Posts tagged "Bob Dylan"

Bob Johnston, Producer of Classic Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash Albums, Has Died

Bob Johnston, producer of many classic albums from the 1960s and beyond, has died. The Austin Chronicle reports that Johnston had been in hospice care…
Andrew Unterberger / August 16, 2015

SPIN’s 1991 Feature: ‘The Essence of Dylan’

This article was originally published in SPIN’s June 1991 issue.  A shiny suit, a bit of lipstick, and a big pompadour hairdo — that’s the essence…
Scott Cohen / July 26, 2015

Bob Dylan’s Electric Guitar Returns to Newport Folk Festival After 50 Years

Update: Singer-songwriter Jason Isbell had the honor of playing Bob Dylan’s historic guitar, as revealed in an Instagram. “Nobody had played it since [the 1965 concert], until today,”…
James Grebey / July 25, 2015

Bob Dylan Plays Fitting ‘The Night We Called It A Day’ on Penultimate ‘Letterman’

Bob Dylan swung by The Late Show with David Letterman last evening to play “The Night We Called It a Day” on the legendary host’s penultimate show.
Harley Brown / May 20, 2015

Bob Dylan Recorded Another Album of Frank Sinatra Covers

Did you enjoy Shadows in the Night, Bob Dylan’s album of Frank Sinatra covers? Hopefully the answer is yes, because Dylan apparently recorded another album of ‘em,…
James Grebey / March 3, 2015

Bob Dylan Goes on a Murky Adventure in ‘The Night We Called It a Day’ Video

Last month, Bob Dylan released a new album called Shadows in the Night. In keeping with that title, the iconic musician has just released a…
Brennan Carley / March 2, 2015

Every Oscar Winner for Best Original Song, Ranked

It was 81 years ago when Con Conrad and and Herb Magidson took home the first-ever Oscar for Best Original Song: "The Continental," from the…
Andrew Unterberger / February 19, 2015

Bob Dylan Clarifies Merle Haggard Comments from MusicCares Speech in New Interview

Days after Person of the Year Bob Dylan gave a lengthy speech on the state of the music industry at last week’s 2015 MusicCares Gala,…
Rachel Brodsky / February 13, 2015

Bob Dylan Gives Impassioned MusiCares Speech About Critics and Heroes

Over the weekend, Bob Dylan was honored as the MusiCares Foundation’s — part of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, which puts on…
Brennan Carley / February 9, 2015

Neil Young, Jack White, and Bruce Springsteen Pay Tribute to Bob Dylan at MusiCares Concert

This year’s Grammys weekend started Friday night with the annual MusiCares Person of the Year Concert, which honored Bob Dylan for his lifelong achievements in…
Colin Joyce / February 7, 2015

Review: Bob Dylan Teaches Sinatra to Sing on the Rustling ‘Shadows in the Night’

“I left all my dreams and hopes,” Bob Dylan, longing to be a carol singer, once sang in his ravaged cadence, “buried under tobacco leaves.”…
Theon Weber / February 5, 2015

Bob Dylan Gifts 50,000 Copies of ‘Shadows in the Night’ to AARP Magazine Readers

Some want to die before they get old, yet when others age, they embrace reality and give out copies of their unreleased albums to the…
Rachel Brodsky / January 23, 2015

Tim Drummond, Bassist for Bob Dylan and Crosby, Stills & Nash, Has Died

Session bassist Tim Drummond, who had played alongside legends as diverse as Neil Young, Miles Davis, Bob Dylan and the Beach Boys, died on January…
Dan Weiss / January 12, 2015

Watch Bob Dylan’s Surreal Show For an Audience of One

In November, it was announced that Bob Dylan had played a pretty unique show in Philadelphia. Prior to his main gig later that night, Experiment…
Colin Joyce / December 13, 2014

Bob Dylan Played a Live Show for Exactly One Person

On top of paid paternity leave and free, government-subsidized health care, there has probably never been a better time to be a Swedish person. Why?
Rachel Brodsky / November 24, 2014

Elvis Costello, Jim James, and More Perform as New Basement Tapes Supergroup on ‘Fallon’

Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, and more dropped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night to play their first-ever live performance as folk…
James Grebey / November 11, 2014

Bob Dylan Almost Had His Own HBO Comedy Series

According to comedy writer and director Larry Charles, Bob Dylan could’ve been America’s next big comedy star had things gone according to plan. Appearing on…
Brennan Carley / November 10, 2014

Bob Dylan Confirms New Album, ‘Shadows In The Night,’ for 2015

Bob Dylan has a new album coming out next year, and although very few details have been announced, it looks like the upcoming LP might…
James Grebey / October 31, 2014

Bob Dylan Is Streaming His New Album, ‘The Basement Tapes Complete’

After last week’s premiere of “900 Miles From My Home,” Bob Dylan has offered up a sampler of his new album, The Basement Tapes Complete: The…
Brennan Carley / October 27, 2014

Stream Bob Dylan’s Previously Unreleased ‘900 Miles From My Home’

On November 4, Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings will release Bob Dylan’s The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11. The upcoming compilation features recently recovered tracks…
Maggie Rogers / October 23, 2014
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