Tangled Up in Bob Stories: A Dylan Reading List

Bob Dylan playing on the Olympia stage, France, May 24, 1966, on his 25th birthday. Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images
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Dylan” (Ellen Willis, Cheetah, 1967)

A Trip to Hibbing High” (Greil Marcus, Daedalus, Spring 2007)

Tangled Up in Dylan” (Mark Jacobson, Rolling Stone, April 12, 2001)

Here’s the kind of photo that impressed me as a teenage Dylan hater. Blank Archives/Getty Images

Intelligence Data,” (Greg Tate, Village Voice, September 25, 2001)

How I Changed My Mind About Bob Dylan” (Catherine Nichols, Jezebel, September 16, 2016)

Bob Dylan’s Secret Archive” (Ben Sisario, The New York Times, March, 6, 2016)

Bringing Some of It All Back Home” (Clive James, Cream, September 1972)

Bob Dylan, the Wanderer” (Nat Hentoff, The New Yorker, October 24, 1964)

Dylan and the Nobel” (Gordon Ball, Oral Tradition, 2007)

The Wanderer” (Alex Ross, The New Yorker, May 10, 1999)

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