Day: October 27, 2016

Too Much of Something

Last month saw yet another CD/Album release from Bob Dylan’s back catalogue, this one entitled Travelling Thru: The Bootleg Series Vol. 15. Even hard-core Dylan fans might be forgiven for despairing at this tsunami of outtakes, alternate versions, live versions, alternate live versions, and shoulda’-been-left-on-the-cutting-room-floor versions. Still, Dylan’s lyrics have universal appeal, as A.M. Juster finds in reflecting on the kid from Hibbing, Minnesota’s Nobel Prize.