- Bob Dylan And Gnosticism
- “Lo and behold”: but what does it all mean? Taking apart the Dylan song.
- The Great White Wonder: Bob Dylan And Robert Graves
- Clothes line saga: Bob Dylan’s answer to “Billy Joe”. The meaning and the style.
- Bob Dylan in 1984: a brilliant song only once performed.
- It’s Not Dark Yet: Bob Dylan And Existentialism
- Like a Ship: Bob Dylan’s misplaced and misused Wilbury masterpiece.
- Bob Dylan: The Property Of Jesus
- Bob Dylan’s songs of 1982/3: how to ignore a masterpiece.
- “Can’t escape from you”: one of Bob Dylan’s most curious, and least successful songs
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
- Untold Dylan: “I’ll let you be in my dream if I can be in yours”
Category Archives: Bootleg Series volume 3
By Tony Attwood Dylan was clearly taken by the death of Davey Moore in that he wrote and then performed this song three weeks after the death. But was he moved by the events? But then somehow it never turned … Continue reading
According to Wikipedia Series of Dreams is “One of Dylan’s most ambitious compositions.” It is difficult to see quite why such a claim should be made, and in typical Wiki fashion there is no attempt at all to justify the … Continue reading
By Tony Attwood The original review of Foot of Pride was written in 2009, one of the early reviews on this site. I’ve come back to in 2017 largely because in between we’ve created a list of all the … Continue reading
Amidst all the moral relativism of Dylan, all the references to the fact that “you are right on your side, and I’m all right on mine”, all the comments about not following leaders, and the commentary that says that everyone … 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
Blind Willie McTell This review updated 8 October 2016 including the addition of the link to the Dylan recording of the electric version of this song – see the end of the review, and some further thoughts on the lack … Continue reading