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Bob Dylan: The Original Mono Recordings (review)

Bob Dylan: The Original Mono Recordings (review) reCorDING reVIeW Bob Dylan: The Original Mono Recordings. Columbia records, mono88697761042 (box set with 8 CDs), 2010 There have been many interpretations of the opening crack of the snare drum heard on bob Dylan's "like a rolling Stone," released in the summer of 1965 on Highway 61 Revisited. bruce Springsteen described hearing it for the first time as "that snare shot that sounded like somebody'd kicked open the door to your mind." In his book-length study of the song, Greil marcus has said of that moment, "on no other record does the sound, or the act, so call attention to itself, as an absolute announcement that something new has begun."1 until I heard the mono mix of the track, however, the previous quotes by both Springsteen and marcus made little sense. In the fall of 2010, Sony music legacy records issued a limited-edition box set containing all eight of bob Dylan's albums released between 1962 and 1967.2 The biggest selling point for this collection remains the mixes of these albums, which appear in their original mono. Sony legacy packaged each of the compact discs in individual slipcases, like the original vinyl album releases, including the original artwork and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Music University of Illinois Press

Bob Dylan: The Original Mono Recordings (review)

American Music , Volume 32 (3) – Apr 17, 2014

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reCorDING reVIeW Bob Dylan: The Original Mono Recordings. Columbia records, mono88697761042 (box set with 8 CDs), 2010 There have been many interpretations of the opening crack of the snare drum heard on bob Dylan's "like a rolling Stone," released in the summer of 1965 on Highway 61 Revisited. bruce Springsteen described hearing it for the first time as "that snare shot that sounded like somebody'd kicked open the door to your mind." In his book-length study of the song, Greil marcus has said of that moment, "on no other record does the sound, or the act, so call attention to itself, as an absolute announcement that something new has begun."1 until I heard the mono mix of the track, however, the previous quotes by both Springsteen and marcus made little sense. In the fall of 2010, Sony music legacy records issued a limited-edition box set containing all eight of bob Dylan's albums released between 1962 and 1967.2 The biggest selling point for this collection remains the mixes of these albums, which appear in their original mono. Sony legacy packaged each of the compact discs in individual slipcases, like the original vinyl album releases, including the original artwork and

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American MusicUniversity of Illinois Press

Published: Apr 17, 2014

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