John Hammond signed the 20-year-old Dylan to Columbia Records in 1961 and served his producer on this first recording. Hammond was
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Legend has it that Robert Johnson, the bluesman extraordinaire, sold his soul to the devil in exchange for an otherworldly
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from 11 Outlined Epitaphs I end up then in the early evenin' blindly punchin' at the blind breathin' heavy stutterin'
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Tim Riley, author of Hard Rain, calls Dylan rocks “Zelig”, a reference to the Woody Allen movie in which the
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"The idea that poetry was spoken in the streets and spoken publicly, you couldn't help but be excited by that,"
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"I'm afraid I poached Bob Dylan's Highway 61 Revisited out of curiosity and found myself well rewarded. Dylan's cawing, derisive
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"Nobody has ever captured the sound of 3 a.m. better than that album," is how [Al] Kooper sums up Blonde
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Commentary Woody Guthrie was Dylan's most signficant early influence. Dylan has spoken freely about Guthrie's impact, once referring to himself
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Clinton Heylin, in his book Recording Sessions, writes that Nashville Skyline could have been an attempt to make John Wesley
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3 thoughts on “Welcome to the Bob Dylan Commentaries”

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    Charlotte Carlin

    You’re doing a great job! We havent’ had any news for a long  – time, not since Drifter’s Escape. Please don’t stop.

     

     

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