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Bob Dylan And Omar Khayyam. Not to mention East Orange.

  By Larry Fyffe There’s information here provided by Untold for our readers concerning Bob Dylan song lyrics that will be found nowhere else. For example: Well, I got the fever down in my pockets The Persian drunkard, he follows … Continue reading

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Has Bob Dylan now stopped writing songs for good?

by Tony Attwood Ever since 1968 we’ve had the idea that Bob can and will stop composing from time to time, either because he wants a break or because he has run out of ideas.  But we’ve also had the … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan’s Efforts At Tourist Promotion: the Untold secret files

  by Larry Fyffe   Because of the importance of providing information to our readers, Untold made the decision a few years ago that cost would be no object in launching a law suit against the US Federal Government to … Continue reading

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Beyond the horizon / Bob Dylan. An improbable future

  By Joost Nillissen Sweetheart, listen, wherever you are, it’s for myself and my friends that my stories are sung, but now that the violet hour approaches, I’ve written a song just for you. I admit I’ve never been too … Continue reading

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Is Bob Dylan funny? Should we be funny about Bob Dylan? Does humour have a place in our society?

By Tony Attwood Writing about Bob Dylan can be contentious – not in the sense of readers responding by saying “you’ve got this wrong – consider this evidence” but rather from people who either simply write, “If you think that … Continue reading

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Workingman’s blues # 2 / Bob Dylan. A very personal interpretation

  by Joost Nillissen Not many people, not even Dylan, know this song is about me, way back when. And if it isn’t about me, then it’s about a man, who, down on his luck, sits on his porch after … Continue reading

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Dear Babby: An advice column for the lovelorn

Transcribed by Larry Fyffe (not to be confused with ‘Dear Abby’, an advice column in American newspapers)   Dear Babby: I have a girlfriend who likes to dance which is fine, but I need advice on how to saddle her: … Continue reading

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2005/6 an interesting collection of re-worked material

by Tony Attwood In 2001 Bob had given us 12 new songs.  The following year we got one, and then nothing until the masterpiece of Tell Ol’ Bill in 2005.  And then in the months covering the end of the year and … Continue reading

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Bootleg tape from new Dylan CD ‘Christmas In The Heart Vol. II’ obtained by Untold Dylan.

Secret Tape Received At The Untold Offices: said to be from the yet to be released Bob Dylan CD ‘Christmas In The Heart Vol. II’ (A special to our readers, lyrics transcribed by Larry Fyffe) On the first day of … Continue reading

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Nettie Moore: The world has gone black before Bob Dylan’s eyes

  by Joost Nillissen There is a man sitting on the railroad track. They never called him Lost John before, but now they do, because he’s in trouble deep. He’s about to leave the stage. The blues hit him like … Continue reading

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Ain’t talkin’ / Bob Dylan – like Ovid – in exile

Ain’t talkin’ / Bob Dylan – like Ovid – in exile By Joost Nillissen Ain’t talking reminds me of my father’s house that has many mansions, plenty of room for all souls, but no one wants to live there. No … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan talks about his career as a used car salesman

An Exclusive Untold Cell phone Interview conducted by Larry Fyffe) Untold: Bob, tell us about your first day on the job as a used car salesman? Dylan: Well, on the first day of my new job, I’m tryin’ to sell this … Continue reading

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Tangled Up in Blue: Bob Dylan’s utterly transformed “Real Live” version

Tangled Up in Blue: Analysis   By: Luke Hyland   To understand and appreciate Bob Dylan’s “Tangled Up in Blue,” we first need to talk about the album of which it headlines, Blood on the Tracks. This 1975 record arrived … Continue reading

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The Hart Of The Matter: It’s not purple yet, but it’s getting there. Dylan and Hart Crane

The Hart Of The Matter By Larry Fyffe In my endeavour to demonstrate why singer Bob Dylan merits the Nobel Prize In Literature, I concentrate on his work as a whole rather than on any particular song as most are … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan’s creative challenges, and why doesn’t he play the harmonica any more?

Bob Dylan’s creative challenges By Joost Nillissen Tony’s article on the seemingly rather absurd question of why Dylan writes songs came just when I was mulling a similar absurd question of why he is still performing about 70 to 80 … Continue reading

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Beyond the Horizon: the sources and meanings within Bob Dylan’s song

by Tony Attwood To my mind, Beyond the Horizon really doesn’t belong on “Modern Times” but rather on Love and Theft, because it is something of a lifted song – in this case it being a reworking of “Red Sails … Continue reading

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‘Bob Dylan’s Original Recipes And Cookbook’ 

‘Bob Dylan’s Original Recipes And Cookbook’ The Untold Promotional  Interview  By Larry Fyffe (Interview conducted by Larry Fyffe)  Untold:  Bob, tell our readers where you came up with the idea of writing a cookbook.  Bob Dylan:  While I’m listening to … Continue reading

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Why does Bob Dylan write songs?

By Tony Attwood I’ve never come across anyone asking the question in this article’s title (although of course I am sure many have), but it popped into my head when I first read Joost’s article on Neighbourhood Bully. Now, please … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Bully. The heart of the matter

  By Joost Nillissen Approximately nine years ago Tony Attwood wrote a distasteful commentary on Neighborhood Bully. I use the word ‘distasteful’ partly in jest, of course, as Mr Attwood claimed there was something distasteful about this song. Everybody is … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan And Aeneas: The Greatest Troy Ever Sold

Bob Dylan And Aeneas: The Greatest Troy Ever Sold By Larry Fyffe Wily Ulysses, on the winning Greek side, after many adventures, makes it back home to his wife and son. Sorrowful Aeneas, on the losing side in the Trojan … Continue reading

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