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Rare Pressing of Bob Dylan's 'Blood on the Tracks' Found

July 2, 2015

A test pressing of Bob Dylan's Blood on the Tracks – one of rock's rarest records with only five known existing copies – is now available thanks to Amoeba Music. The West Coast record chain recently acquired the test pressing of the classic...

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Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Bob Dylan Songs of the 1980s

June 17, 2015

The 1980s are widely seen as the absolute low point of Bob Dylan's career, a time when he drifted from gospel music to half-assed albums like Knocked Out Loaded and even forgotten movies like Hearts of Fire. But he did release seven solo albums and...

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Bob Dylan Recorded 'Like a Rolling Stone' 50 Years Ago Today

June 16, 2015

It was exactly 50 years ago today that Bob Dylan walked into Studio A at Columbia Records in New York and recorded "Like a Rolling Stone," which we have called the single greatest song of all time. The track was on store shelves just a...

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Weekend Rock: What's Bob Dylan's Best Song of the 1980s?

June 12, 2015

A new Bob Dylan book is coming out in a couple of months that goes through his entire catalog called Dylan: Disc by Disc. Featuring interviews with everyone from Questlove to Ric Ocasek and Robert Christgau, it devotes a chapter to each album in...

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Flashback: Bob Dylan Sings With Country's Leading Ladies

May 20, 2015

Bob Dylan took the Ed Sullivan Theater stage as David Letterman's second-to-last musical guest Tuesday night, returning to the Late Show nearly two decades since playing "Forever Young" in 1993. But it was his appearance the year prior on the Titanic...

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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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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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Hear Blake Shelton's Passionate Bob Dylan Cover

June 3, 2015

Blake Shelton will soon be heard on movie screens across the country, performing a familiar song for the upcoming family adventure film, Max. The theme tune, "Forever Young" was penned by songwriting legend Bob Dylan and has, since its initial 1974 release,...

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Bob Dylan Gives Rare Late-Night Performance on 'Letterman'

May 20, 2015

For the final scheduled musical guest in David Letterman's Late Show history, the retiring host welcomed Bob Dylan, who he considers "the greatest songwriter of modern times." Dylan, making a rare late-night television appearance, performed the oft-covered...

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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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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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