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2015

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Flashback: Bob Dylan Play 'Hazel' in Rare 'Last Waltz' Video

April 14, 2015

When the Band decided to stage a farewell concert on Thanksgiving in 1976 they wanted to pack the stage with as many rock icons as possible, making even the Concert for Bangladesh seem like a minor affair by comparison. They aimed high, inviting Neil...

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Jimmy Fallon, Ethan Hawke Play Bob Dylan Lullabies

April 1, 2015

Bob Dylan is a legendary singer-songwriter and folk/rock icon. But his easily parodied voice doesn't exactly scream "lullaby crooning." Jimmy Fallon and Ethan Hawke proved that fact during Tuesday's Tonight Show, performing a handful of classic...

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Watch Bob Dylan Navigate a Bloody Love Triangle in New Video

March 2, 2015

Bob Dylan mined the Frank Sinatra catalog for his new covers album Shadows in the Night, and for the video for the 1940s standard "The Night We Called It a Day," the rock legend revisits the stark black-and-white, smoky nightclubs and double-crossing...

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Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Post-1960s Bob Dylan Songs

February 11, 2015

People who haven't paid that much attention to Bob Dylan's career often see him as a creature from the 1960s, the folk singer that plugged in and released "Like a Rolling Stone" before settling into a comfortable existence as an oldies act. His many...

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Read Bob Dylan's Complete, Riveting MusiCares Speech

February 9, 2015

As the recipient of the MusiCares Person of the Year 2015 award, Bob Dylan delivered a 30-minute acceptance speech that was equal parts riveting, confessional and controversial. During the speech, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legend thanked...

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Bob Dylan Thanks Hendrix, Johnny Cash in MusiCares Speech

February 7, 2015

Bob Dylan was honored as the MusiCares Person of the Year for 2015 last night at an all-star tribute in Los Angeles, and almost more noteworthy than the concert itself – which included performances by Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young,...

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Shadows in the Night

February 3, 2015

As an encore at almost every show on his North American tour last fall, Bob Dylan performed an unlikely ballad: "Stay With Me," recorded by Frank Sinatra on a 1964 single and written for a 1963 film, The Cardinal, about a young priest who ascends to...

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Hear Bob Dylan Cover Sinatra on 'Stay With Me'

January 20, 2015

Bob Dylan's new album Shadows in the Night is hitting shelves on February 3rd, though you can hear his rendition of "Stay with Me" right here. The track, written by Jerome Moross and Carolyn Leigh, is one of 10 songs associated with Frank Sinatra...

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Flashback: Bob Dylan Sings 'Heaven's Door' With Van Morrison

January 6, 2015

Bob Dylan's career was in a real upswing when he launched a European tour with special guest Van Morrison in the summer of 1998. Earlier that year his comeback album Time Out of Mind won a Grammy for Album of the Year, and even a stage crash by a mysterious...

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Bob Dylan Has Recorded Another Album of Frank Sinatra Songs

March 3, 2015

Occasional Bob Dylan collaborator Daniel Lanois has revealed that the singer-songwriter's venture into standards might not be limited to last month's Shadows in the Night. "He came to my house eight or six months ago and spent a few hours," the producer...

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Bob Dylan Raves About Springsteen, Downplays Haggard Feud

February 13, 2015

Bob Dylan delivered a memorable, riveting 30-minute acceptance speech at last week's all-star MusiCares Person of the Year ceremony, thanking his early supporters and the artists who covered his work and denouncing "detractors" like...

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Why Does Bob Dylan Hate Merle Haggard? An Explainer

February 10, 2015

For someone not known for public pronouncements, it turns out Bob Dylan gives pretty good speech. During his acceptance comments as 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year on February 6th, Dylan didn't simply thank those who played vital roles in his career....

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Bob Dylan Honored at Incredible, All-Star MusicCares Tribute

February 7, 2015

Bob Dylan sang no songs at last night's MusiCares "Person of the Year" tribute dinner. Following performances by the likes of Bruce Springsteen and Jack White, Dylan instead delivered a half-hour speech on his wandering career, smiling and leaning...

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Weekend Rock: What's Bob Dylan's Best Post-1960s Song?

February 6, 2015

Bob Dylan is being honored this weekend with an incredible tribute concert in Los Angeles featuring performances by Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen, Eddie Vedder, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Beck, Jack White, Willie Nelson, Beck and many others. Jimmy...

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Bob Dylan: 'Hotshot Billionaires' Need to Create Jobs

January 22, 2015

UPDATE: As part of his interview with AARP the Magazine, Bob Dylan has agreed to ship 50,000 copies of his new album Shadows in the Night to randomly selected AARP subscribers.  Bob Dylan has a solution for unemployment: Let the billionaires...

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Tim Drummond, Bassist for Neil Young, Dead at 74

January 12, 2015

Journeyman bassist Tim Drummond, who performed with Neil Young, Crosby, Stills and Nash and Bob Dylan among many more rock legends, passed away January 10th, the St. Louis County, Missouri coroner's office confirmed to Rolling Stone. No...

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20 Best Reissues of 2014

December 18, 2014

Reissues are now, more and more, like airplane flights: an à la carte experience. Historical releases this year by Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young came in multiple iterations, with the level of bells, whistles and deep...

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Reissues of the Year

December 18, 2014

1. Bob Dylan The Basement Tapes Complete: The Boot­leg Series Vol. 11In 1967, Dylan was far off the pop-star grid: writing and recording with his '66 road warriors in upstate New York seclusion. The rough clatter of bar-gig covers, acutely re­flective...

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