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Out There #9

‘we fought for toilet rolls,’ says Iggy — ‘did anyone invent rock’n’roll’ says Louis Menand — ‘The Last Note’, 1976 by Michael Zagaris — Glastonbury according to AA Gill — Bob Dylan’s 10 Best Film Performances — Casting Martin Scorsese’s Ramones film

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Getting to Dylan

D.A. Pennebaker’s Don’t Look Back (1966) – which I write about in my forthcoming book, Rock-N-Roll Plays Itself (to be published in early 2022) – might have once been seen simply asa film about a popular singer on tour told through the medium of a new kind of fly-on-the-wall kind of documentary film. But with […]

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Out There #8

Downtown ’81 — D.A. Pennebaker on Bob Dylan, John Lennon, cinema vérité and Mary Poppins — ‘Sublime and Sombre’, Stockholm’s ABBA museum — Debbie Harry, quite possibly the most iconic woman in music — Seven great Nic Roeg moments — The Persistence of Prog Rock

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Out There #7

The Day the Music Burned — Hallucinating Woodstock at 50 — Catching up with the Woodstock nun — Designing a new 50th anniversary Woodstock recordings boxset — Michael Chiaken inside Dylan’s archive — ghoulish escapades with the Cramps in the cellars of New York’s Bowery

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Bob Dylan

Laurence Coupe’s Bob Dylan: Heading Out for the Western Skies will examine themes of myth, time and place in a body of songs that now spans five decades, from ‘Talking New York’ on 1962’s Bob Dylan to the songs of later albums such as Time Out of Mind (1997) reading Dylan’s work as a renewal, […]