Hard Rain: A Dylan Commentary

Hard Rain A Dylan Commentary Hard Rain ranges over thirty years of Bob Dylan s recordings films and concerts to deliver astute insights into and sometimes heretical judgements of his prodigious corpus of work This updated editi
  • Title: Hard Rain: A Dylan Commentary
  • Author: Tim Riley
  • ISBN: 9780306809071
  • Page: 454
  • Format: Paperback
  • Hard Rain: A Dylan Commentary
    Hard Rain ranges over thirty years of Bob Dylan s recordings, films, and concerts to deliver astute insights into and sometimes heretical judgements of his prodigious corpus of work This updated edition includes a new epilogue that examines Dylan s thirtieth anniversary celebration in 1992 his albums Good As I Been to You, World Gone Wrong, and Time Out of Mind his 1997Hard Rain ranges over thirty years of Bob Dylan s recordings, films, and concerts to deliver astute insights into and sometimes heretical judgements of his prodigious corpus of work This updated edition includes a new epilogue that examines Dylan s thirtieth anniversary celebration in 1992 his albums Good As I Been to You, World Gone Wrong, and Time Out of Mind his 1997 performance before the Pope and his 1998 Grammy Award comeback The result is unparalleled rock criticism.
    Hard Rain: A Dylan Commentary By Tim Riley,

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  • Tim Riley

    NPR CRITIC, AUTHOR, PIANIST, and SPEAKER TIM RILEY reviews pop and classical music for NPR s HERE AND NOW, and has written for the HUFFINGTON POST, THE WASHINGTON POST, SLATE and SALON He was trained as a classical pianist at Oberlin and Eastman, and remains among the few critics who writes about both high and low culture and their overlapping concerns Brown University sponsored Riley as Critic In Residence in 2008, and in 2009 he began teaching multi media courses as Journalist In Residence at Emerson College in Boston His first book, Tell Me Why A Beatles Commentary Knopf Vintage 1988 , was hailed by the New York Times as bringing new insight to the act we ve known for all these years A staple author in college courses on rock culture, he gave a keynote address at BEATLES 2000, the first international academic conference in Jyv skyl , Finland Since condemning the rap group Public Enemy for anti semitic remarks in his 1990 Boston PHOENIX column, Riley has given lively multi media lectures at colleges and cultural centers like the Chautauqua Festival on Censorship in the Arts, and Rock History His current projects include the music metaportal, the RILEY ROCK INDEX, and a major new biography of John Lennon for Hyperion, fall 2011.

  • 892 Comments

  • Is there a book about Bob Dylan that doesn t overuse the word mercurial Tim Riley is especially fond of it, though having read many a Dylan book I can say he isn t an exception.I wasn t overly impressed by Riley s writing style, but I liked the format, a chronological analysis of Dylan s recording career on an album by album basis including essential singles and rarities , and I mostly agreed with his opinions He rightfully views 65 66 as Dylan s pinnacle, while acknowledging the sharp drop in q [...]


  • Tim Riley s Hard Rain A Dylan Commentary is one of the sharpest books you ll ever read on Dylan s songs Riley stresses the importance of humor of Dylan s work, as well as its often self referential nature even when he seems to be addressing lovers or enemies or anyone else, Dylan is probably also addressing himself Riley loves Dylan s best work largely from 1962 68 plus Blood on the Tracks 1975 , but he doesn t try to apologize for the loads of inferior products Dylan has hashed out over the yea [...]


  • For Dylan fans only, but a real deep dive for those who want to go there Riley analyzes the music, the bands, the songs, the singing and of course the lyrics for Dylan s work including some live performances and bootlegs from the beginning up to the first volume of The Bootleg Series He looks at attitudes towards women, the media, the fans, and concludes a lot of those breakup relationshippy songs have at least two meanings, and one of them is always Dylan s attitude towards his fans About right [...]





  • This fantastic book is by Tim Riley, not Gwendoline Riley I know Tim Riley Tim Riley is a friend of mine And Gwendoline, you are no Tim Riley.


  • I m not a musician and I love Dylan This guy analyzes Dylan s albums up to the 1990s, I kinda get lost in his sweeping coverage and upset at his harshly critical insights


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