Portraits of Bob Dylan

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Portraits of Bob Dylan
Studio album by Steve Howe
Released July 13, 1999
Recorded Langley, Devon, England
Dinemec Studios, Geneva, Switzerland
Mountain Studios, Montreux, Switzerland
Genre Progressive rock
Length 57:47
Label Eagle
Producer Steve Howe
Steve Howe chronology
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Portraits of Bob Dylan is the title of Yes guitarist Steve Howe's ninth solo album, released in 1999. The album features his son Dylan Howe on drums and several other guest artists, including (former) Yes band members Jon Anderson and Geoff Downes, performing cover versions of Bob Dylan songs. Keith West, lead singer of the 1960s band Tomorrow (in which Howe was the guitarist), sings lead on "Lay Lady Lay".


Allmusic reviewer Stewart Mason gave the album 2 stars out of 5, stating "Portraits of Bob Dylan is pleasant enough, and it's a nice gesture toward an obvious hero of Howe's, but it's not even close to essential for either Dylan or Howe fans".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Bob Dylan, except "Well, Well, Well" by Bob Dylan and Danny O'Keefe.

No. Title Lead vocals Length
1. "Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands" Jon Anderson 12:00
2. "Mama, You've Been on My Mind" Steve Howe 2:33
3. "It's All Over Now, Baby Blue" Annie Haslam 4:32
4. "Going, Going, Gone" Max Bacon 3:52
5. "Just Like a Woman" Steve Howe 4:35
6. "Well, Well, Well" P. P. Arnold 4:05
7. "The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll" Dean Dyson 6:08
8. "Lay Lady Lay" Keith West 3:43
9. "One Too Many Mornings" Phoebe Snow 3:30
10. "I Don't Believe You" Steve Howe 4:16
11. "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right" Allan Clark 4:01
12. "Buckets of Rain" Steve Howe 3:54




  • Steve Howe – producer
  • Paul Sutin – engineer
  • Christophe Suchet – engineer
  • Dave Richards – engineer
  • Kris Fredriksson – assistant engineer


  1. ^ Mason, Stewart. "Portraits of Bob Dylan > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-07-14.