Bob Dylan papers, including unpublished lyrics, sell for 495,000 dollars

By: AP | Boston |

November 22, 2020 3:23:58 PM

Bob DylanIn 2016 Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize in Literature. (Photo: AP Photo / Jeff Robbins, File)

A long-lost troop of Bob Dylan documents, including the singer-songwriter’s vocations about anti-semi-lyrical and unpublished song lyrics, sold for a total of $ 495,000 at auction.

Boston-based RR Auction said that on Friday, a collection of privately departed American blues artist Tony Glover, a longtime Dylan friend and confidant, was sold on Thursday as a personal lot, with most of the key pieces from a bidder Going near, whose identity was not made. public.

The collection included Glover’s 1971 interview with Dylan and the exchange of letters added by the couple. The interview reveals that Dylan had an anti-Semitism in his mind when he changed his name from Robert Zimmerman and wrote “Late Lady Lay” for Barbara Streisand.

Dylan, 79, was close with Glover, who died last year. The two broke into music at the same Minneapolis coffeehouse scene. Glover’s widow Cynthia Nadler put the documents up for auction online.

Bob Dylan The tapes and two exchanges of 1971 Bob Dylan’s interviews with the late American blues artist Tony Glover show that Dylan changed his name to Robert Zimmerman because he was worried about anti-Semitism, and that he did actress Barbara Streisand’s Wrote “Let Lady Late”. . (Photo: AP Photo / Chris Pizzello, File)

He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2016 after delivering “Blowin ‘in the Wind,” Like a Rolling Stone “,” The Times They Are-Chan-Changin “, and other songs from the turbulent 1960s.

Dialects of Dylan were among the bids auctioned after the folk tales Woody Guthrie visited in May 1962. These lines, never made public until last month, read:

“My eyes are torn, I feel like I’ve been framed / I can’t remember the sound of my name / What he taught you what I heard you say I screamed to someone / Did he teach you to wheel and wind / Did He Teach You Reveal, Respect and Repentance / No Jack They taught me how to sleep in my shoes. “

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