Category Archives: Biograph

Abandoned Love: the abandoned Dylan masterpiece

Abandoned Love (1975) by Jochen Markhorst It is a beautiful story, even though it is a true story. On a Thursday evening in July 1975, Dylan visits a performance by his old Greenwich Village buddy Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, playing in … Continue reading

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You’re a big girl now: the meaning behind Dylan’s song

By Tony Attwood Updated 22 October 2017, with addition (at the end) of a link to the original version. According to Dylan’s notebooks, this was the third of the Blood on the Tracks songs written.   The order of writing … Continue reading

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Lay down your weary tune: the meaning of the music and the lyrics

Lay Down Your Weary Tune” was written in 1963 – my evolving chronology has it within this sequence of writing The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll Lay Down your Weary Tune One too many mornings Restless Farewell Reports suggest that … Continue reading

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