We were promised the Bard’s first concert since the epidemic began. What we got was something sporadically lovely but quite a bit different.
With its layered contradictions, the song reveals Cohen’s work as a Jew to comprehend a holy, broken world.
The Father, Son and Holy Ghost aren’t Bono’s only religious role models.
Greil Marcus, Anthony DeCurtis, Bill Wyman, Jennifer Gilmore and more weigh in on ‘Blood on the Tracks.’
The deal is a landmark agreement not just for Dylan, but for the entire music industry.
The sense that the album is really one long song is an essential part of its appeal to me. In this time of quarantine, days blend one into the next.
I could care less what anybody, myself included, thinks are the best 10 Rolling Stones songs, Emily Dickinson poems, or Philip Roth novels.
When “Time Out Of Mind” came out, for the very first time I heard Bob Dylan with my own soul.
After three straight studio records where he’d sounded distracted or disinterested, he emerged from the fog with a renewed sense of focus and purpose.
“These songs — harsh yet brooding; serious yet funny — were miles away from the haunted nostalgia of Dylan’s most-recent collections of folk songs.”