Bob Dylan’s best songs: Up To Me

I don’t think of myself as Bob Dylan. It’s like Rimbaud said, ‘I is another.’ ~Bob Dylan (Biograph liner notes) In its own way ‘Up To Me’ is as masterful an achievement as ‘Tangled Up In Blue’, using much the same technique to create a well-crafted juxtaposition of ‘what I know to be the truth’ and what I’m projecting’. ~Clinton Heylin (Still …

April 24: Bob Dylan: The 8th and last Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan session 1963

  April 24: Bob Dylan: The 8th and last Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan session 1963  Freewheelin’ in it’s released form is essentially a “best of” from one of the most creative years in Dylan’s life. The lag between sessions resulted in an album whose sound metamorphosed at least twice. ~Clinton Heylin (BD – The Recording Sessions) Dylan nailed 5 master versions for …

April 20: Bob Dylan Concert in Melbourne 1966

 Dylan’s voice is extremely rough, but the performance, if anything, even more intense than the English shows ~Clinton Heylin (A Life In Stolen Moments) Great 66 Show where Dylan sounds very stoned, and still brilliant. For this show he uses a borrowed guitar, as his had been broken. When compared to the Sydney show, this performance is more laid back. …

Bob Dylan’s best songs – Series of Dreams

Dreams can tell us a lot about ourselves, if we can remember them. We can see what’s coming around the corner sometimes without actually going to the corner.. ~Bob Dylan (to Bill Flanagan in 2009) “Series of Dreams” is a major Dylan song and an important statement. ~Paul Williams (Bob Dylan: Performing Artist Volume 3: Mind Out Of Time 1986 …

March 22: Bob Dylan released Bringing It All Back Home in 1965 50 years ago

  March 22: Bob Dylan released Bringing It All Back Home in 1965 50 years ago ….when we recorded Bringing It All Back Home, that was like a break through point, it’s the kind of music I’ve been striving to make and I believe that in time people will see that. It’s hard to explain it, it’s that indefinable thing.. ~Bob Dylan (Paul …

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