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and over 10,000 comments…
A list of our recent posts appears in the right hand column, near the top. But in case you can’t see that (for example if reading this site on a mobile phone) that list of the most recent articles, with links, also appears at the foot of this column.
In both (right column and foot of this page) you can find a search button to seek out a particular article although please note that this does not work with apostrophes (for reasons that will not become clear at this point).
Below are the series which have recently had articles added. Other series are listed above under the picture. You can find out more about our authors on the Untold Writers page. If you would like to write for Untold Dylan please email your article (ideally as a word file) to Tony@schools.co.uk
Some of the series which have been completed in the past are now saved in Untold Themes.
Recent articles and series…
Dylan Cover a Day
It is now more like one or two Dylan covers a week, and the list of previous articles is given at the foot of each new piece. The latest is
An earlier series of covers (Beautiful Obscurity) has its own index.
Other People’s Songs
- Other people’s songs. How Dylan covers the work of other composers
- Other People’s songs: Bob and others perform “Froggie went a courtin”
Never Ending Tour
An index to the first 79 episodes can be found here. The latest episode is
The Crimson King series
The last episode was The Apocalytic Songwriter And The Crimson Drag On (Part VIII) and there is an index to the whole series within that article.
Red River Shore
This series is now complete. The final episode was Red River Shore (1997) part 10: Send it to Lulu and that has an index to the whole series within it.
The lost Dylan Bromberg sessions
- The lost Bromberg sessions part 1
- The lost Bromberg sessions part 2
- The lost Dylan Bromberg album part 3. The source material.
- Bromberg and Dylan – the missing album, part 4.
Dirt Road Blues
This series concluded with Dirt Road Blues (1997) part 11 (postscript) which also contains an index to the whole series
The mysteries of Bob
- The mysteries of Bob: Performances and recordings since 1989. Part I
- The mysteries of Bob: Performances and recordings since 1989 Part II
- The mysteries of Bob: Performances and recordings since 1989 Part III
Dylan released and unreleased
The final episode at least for the time being was Dylan released and unreleased: the filmed rehearsals which contains articles on the series.
Why does Dylan like…?
The art work of Bob Dylan’s albums
Full index of the articles on the artwork on Dylan’s albums can be found here.
Dylan re-writes Dylan
- Dylan re-writes Dylan: Hard Rain and Ring them Bells
- Dylan re-writes Dylan: Groom’s Still Waiting At The Altar
- We better talk this over
Dylan’s nominations and awards
- Best contemporary folk album
- Bob Dylan’s Grammies: Album of the year 1998 – Time out of mind
- Bob’s Grammy Nominations and Wins
- Bob’s Grammy Nominations and Wins 2: Best male rock vocal 1980!
- Best rock vocal performance (male)
- 2007 Grammy Award for Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance
Specials and Retrospectives
- Reading Bob Dylan
- Bob Dylan In Search of Eden
- From Hard Times in New York to Desolation Row
- Bob Dylan And Joseph Drake
- From Hard Times in New York to Desolation Row
- Dylan’s Ways to leave his lovers
- Why is “Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts” on Dylan’s Break-up album?
- Dylan’s unnoticed murder ballad
- Three Scottish songs and their influence on Dylan
“Tell Ol’ Bill” is a favorite among hardcore Dylan fans like Tony Attwood at Untold Dylan, who called it “one of Dylan’s two greatest works of all time” and wrote a fascinating piece tracing its origins through several bootleg versions. As documented there, the singer tried a few approaches, from one version that echoes the groove of “Thunder on the Mountain” to another that’s more reminiscent of “It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry.” “Gradually,” Attwood writes, “Dylan moves towards the masterpiece that we have come to know.”
Thank you Rolling Stone. I knew you’d find us one day – Tony
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And the book…
Jochen’s remarkable new book “Desolation Row” is available in English and in Dutch, both as a paperback and on Kindle. Details are on the UK Amazon site, or of course on the Amazon site for your country. Just search for “Desolation Row” by Joch Markhorst.
Would you like to contribute an article to Untold Dylan?
I’m always interested in receiving new ideas and new articles which fit into our remit of providing new insights and thoughts on Dylan. If you would like to join in, please either send me your idea, or alternatively a whole article as a word file attached to an email.
I regret to say we don’t have the money to pay for articles we publish but you will get a pretty large number of readers and quite likely find your work being discussed in universities and journals on occasion.
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