Sean Wilentz on Woody Guthrie's Centennial

Sean Wilentz on Woody Guthrie's Centennial

For Bob Dylan, the spirit of Woody Guthrie and his music is very much alive within him and without him, forces of nature to be heard in a rustling wind, glimpsed in a canyon sundown, reflected so that all souls can hear and see it.

Passion-Play-Zeitgeist

Passion-Play-Zeitgeist
Shine your light, move it on, you burn so bright, roll on John

David Remnick on Bob Dylan

David Remnick on Bob Dylan
Radio Silence interviewed The New Yorker's editor-in-chief David Remnick and has made a downloadable podcast available.

Bob Dylan 101: Blood on the Tracks

Bob Dylan 101: Blood on the Tracks
...a simple twist of fate...

Bob Dylan 101: Street Legal

Bob Dylan 101: Street Legal
Betrayed by a kiss on a cool night of bliss

House Carpenter: A Song's Journey Through the Archives

House Carpenter: A Song's Journey Through the Archives
How an obscure record from 1930 inspired a young Bob Dylan to record an ancient ballad for his first album.

Bob Dylan 101: Oh Mercy

Bob Dylan 101: Oh Mercy
An enduring work from 1989.

Bob Dylan 101: The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan 101: The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
An introduction to Bob Dylan's second album.

Alex Ross on Ain't Talkin'

Alex Ross on Ain't Talkin'
The New Yorker's chief music critic on a gem from "Modern Times"

John Elderfield: Interview with Bob Dylan, spring 2011

John Elderfield: Interview with Bob Dylan, spring 2011
... other than the world we know.                 ...