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Dylan gives fresh twist to classics at Brickyards concert

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 21:46:04 GMT

KINGSTON - When former Woodstock resident Bob Dylan got off the New York State Thruway and headed to his weekend shows at Kingston's Hutton Brickyards, he passed the site of the old farm stand that once stood near Exit 19 - Maggiore's - that apparently sparked one of his classic songs, "Maggie's Farm." Wouldn't it have ... (more)




Twyla Tharp Returns to the Music of Bob Dylan

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:39:21 GMT

Twyla Tharp, who set Bob Dylan's music to dance in the 2006 musical "The Times They Are A-Changin'," will return to the Nobel laureate's tunes for her latest work, "Dylan Love Songs," which will have its premiere in September at the Joyce Theater . Part of a program performed by Twyla Tharp Dance, "Dylan Love Songs" will open the Joyce's 2017-18 fall and winter season, which the theater announced on Wednesday.




Bob Dylan, America's Greatest Plagiaristby Noah Daponte-Smith Bob...

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:47:18 GMT

Such is the latest charge levied against the septuagenarian singer-songwriter. His long-awaited, late-delivered acceptance speech for the Nobel Prize in Literature he was awarded last year - a disquisition on the nature of art and literature, with references to Moby Dick, Homer's Odyssey , and All Quiet on the Western Front - apparently contains portions that match, almost word-for-word, the Sparknotes entries for Moby-Dick .




Singer obliges annoying fan by actually playing 'Free Bird'

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:38:04 GMT

In this file photo, Bob Dylan performs in Los Angeles. Here are 25 things you should know about Bob Dylan: In this file photo, Bob Dylan performs in Los Angeles.




7 Easiest Bob Dylan Songs to Play on Guitar

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:21:31 GMT

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Faith File: Why Liberals Must Choose Bernie Sanders Or Bob Dylan

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 21:43:49 GMT

Bernie Sanders, 75 and an enemy of freedom of thought and belief, meet Bob Dylan, 76 and for decades an uncompromising voice for creative liberty of conscience and Jesus? Yes, senator, that Bob Dylan, the ageless folk rocker who gave America the twin anthems of the Left's Sixties rebellion - "The Times They Are A-Changin'" and "Blowin' In The Wind." You should remember him from the era when you were leading a civil rights sit-in to end segregated housing in the neighborhoods around the University of Chicago.




Miami Beach Considers Yet Another Six-Month Medical Marijuana Ban

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 21:43:48 GMT

For one, he's extremely into the 1960s counter-culture. A few years ago, he snapped a photo of himself in a leather jacket at the exact site where the cover shot for Bob Dylan's The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan was taken.




Bob Dylan fans get OK for monument at Hibbing High School

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 22:28:08 GMT

The Hibbing Dylan Project envisions a monument to the Nobel Prize winner at Hibbing High School on a curved plaza evoking a guitar pick. Bob Dylan's hometown of Hibbing, Minn., lacks a prominent public monument to the songwriter and singer who was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature last year.




Recent releases

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 23:44:45 GMT

Letras completas by Bob Dylan , 1,297 pages While there have been several breathtakingly obscure winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature over the years, no Swedish Academy choice has been more surprising than last year's - Robert Allen Zimmerman aka Bob Dylan. Those compiling and translating the great man's work take the word "complete" very seriously - the lyrics of each and every one of the 388 songs written in the half-century between 1962 and 2012 are rendered in both English and Spanish, thus making for a volume thicker than most men's arms.




With 'Like a Rolling Stone,' American Folk Hero Bob Dylan Revolutionized Musical Landscape

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 19:11:41 GMT

Folk legend Bob Dylan pictured in London to help publicize the American-financed film "Hearts of Fire" in this Aug. 17, 1986 file photo. In 2011, RollingStone magazine deemed it the " greatest song of all time ," cementing singer-songwriter Bob Dylan's status as perhaps the most influential musician in American history.




Songs We Love: Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer, 'Not Dark Yet'

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 18:00:39 GMT

Bob Dylan needs women. Not necessarily in the personal sense, although like most prominent male artists he relied on female companions' creative input and connections as he cut out his path to greatness.




Four Voices, one night, at Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:14:00 GMT

Such is the case with Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion, which will be of only two New England stops on the 10-date Four Voices tour that features Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter and the Indigo Girls sharing the stage. The Four Voices show takes place Friday, June 16, at 7 p.m., at Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion.




What's going on Thursday?

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 10:56:38 GMT

Elvis Costello and the Imposters @ Central Park SummerStage Elvis Costello is currently on his spring leg of his Imperial Bedroom & Other Chambers tour where he's framing selections from 1982's Imperial Bedroom album with "the songs that led in and out of that velvet-trimmed playhouse." His band The Imposters has a couple Attractions, too: drummer Pete Thomas and keyboardist Steve Nieve.




Bob Dylan accused of plagiarising Nobel Prize acceptance lecture from SparkNotes

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 06:27:49 GMT

Just when you thought the lengthy saga of Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize win had finally ended, it takes another entertaining turn. The musician - who finally delivered his overdue Nobel-winning lecture via an audio link last week, mere days ahead of the deadline to claim the accompanying $1.3 million paycheque - has been accused of plagiarising swathes of his speech from online cheat sheet, SparkNotes .




Bob Dylan accused of borrowing some of Nobel lecture from study guide

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 02:08:31 GMT

Bob Dylan has been accused of borrowing heavily for part of the Nobel Literature Prize lecture he finally delivered to the Swedish Academy last week. FILE PHOTO: Singer Bob Dylan performs during a segment honoring Director Martin Scorsese, recipient of the Music+ Film Award, at the 17th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards in Los Angeles, USA, January 12, 2012.




Bob Dylan accused of borrowing some of Nobel lecture from study guide

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 02:08:30 GMT

FILE PHOTO: Singer Bob Dylan performs during a segment honoring Director Martin Scorsese, recipient of the Music+ Film Award, at the 17th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards in Los Angeles, USA, January 12, 2012. Bob Dylan has been accused of borrowing heavily for part of the Nobel Literature Prize lecture he finally delivered to the Swedish Academy last week.




Dylan Nobel Lecture Used Phrasing Similar to SparkNotes

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 23:56:57 GMT

Bob Dylan in the studio in the summer of 1965, while recording 'Highway 61 Revisited,' which was mostly produced by Bob Johnston Phrases sprinkled throughout the rock legend's lecture for his Nobel Prize in literature are very similar to phrases from the summation of Moby Dick on SparkNotes, a sort of online Cliff's Notes that's familiar to modern students looking for shortcuts and teachers trying to catch them. The saga began when writer Ben Greenman pointed out on his blog on June 6 that Dylan appeared to have invented a quote from Moby Dick , which Dylan discussed in the lecture along with Buddy Holly, The Odyssey and All Quiet on the Western Front .