thanks, Mike. I am going to re-record it, in "takes" instead of just 'winging' it in practice.
For about $100, you can get a multi track recorder and you will, like me, have "others" to play with!
I have been using Happy and Artie's DVDs, learning lead, blues jamming, to play along with. These are a great help, and now I am using a portable Tascam, with rechargeable batteries, to have fun.
In adding in the uke, I attempted to mimic Happy's banjo sound from the '73 recording. Eventually, I will consider purchasing a 6 string banjo.
I picked up an inexpensive bass guitar and have found out how difficult it is to play bass!
I think you'll enjoy multi tracking if you give it a shot. There are several alternatives:
Zoom H4n does a great job. It also has some effects.
Tascam DP 004 is tiny and the DP 008 has reverb and some effects.
I use a Mac but haven't learned to use GarageBand yet, but people seem to love it as they only need to buy a condenser mic for it.
My son had me email him "You Ain't Going Nowhere" and he is going to add in a keyboard sound and run it through GarageBand to make it sound better.
There is even software which recognizes the precise note your voice is supposed to hit, and will make subtle changes to make your voice accuracy. The technology is stunning. I won't be purchasing such software as I am going to do most always non vocal recordings,
but it highlights how amazing technology has become.
On top of everything else, Dylan's "Tempest" is coming out in September and an early report raves about it.
I have two weeks vacation, finally, and am relaxing and playing guitar (with the recorder on) and having fun. Thank you for your encouraging words.