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Bob Dylan: The Lyrics: Since 1962
A major publishing event—a beautiful, comprehensive collection of the lyrics of Bob Dylan with artwork from thirty-three albums, edited and with an introduction by Christopher Ricks. As it was well put by Al Kooper (the man behind the organ on “Like a Rolling Stone”), “Bob is the equivalent of William Shakespeare. What Shakespeare did in his time, Bob does in his time.” Christopher Ricks, editor...
Chronicles, Volume One by Bob Dylan
"I'd come from a long ways off and had started a long ways down. But now destiny was about to manifest itself. I felt like it was looking right at me and nobody else."

So writes Bob Dylan in Chronicles: Volume One, his remarkable book exploring critical junctures in his life and career. Through Dylan's eyes and open mind, we see Greenwich Village, circa 1961, when he first...
Lyrics: 1962-2001 by Bob Dylan
All of Bob Dylan's published lyrics up to 2001's "Love and Theft", hardcover-bound.

From the publisher, Simon and Schuster:
A comprehensive, definitive collection of the lyrics of music legend and poet, Bob Dylan. From his early days of protest songs, like "Blowing in the Wind," "The Times They Are A Changing," to his revolutionary "Subterranean Homesick Blues," and "...
Tempest
Music and complete lyrics to Tempest
Tarantula by Bob Dylan
from Poet's Path

MARK SPITZER

"BOB DYLAN'S TARANTULA: AN ARTIC RESERVE OF UNTAPPED GLIMMERANCE DISMISSED IN A RATLAND OF CLICHES"

"Dylan? He's the best living
American poet there is, man!"
--Andrei Codrescu.

For the most part, critics...
Bob Dylan: The Drawn Blank Series by Bob Dylan
When I Paint My Masterpiece
by Marisha Pessl
New York Times, June 1, 2008

These days the word “artist” is pretty tired. It’s one-size-fits-all like no other word in the English language, maybe apart from “god” and pronouns. It describes Isadora Duncan, Spike Lee, Picasso and Q-Tip, all in a day’s work. And just when it thinks it can take a breather, it has to account for...