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Friends and Other Strangers: Bob Dylan Examined

Friends and Other Strangers: Bob Dylan Examined

by Harold Lepidus
Friends and Other Strangers: Bob Dylan Examined

Friends and Other Strangers: Bob Dylan Examined

by Harold Lepidus


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Bob Dylan: songwriter, singer, poet, artist, sculptor, filmmaker, Nobel Laureate - a titan of contemporary culture.

Friends and Other Strangers: Bob Dylan Examined is a collection of more than 120 articles offering an informative and entertaining look at the people who have influenced, been influenced by, or simply hung around in Bob Dylan’s orbit at one point or another.

From 2009 to 2016, Harold Lepidus wrote 1000-plus articles for the no longer available Bob Dylan Examiner column - a go-to resource that was viewed millions of times and referenced by Rolling Stone,, Paste, Ultimate Classic Guide, Wolfgang’s Vault, Uncut, Glide, and American Songwriter, amongst others. Lepidus broke many a story about Dylan, in addition to analyzing his art with a trenchant and astute perspective.

This curated anthology features Lepidus’ most pertinent articles and focuses on the unique perspectives of people associated with Dylan, from Buddy Holly to the Beastie Boys, Leonard Cohen to Barry Manilow, President John F. Kennedy to Tiny Tim, Johnny Otis to Otis Redding.

Also included in the book are interviews conducted with Dylan associates, including filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker, musicians John B. Sebastian, Harvey Brooks, Carolyn Hester, Harvey Mandel, John Byrne Cooke, Dom Flemons, and Robyn Hitchcock, Dylan scholars Michael Gray and Sean Wilentz, and others.

For connoisseurs of Bob Dylan, Friends and Other Strangers is a must-have in any collection.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781910773406
Publisher: Bennion Kearny Limited
Publication date: 02/20/2017
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Hank Williams | Frank Sinatra | Buddy Holly | Carl Perkins | Frankie Valli | Johnny Otis | Bob Dylan and Tiny Tim | Rick Nelson | Billy Faier | Betsy Siggins | Charlie Louvin | Earl Scruggs | Pete Seeger | Carolyn Hester | John Byrne Cooke | Donovan | Maria Muldaur | John Sebastian | Gordon Lightfoot | Carolina Chocolate Drops' Dom Flemons | T-Bone Burnett | Barry Manilow | Leonard Cohen | Chuck Berry | Nana Mouskouri | Mavis Staples | Loudon Wainwright III | Paul Simon | Van Morrison | Marianne Faithfull | Tina Turner | Stephen Stills | Neil Young | Jewel | Neil Innes | Otis Redding | Steve Goodman, Monty Hall, and Robert Milkwood Thomas | Bryan Ferry | Robyn Hitchcock | Chrissie Hynde | Sheryl Crow | Whitney Houston | Al Kooper | Jeff Gold | George Martin | John Lennon | George Harrison | Paul McCartney | The Byrds | Eric Burdon and the Animals | Harvey Brooks | The Turtles | Davy Jones of The Monkees | Roger Waters | Stevie Wonder | Eric Clapton | Jeff Beck | Jimmy Page | Frank Zappa | Don Van Vliet (Captain Beefheart) | Marc Bolan | Elton John | Billy Joel | Alice Cooper | Bruce Springsteen | Clarence Clemons | R.E.M. | John Mellencamp | Lenny Kravitz | Slash | Bill Graham | Dolly Parton | Joe South | Marshall Grant | Robert Johnson | Kinky Friedman | B.B. King | Billy Preston | Bonnie Raitt | Duke Robillard | Etta James | Harvey Mandel | D.A. Pennebaker | Andy Griffith | Eddie and Carrie Fisher | Elizabeth Taylor | Jeff Bridges | Sally Kirkland | Tony Curtis | David Letterman | Dick Clark | Lenny Bruce | Thaddeus McCotter | President Obama | President John F. Kennedy | Michael Gray | Nora Ephron | Norman Raeben | Liz Thomson | Sean Wilentz | Remerro Trotsky Williams | Muhammad Ali | Beastie Boy Adam 'MCA' Yauch | David Plentus | Don DeVito | Don Kirshner | Stax bassist Donald 'Duck' Dunn | Solomon Burke | Bucks Burnett | Sandi Bachom | Patti Smith | The Nobel Prize

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