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  AMY, 27  
  HEIST  
  FAB: An Intimate Life of Paul McCartney  
  FRED & ROSE  
  CHARLES BUKOWSKI: LOCKED IN THE ARMS OF A CRAZY LIFE  
  BUKOWSKI IN PICTURES  
  DOWN THE HIGHWAY: THE LIFE OF BOB DYLAN  
    - Introduction  
    - Reviews  
    - Interviews  
    - Translations & Rights  
  THE WICKED GAME  
  SEVENTIES  
       
       
       
       
 
 
  Down the Highway: The Life of Bob Dylan  
 
 

Before he became famous as Bob Dylan, there was a Minnesota teenager named Robert Zimmerman.
(Hibbing High School Yearbook)

 
 

Praise for Down the Highway: The Life of Bob Dylan

'Many writers have tried to probe [Dylan's] life, but never has it been done so well, and so captivatingly.'
Steve Morse, The Boston Globe (USA)

'The benchmark by which all future Dylan biographies will be judged.' ( Music Book of the Year)
Nigel Williamson, Uncut (UK)

'Fascinating and finely written.'
Ronald Radosh, The New Republic (USA)

'Must stand as the definitive work [and] might be the best psychological profile of Dylan that anyone is likely to produce.'
Rick Shefchik, St. Paul Pioneer Press (USA)

'Dylan comes alive … Sounes has added a wealth of new information to Dylan studies.'
Perry Meisel, New York Times Book Review (USA)

'This is a fine book that contributes significantly to a further understanding of the man, his music, mythology and legend. For newcomers and non-believers, it offers a perfect, contextualised overview of, and introduction to, Dylan. For more serious Dylanophiles, it also provides much that is new, valuable and true.'
Ross Fortune, Time Out (UK)

'Sets a standard few rock 'n' roll chronicles have attained.'
Liz Thomson, The Independent (UK)

'[Sounes] has a historian's gift for recreating the spirit of a time.'
Grey Gowrie, The Spectator (UK)

'Sounes [writes] in great detail and with a good deal of quiet authority.'
Thomas Goldsmith, The [Nashville] Tennnessean

'[Dylan] has always ensured his life is obscured in mystery [but] Howard Sounes' new biography, Down the Highway, blows away more of the fog than anyone else has managed to do.'
Barney Hoskyns, Independent on Sunday (UK)

'Engagingly written and scrupulously researched.'
Neil Spencer, The Observer (UK)

'By far the best Bob Dylan biography.'
Dave Marsh, Rock & Rap Confidential

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