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Listening to Our Parents Talking: ‘Blood on the Tracks’ and the End of Dylan’s Pastoral Fantasy

For all of Dylan's old world mythology, Blood on the Tracks sounds like a familiar account of marriage breakdown in the era of our parents.

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An Ugly Album Cover at a Career and Cultural Crossroads

The Blood on the Tracks album cover is torpor masquerading as cool and a photograph disguised as a painting.

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Dylan’s ‘Blood on the Tracks’: Outgrowing the Grown-Up Album

A mature, self-indulgent album can make or break a career, drawing the line between over-indulgence and critical re-discovery.

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Dylan, Mary Lee, and the Jack of Hearts: Completing the Break-Up in Blood on the Tracks

Blood on the Tracks progresses through a Kubler-Ross model of grief but the last stage never seems achieved within the confines of the album.

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Alias Bob Dylan: Billy the Kid, the Jack of Hearts and the Return of Dylan

Dylan’s experience with Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid would prove to be a persistent influence in his ensuing mid-‘70s revival.

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Bob Dylan, The Voice

Blood on the Tracks is an intensely emotional album that involves itself with the politics of the personal, transforming the ‘voice of a generation’ into something entirely new.

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Blood on the Tracks: Place and Displacement

Dylan’s work has been characterized by the poetics of place and displacement and a refutation of a fixed identity.

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Bargaining for Salvation

Dylan’s journey has been that of a seeker, and Blood on the Tracks stands as a document underscoring the core spiritual search of the artist.

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One of Toil and Blood

The persistent presence of rain and storms may provide the most useful clue in unlocking the collective mystery of Dylan’s compositions for Blood on the Tracks.

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6 Apr 2010 // 10:00 PM

Jakob Dylan: Women + Country

With some help from T-Bone Burnett and Neko Case, Jakob Dylan, now 40, finally writes the Americana-folk record we always knew he wanted to make.

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24 Mar 2010 // 3:59 AM

Lennon and Dylan share a spot of nutty chit chat in the back of a taxi in 1966, clearly a bit inspired by an illicit substance

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24 Feb 2010 // 10:00 PM

Phoenix: Live & Unplugged

Still riding the wave of their 2009 success, Phoenix return with acoustic versions of their greatest hits. A must for fans only.

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“I Shall Be Released” is an iconic, universal anthem. It’s been covered by everyone under the sun, from Nina Simone to the Deftones. Below

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8 Feb 2010 // 10:00 PM

Azrael #1-3

Scorsese-inspired and Petraeus-infused, Fabian Nicieza and Ramon Bachs' new Azrael is an incendiary powder keg, commenting one everything from the War on Terror to its title character's relevance to the very purpose of faith.

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Mason Jennings: Blood of Man

Mason Jennings shows his maturity with Blood of Man, but also shows that he still has room to grow. The exciting part is that the best has yet to come.

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Bob Dylan Revisited: Wallpaper Art

Cultural historians have given Bob Dylan his fair share of credit for significant contributions to popular music. Dylan’s reinventions of American folk, blues, and

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The Big Nowhere: Rudy Wurlitzer’s Rediscovered Trilogy and Bob Dylan Revisited

The myths of unspoiled frontiers and the freedom of the open road, lives played out on the margins of society, attachment and detachment, wrestling matches with the ghosts of Samuel Beckett and Louis L’Amour…

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Old Crow Medicine Show: 19.Nov.09 -  Chicago

Old Crow Medicine Show: 19 November 2009 - Vic Theatre, Chicago / Words and Pictures by Allison Taich

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Bob Dylan: 31 October 2009 - Chicago

On Halloween night when Bob Dylan and his band took the stage at the Aragon in Chicago, the audience members, some of whom were clad in costume, erupted in wild applause.

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Bob Dylan: Christmas in the Heart

Bob Dylan goes awassailing.

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