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Bob Dylan names the 3 Rolling Stones songs he wishes he had written

Bob Dylan always had a special place in his heart for The Rolling Stones. Having seen their meteoric rise to prominence alongside his own, the two artists share a special bond. Given their supreme impact on contemporary music, comparisons and debates around Dylan and the Rolling Stones have rolled on for decades. However, despite having worked up a healthy chart competition over the decades, both have remained complimentary of their […]

todayJune 13, 2020

Cinema - TV

James Mangold To Direct Timothée Chalamet As Bob Dylan In Searchlight Drama About Icon’s Move From Folk To Rock Music

Searchlight Pictures has closed a deal with Ford v Ferrari helmer James Mangold to direct Timothée Chalamet as the young Bob Dylan, during the period when he was poised to become folk music’s most seminal figure. When Dylan instead embraced rock ‘n’ roll and traded his acoustic guitar for an amp and an electric guitar, it created a huge outcry. And it cemented the status of rock music. Jeff Rosen, his longtime manager, is working […]

todayJanuary 7, 2020

Music

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Bob Dylan’s Never Ending Tour On three decades — and nearly 3,000 shows.

1. Bob Dylan’s Never Ending Tour has been running for 30 years now. The music industry will celebrate an anniversary of just about anything — there was a 20th anniversary edition of Joan Osborne’s Relish — and the compliant music press will help push a little product to mark the occasion. As what has come to be known as Bob Dylan’s Never Ending Tour has proceeded year in and year out, one […]

todayDecember 21, 2018

Music

Bob Dylan Debuts James Brown Cover In Augusta

Just one night after busting out “Moon River” in Savannah, Bob Dylan had another surprise in store for fans. Dylan led his band through a debut cover of James Brown’s “It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World” at Bell Auditorium in Augusta on Wednesday night. Augusta was James Brown’s longtime home, so the city was fitting place for Bob’s first ever cover of the King Of Soul. Dylan’s rendition of “It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s […]

todayNovember 10, 2018

Miscellaneous

Pierce Brosnan “Gobsmacked” After His Bob Dylan Painting Sells for $1.4M

The actor, whose artwork was sold at amFAR's Cinema Against AIDS auction in Cannes this summer, is planning an exhibition, likely in Paris. “I was gobsmacked.” That’s how Pierce Brosnan describes the feeling of watching his original painting of Bob Dylan fetch $1.4 million during the auction at amfAR’s 25th annual Cinema Against AIDS event in Cannes earlier this summer. The buyer? Ukranian billionaire Marina Acton. “My wife [Keely Shaye […]

todayJuly 20, 2018

Entertainment

Bob Dylan Reveals ‘Heaven’s Door’ Signature Line of Whiskeys

"I've been able to try some of the best spirits that the world of whiskey has to offer. This is great whiskey," singer says of Angel's Envy offshoot Bob Dylan revealed that he has launched his own signature line of whiskeys called Heaven's Door. The legendary singer-songwriter teamed with bourbon makers Angel's Envy to create a trio of small batch whiskeys: A straight rye, a double barrel whiskey and a Tennessee bourbon. […]

todayApril 28, 2018

Music

Bob Dylan Says He’ll Skip Nobel Ceremony (He’s Busy)

The Nobel Prize in Literature may be the world’s most important literary award, but not everyone who wins can make it to the ceremony. Among the reasons given by past laureates for failing to travel to Stockholm to accept the award: being gravely ill and in a wheelchair (Harold Pinter, 2005); being so anxious and agoraphobic that you are “not suited as a person to be dragged into public” (Elfriede […]

todayNovember 17, 2016

Music

In His Own Words: Why Bob Dylan Paints

In the introduction to a new exhibition of his landscapes opening Saturday at London’s Halcyon Gallery, the recent Nobel laureate says, “The idea was to create pictures that would not be misinterpreted or misunderstood by me or anybody else.” In 1974 I played the first of many shows with the Band—maybe in eight years. We were in a hockey arena in Chicago. There were maybe 18,000 people there. The Band […]

todayNovember 4, 2016

Music

Bob Dylan – I’ll be at the Nobel Prize ceremony… if I can

“Isn’t that something…?” Bob Dylan isn’t exactly making a big deal out of being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. But at least the 1960s trailblazer is finally acknowledging his becoming the first musician to be granted admission to the world’s most elite literary club. When I ask him about his reaction to hearing the news a fortnight ago that he is to follow in the footsteps of George Bernard […]

todayOctober 30, 2016

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