American folk-rock singer-songwriter Bob Dylan talks about his influences and favourite artists in his new book The Philosophy of Modern Song. Photo: Getty Images
American folk-rock singer-songwriter Bob Dylan talks about his influences and favourite artists in his new book The Philosophy of Modern Song. Photo: Getty Images

Artists Bob Dylan admired, from The Who to Johnny Cash and Hank Williams, revealed in his book The Philosophy of Modern Song

  • The Philosophy of Modern Song comprises essays by Dylan describing his favourite songs, writers and performers. In a way, it is his autobiography
  • From creators such as Rodgers and Hart to Elvis Costello and the Grateful Dead, the book offers a glimpse at where Dylan’s songs come from

American folk-rock singer-songwriter Bob Dylan talks about his influences and favourite artists in his new book The Philosophy of Modern Song. Photo: Getty Images
American folk-rock singer-songwriter Bob Dylan talks about his influences and favourite artists in his new book The Philosophy of Modern Song. Photo: Getty Images
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