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I AM A LONESOME HOBO No live performance

 

I AND I May 28, 1984 Arena (Verona)

 

I BELIEVE IN YOU October 20, 1979 Saturday Night Live TV (NYC)
Although the television broadcast is usually listed as the first live performance of the song, SNL's standard practice was to run and record a dress rehearsal of the entire planned show, including the musical guest's performances, several hours before the actual live broadcast.

 

I DON'T BELIEVE YOU October 10, 1964 Town Hall (Philadelphia)

 

I DREAMED I SAW ST. AUGUSTINE August 31, 1969 Isle of Wight Festival

 

I NEED A WOMAN No live performance

 

I PITY THE POOR IMMIGRANT August 31, 1969 Isle of Wight Festival

 

I SHALL BE FREE No reported live performance

 

I SHALL BE FREE NO. 10 No reported live performance

 

I SHALL BE RELEASED October 30, 1975 War Memorial Auditorium (Plymouth)

 

I THREW IT ALL AWAY May 1, 1970 Johnny Cash TV (Nashville)
Dylan performed this song twice before the show's studio audience; the circulating recording, from the TV broadcast, might be either version.

 

I WANT YOU March 23, 1975 SNACK benefit (San Francisco)
Performed with Neil Young and several members of The Band.

 

I WANNA BE YOUR LOVER No live performance

 

I WILL LOVE HIM April 19, 1980 Massey Hall (Toronto)

 

I'D HATE TO BE YOU ON THAT DREADFUL DAY No reported live performance

 

I'D HAVE YOU ANYTIME No live performance

 

IDIOT WIND April 18, 1976 Civic Center (Lakeland)
Heylin lists the previous day's dress rehearsal as the live debut, since it was reportedly staged before an audience of about 150 employees of the Bellevue Biltmore Hotel in Clearwater.

 

IF DOGS RUN FREE October 1, 2000 Halle Munsterland (Munster)

 

IF I DON'T BE THERE BY MORNING No live performance

 

IF NOT FOR YOU April 14, 1992 Entertainment Center (Sydney)

 

IF YOU BELONGED TO ME No live performance

 

IF YOU GOTTA GO, GO NOW October 24, 1964 Symphony Hall (Boston)
The earliest known recording is from the October 31, 1964 Philharmonic Hall concert. The October 24 performance is imperfectly documented, but the report appears reliable. A slightly earlier performance in October is, of course, possible.

 

IF YOU SER HER, SAY HELLO April 18, 1976 Civic Center (Lakeland)

 

I'LL BE YOUR BABY TONIGHT August 31, 1969 Isle of Wight Festival

 

I'LL KEEP IT WITH MINE No known live performance

 

I'LL REMEMBER YOU September 22, 1985 Farm Aid I (Champaign)

 

I'M NOT THERE (1956) No live performance

 

IN THE GARDEN November 1, 1979 Warfield (San Francisco)

 

IN THE SUMMERTIME June 28, 1981 Earls Court (London)

 

INSIDE OUT No live performance

 

IS YOUR LOVE IN VAIN? February 28, 1978 Budokan Theater (Tokyo)

 

ISIS October 30, 1975 War Memorial Auditorium (Plymouth)
An earlier, after-hours performance of the song at the Other End was widely reported in July 1975.

 

IT AIN'T ME BABE May 17, 1964 Royal Festival Hall (London)

 

IT TAKES A LOT TO LAUGH, IT TAKES A TRAIN TO CRY July 25, 1965 Newport Fok Festival
At Newport, Dylan refers to the song by its original title, "Phantom Engineer," and plays it to its original, faster and more raucous melody/arrangement. The first live performance of the more languid album version comes at the first Concert For Bangla Desh, on the afternoon of August 1, 1971.

 

IT'S ALL OVER NOW, BABY BLUE February 17, 1965 Les Crane TV (New York City)

 

IT'S ALRIGHT MA (I'M ONLY BLEEDING) July 1964 Gaslight Cafe (New York City)
In the summer of 1964 Dylan played a short, unannounced set at the Gaslight, apparently trying out several of his newest songs in preparation for his Newport appearance. Paul Siebel remembered that the set included both "It's Alright Ma" and "Mr. Tambourine Man." The first known recording of the song dates to the October 10, 1964 Philadelphia concert.