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Chronicles

Chronicles( )
Author: Dylan, Bob
Narrated by: Landrum, Nick
ISBN:978-1-4175-8064-4
Publication Date:Jan 2005
Publisher:Recorded Books, Inc.
Book Format:Memory Stick Memory Card
List Price:USD $90.00
Book Description:

This is the first spellbinding volume of the three-volume memoir of one of the greatest musical legends of all time. Those who have loved Bob Dylan's lyrics will find the same mastery of the language here: idea and image fused into brilliant word pictures, as Dylan takes us back to his early days on the New York folk scene, before he became the face of rebellion in music. This is Dylan's story in his own words - a personal view of his motivations, frustrations and remarkable creativity.

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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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