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.
Matthew Zuckerman is freelance writer based in Bath, UK. he has written for the Bath Chronicle, the International Herald Tribune, and a wide range of publications, including the Bob Dylan journal Isis. For many years, he lived in Japan where he published a guidebook to Okinawa, and recently wrote the entries to those islands for Japan National Tourist Organization's website. He is now working on the memoir of blues musician Kevin Brown, and is the co-convener of music events for the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institute where he recently gave talks on Bob Dylan and Louis Armstrong.