Folk Music: A Bob Dylan Biography in Seven Songs

Marcus, Greil

| 2022

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Acclaimed cultural critic Greil Marcus tells the story of Bob Dylan through the lens of seven penetrating songs   ?The most interesting writer on Dylan over the years has been the cultural critic Greil Marcus. . . . No one alive knows the music that fueled Dylan?s imagination better. . . . Folk Music . . . [is an] ingenious book of close listening.??David Remnick, New Yorker   Named a Best Music Book of 2022 by Rolling Stone   ?Further elevates Marcus to what he has always been: a supreme artist-critic.??Hilton Als   Across seven decades, Bob Dylan has been the first singer of American song. As a writer and performer, he has rewritten the national songbook in a way that comes from his own vision and yet can feel as if it belongs to anyone who might listen.   In Folk Music, Greil Marcus tells Dylan?s story through seven of his most transformative songs....

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