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Bob Dylan Spencer Leigh

Bob Dylan By Spencer Leigh

Bob Dylan by Spencer Leigh

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Bob Dylan: Outlaw Blues is a major new biography, a story of the life of a man that intrigues his audience - both young and old. Bob Dylan's past and present is comprehensively detailed in this new book which will be published in July 2020, that is, in Bob Dylan's eightieth year.

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Bob Dylan: Outlaw Blues by Spencer Leigh

Bob Dylan: Outlaw Blues by Spencer Leigh is a fresh take on this famous yet elusive personality, a one-man hall of mirrors who continues to intrigue his followers worldwide. It is an in-depth account with new information and fascinating opinions, both from the author and his interviewees. Whether you are a Dylan fan or not, you will be gripped by this remarkable tale. Most performers create their work for public approval, but at the centre of this book is a mercurial man who doesn't trust his own audience. If he feels he is getting too much acclaim, he tends to veer off in another direction. Despite his age, Bob Dylan still tours extensively. Famously known for not looking happy, the author looks at what motivates him. `Journalists are very fond of saying Bob Dylan is an enigma,' says Spencer Leigh, `but that word is flawed. It's as good as saying you don't know... I have not called Bob Dylan an enigma at any point in the book as I have tried to find answers.' Spencer Leigh has spoken to over 300 musicians, friends and acquaintances of Bob Dylan in his research for this book.

Bob Dylan Reviews

`There simply aren't enough books about Bob Dylan. So complex is he as a human being, a songwriter, a poet, a guitarist, a pianist, a vocalist (never a mere singer), enough words can never be written about him. Dylan is to this day - inscrutable and unfathomable. Thank you, Spencer, for this, I feel some corners have been brightened, yet still you've left us plenty to ponder for ourselves, such is any great writer's wish.' Ian McNabb

About Spencer Leigh

The journalist, acclaimed author and BBC broadcaster Spencer Leigh is an acknowledged authority on popular music, especially the Beatles, and he has interviewed thousands of musicians. He has written many music biographies to include most recently Simon & Garfunkel, Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and Buddy Holly. Leigh broadcasts a music show `On the Beat' each week for BBC Radio Merseyside.

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Bob Dylan: Outlaw Blues by Spencer Leigh
McNidder & Grace
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