Bob Dylan

You Can Buy Bob Dylan’s Nobel Lecture as a Book Now

The past year has been such a tortured whirlwind that it's very possible you have forgotten about two things, or at least, that they seem like…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 31, 2017

Stream Bob Dylan’s “Gospel Years” Collection Trouble No More – The Bootleg Series Vol. 13 / 1979-1981

Bob Dylan's Bootleg Series, which has been going strong since the early '90s, does a great job not only with introducing alternate versions of old classics,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 26, 2017

Watch Bob Dylan Cover Tom Petty’s “Learning to Fly” at a Colorado Concert

Saturday night, Bob Dylan honored the late Tom Petty by covering his song "Learning to Fly" during the encore of his concert in Broomfield, Colorado. The performance followed what…
Rob Arcand / October 22, 2017

Hear Bob Dylan’s Unreleased “Making a Liar Out of Me”

Next month, we'll receive the latest entry in Bob Dylan's considerable Bootleg Series catalog. Trouble No More: The Bootleg Series Vol. 13 / 1979–1981 covers Dylan's prolific and controversial "gospel years," collecting…
Anna Gaca / October 11, 2017

Bob Dylan Is On the Cover of the Village Voice’s Final Print Issue

Bob Dylan is the last cover star of The Village Voice, which released its final print edition today. The photo was taken by the late Fred…
Jeremy Gordon / September 20, 2017

Bob Dylan’s New Bootleg Series Installment Focuses on His Gospel Years

The next installment of the ambitious Bob Dylan Bootleg Series, which is devoted to unreleased live and studio material from throughout the singer-songwriter's career, will focus…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 20, 2017

Murray Lerner, Documentarian Who Filmed Bob Dylan’s First Electric Performance, Dead at 90

Murray Lerner, a filmmaker who captured Bob Dylan at the dawn of his electric era and Jimi Hendrix at the end of his life, has died,…
Andy Cush / September 5, 2017

Concert Film About Bob Dylan’s “Gospel Tour” to Premiere at the New York Film Festival

The New York Film Festival, which opens on September 28 and runs through October 15, is premiering a new concert film featuring the music Bob…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 28, 2017

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
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