Seven Days: November 20 - 26, 2022
The Week in Bob Dylan
This is our weekly filtered roundup of everything important that happened in the world of Bob Dylan.
With the US Holiday, it was a relatively slow week in Dylan news (save one incident) so our standard/premium editions are combined this week.
The Great Autopen Controversy
"The rare public statement says he is 'working with Simon & Schuster and my gallery partners' to address the controversy over prints and other items advertised as hand-signed. Dylan says he has only used the autopen process since he began suffering from vertigo in 2019." - Variety
Dylan Gets Tangled Up In Autograph Controversy (New York Times)
Dylan Says He Regrets Error In Judgment (Variety)
Did Dylan Scam His Readers (Esquire)
Details/Discussion on Issue and Refunds (Autograph Live)
Handle With Car: Publisher Apologizes (Los Angeles Times)
Dylan Fans Will Receive Refunds (Variety)
Bob Dylan Publisher Sorry (Billboard)
I Don't Blame Dylan For Not Doing Book Signings (The Sunday Times)
BBC Discussion with Neil McCormick and Laura Tenschert at 2:41:30 (BBC)
Regarding 'The Philosophy of Modern Song' book, we've now collected 95 REVIEWS (10 new this week).
A few of the New This Week
This Week’s News
"And it feels like he doesn’t know what he wants—but he knows what he doesn’t want, and by that process you arrive at something. You think it starts as one thing and then it can become the complete inverse." -- Lol Crawley on working with Dylan
Lol Crawley on Shooting Shadow Kingdom (TheFilmStage.com)
What Has Dylan Done For Duluth? (Duluth News Tribune)
The Puzzle That is Bob Dylan - Greil Marcus / Folk Music (The Sydney Morning Herald)
Writing About Dylan
"With this information in mind, go back to Dylan’s commentary in Chapter 15 and it becomes clear that he is not really writing about the Whiffenpoofs, he is writing about Skull and Bones." -- Graley Herren
Come You Whiffenpoofs of War (The Dylantantes)
The first analysis of the secrets hidden in The Philosophy of Modern Song. Not to be missed.
The Enduring Brilliance of Beatles/Dylan (Jon Friedman)
All Links to Apple Podcasts
Is It Rolling, Bob?
I've Got My Mind Made Up (Amy Maude)
Murder Most Foul (Teaser)
Hard Rain & Slow Trains
Sign On The Window
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Image Of The Week
So far 17 different examples of Bob Dylan's signature have been found in 'The Autopen Series'. Who can collect them all?
Source: Come Writers and Critics, original sigs collected by Autograph Live
Videos Of The Week
Nice new Forever Young cover for charity
Interesting version of Girl From The North Country (song not play)
One of many new ‘How To Play On The Piano’ Dylan songs posted this week
Still building toward our official Holiday Gift Guide, but some updated links of new/upcoming things to buy/order.
Some 2022 Bob Dylan Books
Signed 'Outtakes on Bob Dylan' by Michael Gray (Route Online)
The Philosophy of Modern Song - Book (Amazon)
The Audio Book on CD (Amazon)
Pledging My Time (New Book by Ray Padgett) - Pre-Order With Bonuses (Indiegogo)
Bob Dylan Fragments: The Time Out Of Mind Sessions (Bootleg Series 17)
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