Dylan & Babylon: together through life,
a talk by John Gibbens, can be digested in several chewy chunks via
the Housmans Bookshop channel on YouTube
Going with Bob Dylan’s
‘Brownsville Girl’ till the wheels fall off and burn…
Nightingales Code, which had been years in the making, was
finally being readied for the press in the summer of 2001, when the
rumours started to circulate about a new Bob Dylan album. So I put
back the publication date and kept a few pages blank at the back of
it was announced, I allowed myself a week between the release date
of this new album (called Love and Theft) and the
delivery date of the book to the printers, in which I would write
a quick response to it. Then I sat back and waited for the big day
11th September 2001. Heres the Postscript,
to download as a pdf.
A revolutionary critique of Robert Johnson
brief essay about the famous bluesmans records, based on some
ideas originally mooted in a footnote to The Nightingales
notes on Bob Dylans Chronicles, Volume 1, first published
in the Judas! fanzine.
as a pdf
Young Persons Introduction to Modern Times, Bob Dylans
fine album of 2006.
Walk the Line
A Ramblers Guide to the Dylans, Bob and Thomas
shorter form of this piece was given as a lecture at the Dylan Thomas
Celebration in Swansea.
as a pdf
thoughts on To Ramona and Bob Dylans version of
symbolism, with particular reference to the Tarot.
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