Bob Dylan is a singer-songwriter, author, and visual artist who has been a major figure in popular culture for more than fifty years.
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Israel G. Izzy Young was the proprietor of the Folklore Center in Greenwich Village from the late 1950s to the early 1970s. The literal center of the New York folk music scene, the Center not only sold records, books and guitar strings but served as a concert hall, meeting spot, and information kiosk for all folk scene events. Among Young s first c...
I went through it from cover to cover like a hurricane, totally focused on every word, and the book sang out to me like the radio. Guthrie writes like the whirlwind and you get tripped out on the sound of the words along. Pick up the book anywhere,turn to any page and he hits the ground running. “Bound for Glory” is a hell of a book. It’s huge. Almost too big. – source
Bob DylanJun 28, 2006
A narrative which would give you the chills. It was written four hundred years before Christ and it talks about how human nature is always the enemy of anything superior. Thucydides writes about how words in his time have changed from their ordinary meaning, how actions and opinions can be altered in the blink of an eye. It’s like nothing has changed from his time to mine. – source
Bob DylanOct 05, 2004
I read On the Road in maybe 1959. It changed my life like it changed everyone else’s. – source
Bob DylanSep 20, 1991