A Simple Twist of Fate

A Simple Twist of Fate

Bob Dylan and the Making of Blood on the Tracks

Book - 2004
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In 1974 Bob Dylan wrote, recorded, reconsidered, and then re-recorded Blood on the Tracks, and to this day, no one who hears it can avoid being blown away by its emotional power. Commonly referred to as "the greatest break-up album of all time," it was written as Dylan's own twelve-year marriage began to painfully unravel. Songs like "Tangled Up in Blue," "Idiot Wind," and "Shelter from the Storm" have become the template for multidimensional, adult songs of love, longing, and loss.Yet the full story behind the creation of this album has never been told. The authors have drawn upon first-hand information and interviews with the musicians, producers, industry insiders, as well as Dylan's friends, associates, and relatives. A Simple Twist of Fate is an engaging chronicle of how one artist transformed his personal pain and confusion into great art.
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2004.
Edition: 1st Da Capo Press ed.
ISBN: 9780306812316
0306812312
Branch Call Number: 781.66 Gill 2004
Characteristics: x, 246 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Odegard, Kevin

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