The Bob Dylan Electric Omnibus Volume 2


From arriving in New York telling tall tales of a carnival childhood to reinventing himself from rebel cat to folk-protest messiah to acid visionary to country gentleman; then from wounded troubadour to holy roller to lost soul to backwoods phantom to genial host, Bob Dylan’s voyage through the last half-century has yielded a songbook of a beauty, variety, humanity and profundity without match. Collecting some of the best ringside reports, inside stories, critical insights and meetings with the man, the ultimate archive of music journalism, Rock’s Backpages (, salutes the greatest of them all with THE BOB DYLAN ELECTRIC OMNIBUS, being POSITIVELY the best Dylan e-book anthology ever made, consisting of APPROXIMATELY 210,000 white-hot words in two volumes spanning 50 years of interviews, overviews, reviews, insights, hindsights and sidelights, as written by OBVIOUSLY the greatest names in Dylanology, among them Ian MacDonald, Al Aronowitz, Dave Marsh, Andy Gill, Michael Gray, Paul Williams, Mick Gold, Sylvie Simmons, Mick Farren, Charlie Gillett, Paul Zollo, Charles Shaar Murray, Michael Simmons, Richard Williams, Harvey Kubernik, Mick Brown, Phil Sutcliffe, Steve Turner, Nick Kent, Martin Colyer, Jon Savage, Nick Hasted, Barney Hoskyns, Ken Barnes and many more.