- Going to Acapulco: Bob Dylan’s masterpiece changed and changed again.
- Bob Dylan’s Messiah: Songs Of Light And Darkness
- “Dress it up, Better have it all”: Dylan’s incomprehensible song transcribed.
- Bob Dylan and William Yeats: Heaven blazing in my head
- “All you have to do is dream”. Bob Dylan gets a bit skittish.
- Making a liar out of me: Bob Dylan talks directly to his fans
- More on TS Eliot, Walt Whitman, Percy Shelley, and Bob Dylan
- Silent Weekend: Bob Dylan confuses the publishers as he tackles narcissism and psychological projection
- Why do so many musicians rate Dylan as the most influential musician in their lives?
- Bob Dylan’s “Minstrel Boy”: a Basement Tape song or new for the gig?
Indexes and reference pages
- A classification of Dylan’s songs
- 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
- Our writers
- Poets and themes within Bob Dylan’s work
- The comments
- The lighter side
- Untold Dylan: “I’ll let you be in my dream if I can be in yours”
Category Archives: Oh Mercy
What was it you wanted Reviewed and analysed by Tony Attwood A slow introduction, and from line one we go; a song in a minor key packed with minor chords, revealing once more the lost and bemused individual. If you … Continue reading
By Tony Attwood One of the things you notice with Oh Mercy is how short the tracks are for a Dylan album. Long gone are the days of the 10 minute track, and Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands seems … Continue reading
By Tony Attwood This song in standard 4/4 time is sung as if each beat of every bar is an effort to complete. The start is uncertain, the harmonica plays three tentative fading notes, and off we go, plod, plod, … Continue reading
Review by Tony Attwood The musical opening of the recording on Old Mercy is a triumph on its own. A remarkable opening to the album. A gentle fade in as each instrument comes in of its own accord – rhythm … Continue reading
What was it you wanted This new review and analysis by Tony Attwood written in 2013 replaced the initial review from 2009. A slow introduction, and from line one we go; a song in a minor key packed with minor … Continue reading