For the most part this site contains reviews of Bob Dylan’s songs, but we also publish a range of articles, and these are listed below.
The latest series relates to themes within Dylan’s work
The Libel Case Of “Bob Dylan vs Bobbie Gentry” Settles Out Of Court
50 years of thin and metallic gold.
The Ballad Of Frankly And Joni
Billy, Mistress Mary, And The Queen Of Hues: The Mystery Of W.H., Solved!
Blake, Keats, And Spots Of Ink: Spinning Reels Of Rhyme
Macavity Was There: The Untold Dylan Tapes
TS Eliot, Ezra Pound, and Bob Dylan Fighting In The Captain’s Tower
You Can Be My Dream If I Can Be In Yours: Bob Dylan Meets Dr. Freud
The Ghosts Of Electricity: Bob Dylan And Symbolism
Time Passes Quickly: Bob Dylan and his eternal fight against time
The Arrows They Are A-Flyin’: Bob Dylan Disguised As Robin Hood
My Ruth’s In The Highlands A-Chaffing The Corn: Dylan’s Idealization of Women.
Bob Dylan Under The Big Top: The Clown Of Thorns
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
And some other articles we’ve published…
Dylan and the Wilburys
Dylan was never a writer and singer of protest songs
Dylan’s sense of place
Bob Dylan’s ten greatest opening lines
Dylan as Celebrity
Dylan’s Lyrics about Women – have they evolved?
Reading Dylan as Poetry – It’s not dark yet
Changing of the Guards and the Tarot
How Bob Dylan writes songs: Part 1 – The types of song
How Bob Dylan writes songs: Part 2 – The origins of Dylan’s approach and style
How Dylan writes songs part 3: “”I didn’t think I was doing anything different.”
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All the songs reviewed on this site
The songs in chronological order
Dylan’s opening lines: an index