Bob Dylan: The Recording Sessions, 1960-1994

Clinton Heylin has devoted his career to Bob Dylan's work and presents here a comprehensive study of all of Dylan's recording sessions.

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By Ken (Montclair, NJ) · ★★☆☆☆ · September 30, 2014
If, like me, you want to know as much as you can about Dylan's recordings, you have to get a copy of this. But that means reading endless badly-written diatribes against Dylan and whomever else Heylin dislikes. Apparently, it's okay for Heylin to prefer the original "Blood on the Tracks" recordin... ...more
By Michiel (Netherlands) · ★★★★☆ · June 02, 2013
This book might indeed go a bit too far for the casual reader, but why would any casual reader pick up a book like this? For anyone prepared to dive face first into the undertow of Dylan's recording catalogue, Clinton Heylin's book delivers plenty of interesting information. By not belaboring the... ...more
By John (Chandler, AZ) · ★★★☆☆ · February 17, 2008
This should probably be a 3 1/2 star book and most likely recommended for Dylan fans only, as opposed to those with a more casual interest. Heylin provides a rare glimpse of Dylan in the studio, and a simple, but critically sound and direct analysis of what he recorded and released on each of his... ...more
By Ron (Rexburg, ID) · ★★★★☆ · May 02, 2010
If you are interesting in the recording sessions of most of Bob Dylan's career, then this book is for you. Heylin needs to do an updated edition as Dylan is still active in the studio. ...more
By Stephen (Friendswood, TX) · ★★★★★ · June 19, 2008
The only knock on this comprehensive guide to Dylan's recording sessions is that it stops in 1994. I would love to see an updated edition... ...more
By Hamish · ★★★☆☆ · September 15, 2013
Great, but all too brief. Also in dire need of a post 94 upgrade. ...more