‘Folk Music: A Bob Dylan Biography in Seven Songs’ (release date: 10/11/22)

….Marcus tells Dylan’s story through seven of his most transformative songs. Marcus’s point of departure is Dylan’s ability to ‘see myself in others.’ The motor of his music is empathy: as at the beginning of his career in New York he spoke of writing a song about Emmett Till in the first person, nearly sixty years later he circled the globe as John F. Kennedy arguing with infinity as he waited between life and death.


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  1. Scott Wood, I wanted to reach out and say I’ve heard Marcus is ailing and wanting to send kind thoughts and hear about whatever any of us can do for him in this difficult moment…? Tim

    Tim Riley :: he, him, his +1 617.899.4013 EDT (text first for ID) office hours signup: WED, FRI 2.30-4 (sign up via google, send alt slots if needed) Associate Professor of Journalism Graduate Program Director Emerson College, Boston @timrileyauthor

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