- 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: 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