"Now the preacher looked so baffled,
When I asked him why he dressed,
With twenty pounds of headlines,
Stapled to his chest.

Just need some basic information about Bob Dylan? Try these sites out:

"Bob Dylan." St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture.


Wikipedia article on Bob Dylan.
Welcome to
20 Pounds of Headlines
a comprehensive (by no means complete) bibliography of periodical articles written about Bob Dylan from 1962 to the present.

What you will find here:
Citations to articles from 1962 to the present. Citations will let you know where to look for these articles -- the name of the magazine, publication date, and page numbers. You are unlikely to find these articles on the Internet, but will need to use your local library or your library's Interlibrary Loan service. Take me there!
Article abstracts. Some of the article citations are hyperlinked to short summaries, or abstracts of the original article. Abstracts are available for particularly unique or significant historical articles. For the full article, you will probably need to use your library. Take me there!
Links to full-text articles. For those articles which are available via the Internet, you can click on the citation to access the fulltext. Links to articles are only available for the most recent publications. Take me there!
Links, Quizes, and other fun stuff. Also within the 20 Pounds of Headlines site are a sundry of fun, and interactive pages related to Bob Dylan,

Multiple choice Quiz 1
Multiple choice Quiz 2
Fill-in-the-Blank Quiz 3
Multiple choice Quiz 4

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Abstract = citation & summary

Journal Article = citations of scholarly journal articles

Review = (not currently working)

Full Text = citations linked to article on Internet

Alternative Press = non-mainstream publication citations, some with abstracts

CONTACT ME, IF YOU LIKE AT scales@wsu.edu.

This database is a work in progress and I only work on it as I have time.
If you have suggestions or ideas about improving it, please let me know.