1992 HIGHWAY 51



8         NEW BOOKS

9         SOURCES


10.9        General background

10.10           Article compilations

10.11           Articles









8              NEW BOOKS

1992 has seen more books about Bob Dylan than ever! Here's an uncomplete listing:

Bob Dylan In Italy 1963-1991

Italian text with English translation.

Amy Appleby: The Harp Styles of Bob Dylan

Amsco, New York. Softcover, 80 pages.

A songbook with 12 songs describing Dylan's harp playing.

Viocente Escudero: Bob Dylan 4

In the series Los Juglares (The Minstrels). Covers Dylan's career from Infidels to last year's

concert in Seville. English text. No photos except the nice color cover

Luis Martin: Bob Dylan

Long essay about 40 Bob Dylan songs + discography, filmography and biography. Both Spanish and English text. 250 pages

Steve Michel: The Bob Dylan Concordance

Rolling Tomes. Softcover, 153 pages

A concordance to the texts in Lyrics and the official studio albums released after Empire Burlesque.

Tim Riley: A Dylan Commentary

Knopf. Hardback 355 pages

Covers Dylan's recordings in chronological order.

John Roberts: Odds 'n Ends - A Dylan Miscellany

Privately published softcover, 128 pages.

Bits & pieces about Bob, reviews, Krogsgaard corrections and more.

Phil Townsend: Strangers And Prophets - CD Boots Volume 1

A Next 2 Last Production. Softcover, 118 pages.

ISIS CD Boots column in book form.

John Tuttle (ed): Personal Sketches Volume 3

Rolling Tomes.

Obscure writings.

Paul Williams: Performing Artist: Bob Dylan: The Middle Years 1974-1986

Underwood-Miller. Hardback 334 pages

Richard Williams: Dylan - A Man Called Alias

Bloomsbury. Hardback 192 pages

Coffee table book with a short straightforward biography and lots of gorgeous (previously published)


Richard David Wissolik (ed): Bob Dylan - American Poet And Singer - An Annotated                        Bibliography And Study Guide Of Sources And Background Materials 1961-1991 - With A Supplemental Checklist Of Studies On The 1960s And The Folk Revival.

Eadmer Press. Hardback 97 pages.

 (surely the longest Dylan book title!)

Mike Wyvill & John Wraith; Still On The Road: Bob Dylan's 1991 Concerts

Wanted Man, Softcover, 54 pages.

Concert listings and comments plus a lot of pictures from The Telegraph




9              SOURCES


Glen Dundas

Tangled Up In Tapes — 4th Edition

A Recording History of Bob Dylan

SMA Services, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada 1999. Softcover 334 pages.

Clinton Heylin

A Life In Stolen Moments.

Bob Dylan Day By Day 1941-1995.

Schirmer Books 1996, 404 pages.

Clinton Heylin

Bob Dylan, The Recording Sessions 1960-1994

St. Martin's Press, 1995, 233 pages.

The Telegraph


Ian Woodward

The Wicked Messenger column in Isis.


The tape collection of The Dylan Stockholm Society.


Articles in rec.music.dylan.





10.9      General background

John Bauldie

The Diary of a Bobcat
Wanted Man 1995, 90 pages. Collected diaries from The Never-Ending Tour.

Michael Gray

Song & Dance Man III. The Art Of Bob Dylan

Cassell 1999. Hardback 918 pages (!!)

Clinton Heylin

Bob Dylan: Behind The Shades. Take Two.

Viking 2000, 780 pages.

Anthony Scaduto

Bob Dylan. An intimate biography. New American Library 1973

Robert Shelton

No Direction Home. The Life and Music of Bob Dylan. New American Library 1986.

10.10                                    Article compilations

Carl Benson (ed.)

The Bob Dylan Companion — Four Decades of Commentary.

Schirmer Books, New York 1998. Softcover 306 pages.

Craig McGregor (ed.)

Bob Dylan. A Retrospective.

William Morrow 1972

Elizabeth M. Thomson (ed)

Conclusions On The Wall. New Essays On Bob Dylan.

Thin Man 1980

Paul Williams

Watching The River Flow

Observations on Bob Dylan's Art-in-Progress, 1966-1995.

Omnibus Press 1996, 255 pages.

10.11                                    Articles

As Good As Who’s Been To Who? – by Stephen Scobie, On The Tracks #1 (Summer 1993)

Good As I’ve Been To You – Homer, the Slut #7

Good As I Been To You: The Review – The Telegraph 44 (Winter 1992)

Good As I Been To You: The Songs – The Telegraph 44 (Winter 1992)