“Strap yourself to the tree with roots” – Waiting for Bob Dylan’s “Travelin’ Thru, 1967-69: Bootleg Series, Vol 15”

At first, Bob Dylan's Bootleg Series, starting in 1991, came around the bend like a slow train. These days, it's really picking up speed. More like a freight train, actually. While we had to wait seven years for the second release, "Live 1966", this year's release follows "More Blood, More Tracks" from last year, "Trouble … Continue reading “Strap yourself to the tree with roots” – Waiting for Bob Dylan’s “Travelin’ Thru, 1967-69: Bootleg Series, Vol 15”

Take Me As I Am (Or Let Me Go)! Bob Dylan: Another Self Portrait, Bootleg Series 10, 2013

Det er Søren Kierkegaard-år i år, og 200 år etter hans fødsel er hans ord like aktuelle: »Historien må leves forlengs, men forstås baklengs.« Selv en som alltid har vært sjarmert av Dylans album »Self Portrait« fra 1970, har i dag anledning til å vurdere det på en helt annen måte enn da det kom, … Continue reading Take Me As I Am (Or Let Me Go)! Bob Dylan: Another Self Portrait, Bootleg Series 10, 2013