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The Cool School - a book by Dylan, Bob

The Cool School

Writing from America's Hip Underground

The Cool School( )
Author: Dylan, Bob
Warhol, Andy
Miller, Henry
Ross, Annie
Kerouac, Jack
Editor: O'Brien, Glenn
ISBN:978-1-59853-256-2
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Library of America, The
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.95
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Who were the original hipsters? In this dazzling collection, Glenn O’Brien provides a kaleidoscopic guided tour through the margins and subterranean tribes of mid-twentieth century America—the worlds of jazz, of disaffected postwar youth, of those alienated by racial and sexual exclusion, of outlaws and drug users creating their own dissident networks. Whether labeled as Bop or Beat or Punk, these outsider voices ignored or suppressed by the mainstream would merge and...
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Dylan, Bob (Author)
Bob Dylan was born Robert Allen Zimmerman on May 24, 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota. He is a singer-songwriter and artist. He emerged on the New York music scene in 1961. He has recorded 38 studio albums including Bringing It All Back Home, Highway 61 Revisited, Blonde on Blonde, Blood on the Tracks, Oh Mercy, Time Out Of Mind, Love and Theft, and Modern Times. His songs include Blowin' in the Wind, The Times They Are a-Changin', and Like a Rolling Stone.

He has published poetry and prose including a collection entitled Tarantula in 1971, a memoir entitled Chronicles: Volume One in 2004, and The Lyrics: 1961-2012 in 2016. He has received numerous awards including eleven Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and an Academy Award. In 1988, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2008, the Pulitzer Prize jury awarded him a special citation for "his profound impact on popular music and American culture, marked by lyrical compositions of extraordinary poetic power." In 2012, he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama. In 2016, Dylan received the Nobel Prize in Literature "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition."

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