Another Side of Bob Dylan: A Personal History on the Road by Jacob Maymudes, Victor Maymudes

By Jacob Maymudes, Victor Maymudes

Author note: Cowritten and Edited via Jacob Maymudes
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August 2014 marks 50 years due to the fact that Bob Dylan published his fourth album, Another aspect of Bob Dylan. Recorded in a single evening, in the course of a turbulent 12 months in his lifestyles, the song marked a departure from Dylan's socially-conscious folks songs and commenced his evolution towards different directions.

During the years they spent jointly, few humans open air of Dylan's speedy relations have been nearer than Victor Maymudes, who was once Dylan's journey supervisor, own buddy, and traveling spouse from the early days in Sixties Greenwich Village during the overdue 90's. Another aspect of Bob Dylan recounts landmark occasions together with Dylan's notorious motorbike crash; assembly the Beatles on their first US journey; his marriage to Sara Lownds, his romances with Suze Rotolo, Joan Baez, and others; fellow tourists Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Wavy Gravy, Dennis Hopper, The Band, The touring Wilburys, and extra; memorable live shows, and insights on Dylan's songwriting process.

On January twenty sixth, 2001, after recording greater than 24 hours of taped thoughts in education for penning this e-book, Victor Maymudes suffered an aneurysm and died. His son Jacob has written the ebook, utilizing the tapes to form the tale. the result's a brilliant, first-hand account of Dylan as an artist, buddy, and megastar, illustrated with never-before-seen pictures, and advised via an attractive raconteur who reduce his personal swathe during the turbulent counterculture.

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After a performance at the Rouge et Noir in Seal Beach, she fell and twisted her ankle, and you could have sold tickets to the queue of chivalrous men. indb 34 3/6/14 11:12 AM If You’re Going to San Francisco 35 a matinee idol), and he carried her to the car, a scene Beverly handled with just-right embarrassment and charm. Undoubtedly Mike fell hardest. Returning to the University of San Francisco (USF) for spring semester, with his studies growing pale beside his love of music, he took to playing guitar with Bob Jones in the tile shower rooms, for the echo.

That smoky sound that Nancy Wilson, like most girls, sang at the low end of a soft soprano, but that Susie Davies had opened up into a ballsier alto—that they were off to the races. It turned out Beverly thrilled to that sound too, and she could slide seamlessly back to the upper register after dipping down low. It had been almost an axiom till then that female vocalists who could sing soprano didn’t have pop hits in the power-alto range. indb 31 3/6/14 11:12 AM 32 Chapter 5 opened, some unforgettable examples started walking through it.

The seat snapped back to upright, breaking her foot. Ultimately, the manager sued Michael (arguing that he was following too close), and she even subpoenaed my testimony, pitting friend against friend. She wore a neck brace for months, one of those kinds of people—I didn’t believe her. But I bet the whole thing felt to Mike like one more situation where luck, love, and loyalty were lined up against him. *** At Warner Bros. we walked through a soundstage door to an unlighted hangar the size of a football field, stepping through old sets and props draped in canvas.

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