Forget About Today

Forget About Today

Bob Dylan's Genius for (re)invention, Shunning the Naysayers, and Creating A Personal Revolution

Book - 2012
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Penguin Putnam
Forget About Today shows a side of Bob Dylan that most people—from fans to skeptics—have never seen. Rather than another gossipy account of his romances, finances, or family, journalist Jon Friedman offers a new perspective on Dylan’s revolutionary and enduring legacy through an intimate look at the mystery behind Dylan’s success.

Bob Dylan has been a pop culture mainstay for more than 50 years as a poet, songwriter, and performer. Yet from his decision to go electric while everyone clung to his folk roots to his shocking appearance on a Victoria’s Secret commercial, critics have predicted Dylan’s demise every step of the way. Each time, he’s proven legions of doubters wrong, never letting anyone keep him from accomplishing goals—on his terms.

Featuring exclusive insights from Dylan’s most trusted confidants, Forget About Today provides a unique look at Dylan’s life and career while it distills valuable advice from one of the music world’s most revolutionary artists and entrepreneurs.



Random House, Inc.
Forget About Today shows a side of Bob Dylan that most people - from fans to skeptics - have never seen. Rather than another gossipy account of his romances, finances, or family, journalist Jon Friedman offers a new perspective on Dylan's revolutionary and enduring legacy through an intimate look at the mystery behind Dylan's success. Bob Dylan has been a pop culture mainstay for more than 50 years as a poet, songwriter, and performer. Yet from his decision to go electric while everyone clung to his folk roots to his shocking appearance on a Victoria's Secret commercial, critics have predicted Dylan's demise every step of the way. Each time, he's proven legions of doubters wrong, never letting anyone keep him from accomplishing goals - on his terms. Featuring exclusive insights from Dylan's most trusted confidants, Forget About Today provides a unique look at Dylan's life and career while it distills valuable advice from one of the music world's most revolutionary artists and entrepreneurs.

Baker & Taylor
Drawing on interviews with key players in the life and career of the music legend, describes how Bob Dylan has always listened to his own instincts and ignored the critics and naysayers and how his actions can inspire others to follow their own dreams.

Baker
& Taylor

Through interviews with key players in the life and career of the music legend, this biography describes how Bob Dylan listened to his instincts and ignored the critics and naysayers and aims to inspire readers to similarly follow their own dreams. Original. 35,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Perigee Book, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
Description: viii, 231 p. ; 19 cm
ISBN: 9780399537547
0399537546
Branch Call Number: 782.42164 Dyl

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Oct 26, 2013

This is a magazine article stepped on to stretch into a book, a book, that is, measuring 4 by 5 inches with huge margins. The filler consists of developing the idea that you too can be Bob Dylan if you just change your name and stay focused! WHile there is some competition for the award, I'm gonna go out on a limb and nominate this for worst book ever written.

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