- The Ballad Of Frankly And Joni
- Congratulations: Dylan and the Travelling Wilburys, plus the non-Dylan songs on the LP
- Billy, Mistress Mary, And The Queen Of Hues: The Mystery Of W.H., Solved!
- Bob Dylan’s “Tweeter and The Monkey Man”; the origins, the music and the meaning.
- Blake, Keats, And Spots Of Ink: Spinning Reels Of Rhyme
- Bob Dylan in 1977: the preparation work for “Not Dark Yet”
- Macavity Was There: The Untold Dylan Tapes
- “Heading for the light” and “Last Night”: Bob Dylan’s input into two Wilburys songs
- Bob Dylan in 1976: a year of pause and reflection
- TS Eliot, Ezra Pound, and Bob Dylan Fighting In The Captain’s Tower
- Bob Dylan in 1975: working with Jacques Levy
- Dirty World: The meaning and the music of Dylan’s song with the Wilburys
- You Can Be My Dream If I Can Be In Yours: Bob Dylan Meets Dr. Freud
- The Ghosts Of Electricity: Bob Dylan And Symbolism
- Bob Dylan’s “Death is not the end” Why?
- Time Passes Quickly: Bob Dylan and his eternal fight against time
- The Arrows They Are A-Flyin’: Bob Dylan Disguised As Robin Hood
- Bob Dylan’s Had a Dream About You Baby. The music, the meaning, the context
- My Ruth’s In The Highlands A-Chaffing The Corn: Dylan’s Idealization of Women.
- Lord protect my child: Bob Dylan takes a side step, just for a moment
- Bob Dylan Under The Big Top: The Clown Of Thorns
- Bob Dylan in 1974: the genius returns, and how!
- It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry: Figurative Language In ‘Blood On The Tracks’
- Bob Dylan’s Julius and Ethel: the accuracy of the story is not the point.
- Bob Dylan in 1973: moving into the second round of unadulterated genius
- Bob Dylan’s Broken Hearts Club: a review of Blood on the Tracks
- “Tell me” by Bob Dylan; just a sketch that happened to be recorded.
- Bob Dylan in 1972. Still not writing much, but what he wrote gave a hint of what might come next…
- “Someone’s got a hold of my heart”: why Dylan might have decided to re-write it.
- Thief on the Cross: after 3 years of converting the fans this was Dylan’s last gospel song
- Jesus is the one: Bob Dylan off the rails
- Bob Dylan in 1971 – taking more time out but producing two brilliant songs.
- City of Gold: Bob Dylan goes gospel and is found by the Dixie Hummingbirds
- “Let’s keep it between us”: one of the astounding Dylan songs from a bumper year
- Dylan in 1970: a stuttering return to song writing.
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 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