Preached on in the World: What Happened with Bob Dylan in Toronto (1980)?

Below, there's clip of Bob playing live in Toronto, 1980, during the height of his gospel era.
Here, the manner in which Bob leads the band into the song "Solid Rock" is truly mesmerizing. Black leather jacket Bob preaches from the mountaintops, proclaiming that he has a "solid rock to hang on to". This solid rock, or Jesus,  is "manifested in the flesh", "seen by angels", and "preached on in the world". Tambourines hiss in the background, and the band slowly roars like a lion cut loose by the Holy Spirit, as Bob make the seamless transition from preaching to singing. See it all below as Bob speaks of the supernatural:


Looking for more gems from Bob's gospel era? Check out this "forgotten" song.

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