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By Victor Maymudes, Jacob Maymudes

A Los Angeles Times most sensible seller!

August 2014 marks 50 years due to the fact Bob Dylan published his fourth album, Another part of Bob Dylan. Recorded in a single evening, in the course of a turbulent yr in his lifestyles, the track marked a departure from Dylan's socially-conscious people songs and commenced his evolution towards different directions.
During the years they spent jointly, few humans outdoor of Dylan's instant family members have been nearer than Victor Maymudes, who was once Dylan's travel supervisor, own buddy, and traveling spouse from the early days in Nineteen Sixties Greenwich Village during the overdue 90's. Another facet of Bob Dylan recounts landmark occasions together with Dylan's notorious motorbike crash; assembly the Beatles on their first US journey; his marriage to Sara Lownds, his romances with Suze Rotolo, Joan Baez, and others; fellow tourists Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Wavy Gravy, Dennis Hopper, The Band, The touring Wilburys, and extra; memorable live shows, and insights on Dylan's songwriting process.

On January twenty sixth, 2001, after recording greater than 24 hours of taped thoughts in education for penning this e-book, Victor Maymudes suffered an aneurysm and died. His son Jacob has written the ebook, utilizing the tapes to form the tale. the result's a shiny, first-hand account of Dylan as an artist, buddy, and famous person, illustrated with never-before-seen pictures, and advised by means of an interesting raconteur who lower his personal swathe during the turbulent counterculture.

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