Bob Dylan

Allen Ginsberg Was Once a Bob Dylan Bootleg Taper

In a career as thoroughly observed, documented, and analyzed as Bob Dylan's, the emergence of any previously unseen or unheard material is big news. If…
Andy Cush / August 7, 2017

Kesha Bounced Back From Her Failed Attempt To Hug Jerry Seinfeld By Hugging Bob Dylan

You’ve seen Kesha’s awkward attempt to hug Jerry Seinfeld on a red carpet last month, and you’ve read Seinfeld’s assessment of the incident. Now the rogue hugger herself has…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / July 7, 2017

Report: Bob Dylan May Have Copied the Spark Notes for Moby Dick in His Nobel Prize Lecture

Slate has published a report offering surprisingly compelling evidence that Bob Dylan referenced and outright quoted passages from the Spark Notes for Moby Dick in…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 13, 2017

Listen to Bob Dylan Explain Why “Songs Aren’t Like Literature” in His Nobel Prize Lecture

Over the weekend, Bob Dylan finally delivered the Nobel Prize lecture he had promised to the Swedish Academy. Giving a lecture is a requirement for Nobel Prize…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 5, 2017

Listen to Demos From the Bob Dylan Musical Girl From the North Country

Girl From the North Country, a new musical featuring songs written by Bob Dylan, is set to open at The Old Vic Theater in London…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 3, 2017

Nobel Academy on Meeting Bob Dylan: “Spirits Were High, Champagne Was Had”

Last weekend, Bob Dylan was officially presented with the Nobel Prize in Literature in an intimate, secret ceremony in Stockholm. Dylan was in town on tour…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 4, 2017

Review: Bob Dylan’s Sprawling Standards Album Triplicate Highlights His Idiosyncratic Charms

In the middle of the last century, pop vocal albums consisting of selections from the "Great American Songbook"--made-for-market pop tunes published between the late 1920s…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 31, 2017

Bob Dylan to Finally Accept His Nobel Prize and Deliver a (Taped) Lecture

Bob Dylan has been busy in the past several months: touring the world, readying his new triple-album of standards Triplicate (out this Friday), mounting an…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 29, 2017

Here Are the Best Moments From Bob Dylan’s Amazing New Career-Spanning Interview

Where to begin? Bob Dylan just gave one of the most in-depth interviews he's done in at least three decades, and it's fantastic. It's a full…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 23, 2017

New Music: Whitney – “Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here With You” (Bob Dylan Cover)

Rising Chicago indie rockers Whitney just participated in a live session for the Spotify Singles, performing a new version of "The Falls" from their 2016…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 22, 2017

New Music: Bob Dylan – “My One and Only Love”

"My One and Only Love," like almost every other song Bob Dylan has released in the past couple of years, became a hit in the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 17, 2017

David Bowie Once Started A Musical About Fictional Unreleased Bob Dylan Songs

Before David Bowie passed away last year, he worked avidly on Lazarus, a musical built around his songs that was heavily inspired by 1976's The Man…
Brian Josephs / January 9, 2017

Watch Bob Dylan’s Gorgeous “Once Upon a Time” Performance at Last Night’s Tony Bennett Tribute Show

Bob Dylan may not have shown up to accept his Nobel Prize, but he's not above a good gala when the occasion suits him. Last…
Andy Cush / December 21, 2016

Patti Smith Explains Why She Forgot Bob Dylan’s Lyrics During Her Nobel Prize Performance

In Bob Dylan's absence, fellow poet of similar stature Patti Smith gave a rousing performance of "A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall" for the Nobel Ceremony where he was…
Brian Josephs / December 15, 2016

Watch Patti Smith Perform at Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Ceremony

The drama of Bob Dylan’s will-he-or-won’t-he Nobel Prize for literature reached some kind of conclusion yesterday, as the ceremony went down with Patti Smith…
Dale Eisinger / December 11, 2016
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