By Bob Shiel
Sixty one Highways Revisited glimpses again at sixty one Dylan albums that experience reworked own lives, revolutionized well known song, and adjusted global occasions. A freewheeling voyage chronologically detailing fifty four years of Bob Dylan's experimentations in songwriting, musical genres, and laser specialise in answering the decision of the inspiration inside. Compliments of a Chicago author, instructor, musician, and veteran Dylan follower, Bob Shiel, whose 2 CD audio spouse of an identical name (benefitting a north aspect Chicago alcohol/drug therapy facility) is out there on Amazon.com besides. cling on tight and revel in the ride!
Bob Shiel received at the Dylan teach a bit overdue within the online game in 1970 and, in response to Dylan's suggestions, has now not seemed back...well, now not until eventually writing sixty one Highways Revisited. Chicago songwriter, recording artist, educator, author, committed reader, old-timer athlete, kindergarten yoga practitioner, complex qualified yoga teacher, and positively really the Dylan fan, upon retiring from 27 years as a group collage English instructor, Shiel got down to take on the monster subject of the albums of Bob Dylan in a way that might reflect a Bob Dylan track. Daunting, without doubt. but, essentially highbrow sweet craving to burst forth. Shiel's subsequent e-book, in among recording an audio ebook of his Dylan retrospective, goals to inform a number of autobiographical tales from the center, shedding a couple of pearls of tidbits alongside the best way. All whereas carrying on with to put in writing, checklist, and free up new musical fabric suiting his fancy.
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I don’t wear those shorts anymore. –Phil 30 31 32 33 My first Ludwig drum kit, thanks to Henry Smith who worked with Led Zeppelin . . FanFriggin’Tastic! –Rick 34 What you see me wearing here cost a mere £25!! You have to realize when we started this tour, we had nothing!! Forty pounds a week I think we were on . . 99; overall look, priceless!!! –Joe 35 36 I know none of us are in this shot, but it’s still an important picture. This is our first-ever headline show in a stadium, at Jack Murphy Stadium, San Diego, California, in 1983.
It was the last show of the American tour, which started just a few months earlier with us supporting Billy Squier. It shows how big we’d become in such a short time . . overnight success in five years! –Joe 37 38 39 40 41 This looks like we’re were trying to pose for a poster!!! Accidental, obviously, but I seem to remember we did use it for something like that. –Joe 42 Another classic poster moment! This is the four-guitar attack, “Switch 625,” 1983-style!!! A. Forum, 1983. I don’t know how this came about, but Brian May joined us onstage for the encore!
Joe 37 38 39 40 41 This looks like we’re were trying to pose for a poster!!! Accidental, obviously, but I seem to remember we did use it for something like that. –Joe 42 Another classic poster moment! This is the four-guitar attack, “Switch 625,” 1983-style!!! A. Forum, 1983. I don’t know how this came about, but Brian May joined us onstage for the encore! We’d met Brian back in ’81 when we opened for Rainbow in Munich and Queen were in town recording Hot Space. I remember with great fondness watching Brian sound checking, and him playing “Photograph”!!