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Bob Dylan World Tours 66-74
bobsboots.com review  by CD Pinkerton

Joel Gilbert is a convincing Bob Dylan. Not heard of him?
This California resident, along with his band Highway 61 Revisited
bill themselves as the world's only Bob Dylan tribute band.
You can learn more about them from their website at: http://www.highway61revisited.com

First the bad news: While Gilbert might be Dylan, He's not
Martin Scorsese. This is his second film about Dylan. The hand held camera shots from a moving vehicle are like watching your brother-in-law's vacation video. The music score (provided by Highway 61 Revisited backing tracks) is poorly edited. It starts, and stops, and jerks roughly. There is no flow or continuity. Gilbert conducts interviews like a high school news paper reporter on their first assignment.
OK enough about the mechanics of the project.
The GOOD NEWS is: If you are reading this review, this DVD is a must have for your collection!!! The idea behind it is simple. Joel sets off on a cross-country pilgrimage to visit Woodstock and Greenwich Village, NY; and to interview famed photographer Barry Feinstein. He invites you to come along... and you don't want to miss this one! There is guaranteed to be photos you've never seen, and anecdotes you've never heard. Any Dylan fan is sure to find fascination in the first hand accounts of two historic tours from someone who was in the very heart of them.
There are several colorful characters from Dylan's past that Joel has an audience with. Another highlight is the reflections of an unknown Bob Dylan  made by Folklore Center proprietor Izzy Young. Visit Big Pink, Two of Dylan's Woodstock homes, listen to new ramblings from  Dylan-Garboligist A.J. Weberman, and so much more.
Yes, it's as rough and raw as film making gets... so don't invite the couple next door for an evening of movie watching . But don't cheat yourself out one of the most entertaining Dylan documentaries ever.
CD Pinkerton

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Reminds me of the film
"The Kids Stays In the Picture." Brilliant cinematography and movement!

Ellis Clark - Burkank, California

Go where no Dylan fan has gone before - amazing unseen photos and the intimate truth about Dylan's highs and lows from 1966-1974..
Herb Seigal - Hollyood, California

Screened at
Experience Music Project,
Bob Dylan's American Journey Exhibit