Posts Tagged: Blonde on Blonde

Sound & Vision: Bob Egan

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Allyson McCabe talks with Bob Egan, a man widely known as one of New York’s foremost “pop culture detectives,” about why and how he does the work he does. ...more

Swinging Modern Sounds #78: Conceived as a Playlist

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Shadowbahn [...] is among the most unusual, and most extreme, in a literary career that has often been marked by its unpredictability. ...more

This Week in Posivibes: Another Bob Dylan Tribute

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MOJO is once again paying Bob Dylan tribute in its next issue, this time in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Blonde on Blonde, and they’ve put together an album to commemorate the occasion. Titled Blonde on Blonde Revisited, the album is a compilation of covers by contemporary artists such as Kevin Morby, Marissa Nadler, Jim O’Rourke, Phosphorescent, Night Beats, and Steve Gunn

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Anna March’s Reading Mixtape #13: Bob Dylan

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That’s how I experience the world, courtesy of Bob. I’m lucky. Bob will get you through. ...more

Do We Really Need Another Self Portrait?

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A few months ago, we sang the praises of Bob Dylan’s Blonde on Blonde with an essay from Helena Fitzgerald.

This month, CBS Records is releasing bootlegs/session tracks from a different, much less beloved Dylan album: Self Portrait.

Kevin Courrier has some thoughts on why Another Self Portrait could be what the original wasn’t and what it (perhaps unintentionally) tells us about Dylan’s “violent battles with his audience to keep redefining himself.”

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