In your forties, it’s his mellow and retrospective stuff that gives you goosebumps. In your sixties, your memories are soundtracked by records like Blonde on Blonde, John Wesley Harding and various Bootleg Sessions. You own them all, too. Part of the obsession is collecting his entire discography, having it lined up in the correct order, having a favorite song most people haven’t even heard of and a second favorite that everyone knows.
Whether it’s his voice, his lyrics, his politics or his songcraft, something about Dylan continues to draw in new generations of fans. That, kids, is what makes him legendary and that is what makes his concert worthy of your bucket list.
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