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See the Beatles, Bob Dylan Beatbox in Stunning Video

October 21, 2014

In Roy Kafri's innovative music video for "Mayokero," we discover what your album covers do when nobody's looking: They form an all-star beatboxing posse. The video seamlessly animates classic covers like the Beatles' Revolver, David Bowie's Aladdin Sane...

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Wavy Gravy Recounts His Bizarre, Star-Crossed Hippie Journey

October 17, 2014

In his 78 years on – for the most part – planet Earth, Wavy Gravy has traveled from the bottom of the Greenwich Village folk scene to the top of the Himalayas, emcee-ing the first Woodstock festival, hiring Lenny Bruce has manager, rooming...

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Watch Dave Grohl's Surprise Rolling Stones, Dylan Cover

October 14, 2014

Hours after teaming up with Zac Brown for a quadruple-guitar cover of Black Sabbath's "War Pigs" for Late Show With David Letterman, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and drummer Taylor Hawkins headed downtown to cover the Rolling Stones'...

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Hear the New Basement Tapes' Bob Dylan-Penned 'Spanish Mary'

October 14, 2014

The New Basement Tapes is a supergroup featuring Elvis Costello, My Morning Jacket's Jim James and Mumford & Sons' Marcus Mumford that took recently discovered and unrecorded Bob Dylan lyrics from The Basement Tapes era and put the...

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Every Bob Dylan Lyric Ever to Fill 13-Pound Book

October 8, 2014

A new book, The Lyrics: Since 1962, will collect every lyric Bob Dylan has ever recorded – on his albums and official bootlegs – to make what the president and publisher of Simon & Schuster, Jonathan Karp, has called "the biggest, most...

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Bob Dylan Sings 'I Shall Be Released' With Elvis Costello

September 30, 2014

By the spring of 1995 Bob Dylan had been on the road for a solid eight years, and even though the general public and the media were barely paying attention, his shows were starting to get really, really good. Trying to pinpoint the exact reason why...

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Mac Wiseman Talks Jamming With Dylan, Hall of Fame Honor

September 26, 2014

Mac Wiseman has a thing for the holidays. At his house, tucked away in a suburban neighborhood near Percy Priest Lake in Nashville, it could be December: There's a faux Christmas tree in the corner with colored lights, a plate of freshly baked cookies...

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Jack White Reveals Poignant Bob Dylan Convo

September 16, 2014

Jack White is often credited with keeping the rock & roll spirit alive in the new millennium, but if you ask him, he'd rather be making music in any other decade besides this one. That's what the Lazaretto rocker tells veteran...

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6 Things We Learned From the New Bob Dylan Tell-All

September 9, 2014

Not many people get close to Bob Dylan, but Victor Maymudes – who was Dylan's road manager in the mid-Sixties and again from 1986 to 1996 – certainly did. Maymudes died in 2001, but he left behind hours of interview tapes, which his son Jacob...

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Watch Adam Levine Impersonate Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson

September 3, 2014

Throughout his late-night tenure, Jimmy Fallon has reigned as King of the Musical Impression. (Remember his take on Neil Young singing the Fresh Prince theme? 'Nuff said.) But the comedian faced stiff competition on Tuesday night's Tonight...

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Bob Dylan Sings 'Changing of the Guards' in 1978

September 2, 2014

Bob Dylan's 1978 world tour is widely derided as one of the lowest moments of the songwriter's long career, a soulless, 114-date greatest hits revue with a bloated 11-piece band that seemed to be on loan from Neil Diamond or the recently-deceased Elvis...

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Hear an Amazing Lost Track From Bob Dylan's 'Basement Tapes'

August 26, 2014

Nearly 50 years ago, Bob Dylan and the group that would become known as the Band moved to West Saugerties, New York, holing up in a house dubbed Big Pink and creating some of the most legendary recordings in rock history. Countless bootlegs...

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'Cats' Honored for Work With Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash

October 14, 2014

"Nashville Cats" wasn't just a huge Lovin' Spoonful hit from 1966. It's also the name given to a group of A-list musicians who, from the late Sixties on, backed not only some of the greatest country artists of the era but a number of acts outside the...

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Watch Bill Murray Sing Bob Dylan's 'Shelter From the Storm'

October 6, 2014

In what is easily Bill Murray's best singing performance since he gutted out Roxy Music's "More Than This" at karaoke in Lost in Translation, the beloved actor harmonizes along with Bob Dylan's classic "Shelter From the Storm" in the new film St....

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Swedish Scientists Hide Bob Dylan Lyrics in Articles

September 29, 2014

For nearly two decades, a group of Swedish scientists have been amusing one another by seeing who can conceal the most Bob Dylan lyrics in their scholarly articles before retirement. The competition dates back to a scientific paper about farts titled,...

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Bob Dylan Tribute Concert Enlists Neil Young, Beck

September 23, 2014

The Recording Academy has named Bob Dylan as its MusiCares Person of the Year for 2015. The influential singer-songwriter will be honored at a special ceremony two days before the Grammys on February 6th. As with Carole King's ceremony earlier this...

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'Forrest Gump' Soundtrack to Get Patriotic Vinyl Edition

September 9, 2014

The 12-times platinum rock & roll soundtrack to Forrest Gump, which features songs by Elvis Presley, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Bob Dylan and more, will be available for the first time on vinyl in North America, to mark its 20th anniversary, this...

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Bob Dylan, Kiss and More Cover Paul McCartney

September 9, 2014

Half a century ago, Paul McCartney established himself as one of the most influential songwriters ever. Now the former Beatle is getting his due in a big way, with the compilation The Art of Paul McCartney featuring covers of songs by McCartney during...

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Hear Elvis Costello's 'New Basement Tapes' Track

September 2, 2014

"Married to My Hack," a song from the album Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes – on which a supergroup of musicians have set music to recently rediscovered Bob Dylan lyrics – has come out, and it features Elvis Costello on lead vocals....

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Bob Dylan Details 31-Date North American Fall Tour

August 27, 2014

Bob Dylan will embark on a 31-date North American tour, beginning October 17th at Seattle's Paramount Theater. The trek features several residencies and wraps up with four nights at New York's Beacon Theater. Tickets for most shows go on sale this...

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