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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...


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...


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...


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...


Hear Jim James, Elvis Costello Take on Bob Dylan

August 19, 2014

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James, Elvis Costello and Marcus Mumford are among those who take on Bob Dylan in "Nothing to It," the first track released from Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes.  The new album...


Sixties New York Rock Figure Manny Roth Dead at 95

July 31, 2014

Manny Roth, founder of the New York City club Cafe Wha? – where Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Springsteen and more played in their formative years – has died. He was 95. The Truth Behind Bob Dylan's First Encounter With Cafe Wha? "He was...


Kip Moore's Campfire Playlist

July 9, 2014

Brooklyn, Michigan is the spot for three days of country music and camping, as the Faster Horses Festival gallops to town July 18-20. This year's lineup is seemingly plucked straight from the CMA Awards red carpet, as it includes huge stars such as Kip...


'Like a Rolling Stone' Lyrics Sell for $2 Million

June 24, 2014

A draft of Bob Dylan's lyrics for his groundbreaking 1965 song "Like a Rolling Stone" sold for $2.045 million at auction Tuesday afternoon. 10 Greatest Bob Dylan Songs: Bono on "Like a Rolling Stone" The lyrics were sold to an unidentified bidder...


Help Fund D.A. Pennebaker's Film About Animal Abuse

May 15, 2014

D. A. Pennebaker — the filmmaker behind the famed 1967 Bob Dylan documentary, Don't Look Back — and his longtime partner Chris Hegedus have started a Kickstarter to fund their latest project, Unlocking the Cage, which chronicles the work...


'Like a Rolling Stone' Lyrics Going Up for Auction

May 1, 2014

Bob Dylan's original lyrics for his landmark 1965 song "Like a Rolling Stone" is heading to auction this summer. 10 Greatest Bob Dylan Songs: Bono on "Like a Rolling Stone" Sotheby's announced Thursday that it will make available "the only known...


Neil Young's New Covers Album Available Right Now

April 18, 2014

Neil Young's new covers record A Letter Home has been released through Jack White's Third Man records just in time for Record Store Day. There's been no formal announcement, but Third Man is accepting orders for the vinyl version right now through their...


'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...


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...


Bob Dylan's Legendary 'Basement Tapes' Will Be Released

August 26, 2014

The 12th issue of Rolling Stone hit newsstands in June of 1968, with a cover story about a mysterious batch of 13 "rough but very listenable" Bob Dylan songs that had begun to circulate among fans. "There is enough material – most all...


Johnny Depp to Strum 'Lost' Dylan Song

August 4, 2014

When a gig prevented Elvis Costello from making a recording session for Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes – an album of "lost" Bob Dylan lyrics that Costello, Marcus Mumford and My Morning Jacket's Jim James, among others, have set to music...


7 Reasons Why Hootie Was Country All Along

July 10, 2014

Long before he rebranded himself as a chart-topping country singer, Darius Rucker built his reputation as "Hootie," the baritone-voiced frontman of Hootie & the Blowfish. The group specialized in pop songs disguised as bar-band tunes — or was...


More Than 100 Rare Bob Dylan Acetates Discovered

July 1, 2014

Record collector Jeff Gold recently discovered 149 acetates of in-progress versions of songs that Bob Dylan made as he was recording his 1969 LP Nashville Skyline and his two 1970 albums, Self Portrait and New Morning. The rock and folk icon used these...


Bob Dylan's 10 Craziest Fans

May 16, 2014

The body of scholarship on Bob Dylan rivals that on Shakespeare or James Joyce. Literary critics like Christopher Ricks have written a books about him, Rolling Stone's first reviews editor, Greil Marcus, has added three of his own and Princeton professor...


Bob Dylan Plans New Album, Drops Sinatra Cover

May 13, 2014

Without any warning or anticipation, Bob Dylan posted a cover of Frank Sinatra's 1945 hit "Full Moon and Empty Arms" on his website, the first song from an upcoming new album by the 72-year-old musician. The 10 Greatest Bob Dylan Songs ​"This track...


Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter Dead at 76

April 20, 2014

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful imprisonment inspired Bob Dylan's stirring 1975 song "Hurricane," died on Sunday morning at the age of 76. He had been suffering from prostate cancer and died in his sleep at his Toronto home, the New...