"One of the most important volumes in the already groaning Bookshelf of Bob" Houston Press
"A magnum opus that anyone curious about, fascinated by, and devoted to His Master's Voice will want to read and ponder." Jonathan Cott, author, Dylan, and editor, Bob Dylan: The Essential Interviews
"An exhaustive look at one of the 20th century's best and prolific songwriters uncovers tons of info about these timeless tracks." Cleveland Scene
"An excellent supplement to a good Dylan biography . . . including Heylin's highly empirical Behind the Shades." Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
"Comprehensive . . . obviously written very lovingly." PopMatters.com
"Revolution in the Air, like its precursor, Ian McDonald’s Revolution in the Head about the Beatles' recordings, is an invaluable guide to have by your side as you traverse this monstrous body of work." NUVO
This is an enjoyable and fascinating book. A must read for anyone wanting to know more about Dylan and his songs.Published 5 months ago by SalvoTim
One word should suffice in rating 'Revolution in the Air': indispensable. Heylin's book (also his subsequent work cataloging Dylan's later lyrics) is an absolute "must" for any... Read morePublished on November 19, 2012 by L.A.R.
I had high hopes for this book, as I do most Dylan books. And Behind The Shades was a fresh addition to the Dylan biography canon when it first came out. Read morePublished on April 8, 2011 by LL
This book has been "...legitimately trashed by every other reviewer" ?! as W.P Thomas put it.
Selective memory in action there given many of you clearly feel the same... Read more
In addition to the other factual errors noted, Mr. H. states that Fred Neil "covered" the Harry Nilsson tune "Everybody's Talkin'" for the film MIDNIGHT COWBOY. Read morePublished on February 24, 2010 by Robert Brodsky
Clinton Heylin, author of "Behind the Shades," is without a doubt
a kick-ass Dylan biographer; unyielding, tenacious and honest in the research
of his... Read more
I agree with the others here who have pointed out that this book is a disappointment.
The author's massive ego gets in the way. Read more
Clinton Heylin has written a lot of books on Dylan, his best-known of them being "Bob Dylan: Behind the Shades", and now comes this book, the first of a promised two, in which... Read morePublished on August 11, 2009 by Paul Allaer
I got to page 41 and had to put this book down. I find it hard to believe Clinton Heylin who wrote Behind The Shades actually wrote this. Page 28 he misquotes "Song To Woody. Read morePublished on July 15, 2009 by David E. Berenbaum