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Description - Dylan on Dylan by Burger Jeff

A history of this notoriously elusive artist and recent Nobel Prize winner, in his own words In a 1969 conversation with Rolling Stone editor Jann Wenner, Bob Dylan proclaimed, "I don't give interviews." But in truth, he has spoken at length with print publications large and small and with broadcast media around the world, given numerous press conferences, and even answered listeners' questions on call-in radio shows. Dylan can be as evasive and abstruse as he is witty; he can also be cranky and sarcastic. But in the right moments, he offers candid, revealing commentary about his groundbreaking music and creative process. These engrossing provide glimpses into the mind of one of the most important performers and songwriters of the last hundred years. Dylan on Dylan is an authoritative, chronologically arranged anthology of interviews, speeches, and press conferences, as well as excerpts from more than eighty additional Q&As spanning Dylan's entire career from 1961 through 2016. The majority have not been previously anthologized and some have never before appeared in print. The material comes from renowned media outlets like Rolling Stone and TV's 60 Minutes and from obscure periodicals like Minnesota Daily, a student newspaper at Dylan's alma mater. Interviewers include some of the top writers of our time, such as Jonathan Lethem, Douglas Brinkley, and Mikal Gilmore, as well as musicians like Pete Seeger and Happy Traum. Introductions put each piece in context and, in many cases, include the interviewer's reminiscences about the encounter.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780912777429
ISBN-10: 0912777427
Format: Hardback
Pages: 560
Imprint: Chicago Review Press
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Publish Date: 1-May-2018
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Burger Jeff

Jeff Burger is the editor of Springsteen on Springsteen, Lennon on Lennon, and Leonard Cohen on Leonard Cohen. He has contributed to Barron's, Family Circle, GQ, the Los Angeles Times, Reader's Digest, and more than 75 other magazines, newspapers and books. He lives in Ridgewood, New Jersey.

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