Clinton Heylin

Summary

Clinton Heylin is one of the leading rock historians in the world, with over two dozen books to his name. These include biographies of Bob Dylan (Behind The Shades), Van Morrison (Can You Feel The Silence?), Bruce Springsteen (E Street Shuffle) and Sandy Denny (No More Sad Refrains), as well as his acclaimed pre-punk history, From The Velvets To The Voidoids, the one and only history of rock bootlegs, Bootleg, and the highly acclaimed It’s One For The Money: The Song Snatchers Who Carved Up A Century of Pop, nominated for the 2016 Penderyn Book Award. He lives in Somerset.

Books:

Trouble In Mind: Bob Dylan’s Gospel Years – What Really Happened

JUDAS! From Forest Hills to The Free Trade Hall, A Historical View of The Big Boo

Anarchy in the Year Zero: The Sex Pistols, The Clash and the Class of 76

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Clinton Heylin | The Middles Show

Mick Middles talks with Clinton Heylin about Anarchy in the Year Zero, with music from Sex Pistols recorded live in 1976, plus The Clash, The Stooges and PiL.

Bob Dylan's Gospel Years With Clinton Heylin

A podcast of a Clinton Heylin event discussing Bob Dylan's Gospel Years. The recording begins with Clinton reading from Trouble In Mind and playing tracks from the era – including some rare Bob Dylan onstage ‘raps’ – and is rounded off with a lively Q&A.

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Interviews

Clinton Heylin Interview - Anarchy in the Year Zero

When Clinton Heylin called in to Route HQ to sign the Collector’s Edition of Anarchy in the Year Zero, he took time out to answer some questions about the book.

Reviews

Anarchy in the Year Zero Reviews

Trouble In Mind Reviews

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