Bob Dylan

A Descriptive, Critical Discography and Filmography, 1961–2007, 2d ed.

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About the Book

When Bob Dylan professed in a Rolling Stone interview to be the guy who “owned the Sixties,” he was not overstating. Recently, the iconic American musician, author, and poet was named by the same magazine the second greatest artist of all time, outranked only by The Beatles.
This six-part, updated examination of Dylan’s five-decade career provides a comprehensive analysis of his writing and recording history. It features critical commentary on every song and album, including the many rare bootleg recordings. Parts Four through Six list and discuss Dylan’s numerous appearances in film, in literature, on radio, and on television. The expanded introduction further analyzes the historical import of Dylan’s prolific creative output, the first four decades of his career, and his amazing twenty-first-century musical comeback.

About the Author(s)

A former 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 (6 x 9)
Pages: 284
Bibliographic Info: appendices, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2008
pISBN: 978-0-7864-3518-0
eISBN: 978-1-4766-2069-5
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Introduction      1

1. Albums      13

2. Singles and Recorded Collaborations      177

3. Bootlegs      191

4. On Film      199

5. Radio      229

6. Selected Books      235

Appendix A: Albums and Their Weeks on the Chart      249

Appendix B: Chart Positions      251

Appendix C: Songs Ranked A+      253

Annotated Bibliography      255

Index      267

Book Reviews & Awards

“Dylan fans will be most pleased with this volume…very impressive and well worth someone’s interest”—Classic Images; “a useful guide to the work of the man who ‘owned the Sixties’”—Reference Reviews; “should appeal to dedicated fans and music historians alike”—Reference & Research Book News.