The official sources for Bob Dylan's lyrics are:
Places to get these:
- bobdylan.com The official site.
Contains lyrics AND short clips from all the songs.
- Lyrics 1962-1985 by Bob Dylan. New York: Knopf, 1990
[reprint of 1985 revision of _Writings and Drawings_]. 527 p.
ISBN: 039454278-9 LCCN: 85-40408
[The official lyric book, covering *most* of Dylan's songs - but the
printed lyrics sometimes don't match the recordings, and there are
many songs omitted...] (A new edition was planned for November 1997 release,
but has not been heard of yet (Dec 4, 1997).
- The Highway 61 Revisited CD-ROM
Published in 1994, it contains lyrics, song tracks, video tracks,
pictures and much more. Read about it on the
Highway 61 CD-ROM page.
U.S.: Rolling Tomes - P.O. Box 1943, Grand Junction, Colorado 81502.
Phone: 970-245-4315 Monday through Friday 10-6 Mountain time,
24 hr. fax: 970-243-8025.
They accept Mastercard, Visa, checks,
money orders, and international money orders drawn from a U.S. bank
in U.S. funds. This is an essential source for Dylan fans in the
United States and across the world - their inventory covers everything
from back issues of fan magazines to books to records and videotapes.
U.K.: My Back Pages - P.O. Box 117, Carlisle CA1 2UL.
Accepts pounds sterling or US dollars by check, postal money order,
or international money order. Another good source for books,
and also distributes the magazine Isis.
After you have bought these, your conscience may allow you to
visit the lyrics sites on the Web.