Invisible Republic

By Greil Marcus,

Book cover of Invisible Republic: Bob Dylan's Basement Tapes

Book description

Focuses on the production of the Basement Tapes, the suppressed recordings made by Bob Dylan and The Band in 1967 in Big Pink, Woodstock. This book returns to the folk/mythological preoccupations of Greil Marcus's "Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock 'n' Roll Music".

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1 author picked Invisible Republic as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

Greil Marcus is one of those authors that does not only look at music as an isolated phenomenon, but also details its cultural, social as well as political background. In Invisible Republic he covers the phenomenon of Bob Dylan’s Basement Tapes, both from their musical but also cultural aspects.

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