Bob Dylan : Stirling Castle

Just when you think it's safe to discount him, Dylan comes up with a triumphant performance that reminds you just how relevant he is...

It is said that Marlon Brando and Orson Welles got fat because they got bored. There was nothing that could stretch them so they laid down and set about making unrecognisable monsters of themselves, attempting to challenge conventional wisdom of how great men should be.



And so it was for Dylan. So complete and utter was his influence and so complete were his songs, that for more than two decades he toured the world deconstructing his tracks to the point where they were rendered unrecognisable. Things have changed. Following a heart infection that almost killed him and a recent 60th

birthday, Dylan has gone back to his great records (particularly 'Blonde On

Blonde'), realised just how good they were, and got excited. Tonight he sounds like Bob Dylan singing the songs of

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