Bob Dylan was an inspiration to hordes of imitators and millions of fans; but until now there has never been an authoritative independent review of the factors that shaped his early years. Drawing on rare footage of Dylan in performance this powerful and penetrating film features the impartial and forthright views of a leading team of critics and working musicians. Step outside the sanitised world of official releases and take along hard analytical look at the Bob Dylan legend. This hard hitting film critique pulls no punches and deals frankly with the thorny issue of acoustic versus electric. In order to ensure editorial freedom the film has not been censored, viewed or approved by past or present management or Bob Dylan himself.