Legend Of Dylan

The grand old man of rock's latest album adds a rollickingly good chapter to the

Bob Dylan is flipping through his own back pages. He has finally started writing an autobiography. It began as liner notes for rereleases of his back-catalog albums; he has finished about 200 pages, or perhaps 150--he's not exactly certain. "My retrievable memory, it goes blank on incidents and things that have happened," says Dylan. He has trouble, sometimes, remembering events from decades past, when he was conjuring up albums like Highway 61 Revisited and unleashing songs like Maggie's Farm. So he is collecting anecdotes about himself that other people have told and weaving them into his narrative. Here's the touch that's...

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