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Bob Dylan and Various Artists: The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration (Deluxe Edition)

Bob Dylan and Various Artists: The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration (Deluxe Edition)

Pat Padua March 11, 2014 0

What do you get when a bunch of bestselling artists pays homage to another bestselling artist? The very definition of pledge week music. In 1992, some of rock’s most undeniable talents—and a few deniable

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Bob Dylan: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 10 – Another Self Portrait (1969-1971)

Bob Dylan: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 10 – Another Self Portrait (1969-1971)

Pat Padua September 2, 2013 0

In 1970, critic Greil Marcus began his Rolling Stone review of Bob Dylan’s Self-Portrait with uncharacteristic clarity: “What is this shit?” Bob Dylan’s tenth album was a double-LP whose hour-long running time is standard

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List Inconsequential: Bad Songs From Good Albums

List Inconsequential: Bad Songs From Good Albums

Spectrum Culture Staff November 15, 2012 0

Nas – “Nas Is Coming” from It Was Written Most listeners with even a passing interest in hip-hop are aware that rapper Nas has an absolutely flawless album in his 1994 debut Illmatic. What

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List Inconsequential: Good Songs from Bad Albums

List Inconsequential: Good Songs from Bad Albums

Spectrum Culture Staff November 8, 2012 1

Nirvana – “About a Girl” from Bleach Absence does indeed make the heart grow fonder, and in the years since Kurt Cobain’s suicide Bleach has enjoyed an improved reputation. But don’t let this fool

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List Inconsequential: Echoes: The Best Songs Over 10 Minutes

List Inconsequential: Echoes: The Best Songs Over 10 Minutes

Spectrum Culture Staff September 20, 2012 0

“Divine Moments of Truth” by Shpongle (10:20) Shpongle (led by Simon Posford) helped introduce America to psyche-trance, and continually creates one of the most multi-sensory live experiences worldwide with a set that almost certainly

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Bob Dylan: Tempest

Bob Dylan: Tempest

Jacob Adams September 13, 2012 0

Robert Zimmerman has been placed on so high of a pedestal by critics and fans alike during his long, strange, unparalleled career that every bit of hyperbolic praise, no matter how over-the-top, seems rather

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Various Artists: Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International

Various Artists: Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International

Eric Dennis January 24, 2012 0

There’s a saying that “nobody sings Dylan like Dylan,” a durable phrase that’s been borrowed for a strange double-album of two previous covers album releases (Good as I Been to You and World Gone

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Bob Dylan in America: by Sean Wilentz

Bob Dylan in America: by Sean Wilentz

Eric Dennis January 2, 2012 0

The very first page of Bob Dylan In America is filled, front and back, with praise for Sean Wilentz from Dylan associates and otherwise recognizable names such as Philip Roth, Al Kooper and Martin

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List Inconsequential: Worst Musicians Turned Actors

List Inconsequential: Worst Musicians Turned Actors

Spectrum Culture Staff October 18, 2011 0

Bob Dylan in Masked and Anonymous The easy part was picking Bob Dylan for this list. The difficult part was picking his worst acting job; though the performance the stumbling and fumbling, Empire Burlesque-unleashing

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Bob Dylan: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 9: The Witmark Demos: 1962-1964

Bob Dylan: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 9: The Witmark Demos: 1962-1964

Eric Dennis November 7, 2010 0

Bob Dylan The Bootleg Series, Vol. 9: The Witmark Demos: 1962-1964 Rating: 4.7/5.0 Label: Columbia It’s practically a tradition that each new Bob Dylan Bootleg Series release will be accompanied by complaints from Dylan

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