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Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare

Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare

By Rich Evans and Mark Walsh
An album-by-album analysis of the great man's back catalogue - the Shakespeare tag is in reference to the incomparable influence he has. We consider not just his music but the culture and politics surrounding his recordings.
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Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare - Episode 18 (Bob Dylan: Desire)
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare takes a look at the Dylan canon in an album-by-album approach and considers not only the music but also the politics and culture that surround his recordings. The eighteenth episode puts the seventeenth album - 1976's Bob Dylan: Desire under the microscope.
01:10:37
June 21, 2022
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare - Episode 17 (Bob Dylan: The Basement Tapes)
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare takes a look at the Dylan canon in an album-by-album approach and considers not only the music but also the politics and culture that surround his recordings. The seventeenth episode puts the sixteenth album - 1975's Bob Dylan: The Basement Tapes under the microscope.
01:00:59
May 24, 2022
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare - Episode 16 (Bob Dylan: Blood On The Tracks)
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare takes a look at the Dylan canon in an album-by-album approach and considers not only the music but also the politics and culture that surround his recordings. The sixteenth episode puts the fifteenth album - 1974's Bob Dylan: Blood On The Tracks under the microscope.
01:36:50
March 31, 2022
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare - Episode 15 (Bob Dylan: Before The Flood)
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare takes a look at the Dylan canon in an album-by-album approach and considers not only the music but also the politics and culture that surround his recordings. The fifteenth episode puts the fourteenth album - 1974's Bob Dylan: Before The Flood under the microscope.
01:02:55
February 24, 2022
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare - Episode 14 (Bob Dylan: Planet Waves)
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare takes a look at the Dylan canon in an album-by-album approach and considers not only the music but also the politics and culture that surround his recordings. The fourteenth episode puts the thirteenth album - 1974's Bob Dylan: Planet Waves under the microscope.
55:31
January 24, 2022
Christmas Special 2021 - Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare - Episode 13 (Bob Dylan: Christmas in the Heart)
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare takes a look at the Dylan canon in an album-by-album approach and considers not only the music but also the politics and culture that surround his recordings. The thirteenth episode festively breaks the sequence - it's a Christmas Special that puts 2009's Bob Dylan: Christmas in the Heart under the microscope.
30:40
December 12, 2021
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare - Episode 12 (Bob Dylan: Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid)
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare takes a look at the Dylan canon in an album-by-album approach and considers not only the music but also the politics and culture that surround his recordings. The twelfth episode puts the twelfth album - 1973's Bob Dylan: New Morning under the microscope.
45:10
November 15, 2021
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare - Episode 11 (Bob Dylan: New Morning)
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare takes a look at the Dylan canon in an album-by-album approach and considers not only the music but also the politics and culture that surround his recordings. The eleventh episode puts the eleventh album - 1970's Bob Dylan: New Morning under the microscope.
50:37
October 15, 2021
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare - Episode 10 (Bob Dylan: Self Portrait)
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare takes a look at the Dylan canon in an album-by-album approach and considers not only the music but also the politics and culture that surround his recordings. The tenth episode puts the tenth album - 1970's Bob Dylan: Self Portrait under the microscope.
45:27
September 18, 2021
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare - Episode 9 (Bob Dylan: Nashville Skyline)
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare takes a look at the Dylan canon in an album-by-album approach and considers not only the music but also the politics and culture that surround his recordings. The ninth episode puts the ninth album - 1969's Bob Dylan: Nashville Skyline under the microscope.
57:02
August 15, 2021
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare - Episode 8 (Bob Dylan: John Wesley Harding)
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare takes a look at the Dylan canon in an album-by-album approach and considers not only the music but also the politics and culture that surround his recordings. The eighth episode puts the eighth album - 1967's Bob Dylan: John Wesley Harding under the microscope.
52:48
August 01, 2021
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare - Episode 7 (Bob Dylan: Blonde on Blonde)
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare takes a look at the Dylan canon in an album-by-album approach and considers not only the music but also the politics and culture that surround his recordings. The seventh episode puts the seventh album - 1966's Bob Dylan: Blonde on Blonde under the microscope.
01:03:59
July 17, 2021
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare - Episode 6 (Bob Dylan: Highway 61 Revisited)
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare takes a look at the Dylan canon in an album-by-album approach and considers not only the music but also the politics and culture that surround his recordings. The sixth episode puts the sixth album - 1965's Bob Dylan: Highway 61 Revisited under the microscope.
01:14:21
July 03, 2021
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare - Episode 5 (Bob Dylan: Bringing It All Back Home)
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare takes a look at the Dylan canon in an album-by-album approach and considers not only the music but also the politics and culture that surround his recordings. The fifth episode puts the fifth album - 1965's Bob Dylan: Bringing It All Back Home under the microscope.
45:49
June 20, 2021
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare - Episode 4 (Bob Dylan: Another Side of Bob Dylan)
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare takes a look at the Dylan canon in an album-by-album approach and considers not only the music but also the politics and culture that surround his recordings. The fourth episode puts the fourth album - 1964's Bob Dylan: Another Side of Bob Dylan under the microscope.
40:36
June 06, 2021
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare - Episode 3 (Bob Dylan: The Times They Are A-Changin')
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare takes a look at the Dylan canon in an album-by-album approach and considers not only the music but also the politics and culture that surround his recordings. The third episode puts the third album - 1964's Bob Dylan: The Times They Are A-Changin' under the microscope. 
41:59
May 23, 2021
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare - Episode 2 (Bob Dylan: The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan)
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare takes a look at the Dylan canon in an album-by-album approach and considers not only his music but also the politics and culture that surround the recordings. The second episode puts the second album - 1963's Bob Dylan: 'The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan' under the microscope. 
29:29
May 15, 2021
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare - Episode 1 (Bob Dylan: Bob Dylan)
Bob Dylan: American Shakespeare takes a look at the Dylan canon in an album-by-album approach and considers not only his music but also the politics and culture that surround the recordings. The first episode puts the debut album - 1961's 'Bob Dylan: Bob Dylan' under the microscope.
29:49
April 26, 2021