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Riassunto: Bob Dylan fans from coast-to-coast across Canada, as well as in other countries, will find this valuable reference book an essential addition to any collection. It is an incredibly detailed concert-by-concert, song-by-song exploration of Bob Dylan's 119 live concerts in Canada between 1962 and 2005. Extraordinarily well researched and rich in content, the book takes the reader on an amazing journey through performances spanning forty-three years by one of the most important figures in popular music. During this time Mr. Dylan has:
Played in twenty-six Canadian cities. Performed 1,923 songs in Canada that have been documented. Played 241 different songs. Performed seventy-seven songs only once in Canada. Played eleven songs that made their worldwide live debut in Canada. Performed 181 individual songs from thirty-five different albums. Played 8 unreleased songs. Performed 52 cover and/or traditional songs. Opened his Canadian concerts with thirty different songs and closed them with twenty-one different songs. Toured and performed with 65 different band members. Toured in Canada with 26 different acts, be it opening acts or bands on a shared bill. Performed at sixty-two different venues in Canada.
Laid out in an easy-to-read format and jam packed with information, the book includes:
An introduction to each year Dylan has toured in Canada. Set list data. 229 concert reviews from 53 publications. 18 indexes of statistical analysis covering Songs Performed, Songs Performed by Album, Concerts by City, Concerts by Venue and even Concerts by Day of the Month. Colour reproductions of 82 ticket stubs. And much more.
Simply a must have book for any Bob Dylan fan.
About the Author: Brady J. Leyser was born in Toronto, Canada in 1959. He started listening to the music of Bob Dylan in 1977 and attended his first Dylan concert in 1978.
Mr. Leyser began his career in research in 1985, first as a library technician at a community college, then in government, law, medical and public libraries and later as Director of Information Resources for an advertising agency. He is now a freelance researcher in advertising, marketing and business information.
Brady is the author of Rock Stars/Pop Stars: A Comprehensive Bibliography, 1955-1994 and the former editor of What's New in Advertising and Marketing.
In his spare time Brady enjoys listening to a wide variety of music, is an avid concert attendee, writes concert reviews and enjoys singing karaoke (especially Dylan songs).
Brady has one daughter, Olivia. He currently resides in Toronto, Canada.
Olof Björner was born in Stockholm, Sweden in 1942. He started listening to the music of Bob Dylan in 1963 and attended his first Dylan concert in 1987.
Mr. Björner began his career in computer sciences in 1963, first as a programmer, then project manager and later as Managing Director for a consulting company. In the late 90's he started his own computer consulting company specializing in security and healthcare applications.
Olof is the web master for "I Happen To Be A Swede Myself" one of the most popular Bob Dylan sites for data on his recording and concert history, as well as songs covered by other artists. His web site can be found at www.bjorner.com.
In addition to music, Olof is also very interested in literature and art. He is the Chairman of the Swedish John Cowper Powys Society and is a member of several other literary societies.
Olof has three children; Axel, Tore and Ylva and five grandchildren; Matilda, Jonas, Joanna, Livia and Herman. He currently resides in Filipstad, Sweden where he operates a book store with his wife Agneta.
Titolo: Bob Dylan Live in Canada: A Concert History,...
Casa editrice: Trafford Publishing
Data di pubblicazione: 2006
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Trafford Publishing, 2006. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX1412083729
Descrizione libro Trafford Publishing, 2006. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 1412083729
Descrizione libro Trafford Publishing, 2006. Paperback. Condizione libro: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Codice libro della libreria 1412083729