Bob Dylan

A Descriptive, Critical Discography and Filmography, 1961–2020, 3d ed.

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About the Book

When the folks at Columbia Records finally decided to open up the voluminous Bob Dylan vaults, unleashing thousands of hours of long-sought-after, oft-rumored, unreleased material, it was hard to keep up. Included in the release were six CDs of Blood On The Tracks outtakes, six CDs of the complete Basement Tapes, 10 CDs of Rolling Thunder Revue live material, the six extraordinary CDs of The Cutting Edge from Dylan’s game-changing 1965-66 sessions, and a stunning 36 CD release of Dylan’s stormy 1966 world tour that some say changed the face of popular music. It is all explored here.

This updated examination of Dylan’s five-decade career provides a comprehensive analysis of his writing and recording history and analyzes the historical impact of Dylan’s prolific creative output. It features critical commentary on every song and album, including many rare bootleg recordings and the recent new discoveries from Columbia Records. Later chapters also list and discuss Dylan’s numerous appearances in film, in literature, on radio, and on television. Including his Nobel Prize speech and lecture, an extensive bibliography of books on Dylan old and new, and a brand-new introduction with updated Billboard charts, this is the ultimate book on Bob.

About the Author(s)

An award-winning sportswriter, John Nogowski teaches AP Language, English and Journalism at Gadsden County High School in Havana, Florida.

Bibliographic Details

John Nogowski
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Bibliographic Info: bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2021
pISBN: 978-1-4766-8554-0
eISBN: 978-1-4766-4362-5
Imprint: McFarland