Bob Dylan Scrapbook, 1956-1966by Bob Dylan
THE BOB DYLAN SCRAPBOOK is the highly collectable illustrated biography of Dylan's life during the 1950s and 60s. Created in association with Bob Dylan, the SCRAPBOOK is crammed with features including rare photographs, facsimiles of handwritten lyrics and rare memorabilia. The text includes interviews with Dylan and his friends and fellow musicians to form a uniquely personal view of the greatest singer songwriter of his generation. A special bonus audio CD contains sixty minutes of early interviews and a rare performance. THE BOB DYLAN SCRAPBOOK is an altogether handsome slipcased hardback with over 100 photographs and illustrations, and is guaranteed to delight every Dylan fan.
- Simon & Schuster
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- 10.00(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.40(d)
Meet the Author
Bob Dylan is one of the most lauded and greatest loved songwriters and performers of all time. His particular brand of music first caught the public's attention in the 1960s, when he became something of a chronicler of the American conscience and cultural unrest. His remarkable career in music and literature continues to this day.
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I must admit, I was a little leary of the bargain edition. It seemed too good to be true. I almost didn't order it, but I thought for 10 dollars what have I got to lose. I'm so thrilled that I took the chance. The book is pristine! There is a barely noticable black smudge on the back cover of the sleeve. I'm so happy, thanks for this fabulous book at a wonderful price!
Bob Dylan is indeed the poet in the alley, strumming his guitar tellin' us his views, recitin' the news, enfolding melodies, like a velvety draped muse. He is the rhymer of reason, a year of four seasons, who takes the time to explain, examine the facts, retrace the steps, amid the deluge, of loss and of pain. A wayward minstrel, who wants everyone to hear. Come listen to the message from a once younger, now so much older balladeer. Some carry a lot of trouble, down the road of dust and rubble, others wake at the break of noon. Me, I'll just keep on a listenin', showin' less expression but always a whistlin' one of my favorite Dylan tunes. The Bob Dylan Scrapbook is a compendium that opens the door to such an important era, the 60's. For a skinny kid from Hibbing, he absorbed everything in his sight. It is amazing that he just didn't self destruct. For everyone interested in Dylan, this book is a must. I proudly add it to my library .
The genius of this book is the creativity, time, and format. Not only is the subject pertaining to quite possibly the Greatest Songwriter of All-Time, but the magnitude of detail, page by page by page. This is what a book should be. Astounding!