Singer Sinead O'Connor, who appeared at the Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary concert at Madison Square Garden on Oct. 16, 1992, announced on Dec. 6 the concert is coming to DVD and Blu-ray for the first time next year and also on CD with bonus tracks.
She said Sony has contacted her about the release and said that one of her songs done the day before the concert will be put on CD as a bonus track.
The list of performers at this show were amazing. They included Johnny Winter, Neil Young, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Tracy Chapman, Eric Clapton, Eddie Vedder, John Cougar Mellencamp, George Harrison, Johnny Cash and wife June Carter Cash, Ron Wood, Kris Kristofferson, Roger McGuinn, the Band, and, of course, Bob Dylan.
A CD release featured George Harrison singing “Absolutely Sweet Marie.” Bootlegs also added him doing “If Not For You” alone and “My Back Pages” with Roger McGuinn.
O'Connor didn't give an exact date for the release, but only said it would be in March or April.
Her appearance at the show was one of the most unusual – she was booed off the stage before she could sing Dylan's “I Believe in You.” The booing came in the wake of another TV appearance on “Saturday Night Live” in which she ripped up the pope's picture. According to the Chicago Tribune, she yelled out the lyrics to Bob Marley's “War” before leaving the stage.
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