(PREMIUM MEMBERS ONLY) It didn't take Dylan long to bring the Time Out Of Mind songs to The Never Ending Tour, and a surprising number of them got a lot of stage time. In this article Tim Edgeworth looks at the early appearances, telling us how live audiences first experienced the TOOM on stage.
Laura Tenschert of Definitely Dylan spoke about Make You Feel My Love, reiterating its history as a song that many Dylan fans and critics dislike, and then exploring the potential reasons for this reaction and possible means to be found in the song’s lyrics.
(Members Only) Another Part of Matthew Zuckerman's 2005 Time Out Of Mind post we're serializing. This part covers Standing In The Doorway, exploring links between the lines in the song and many old blues songs.
Michael Gray has been sharing interesting Dylan criticism since 1972 and joined us to talk about his writing and views on Time Out Of Mind. He talks of his initial and then revised impressions overall, and dives into specific songs and phrases to show us how he sees them.
Jochen Markhorst presented his views on Cold Irons Bound in our Episode Three event, sharing the origin of the song, pointing out where The Stanley Brothers’ influence can be seen, and more.
Bob Dylan lyrics are never set in stone, and the songs of Time Out Of Mind have evolved from time to time in live performance. Here we look at many of the know lyric variations as caught on tape on concert stages.
Emma Swift and Robyn Hitchcock joined us for our first live event, playing a special private show in New York City. Featured were songs from ‘Blonde On The Tracks’ plus some special Time Out Of Mind covers prepared just for this event.
Matthew Zuckerman first wrote this article in 2005 when it was published in ISIS - eight years after the release of Time Out of Mind. It talks about the various musical and lyrical borrowing by Dylan in TOOM, and has been revised and corrected for this serialized republishing.
(MEMBERS ONLY) The 5th and final installment in John Carvill's first chapter for a book on Time Out Of Mind. Here he draws his conclusions about the record, what it means to him, and the role it plays in the Dylan story.
(Fanatic Members Only) The Bootleg Series Volume 8: Tell Tale Signs was the first look behind the recording of Time Out Of Mind. It contains a dozen songs connected to these session, but in dramatically different versions. In this post Matthew Zuckerman looks at what these outtakes tell us.