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The Razor's Edge: Bob Dylan and the Neverending Tour
by Andrew Muir
"You hear sometimes about the glamour of the road, but you get over that real fast. There are a lot of times that's no different from going to work in the morning. Still, you're either a player or you're not a player… If you just go out every three years or so, like I was doing for a while, that's when you lose your touch. If you are going to be a performer, you've got to ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published September 1st 2001 by Helter Skelter Publishing
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Jul 22, 2009 Paul Bryant rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: medium-range Dylan fans
This book is about two things. First, the experience of being a fan. An obsessive fan. An eats, sleeps and breathes Bob Dylan fan. They go to as many shows as possible each year, and they collect as many shows as possible on tape, or cd-r or mp3. With Bob's Never Ending Tour, (which began in 1988) that means over 1500 shows. In one memorable line, Andrew Muir tells us that, having collected "the vast bulk of over 1200 shows" the true fans then "dedicate time to listening to these tapes"! Man, th ...more