bob dylan Archive

30 Days Out, March 2024 #1: Sub-Radio, Hermanos Gutiérrez, Bob Dylan, Dervish

Indie pop, cinematic instrumental music, stirring and traditional Irish tunes, and the musical bard of the 20th century: those are the highlights in live music for Asheville in the coming […]

Best Classic Bands: Essays and Interviews

Most publications — online and/or in print — assert a kind of temporary ownership of commissioned pieces; after that embargo, the non-exclusive rights to those works revert to the author. […]

Book Review: That Thin Wild Mercury Sound: Dylan, Nashville, and the Making of Blonde on Blonde

One of the most confounding and inscrutable of all artists, Bob Dylan and his body of work defy simple descriptions. Of course that hasn’t stopped journalists, academics and critics from […]

A Look Back at Bob Dylan’s “Blood on the Tracks”

This feature originally appeared on BestClassicBands. By the time of 1975’s Blood on the Tracks, Bob Dylan had moved through a succession of distinct musical personae. Beginning his career as […]

Album Review: The Traveling Wilburys Collection

I’m not at all certain when the term supergroup first entered popular usage. I do know that it’s been badly misused more often than not: I recall seeing it used […]

Book Review: Bob Dylan, American Troubadour

Allow me to begin with some relevant disclosure: I’m much more a “music guy” than a “lyrics guy.” I can know the words to a song – sing along with […]

Bob by Others

Today’s Bob Dylan‘s birthday. I spent part of yesterday afternoon listening to my The Times They Are A-Changin’ LP, and I’m reminded yet again that the man is (or at […]