Category Archives: No Direction Home

When the ship comes in

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

Posted in Bootleg Series volume 3, No Direction Home, The Songs, Times they are a changing | 5 Comments

Maggies Farm

By Tony Attwood (revised March 2013) What is it that makes Dylan stay with Maggie’s Farm?  Hardly a tour goes by without it being wheeled out, it has been on over half a dozen albums and it was part of … Continue reading

Posted in At Boudakan, Bringing it all Back Home, Essential Bob Dylan, Greatest Hits Volume 2, Hard Rain, No Direction Home, The Songs | 4 Comments

Don’t think twice

Sometimes it is a little too easy to forget just how perfect some of the early Dylan works are, and that is why the demo version of Don’t think twice is so welcome on the “No Direction Home” album. Beautifully … Continue reading

Posted in Freewheelin, No Direction Home, The Songs | 2 Comments

Dylan’s “She Belongs to Me”: never has a 12 bar blues sounded more beautiful

Of course you never know with Dylan, but it is hard to put any interpretation on “She Belongs to Me” other than that it is about a child – a daughter most like, but it could be the daughter of … Continue reading

Posted in Bringing it all Back Home, No Direction Home, Self Portrait | 22 Comments