- Bob Dylan’s Moonlight: having fun with chords and other writers phrases.
- Bob Dylan: the gap years (1991-1995)
- Song to Woody: Bob Dylan’s “first” song, based on a Woody Guthrie classic.
- Dylan and the Wilburys: New Blue Moon, Wilbury Twist, Poor House, Cool Dry Place.
- She’s my baby: a Dylan song and a hit for the Wilburys. The meaning and the music
- Shake Shake Mama: How Dylan’s song leads us a merry dance of non-meaning.
- 1989: Bob Dylan stalked by the darkness
- Wilbury’s Seven Deadly Sins: the music, the meaning, the craving for something better
- Charles Swinburne, Wallace Stevens, And The Jack Of Hearts
- Bye and bye: Dylan quotes Shakespeare, finds Billie Holliday and has a new chord to play with.
Indexes and reference pages
- A classification of Dylan’s songs
- About the author
- About the reviews
- Bob Dylan year by year; decade by decade
- Bob Dylan’s Themes
- Dylan songs of the 1960s
- Dylan songs of the 1970s
- Dylan songs of the 1980s
- Dylan songs of the 1990s
- Dylan songs of the 21st century
- Dylan’s creativity
- Dylan’s Opening Lines: an index
- Every Dylan Song
- The comments
- Untold Dylan: “I’ll let you be in my dream if I can be in yours”
Category Archives: Blood on the Tracks
By Tony Attwood This is another example of why the notion of looking at the songs in the order in which they were written, rather than how they appeared on an album, really pays dividends. Just look at the list … Continue reading
By Tony Attwood According to Dylan’s notebooks, this was the third of the Blood on the Tracks songs written. The order of writing appears to be Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts Tangled up in blue You’re a … Continue reading
“You’ve got yesterday, today and tomorrow all in the same room, and there’s very little you can’t imagine not happening”. So said Dylan of this song, and to add to the mix he has performed and recorded many different versions: … Continue reading
There can be few opening chord sequences as distinctive as Dylan’s minor-4th, 5th, Tonic sequence which opens “Idiot Wind”. And there can be few opening lines to a song as distinctive as “Someone’s got it in for me, they’re printing … Continue reading