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Bob Dylan By Clinton Heylin

Bob Dylan
by Clinton Heylin

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Presents an account of Bob Dylan - a great figure to have come out of popular culture in the 20th century.
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Bob Dylan: Behind the Shades - Take Two by Clinton Heylin

This paperback edition is published to coincide with Dylan's 60th birthday in May 2001. First published to great acclaim in 1991, this new edition has been completely rewritten to take account of ten years' further research by the author. The result is a definitive account of arguably the greatest figure to have come out of popular culture in the 20th century.

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'The most accurately researched and competently written account of Dylan's life yet' London Review of Books

About Clinton Heylin

Clinton Heylin was co-founder of the most famous Dylan fanzine, WANTED MAN. The first edition of BEHIND THE SHADES (1991) was highly praised, and its companion volume on Dylan's recording career, BEHIND CLOSED DOORS, was shortlisted for the prestigious Ralph Gleason Music Award. His most recent book is NO MORE SAD REFRAINS, a biography of Sandy Denny. He lives in Somerset.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Busy being born: 1941-55 - in my younger days; 1955-59 - the golden chord; 1960 - SAMmy bound for glory; 1961 - hard times in New York town; 1962-63 - songs of innocence; 1963 - while the establishment burns; 1963 - troubled and he don't know why; 1964 - on the heels of Rimbaud; 1964-65 - the ghost of electricity; 1965 - over your shoulder; 1965 - I accept chaos; 1965-66 - seems like a freeze-out; 1966 - a curious way to make a living. Part 2 Learning to do consciously: 1966-67 - evening things up; 1968 - drifters, immigrants, messengers and sants; 1969 - what's the matter with me?; 1970 - a restless, hungry feeling; 1971-72 - smooth like a rhapsody; 1972-73 - alias what?; 1973-74 -into the flood; 1974-75 - spring turns slowly to autumn; 1975 -from the bottom line to the bitter end; 1975 - you come on to me like rolling thunder; 1976 - a hard reign; 1977 - everything went from bad to worse; 1978 - someone's got it in for me. Part 3 Busy being born again: 1978-79 - on the holy slow train; 1979-80 -middle of the road - east coast bondage; 1980-82 - in the summertime; 1982-84 - songs of experience; 1984-85 - real live aid; 1985-86 - Junco and his partners in crime; 1986-87 -imitators steal me blind; 1987-88 - raised from the dead; 1988-90 - modern work; 1988-90 - the never ending tour; 1990-91 - a man so defiled; 1992-96 - traditional troubadour; 1997-98 - almost meeting Elvis; the finishing end - trying to get to heaven?.

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Bob Dylan: Behind the Shades - Take Two by Clinton Heylin
Clinton Heylin
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