50 years after it was released, Bob Dylan’s Planet Waves (released 1/17/74) can still elicit markedly opposing reactions upon successive listenings. And perhaps that only makes perfect sense: it’s most famous song. “Forever
The amazing acoustic confines of New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark played host to the first of two sold-out shows from the legendary Bob Dylan on Monday night November
The ultra-deluxe package design of The Complete Budokan 1978 mirrors the unusually polished and professional nature of its musical contents. Originally released as a double-LP set of vinyl containing selections from the
While Bob Dylan’s Infidels (released 10/27/83) was hailed as a return to form in many quarters upon its release forty years ago, positive responses didn’t completely dominate the reaction. In fact, the
Forty-five years of hindsight at least partially illuminates why Bob Dylan’s Street Legal suffered such a negative response in the short term upon its release as well as in some extended retrospect.
A somewhat eccentric exercise in nostalgia, Bob Dylan’s Shadow Kingdom is certainly unique as an entry in the Nobel Laureate’s discography. But it is deceptively memorable for the very same reasons its
Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams have never lent themselves to easy comparisons to classic duos of the country genre–Porter Wagoner/Dolly Parton or Tammy Wynette/George Jones.
ltimately, Fragments is yet another thought-provoking installment of the Dylan’s discography, not only in direct reflection of its source material but also on its very own terms.
Bob Dylan’s eighth studio album John Wesley Harding (released 12/27/67) may be the most singular piece of work he’s ever created.
It only stands to reason Bob Dylan would return to his roots with Good As I Been To You (released 11/3/92). The /solo acoustic foray comprised exclusively of traditional material harkens directly to this earliest folk roots and, with three decades hindsight sounds like the perfect antidote to the misconceived and clumsily-executed studio efforts of the era, 1985’s Empire Burlesque, mixed by Arther Baker and five years later, Under The Red Sky, produced by Don Wa