen times by the Garcia/Sauders band in 1973. It was performed 20 times by the Jerry Garcia Band between 1975 and 1995.

The song was first recorded by Bob Dylan during the Highway 61 Revisited sessions on July 29, 1965 but it was not included on the LP. One of the versions recorded was included on Biograph. A working title for the song during recording sessions was Black Dalli Rue.



Bob Dylan

no info Single (Positively 4th Street / From A Buick 6), Bob Dylan, 1965
info Disco Teen '66, Various Artists, 1966
info Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits, Bob Dylan, 1967
info Masterpieces, Bob Dylan, 1978
info Biograph, Bob Dylan, 1985
info The Essential, Bob Dylan, 2000
info The Very Best Of, Bob Dylan, 2000
info Best Of Bob Dylan, Volume 2, Bob Dylan, 2000
no info Ultimate Rock Classics, Vol. 1, Various Artists, 2000
no info American Dream: 40 Drivetime Classics, Various Artists, 2000
info Rock Hits of the 60's, Various Artists, 2001
no info Greatest Hits, Vol. 1-3, Bob Dylan, 2003
no info John Lennon's Jukebox, Various Artists, 2004
no info The Classic Sixties Collection: '60s Flashback, Various Artists, 2006
info Dylan, Bob Dylan, 2007 (single CD)
info Dylan, Bob Dylan, 2007 (3 CD)
no info Peace And Love, Various Artists, 2008
info Playlist: The Very Best of Bob Dylan '60s, Bob Dylan, 2008
info Peace And Love, Various Artists, 2008
info Essential Bob Dylan Limited Edition 3.0, Bob Dylan, 2009
info Music & Photos, Bob Dylan, 2013

Jerry Garcia

info Live At The Keystone, Merl Saunders / Jerry Garcia / John Kahn / Bill Vitt, 1973
info Live At The Keystone Volume 1, Merl Saunders / Jerry Garcia / John Kahn / Bill Vitt, 1988
info Shining Star, Jerry Garcia Band, 2001
info Garcia Plays Dylan, Jerry Garcia Band / Grateful Dead, 2005
info Well Matched: The Best Of, Merl Saunders & Jerry Garcia, 2006
info The Very Best Of Jerry Garcia, 2006
info Keystone Companions: The Complete 1973 Fantasy Recordings, Merl Saunders / Jerry Garcia, 2012

Other recordings

info Positively 4th Street And Other Message Folk Songs, Living Voices, 1966
info What's New Harmonicats?, Jerry Murad's Harmonicats, 1966
info Instrumental Versions Of Bob Dylan Favorites, Metropolitan Pops Orchestra, 1966
info Realization, Johnny Rivers, 1968
no info Untitled, The Byrds, 1970
no info Previous Convictions, John Speedy Keen, 1973
no info Terry Melcher, Terry Melcher, 1974
info Second Time Around, Junior Campbell, 1974
no info Cardboard Box, Bill Camplin, 1975
info The Byrds Play Dylan, The Byrds, 1979
no info Single (4th Of July / Positively 4th Street), X, 1987
no info Noise for the Sake of Noise, Antiseen, 1989
info The Byrds Box Set, The Byrds, 1990
info Outlaw Blues, Vol. 2, Various Artists (Moose), 1992
no info It's All Over Now Baby Blue, Milltown Brothers, 1993
no info Single (It's All Over Now, Baby Blue/Positively 4th Street/Hurricane/I Shall Be Released), Milltown Brothers, 1993
no info In Their Own Words, Vol. 1, Various Artists (Lucinda Williams), 1994
no info Hell, Antiseen, 1994
no info Manifold, The Beat Farmers, 1995
no info New Folk Generation, Various Artists (Lucinda Williams), 1996
info Classic Trax: Plays Bob Dylan, Rockridge Synthesizer Orchestra, 1997
no info Ultimate Byrds, The Byrds, 1998
info Trail, Jimmy LaFave, 1999
no info Rewind / Realization, Johnny Rivers, 2000
no info Untitled / Unissued, The Byrds, 2000
no info Back to the Blues, Sue Foley, 2000
no info Silly Little Game, Michael Angelo, 2000
no info I Wouldn't Believe Your Radio EP, Stereophonics, 2000
info The Byrds Play Dylan (CD), The Byrds, 2002
info Highway 61 Revisited, Highway 61 Revisited, 2002
no info Shaved, Darryl Read, 2002
no info Summer Rain: The Essential Rivers (1964-1975), Johnny Rivers, 2002
info Hard Rain, Vol. 2: A Tribute To Bob Dylan, Various Artists (Paul Westerberg), 2002
no info Perform The Hits of Bob Dylan, The Hanaway Band, 2002
no info Home, Simply Red, 2003
no info Home in Sicily: Live (DVD), Simply Red, 2003
info Listen to Bob Dylan: A Tribute Album, Various Artists (I Can Make A Mess Like Nobody's Business), 2005
no info Freak Magnet, Violent Femmes, 2005 (bonus track)
no info The Legend: Bob Dylan, Stars at Studio '99, 2005
info There Is a Season, The Byrds, 2006
info Secret Agent Man: The Ultimate Johnny Rivers Anthology, Johnny Rivers, 2006
no info Salvation...The Spirit of '74, Spirit, 2007
no info Kickin' The Blues, Tommy McCoy, 2007
no info Dylanesque (CD), Bryan Ferry, 2007
no info Dylanesque Live: The London Sessions (DVD), Bryan Ferry, 2007
info Mary & Jay... Do Bob, BitterSweet, 2008
no info Strappin Raza, M.J. Nelson, 2008
info Signs, Joseph Cipriano, 2008
info The Village: A Celebration of the Music of Greenwich Village, Various Artists (Lucinda Williams), 2009
info Knockin' On Bob's Door, The Persuasions, 2010

 
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