Follow Bob Dylan’s famous and controversial World Tour, rocked by controversy just as Dylan went electric. From eye-witnesses, timely reports, and the participants themselves, this is a rocking romp from esteemed Dylan biographer Clinton Heylin.
In 1966 there was…the sell-out tour to end all tours. Bob Dylan and The Hawks found themselves at the epicenter of a storm of controversy. Their response? To unleash a cavalcade of ferocity from Melbourne to Manchester, from Forest Hills to the Free Trade Hall. For the first time, the full story can now be told from eye-witnesses galore; from timely reports, both mile-wide and spot on; and from the participants themselves. And what better tour guide than Clinton Heylin, the esteemed Dylan biographer and one of the world’s leading rock historians.
“The definitive written account of Dylan’s historic and pivotal 1965-66 world tours.”–Bobdylan.com
“British writer-historian Heylin is perhaps the world’s authority on all things Dylan.”–Rolling Stone
Clinton Heylin is one of the leading rock historians in the world, with over two dozen books to his name. These include biographies of Bob Dylan (Behind The Shades), Van Morrison (Can You Feel The Silence?), Bruce Springsteen (E Street Shuffle), and Sandy Denny (No More Sad Refrains). He is also the author of the acclaimed pre-punk history, From The Velvets To The Voidoids, the one and only history of rock bootlegs, Bootleg, and the highly acclaimed It’s One For The Money: The Song Snatchers Who Carved Up A Century of Pop, nominated for the 2016 Penderyn Book Award. He lives in Somerset, UK.
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