(Fanatic Members Only) The Bootleg Series Volume 8: Tell Tale Signs was the first look behind the recording of Time Out Of Mind. It contains a dozen songs connected to these session, but in dramatically different versions. In this post Matthew Zuckerman looks at what these outtakes tell us.
Matthew Zuckerman is freelance writer based in Bath, UK. he has written for the Bath Chronicle, the International Herald Tribune, and a wide range of publications, including the Bob Dylan journal Isis. For many years, he lived in Japan where he published a guidebook to Okinawa, and recently wrote the entries to those islands for Japan National Tourist Organization's website. He is now working on the memoir of blues musician Kevin Brown, and is the co-convener of music events for the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institute where he recently gave talks on Bob Dylan and Louis Armstrong.