Untold Dylan: “I’ll let you be in my dream if I can be in yours”


Over 2500 articles

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

Series which have been completed in the past are now saved in Untold Themes.

Dirt Road Blues

The mysteries of Bob

Dylan released and unreleased

The Never Ending Tour

This series charts the NET from its origins in 1987 to the present day, with multiple examples of Dylan’s performances through the period in question.  We have reached 2002. The full index is here.

Just published:

To be alone with you

Dylan cover of the day

A full index is contained within each article.  The most recent articles are below

The Dylavinci Code

This series is now finished.  The final article, with a most suitable final cover version can be found here.   It contains an index both to the earlier articles and all the various cover versions within.

Why does Dylan like…?

Beautiful Obscurity – comparing the cover versions

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’s nominations and awards



The index to past ventures appears here.

What Rolling Stone had to say about Untold 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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The Indexes

All of our main series of articles are listed with links to the individual articles in the indexes which are shown just below the picture at the top of the page.

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.

To join in just email Tony@schools.co.uk