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Does Bob Dylan put on a good show?

Trying to decide how much I'm willing to spend on tickets at a 3000 seat venue here in town. I love Dylan but haven't seen him in 20 years... are his concerts especially entertaining or am I better off investing in CD's and bourbon for home listening? Presale starts at 10am EST - thank you in advance for any input!
posted by ftm on Aug 11, 2016 - 37 answers

Help me make this awesome playlist!

Looking for songs that would sound good on a playlist with I Am The Walrus (The Beatles) and Subterranean Homesick Blues (Bob Dylan) [more inside]
posted by evil otto on Jun 9, 2014 - 14 answers

To live outside the law you must be honest...but must you be poor?

How much does a member of Bob Dylan's (or any other big musician's) touring band get paid? Are they likely paid per show, or some other arrangement? Would they receive lodging and per diem in addition to a salary? I assume they'd get stuff from the dressing rooms at the shows, but would they have their own stuff in the tour rider? (Some of those guys have played with him a long time.) (Other touring musician information welcome!)
posted by OmieWise on Nov 27, 2012 - 8 answers

What is the song I've heard with lyric "Dylan is my inspiration", and repeating the word "Dylan"?

What is the song I've heard with lyric "Dylan is my inspiration", and repeating the word "Dylan"? [more inside]
posted by Perplexity on Jan 12, 2012 - 2 answers

Where to Find Bob Dylan Instrumentals?

Where could I find an instrumental of Bob Dylan's "The Times They are a Changin' " that is pulled from the actual song, rather than a karaoke facsimile? [more inside]
posted by Wanderboy on May 7, 2011 - 4 answers

Where are the lowlands now

What happened to Sara Dylan post 1977. [more inside]
posted by PinkMoose on Jan 31, 2011 - 3 answers

Dylan Videos

I'm a pretty hardcrore Bob Dylan fan, and the few clips I've seen from this concert have always fascinated me. Is the full concert available anywhere? I seem to remember seeing Love Minus Zero/No Limit with similar facepaint. Or are the clips just bits from Renaldo and Clara? Notwithstanding the answer to that, can you please point me toward your favourite Dylan clips?
posted by Optamystic on Sep 10, 2010 - 10 answers

What songs did Bob Dylan steal from?

What old or traditional songs has Bob Dylan bogarted for his own use? [more inside]
posted by malapropist on May 22, 2009 - 26 answers

Can anyone help me find this shirt?

Try out your web meta-search skills: can anyone help my good friend find out where to get this Bob Dylan T-Shirt? [more inside]
posted by quickasfoxes on Apr 7, 2009 - 2 answers

Dylan quotation

I once heard this quotation by Bob Dylan to the effect that everybody is struggling in their own way. Anyone know the exact quotation?
posted by goethean on Jan 20, 2009 - 16 answers

If I listen to Dylan, what else would I enjoy?

I really enjoy listening to Bob Dylan's older music (pre 1970) and Im wondering are there any other artists (past or present) that would be of any interest to me? Im looking more towards folk than rock, more acoustical than electric but any recommendations would be great! Thanks!
posted by Groovytimes on Sep 7, 2008 - 42 answers

Whence the Dylan fourth?

Where did Bob Dylan's use of the fourth scale degree originate? [more inside]
posted by dfan on Jun 24, 2008 - 13 answers

The Vanishing Dylan

Dylan swallowed by black hole? [more inside]
posted by subajestad on Feb 29, 2008 - 12 answers

Hopefully a different effect than when he played for that kindergarten class.

If you were an ESL student, which Bob Dylan song would you most enjoy a lesson on? [more inside]
posted by the luke parker fiasco on Feb 27, 2008 - 33 answers

Homework before watching I'm Not There

What specifically should I watch, read, and listen to in order to have a satisfying experience watching the Dylan anti-biopic I'm Not There? [more inside]
posted by umbĂș on Nov 25, 2007 - 15 answers

Help me ifgure out if I'll score brownie points by giving LP albums as art or not.

Grateful Dead/Dylan/Phish/Johnny Cash/Hank Williams lovers. How do you feel about LP albums as art? [more inside]
posted by n'muakolo on Dec 5, 2006 - 16 answers

Like the wind and the rain / Like a southbound train

"Rock Me Mama," apparently a Bob Dylan unreleased track, also known as "Wagon Wheel" as played by Old Crow Medicine Show (and I'm sure the song has roots further back) - any music buffs know of this song and/or various recordings of it? [more inside]
posted by kjell on Sep 3, 2006 - 11 answers

Mysterious Bob Dylan musical theory

In Bob Dylan's book Chronicles, Vol. 1 he describes an esoteric numerological scheme for playing guitar, saying most melodies are based on the number 2, but that he's taken it to the next level by choosing what to play based on the number 3. Can anyone explain what he is talking about? [more inside]
posted by johngoren on Dec 29, 2005 - 23 answers

Best Dylan live concert on DVD?

What's the best live Dylan concert available on DVD? [more inside]
posted by Amizu on Nov 30, 2005 - 19 answers

Tangled Up In Memory

I just LOVED part one of the Bob Dylan biopic on PBS last night, "No Direction Home" by Martin Scorsese. There was a poem by Dylan Thomas that was quoted by one of the interviewees, and I think it had to do with reflections, at the end of life, at foregone opportunities. I have tried to find that poem online this morning, but I can't. Can anyone help? [more inside]
posted by swlabr on Sep 27, 2005 - 18 answers

Weddin' music?

I'm playing a wedding in May, after having responded to a CL post requesting a wedding guitarist who could play dylan. The bride and I have exchanged e-mails, and it seems that the only song she demands is "I want you" by Bob Dylan. I have carte blanche for the rest of the songs. Any suggestions? [more inside]
posted by The White Hat on Apr 11, 2005 - 26 answers

Recent Dylan

I've always been a fan of classic Bob Dylan. Recently, I picked up Time Out of Mind in a combo-pack of CDs that I bought; it's the first recent Dylan I've listened to, and I flat-out love it. Now I want more. [MI] [more inside]
posted by jammer on Jan 13, 2005 - 21 answers

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