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Counting down Bob Dylan : his 100 finest songs, Jim Beviglia

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Counting down Bob Dylan : his 100 finest songs
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Counting down Bob Dylan
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his 100 finest songs
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Jim Beviglia
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Counting Down is a unique series of titles designed to select the best songs or musical works from major performance artists and composers in an age of design-your-own playlists. Contributors offer readers the reasons why some works stand out from others. It is the ideal companion for music lovers. For fifty years, Bob Dylan's music has been a source of wonder to his fans and endless fodder for analysis by music critics. In Counting Down Bob Dylan, rock journalist Jim Beviglia dares to rank these songs in descending order from Dylan's 100th best to his #1 song. Surveying the near six-decade career of this musical legend, Beviglia offers insightful analyses into the music and lyrics and dishes out important historical information and fascinating trivia to explain why these 100 rank among Dylan's best to date. At the same time, a portrait of the seemingly inscrutable Dylan emerges through the words of his finest songs, providing both the perfect introduction to his work and a comprehensive new take on this master of American songwriting. This work will appeal to the legions of Bob Dylan fans who have taken to analyzing his music. Unlike other Dylan books, which vary between the academic and the journalistic, Counting Down Bob Dylan uniquely renders Dylan's music approachable to new fans by highlighting the powerful emotional forces that fuel his dazzling lyrics
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"For 50 years, Bob Dylan's music has been a source of wonder to his fans and endless fodder for analysis by music critics. In Counting Down Bob Dylan, rock column contributor Jim Beviglia dares to rank these songs in descending order from Dylan's 100th best to his #1 song. Surveying the near six-decade career of this musical legend, Beviglia offers insightful analyses into the music and lyrics and dishes out important historical information and fascinating trivia to explain why these 100 rank among Dylan's best to date. At the same time, a portrait of the seemingly inscrutable Dylan emerges through the words of his finest songs, providing both the perfect introduction to his work and a comprehensive new take on this master of American songwriting. This work will appeal to the legions of Bob Dylan fans who have taken to analyzing his music. Unlike other Dylan books, which vary between the academic and the journalistic, Counting Down Bob Dylan uniquely renders Dylan's music approachable to new fans by highlighting the powerful emotional forces that power his dazzling lyrics."
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Contents
  • "I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine" (from John Wesley Harding, 1967)
  • "Girl from the North Country" (from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, 1963)
  • 52.
  • "Sign on the Window" (from New Morning, 1971)
  • 51.
  • "Where Are You Tonight? (Journey through Dark Heat)" (from Street Legal, 1978)
  • 50.
  • "When the Ship Comes In" (from The Times They Are A-Changin', 1964)
  • 49.
  • "Dark Eyes" (from Empire Burlesque, 1985)
  • 48.
  • 97.
  • "Pay in Blood" (from Tempest, 2012)
  • 47.
  • "Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again" (from Blonde on Blonde, 1966)
  • 46.
  • "Simple Twist of Fate" (from Blood on the Tracks, 1975)
  • 45.
  • "It Ain't Me, Babe" (from Another Side of Bob Dylan, 1964)
  • 44.
  • "Tweeter and the Monkey Man" (from Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1, 1988)
  • 43.
  • "Rainy Day Women #12 & 35" (from Blonde on Blonde, 1966)
  • "Workingman's Blues #2" (from Modern Times, 2006)
  • 42.
  • "Black Diamond Bay" (from Desire, 1976)
  • 41.
  • "Ain't Talkin'" (from Modern Times, 2006)
  • 40.
  • "Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window?" (from Biograph, 1985)
  • 39.
  • "Senor (Tales of Yankee Power)" (from Street Legal, 1978)
  • 38.
  • 96.
  • "Foot of Pride" (from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1-3: Rare & Unreleased 1961-1991, 1991)
  • 37.
  • "Sara" (from Desire, 1976)
  • 36.
  • "Tombstone Blues" (from Highway 61 Revisited, 1965)
  • 35.
  • "Subterranean Homesick Blues" (from Bringing It All Back Home, 1965)
  • 34.
  • "Sugar Baby" (from "Love and Theft," 2001)
  • 33.
  • "Most Likely You Go Your Way (and I'll Go Mine)" (from Blonde on Blonde, 1966)
  • "Brownsville Girl" (from Knocked Out Loaded, 1986)
  • 32.
  • "Blowin' in the Wind" (from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, 1963)
  • 31.
  • "Most of the Time" (from Oh Mercy, 1989)
  • 30.
  • "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall" (from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, 1963)
  • 29.
  • "Last Thoughts on Woody Gudirie" (from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1-3: Rare & Unreleased 1961-1991, 1991)
  • 28.
  • 95.
  • "It's All Over Now, Baby Blue" (from Bringing It All Back Home, 1965)
  • 27.
  • "Ring Them Bells" (from Oh Mercy, 1989)
  • 26.
  • "She's Your Lover Now" (from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1-3: Rare & Unreleased 1961-1991, 1991)
  • 25.
  • "Things Have Changed" (from The Essential Bob Dylan, 2000)
  • 24.
  • "I Threw It All Away" (from Nashville Skyline, 1969)
  • 23.
  • "Hurricane" (from Desire, 1976)
  • "One of Us Must Know (Sooner or Later)" (from Blonde on Blonde, 1966)
  • 22.
  • "Highway 61 Revisited" (from Highway 61 Revisited, 1965)
  • 21.
  • "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right" (from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, 1963)
  • 20.
  • "The Ballad of Frankie Lee and Judas Priest" (from John Wesley Harding, 1967)
  • 19.
  • "The Times They Are A-Changin'" (from The Times They Are A-Changin, 1964)
  • 18.
  • 94.
  • "Positively 4th Street" (from Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits, 1967)
  • 17.
  • "Just Like a Woman" (from Blonde on Blonde, 1966) 154 16. "Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts" (from Blood on the Tracks, 1975)
  • 15.
  • "Red River Shore" (from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 8: Tell Tale Signs: Rare and Unreleased 1989-2006, 2008)
  • 14.
  • "Tangled Up in Blue' (from Blood on the Tracks, 1975)
  • 13.
  • "Visions of Johanna" (from Blonde on Blonde, 1966)
  • 12.
  • "Tight Connection to My Heart (Has Anyone Seen My Love)" (from Empire Burlesque, 1985)
  • "Chimes of Freedom" (from Another Side of Bob Dylan, 1964)
  • 11.
  • "Boots of Spanish Leather" (from The Times They Are A-Changin', 1964)
  • 10.
  • "Like a Rolling Stone" (from Highway 61 Revisited, 1965)
  • 9.
  • "Tears of Rage" (from The Basement Tapes, 1975)
  • 8.
  • "Every Grain of Sand" (from Shot of Love, 1981)
  • 7.
  • 93.
  • "The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll" (from The Times They Are A-Changin', 1964)
  • 6.
  • "It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)" (from Bringing It All Back Home, 1965)
  • 5.
  • "Not Dark Yet" (from Time Out of Mind, 1997)
  • 4.
  • "Idiot Wind" (from Blood on the Tracks, 1975)
  • 3.
  • "Desolation Row" (from Highway 61 Revisited, 1965)
  • 2.
  • Acknowledgments
  • "Abandoned Love" (from Biograph, 1985)
  • "Blind Willie McTell" (from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1-3: Rare & Unreleased 1961-1991, 1991)
  • 1.
  • "Sad-Eyed Lady of the Lowlands" (from Blonde on Blonde, 1966)
  • & hellip;And 100 More
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • About the Author
  • 92.
  • "All Along the Watchtower" (from John Wesley Harding, 1967)
  • 91.
  • "Up to Me" (from Biograph, 1985)
  • 90.
  • "Forever Young" (from Planet Waves, 1974)
  • 89.
  • "John Brown" (from MTV Unplugged, 1994)
  • 88.
  • Introduction: Degree in Dylanology Not Required
  • "Mr. Tambourine Man" (from Bringing It All Back Home, 1965)
  • 87.
  • "One Too Many Mornings" (from The Times They Are A-Changin', 1964)
  • 86.
  • "This Dream of You" (from Together Through Life, 2009)
  • 85.
  • "Is Your Love in Vain?" (from Street Legal, 1978)
  • 84.
  • "The Groom's Still Waiting at tire Altar" (from Shot of Love, 1980)
  • 83.
  • The Countdown
  • "Lay, Lady, Lay" (from Nashville Skyline, 1969)
  • 82.
  • "Tempest" (from Tempest, 2012)
  • 81.
  • "Farewell, Angelina" (from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1-3: Rare & Unreleased 1961-1991, 1991)
  • 80.
  • "Isis" (from Desire, 1976)
  • 79.
  • "My Back Pages" (from Another Side of Bob Dylan, 1964)
  • 78.
  • 100.
  • "Going, Going, Gone" (from Planet Waves, 1974)
  • 77.
  • "Ballad in Plain D" (from Another Side of Bob Dylan, 1964)
  • 76.
  • "You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go" (from Blood on the Tracks, 1975)
  • 75.
  • "Goin' to Acapulco" (from The Basement Tapes, 1975)
  • 74.
  • "High Water (for Charley Patton)" (from "Love and Theft," 2001)
  • 73.
  • "Roll on John" (from Tempest, 2012)
  • "'Cross the Green Mountain" (from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 8: Tell Tale Signs: Rare and Unreleased 1989-2006, 2008)
  • 72.
  • "Shooting Star" (from Oh Mercy, 1989)
  • 71.
  • "Angelina" (from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1-3: Rare & Unreleased 1961-1991, 1991)
  • 70.
  • "I Want You" (from Blonde on Blonde, 1966)
  • 69.
  • "I'll Remember You" (from Empire Burlesque, 1985)
  • 68.
  • 99.
  • "Gates of Eden" (from Bringing It All Back Home, 1965)
  • 67.
  • "To Ramona" (from Another Side of Bob Dylan, 1964)
  • 66.
  • "Caribbean Wind" (from Biograph, 1985)
  • 65.
  • "I Shall Be Released" (from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1-3: Rare & Unreleased 1961-1991, 1991)
  • 64.
  • "Rambling, Gambling Willie" (from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1-3: Rare & Unreleased 1961-1991, 1991)
  • 63.
  • "Love Sick" (from Time Out of Mind, 1997)
  • "When the Deal Goes Down" (from Modern Times, 2006)
  • 62.
  • "Ballad of a Thin Man" (from Highway 61 Revisited, 1965)
  • 61.
  • "I'm Not There" (from I'm Not There: Original Soundtrack, 2007)
  • 60.
  • "Mississippi" (from "Love and Theft," 2001)
  • 59.
  • "I Don't Believe You (She Acts Like We Never Have Met)" (from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 4: Bob Dylan Live 1966, The "Royal Albert Hall" Concert)
  • 58.
  • 98.
  • "Million Dollar Bash" (from The Basement Tapes, 1975)
  • 57.
  • "Thunder on the Mountain" (from Modern Times, 2006)
  • 56.
  • "If You See Her, Say Hello" (from Blood on the Tracks, 1975)
  • 55.
  • "Masters of War" (from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, 1963)
  • 54.
  • "Highlands" (from Time Out of Mind, 1997)
  • 53.
Control code
ocn828246282
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 201 pages
Isbn
9781538101872
Lccn
2013016471
Media category
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Media MARC source
rdamedia
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System control number
(OCoLC)828246282
Label
Counting down Bob Dylan : his 100 finest songs, Jim Beviglia
Publication
Note
"For 50 years, Bob Dylan's music has been a source of wonder to his fans and endless fodder for analysis by music critics. In Counting Down Bob Dylan, rock column contributor Jim Beviglia dares to rank these songs in descending order from Dylan's 100th best to his #1 song. Surveying the near six-decade career of this musical legend, Beviglia offers insightful analyses into the music and lyrics and dishes out important historical information and fascinating trivia to explain why these 100 rank among Dylan's best to date. At the same time, a portrait of the seemingly inscrutable Dylan emerges through the words of his finest songs, providing both the perfect introduction to his work and a comprehensive new take on this master of American songwriting. This work will appeal to the legions of Bob Dylan fans who have taken to analyzing his music. Unlike other Dylan books, which vary between the academic and the journalistic, Counting Down Bob Dylan uniquely renders Dylan's music approachable to new fans by highlighting the powerful emotional forces that power his dazzling lyrics."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine" (from John Wesley Harding, 1967)
  • "Girl from the North Country" (from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, 1963)
  • 52.
  • "Sign on the Window" (from New Morning, 1971)
  • 51.
  • "Where Are You Tonight? (Journey through Dark Heat)" (from Street Legal, 1978)
  • 50.
  • "When the Ship Comes In" (from The Times They Are A-Changin', 1964)
  • 49.
  • "Dark Eyes" (from Empire Burlesque, 1985)
  • 48.
  • 97.
  • "Pay in Blood" (from Tempest, 2012)
  • 47.
  • "Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again" (from Blonde on Blonde, 1966)
  • 46.
  • "Simple Twist of Fate" (from Blood on the Tracks, 1975)
  • 45.
  • "It Ain't Me, Babe" (from Another Side of Bob Dylan, 1964)
  • 44.
  • "Tweeter and the Monkey Man" (from Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1, 1988)
  • 43.
  • "Rainy Day Women #12 & 35" (from Blonde on Blonde, 1966)
  • "Workingman's Blues #2" (from Modern Times, 2006)
  • 42.
  • "Black Diamond Bay" (from Desire, 1976)
  • 41.
  • "Ain't Talkin'" (from Modern Times, 2006)
  • 40.
  • "Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window?" (from Biograph, 1985)
  • 39.
  • "Senor (Tales of Yankee Power)" (from Street Legal, 1978)
  • 38.
  • 96.
  • "Foot of Pride" (from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1-3: Rare & Unreleased 1961-1991, 1991)
  • 37.
  • "Sara" (from Desire, 1976)
  • 36.
  • "Tombstone Blues" (from Highway 61 Revisited, 1965)
  • 35.
  • "Subterranean Homesick Blues" (from Bringing It All Back Home, 1965)
  • 34.
  • "Sugar Baby" (from "Love and Theft," 2001)
  • 33.
  • "Most Likely You Go Your Way (and I'll Go Mine)" (from Blonde on Blonde, 1966)
  • "Brownsville Girl" (from Knocked Out Loaded, 1986)
  • 32.
  • "Blowin' in the Wind" (from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, 1963)
  • 31.
  • "Most of the Time" (from Oh Mercy, 1989)
  • 30.
  • "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall" (from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, 1963)
  • 29.
  • "Last Thoughts on Woody Gudirie" (from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1-3: Rare & Unreleased 1961-1991, 1991)
  • 28.
  • 95.
  • "It's All Over Now, Baby Blue" (from Bringing It All Back Home, 1965)
  • 27.
  • "Ring Them Bells" (from Oh Mercy, 1989)
  • 26.
  • "She's Your Lover Now" (from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1-3: Rare & Unreleased 1961-1991, 1991)
  • 25.
  • "Things Have Changed" (from The Essential Bob Dylan, 2000)
  • 24.
  • "I Threw It All Away" (from Nashville Skyline, 1969)
  • 23.
  • "Hurricane" (from Desire, 1976)
  • "One of Us Must Know (Sooner or Later)" (from Blonde on Blonde, 1966)
  • 22.
  • "Highway 61 Revisited" (from Highway 61 Revisited, 1965)
  • 21.
  • "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right" (from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, 1963)
  • 20.
  • "The Ballad of Frankie Lee and Judas Priest" (from John Wesley Harding, 1967)
  • 19.
  • "The Times They Are A-Changin'" (from The Times They Are A-Changin, 1964)
  • 18.
  • 94.
  • "Positively 4th Street" (from Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits, 1967)
  • 17.
  • "Just Like a Woman" (from Blonde on Blonde, 1966) 154 16. "Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts" (from Blood on the Tracks, 1975)
  • 15.
  • "Red River Shore" (from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 8: Tell Tale Signs: Rare and Unreleased 1989-2006, 2008)
  • 14.
  • "Tangled Up in Blue' (from Blood on the Tracks, 1975)
  • 13.
  • "Visions of Johanna" (from Blonde on Blonde, 1966)
  • 12.
  • "Tight Connection to My Heart (Has Anyone Seen My Love)" (from Empire Burlesque, 1985)
  • "Chimes of Freedom" (from Another Side of Bob Dylan, 1964)
  • 11.
  • "Boots of Spanish Leather" (from The Times They Are A-Changin', 1964)
  • 10.
  • "Like a Rolling Stone" (from Highway 61 Revisited, 1965)
  • 9.
  • "Tears of Rage" (from The Basement Tapes, 1975)
  • 8.
  • "Every Grain of Sand" (from Shot of Love, 1981)
  • 7.
  • 93.
  • "The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll" (from The Times They Are A-Changin', 1964)
  • 6.
  • "It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)" (from Bringing It All Back Home, 1965)
  • 5.
  • "Not Dark Yet" (from Time Out of Mind, 1997)
  • 4.
  • "Idiot Wind" (from Blood on the Tracks, 1975)
  • 3.
  • "Desolation Row" (from Highway 61 Revisited, 1965)
  • 2.
  • Acknowledgments
  • "Abandoned Love" (from Biograph, 1985)
  • "Blind Willie McTell" (from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1-3: Rare & Unreleased 1961-1991, 1991)
  • 1.
  • "Sad-Eyed Lady of the Lowlands" (from Blonde on Blonde, 1966)
  • & hellip;And 100 More
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • About the Author
  • 92.
  • "All Along the Watchtower" (from John Wesley Harding, 1967)
  • 91.
  • "Up to Me" (from Biograph, 1985)
  • 90.
  • "Forever Young" (from Planet Waves, 1974)
  • 89.
  • "John Brown" (from MTV Unplugged, 1994)
  • 88.
  • Introduction: Degree in Dylanology Not Required
  • "Mr. Tambourine Man" (from Bringing It All Back Home, 1965)
  • 87.
  • "One Too Many Mornings" (from The Times They Are A-Changin', 1964)
  • 86.
  • "This Dream of You" (from Together Through Life, 2009)
  • 85.
  • "Is Your Love in Vain?" (from Street Legal, 1978)
  • 84.
  • "The Groom's Still Waiting at tire Altar" (from Shot of Love, 1980)
  • 83.
  • The Countdown
  • "Lay, Lady, Lay" (from Nashville Skyline, 1969)
  • 82.
  • "Tempest" (from Tempest, 2012)
  • 81.
  • "Farewell, Angelina" (from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1-3: Rare & Unreleased 1961-1991, 1991)
  • 80.
  • "Isis" (from Desire, 1976)
  • 79.
  • "My Back Pages" (from Another Side of Bob Dylan, 1964)
  • 78.
  • 100.
  • "Going, Going, Gone" (from Planet Waves, 1974)
  • 77.
  • "Ballad in Plain D" (from Another Side of Bob Dylan, 1964)
  • 76.
  • "You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go" (from Blood on the Tracks, 1975)
  • 75.
  • "Goin' to Acapulco" (from The Basement Tapes, 1975)
  • 74.
  • "High Water (for Charley Patton)" (from "Love and Theft," 2001)
  • 73.
  • "Roll on John" (from Tempest, 2012)
  • "'Cross the Green Mountain" (from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 8: Tell Tale Signs: Rare and Unreleased 1989-2006, 2008)
  • 72.
  • "Shooting Star" (from Oh Mercy, 1989)
  • 71.
  • "Angelina" (from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1-3: Rare & Unreleased 1961-1991, 1991)
  • 70.
  • "I Want You" (from Blonde on Blonde, 1966)
  • 69.
  • "I'll Remember You" (from Empire Burlesque, 1985)
  • 68.
  • 99.
  • "Gates of Eden" (from Bringing It All Back Home, 1965)
  • 67.
  • "To Ramona" (from Another Side of Bob Dylan, 1964)
  • 66.
  • "Caribbean Wind" (from Biograph, 1985)
  • 65.
  • "I Shall Be Released" (from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1-3: Rare & Unreleased 1961-1991, 1991)
  • 64.
  • "Rambling, Gambling Willie" (from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1-3: Rare & Unreleased 1961-1991, 1991)
  • 63.
  • "Love Sick" (from Time Out of Mind, 1997)
  • "When the Deal Goes Down" (from Modern Times, 2006)
  • 62.
  • "Ballad of a Thin Man" (from Highway 61 Revisited, 1965)
  • 61.
  • "I'm Not There" (from I'm Not There: Original Soundtrack, 2007)
  • 60.
  • "Mississippi" (from "Love and Theft," 2001)
  • 59.
  • "I Don't Believe You (She Acts Like We Never Have Met)" (from The Bootleg Series, Vol. 4: Bob Dylan Live 1966, The "Royal Albert Hall" Concert)
  • 58.
  • 98.
  • "Million Dollar Bash" (from The Basement Tapes, 1975)
  • 57.
  • "Thunder on the Mountain" (from Modern Times, 2006)
  • 56.
  • "If You See Her, Say Hello" (from Blood on the Tracks, 1975)
  • 55.
  • "Masters of War" (from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, 1963)
  • 54.
  • "Highlands" (from Time Out of Mind, 1997)
  • 53.
Control code
ocn828246282
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 201 pages
Isbn
9781538101872
Lccn
2013016471
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)828246282

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