Chimes of Freedom (album)
|Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International|
|Compilation album by Various artists|
|Released||January 24, 2012 (USA & Canada) February 6, 2012 (Rest of the World)|
|Genre||Rock, pop, folk, country, punk, blues, jazz, alt-rock,|
|Length||5 hr 21 min|
|Label||Amnesty International distributed by Fontana|
|Producer||Jeff Ayeroff, Julie Yannatta. (Executive Producers)
Helen Garrett, Karen Scott (Executive Producers for Amnesty International)
Martin Lewis (Contributing Producer)
Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International is a charity compilation album featuring new recordings of compositions by Bob Dylan by multiple artists, released on January 24, 2012. Proceeds from the album were donated to the human rights organization Amnesty International. It debuted in the U.S at number 11 on the Billboard 200 with 22,000 copies sold while the 2-CD version available at Starbucks debuted at number 38 with more than 10,200 copies sold.
Featured artists include Adele, Miley Cyrus, My Chemical Romance, Silversun Pickups, Kesha, The Gaslight Anthem, Pete Townshend, Seal, Jeff Beck, Elvis Costello, Mark Knopfler, Darren Criss, Eric Burdon, Sting, Patti Smith, My Morning Jacket, Pete Seeger, Steve Earle and Rise Against.
All tracks written by Bob Dylan, except where noted.
|Digital bonus tracks|
|1.||"When the Ship Comes In" (released on "The Times They Are a-Changin'"; 1964)||Outernational||3:27|
|2.||"Song to Woody" (released on "Bob Dylan"; 1962)||Silverstein||2:12|
|3.||"Man in the Long Black Coat" (released on "Oh Mercy"; 1989)||Daniel Bedingfield||2:27|
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