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"A posthumous memoir drawn from tapes of one-time Dylan insider Victor Maymudes…with such intimate exposure, Dylan remains unknowable but interesting." --New York Daily News
“An unusual addition to the giant Dylan oeuvre…an intimate, conversational account of Victor’s tempestuous friendship with Mr. Dylan.” –The New York Times
VICTOR MAYMUDES was Bob Dylan's tour manager at the beginning of his musical career in the early 1960s. After a brief hiatus in New Mexico, Maymudes rejoined Dylan as his tour manager from 1986 to 1996. He died in January, 2001.
JACOB MAYMUDES is a writer, director and visual effects supervisor working for the Mill in Los Angeles, California.
Unfortunately this book was much more about the writer than about Dylan!Published 8 days ago by Arnold P. Delaurier Jr.
Very interesting book. As with anything about Dylan, who knows how much is fact, but it was a good read. I really enjoyed it...it brought back the 60's for me :)Published 22 days ago by Luv2Read
Some sections about Victor and Dylan are interesting. The long passeges about Victor and his family (when he
was not associated with Dylan for many years) are not that... Read more
For me, this book caught the Zietgest of the '60's. I found it fascinating and exciting. Lucky for us that Victor's tapes survived the tragic fire at his former wife's home and... Read morePublished 26 days ago by Jeanne Passin
even for a dylan fan not nearly enough anecdotes and insight. and way too much
space given to the family history of the
Too much space devoted to the author and his family. Who cares? Not enough anecdotes, etc., about Dylan, which is the only reason to buy the book. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Russell W. Brown
I was deeply moved by many of the comments and additions Jacob Maymudes brought to this work. He's done a beautiful job of editing his father's memoirs. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Patrick King
Only one person in the world saw what Victor Maymudes saw, so this book is a gift for anyone who's interested in exploring the privileged place he inhabited. Read morePublished 1 month ago by JR
I couldn't put this book down. It shows a more intimate side of Bob Dylan, written by someone who knew him well. Dylan's such an enigma, and Victor was a colorful character too. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Georgie Girl