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The old, weird America : the world of Bob Dylan's basement tapes

Author: Greil Marcus
Publisher: New York : Picador, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Updated ed., 2nd Picador edView all editions and formats
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This is Greil Marcus's acclaimed book on the secret music made by Bob Dylan and the Band in 1967, which introduced a phrase that has become part of the culture: "the old, weird America." It is this country that the book maps--the "playground of God, Satan, tricksters, Puritans, confidence men, illuminati, braggarts, preachers, anonymous poets of all stripes" (Luc Sante, New York magazine). In honor of Dylan's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Bob Dylan; Bob Dylan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Greil Marcus
ISBN: 9780312572914 0312572913
OCLC Number: 709408098
Description: xxiv, 296 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Another country --
Time is longer than rope --
Basement noise --
The old, weird America --
Kill Devil Hills --
Get into the graveyard --
City on a hill --
Back to the world.
Responsibility: Greil Marcus.
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This is Greil Marcus's acclaimed book on the secret music made by Bob Dylan and the Band in 1967, which introduced a phrase that has become part of the culture: "the old, weird America." It is this country that the book maps--the "playground of God, Satan, tricksters, Puritans, confidence men, illuminati, braggarts, preachers, anonymous poets of all stripes" (Luc Sante, New York magazine). In honor of Dylan's seventieth birthday, this special edition includes a new introduction, an updated discography, and a cover featuring never-before-seen photographs of the legendary recording sessions [Publisher description].

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