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Publisher Comments:

"To this day, wherever great rock music is being made, there is the shadow of Bob Dylan," said Bruce Springsteen at the induction of Dylan into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988. Or to quote John Rockwell, "Anyone who didn't live through the sixties simply cannot realize how important his albums seemed then; they defined a community." Dylan is a musical, literary, political, and religious icon whose lyrics and mystique have spawned countless articles and books. The Dylan Companion is a generous helping of the best, most pungent, and most insightful commentary on Dylan from all phases of his career right up to the present: personal recollections and professional assessments from the likes of Ken Kesey, Greil Marcus, Joan Baez, Andrew Motion, Lester Bangs, Kurt Loder, Allen Ginsberg, Pauline Kael, Geoff Dyer, Simon Winchester, and Robert Christgau—over fifty pieces celebrating the sixty-year-old performer who somehow manages to stay forever young.

Synopsis:

Just in time for Bob Dylan's 60th birthday in May 2001-a multifaceted look at the man, his music, and his influence

About the Author

Elizabeth Thomson co-edited The Bowie Companion and The Lennon Companion. Thomson is also the editor of Conclusions on the Wall: New Essays on Bob Dylan. Thomson has also contributed to The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians(second edition). She lives in London. David Gutman co-edited The Bowie Companion and The Lennon Companion. Gutman is the author of an illustrated biography, Prokofiev, and is an editorial consultant for Gramophone Magazine. Gutman has also contributed to The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians(second edition). He lives in London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780306809682
Editor:
Thomson, Elizabeth
Editor:
Gutman, David
Editor:
Thomson, Elizabeth
Editor:
Gutman, David
Author:
Thomson, Elizabeth
Author:
Gutman, David
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Location:
United States
Subject:
Folk & Traditional
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Rock
Subject:
Dylan, Bob
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Rock
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Folk & Traditional
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
Dylan, Bob - Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
Music-Rock History
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
v. 232
Publication Date:
20010431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in 16.5 oz

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