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Bob Dylan's 'Pretty Saro' finally to be released after 43 years


An English folk song Bob Dylan recorded more than 43 years ago is finally being released, Rolling Stone reports.

The Minnesota music icon reportedly recorded the song "Pretty Saro" six consecutive times while making his "Self Portrait" album, but none of the versions made the final cut of the record.

The track, which never even made it on bootleg releases, will be featured in the upcoming Dylan box set "Another Self Portrait," which which includes songs from "Nashville Skyline," "Self Portrait" and "New Morning."

The 35-track set will be released Aug. 27.

To introduce the song, filmmaker Jennifer Lebeau created a video of images culled from the Farm Security Administration stored at the Library of Congress.

The images Lebeau selected were from 1,200 photos she sifted through from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.

The filmmaker said she found Dylan's vocals on "Pretty Saro" to be "haunting, and she wanted to be able "to visually represent that sort of unrequited love in a world that seems like it should be sad, but the people are always happy and fine."

See the video for "Pretty Saro" below.

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