CD Review: Bob Dylan

CD Review: Bob Dylan

Before tribute concerts to legendary artists became the norm, the gold standard was the one held for Bob Dylan at Madison Square Garden back in 1992, what was then the 30th anniversary of his first album for Columbia Records. Continue reading CD Review: Bob Dylan

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CD Review: Bob Dylan

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Bob Dylan
In Concert-Brandeis University 1963
Columbia/Legacy
By David Chiu

If you were among the unfortunate few who weren’t able to get this previously unreleased concert that was a limited bonus addition to The Witmark Demos last year through Amazon, you are in luck: Columbia/Legacy has now issued this historic Brandeis University show as a proper release. Continue reading “CD Review: Bob Dylan”

Book Review: Trust: Photographs By Jim Marshall

Trust: Photographs of Jim Marshall
Published by Omnibus Press
Review by David Chiu

“Whenever anyone asks me how I got the photographs I did,/why I was often the only photographer present or got such unique access/ I reply simply Trust.” Those were the words of photographer Jim Marshall in the introduction of his recent photo book Trust. He knew what he was talking about because that approach resulted in a legendary body of rock and roll photography that has spanned four decades.

Trust is now more poignant than ever now that Marshall passed away last week at age 74, so it serves as a fitting tribute to a true artiste. Continue reading “Book Review: Trust: Photographs By Jim Marshall”