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Clinton Heylin

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Clinton Heylin is recognized all over the world as a leading authority on Bob Dylan. He was co-founder of Wanted Man, the British magazine dedicated to studying Dylan’s life and work. He published the highly praised biography,Dylan: Behind the Shades, in 1991 and followed it up in 1996 with an equally well-received account of Dylan’s recording career, Dylan: Behind Closed Doors.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2012

Monday, 20 February 2012

Bob Dylan’s songs formed an indispensable soundtrack to the 1960s, and have continued to capture the imagination of audiences ever since. His song lyrics are often praised for their poetry and he has been acclaimed by some as one of the great unsung poets of the 20th century.

This was an evening of discussion about Dylan’s life and lyrics and Jewishness, punctuated by covers of some key songs from the mesmerising Jackie Oates.  

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Video

 
Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.