Bob Dylan

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Helter Skelter, 1996 - Folk singers - 312 pages
The first and greatest biography of one of the most important figures in rock history now re-issued for the first time since 1973. - I read it. Some of its pretty straight, some of it's very straight, some of its exactly the way it happened...I rather enjoyed it, because it's not that magazine bullshit. I like your book. That's the weird thing about it.' - Bob Dylan'

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About the author (1996)

Anthony Scaduto was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 7, 1932. He attended Brooklyn College for two years, but left school because he was already working at The New York Post. He started there as a part-time copy boy right out of high school and was soon made a staff reporter. He left The Post to write the biography Bob Dylan. His other books included Mick Jagger: Everybody's Lucifer, Scapegoat: The Lonesome Death of Bruno Richard Hauptmann, and Lucky Luciano: The Man Who Modernized the Mafia written under the pen name Tony Sciacca. He returned to full-time journalism in 1980. He worked on Page Six at The Post and then covered pop culture for New York Newsday and then for Newsday on Long Island. He retired in 2002. He died from complications of diabetes on December 12, 2017 at the age of 85.

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