It’s a “must read,” says Bloomberg’s columnist.
A career-spanning box proves there’s much more to Bobbie Gentry than the classic “Ode to Billie Joe.” Plus, a Marianne Faithfull anthology, Bob Dylan rehearsal tapes, new music from paisley-underground bands, and a Ynana Rose CD.
A six-CD box set presents all the sessions for Dylan’s brilliant Blood on the Tracks. Many of the versions here differ dramatically from the familiar ones.
Jeff Slate, who wrote the liner notes for a new Dylan box set, describes the making of “Tangled Up in Blue” in a New Yorker article.
The Band’s influential Music from Big Pink debut sounds better than ever in a 50th anniversary edition that includes six bonus tracks, a Blu-ray audio disc, two LPs, and more.
Previously unissued material chronicles Bob Dylan’s phenomenal artistic growth from 1962 to 1966. Plus, the Posies’ second album is reissued and significantly expanded.