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The Electric Review’s 2018 Gift Basket Overflows in Sci-Fi, Rock & Roll, Dickens & Self-Help

The Electric Review recommends the following titles as potential stocking-stuffers for that book worm on your list. BOB DYLAN: THE ESSENTIAL INTERVIEWS. Edited By Johnathan Cott. Simon and Schuster. Bob … Continue reading

November 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Bob Dylan Live 1962-66 Offers A Snapshot of the Poet Recast As Orator

BOB DYLAN LIVE 1962-1966. Rare Performances From The Copyright Collections. Bob Dylan. Sony Legacy. Bob Dylan has refined his stage persona and perfected his live performances during the course of … Continue reading

November 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

Appleseed’s Roots & Branches Shows How Folk Changed the American Musical Landscape

ROOTS & BRANCHES – APPLESEED RECORDINGS 21ST ANNIVERSARY. Various Artists, including Bruce Springsteen, John Wesley Harding, Tom Morello, Roger McGuinn and John Stewart. Appleseed Recordings. The Appleseed Recordings label is synonymous with … Continue reading

November 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

“Some of the Many Faces of Bob Dylan,” Featuring Original Drawings by Eric Ward

Watercolors and pencil drawings by Eric Ward. © Eric Ward 2018.

October 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

More Blood, More Tracks Revisits Love & Loss In Bob Dylan’s Most Private Story

MORE BLOOD, MORE TRACKS. The Bootleg Series Volume #14. Bob Dylan. Columbia/Legacy. Blood On the Tracks is Bob Dylan’s finest, most fully-realized record. It is also probably the most difficult record … Continue reading

October 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Steven Graves’ How Long

HOW LONG. Steven Graves. Steven Graves Music.  Dennis McNally serves as Steven Graves’ press agent. Many will readily identify McNally’s name, as he held the same position for decades for … Continue reading

October 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

New From Penguin-Random House Audio

HOUSE OF TRUMP HOUSE OF PUTIN. The Untold Story of Donald Trump & the Russian Mafia. Craig Unger. A Penguin-Random House Audio Book. For the better part of the last … Continue reading

October 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

How To Survive In An Age of Bullshit

BAD ADVICE: HOW TO SURVIVE AND THRIVE IN AN AGE OF BULLSHIT. Venus Nicolino. HarperOne. “Really? With this shit? Can you read it through your Valencia filter and fake news feed? If … Continue reading

October 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Clickity-Clickity: New Art From Eric Ward Mourns the Numbing of A Culture

September 5, 2018 · Leave a comment
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