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Bob Dylan sends speech for Nobel ceremony

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:46:12 GMT

STOCKHOLM: Music icon Bob Dylan won't be at the Nobel prize ceremony this week to accept his award, but he has sent along a speech to be read aloud, the Nobel foundation said Monday. The 75-year-old, whose lyrics have influenced generations of fans, has had a subdued response to the honour, remaining silent for weeks following the news in October he had won the prize for literature.

Patti Smith and a speech by proxy to fill Dylan void at Nobels

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:46:10 GMT

Nobel literature laureate Bob Dylan will provide a speech and fellow American singer-songwriter Patti Smith will perform one of his best-known songs in his absence during Stockholm's prize celebrations, the awards body said on Monday. U.S. musician Bob Dylan performs during on day 2 of The Hop Festival in Paddock Wood, Kent on June 30th 2012.

Dylan and my Dad

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 01:53:50 GMT

Almost invariably, whenever I walked in the door of a sanctuary called Scoutscroft, my parents' home in Coldingham, the music would already be playing. Edinburgh, Glasgow and the rest of a troubled world are distant here, though maybe not distant enough.

Does PM Modi really listen to Bob Dylan?

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:13:45 GMT

PM Narendra Modi is 'the man' with the courage to bring in 'a-changing' that his political counterparts do afraid of doing it, because they don't want to lose vote banks. But a big downbeat is that common people are upset about the long queues outside banks, which have little or no cash inside, and ATM booths being extensively shut down or out of order - all in the process of the PM's demonetisation of old old 500 and 1000 currency notes to crackdown on black money.

Hopper's Hits: Who Wants Dennis Hopper's Record Collection?

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:30:58 GMT

Hopper's daughter Marin is selling the batch of albums on Womenswear retail site Moda Operandi . The site claims that the batch of albums includes "handwritten notes to the actor from various artists and several unreleased records," but doesn't offer any specifics.

Bob Dylan said 'yes' to Jesus

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:15:52 GMT

I am a fan of Leonard Cohen, so I was sad to hear of his death last month. My family used to worry that I was slipping into a dark depression when I would listen to his melancholic melodies like Suzanne and Bird on the Wire .

Bob Dylan: Top 10 Best Songs of Nobel Prize in Literature 2016...

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:50:53 GMT

Legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize in Literature for 2016 "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition", the Nobel Foundation announced on Thursday, October 13. He has been an influential figure in popular American music and culture for more than five decades. Bob Dylan's songs chronicled social unrest, global trends and inspired a whole legion of protesters.

The Dylan Project take on Bob's Blonde on Blonde at Clitheroe Grand

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:23:05 GMT

HE'S probably best known for being part of folk rock legends Fairport Convention but bassist Dave Pegg has a love for the music of Bob Dylan. And with fellow Dylan devotees he's part of a veritable supergroup heading to Clitheroe Grand next weekend to celebrate the great man's music.

Obama welcomes 4 Nobel Prize laureates, minus Dylan

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:06:53 GMT

President Barack Obama welcomed four recipients of the Nobel Prize to the White House on Wednesday. Singer Bob Dylan wasn't among them.

Executive Office Malfeasance, Socialist Promotion, and Voltaire

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:18:56 GMT

Contact: Seth Sean Michael Solomon, 330-217-0220 MASSILLON, Ohio, Nov. 30, 2016 / Christian Newswire / -- The following is submitted by Seth Sean Michael Solomon: I am a devout Christian spending two hours per day reading Holy Scripture. With Hebrew and Native American ancestry including family origins beginning in the American Revolution, information regarding the origins of Socialist promotion in the United States has been revealed to me.

Remembering George Harrison: The Concert For Bangladesh

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 22:45:34 GMT

The Beatles founding lead guitarist George Harrison sadly passed away at the young age of 58 on this date in 2001. The two-time Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee known as the Quiet Beatle was a force both within the Fab Four and during his subsequent solo career that included many other collaborations.

13 Ways of Looking at a Man from Hibbing, Minnesota

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:36:45 GMT

Well, she discovered him before any of us did. And by us I mean my dad, my 12 year old brother and me, age 9. She was driving in her car one day and she heard "Like a Rolling Stone" on the radio and she drove directly to the record store in our town and bought the 45. The 45! Brought it home and played if for us when we got home from summer school.

John Lennon's 'Sgt. Pepper's' Piano, Bob Dylan Lyric Sheets Head to Auction

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:54:27 GMT

John Lennon 's Sgt. Pepper's -era home piano, used by the Beatles legend to compose "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds" and "A Day in the Life," among others, is set to hit the auction block December 10th as the marquee item in Sotheby's "A Rock & Roll Anthology: From Folk to Fury."

Robbie Robertson on The Band, Bob Dylan and more

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 07:33:26 GMT

To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Anyone who's seen "The Last Waltz," Martin Scorsese's celebrated film documenting the final concert performed by the original members of The Band on Thanksgiving 1976 at the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco, knows Robbie Robertson is a great storyteller. That's readily apparent in the classic-rock doc as the charismatic guitarist with the bedroom eyes tells how he and Band mates Levon Helm, Rick Danko, Richard Manuel, and Garth Hudson cut their teeth playing with blues greats like Sonny Boy Williamson.

The times they aren't a-changin'

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 02:57:00 GMT

So Coldplay came to town last week, yes? And our Prime Minister quoted extensively from Bob Dylan's, The Times They Are A-Changing. Everyone was gobsmacked by this choice, I had to concede, that a rock concert was a superb arena to justify the badly executed demonetisation plan.

The Street Performer's Life

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 18:34:40 GMT

I met Shawn Thomas on State Street Tuesday afternoon while he was playing "The Times They Are A-Changin'," a song he learned after the election. "That's a song by Robert Zimmerman, Nobel Prize winner," he said, referring to Bob Dylan's birth name.

When Dylan went electric

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 05:48:26 GMT

Bob Dylan: The 1966 Live Recordings . It is hard to imagine now how much it shocked audiences back in 1965 and 1966 when folk singer Bob Dylan went on tour with a backing band -- four-fifths of whom became The Band in 1968, after backing Dylan on "The Basement Tapes" -- and performed his second sets with electric guitars.