Category: Bob Dylan

Keep Me Set Apart

80’s Dylan 1. “I Believe In You” – Slow Train Coming (1979) http://vimeo.com/61070918 Album version http://vimeo.com/64128786 Live performance, Dylan’s only one ever on SNL (you’ll see why) The first time I heard “I Believe In You,” I was leaving town; it was only a weekend trip yet there was a distinct feeling that I was abandoning something. […] 

Love Had Lost Its Fires, All Things Had Run Their Course

Bob Dylan’s thirty-fifth album, “Tempest,” has been out for over a week which has given critics ample opportunity to engage in the periodic and tiresome exercise of acceptance. Acceptance that The Minstrel’s instrument is shot after half a century of inspiring students, workers, civil rights activists, misanthropes, mothers, garbage men and attorneys.  Acceptance that the […]