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Review:

"A brisk and funny (if somewhat over-the-top) prose stylist, [Sloman] records some interesting moments...but he never really gets close enough to Dylan to offer readers any insights....Reading his memoir, one goes from rooting for the underdog to wishing he'd just go home." Publishers Weekly

Review:

"An intense portrayal of the man who has defined and redefined rock-and-roll for nearly four decades, On the Road with Bob Dylan is required reading for any fan. From the music to the groupies, the book captures the aura of an era. Anyone can go see him in concert, but very few have the chance to actually know the musician. Thanks to Sloman's book, readers can come pretty darned close." Hunter Foreman, BookPage

Synopsis:

First published in 1978, this mesmerizing description of Dylan's 1975 Rolling Thunder Revue tour that supported his multiplatinum album "Desire" is reissued and candidly captures the all-night revelry and musical prowess that made the tour a nearly mystical experience. 16 -page photo insert.

About the Author

LARRY “RATSO” SLOMAN collaborated with Howard Stern on Private Parts and Miss America, and is the author of the Abbie Hoffman biography, Steal This Dream. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400045969
Introduction by:
Friedman, Kinky
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press (CA)
Introduction by:
Friedman, Kinky
Introduction:
Friedman, Kinky
Author:
Sloman, Larry
Author:
Friedman, Kinky
Author:
Sloman, Larry Ratso
Author:
Larry "Ratso" Sloman with a new introduction by Kinky Friedman
Location:
New York
Subject:
Rock music
Subject:
Dylan, Bob
Subject:
Composers & Musicians
Subject:
Folk music
Subject:
Composers & Musicians - General
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Folk & Traditional
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Rock
Subject:
Biography-Composers and Musicians
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Revised ed.
Series Volume:
10381
Publication Date:
August 2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16P BandW INSERT
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 1 in 1.1063 lb

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Product details 496 pages Three Rivers Press (CA) - English 9781400045969 Reviews:
"Review" by , "A brisk and funny (if somewhat over-the-top) prose stylist, [Sloman] records some interesting moments...but he never really gets close enough to Dylan to offer readers any insights....Reading his memoir, one goes from rooting for the underdog to wishing he'd just go home."
"Review" by , "An intense portrayal of the man who has defined and redefined rock-and-roll for nearly four decades, On the Road with Bob Dylan is required reading for any fan. From the music to the groupies, the book captures the aura of an era. Anyone can go see him in concert, but very few have the chance to actually know the musician. Thanks to Sloman's book, readers can come pretty darned close."
"Synopsis" by , First published in 1978, this mesmerizing description of Dylan's 1975 Rolling Thunder Revue tour that supported his multiplatinum album "Desire" is reissued and candidly captures the all-night revelry and musical prowess that made the tour a nearly mystical experience. 16 -page photo insert.
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