Forget About Today: Bob Dylan's Genius for (Re)invention, Shunning the Naysayers, and Creating a Personal Revolutionby Jon Friedman
Forget About Today shows a side of Bob Dylan that most people - from fans to skeptics - have never seen. Rather than another gossipy account of his romances, finances, or family, journalist Jon Friedman offers a new/b>
A revealing new perspective on Bob Dylan's enduring legacy - from one of the foremost experts on the Nobel Peace prize-winning artist.
Forget About Today shows a side of Bob Dylan that most people - from fans to skeptics - have never seen. Rather than another gossipy account of his romances, finances, or family, journalist Jon Friedman offers a new perspective on Dylan's revolutionary and enduring legacy through an intimate look at the mystery behind Dylan's success. Bob Dylan has been a pop culture mainstay for more than 50 years as a poet, songwriter, and performer. Yet from his decision to go electric while everyone clung to his folk roots to his shocking appearance on a Victoria's Secret commercial, critics have predicted Dylan's demise every step of the way. Each time, he's proven legions of doubters wrong, never letting anyone keep him from accomplishing goals - on his terms. Featuring exclusive insights from Dylan's most trusted confidants, Forget About Today provides a unique look at Dylan's life and career while it distills valuable advice from one of the music world's most revolutionary artists and entrepreneurs.
- Penguin Publishing Group
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- 4.90(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.80(d)
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- 18 Years
Meet the Author
Jon Friedman writes the Media Web column for MarketWatch.com of Dow Jones and contributes to The Wall Street Journal's entertainment/media/culture blog, Speakeasy, as well as the New York Times Sunday Business and Magazine sections. He has taught "Discussing Dylan" at the New School in New York City.
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