Welcome back to Wilbury Way, my fellow bootleggin’ fanatics, for our fond look back at Volume Three, A.K.A. the second Traveling Wilburys album.

Actually, if you want to know the truth, I’ve never been all that fond of this one. It isn’t just that Roy Orbison is missing — his vocals provided some serious lift to the otherwise quite nasal proceedings on Volume One. It’s also that, the first time, the band wasn’t even really a band; they were just a group of legends respected musicians horsing around. Here, they frequently sound like they’re trying too hard. It’s a little depressing sometimes.

But shit, it’s still Dylan, Petty, Harrison, and Lynne.

Enjoy Volume Three, amigos, and meet me back here next week for some Boss Springsteen!

She’s My Baby
Inside Out
If You Belonged to Me
The Devil’s Been Busy
7 Deadly Sins
Poor House
Where Were You Last Night?
Cool Dry Place
New Blue Moon
You Took My Breath Away
Wilbury Twist

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