It is possible to trace the emergence of Bob Dylan's late style to the New York Supper Club shows in the early 1990s. In the early 1990s, too, Bob Dylan was shaking off the debilitating curse of his Born Again Christian period, which dated back to the late 1970s. There is, it seems, a lost moment in this history of modernity in popular music culture: the early 1990s. This was a period where Bob Dylan finally emerged from the relative slumbers of more than two decades and prepared to haul himself back to the American, and global, marketplace. Dylan is not so much a ‘postmodern’ thief in the night, as so many critics have presented his supposed widespread and longstanding ‘plagiarism’. He is more than this. He is a seeker of the art of the ‘old, weird America’.
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