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Bob Dylan – Together Through Life

In music, recommendations, reviews on April 30, 2009 at 12:13 pm

Hey folks.  I have had a really, really busy few weeks and haven’t had a ton of time to post updates.  If you want to hear from me more often, you can follow me on Twitter.  Don’t expect much on my blog over the next few weeks because I’ve got papers to write, presentations to give, and Greek to translate.

Bob Dylan – Together Through Life


This is great stuff.  While a lot of people considered his previous three albums (Time Out of Mind, Love and Theft, and Modern Times) to be a trilogy, after this release it makes much more sense to consider Love and Theft, Modern Times, and Together Through Life to be Dylan’s true modern trilogy.  While Time Out of Mind is an great album, his recent three have had continuity in their production/instrumentation and have dealt with similar subjects.  Together Through Life has the loosest feel of the three and, as the title and cover suggest, zooms in to explore snapshots of modern American life.

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  1. As the cover suggests, this album is slightly awkward…

  2. Yeah… I was debating whether or not to include it, but I figured if anyone looked up the album they would see it anyway. Please forgive me…

  3. […] a song intelligently, it’s probably a sign than no such reuse is in action. Though Sam Haist argues that production and subject matter make this album part of a reconfigured trilogy, alongwith […]

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