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Paul McCartney ‘Wishes’ He Was More Like ‘Legendary’ Bob Dylan

In a cover story in the UK magazine Uncut, Paul McCartney admitted "Sometimes I wish I was a bit more like Bob Dylan...He’s legendary… and doesn’t give a…
SPIN Staff / November 11, 2020

Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue Netflix Doc and Box Set Are Invaluable Documents of an Electrifying Era

"What remains of that tour? Nothing. Ashes." This was Bob Dylan’s typically evasive response when questioned about the Rolling Thunder Revue, his notorious 1975-76 North…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 11, 2019

Bob Dylan Celebrates Nashville Skyline’s 50th Anniversary by Announcing Whiskey Distillery

Fifty years ago today, Bob Dylan released Nashville Skyline. The album is one of many curios and left turns in Dylan’s idiosyncratic career, a headfirst plunge…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / April 9, 2019

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The 100 Greatest Rock Stars Since That Was A Thing

Three of the 100 are in this picture! The Rolling Stones, in 1964, from left to right: Bill Wyman, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts…
Bob Guccione Jr / July 6, 2021

5 Albums I Can’t Live Without: Daniel Kohn, SPIN’s Editorial Director

Name Daniel Kohn Best known for Taking a photo of Prince Harry and Afrika Bambaataa backstage at Wireless Festival in 2009 (and SPIN’s…
Liza Lentini / July 5, 2021

The 50 Best Live Albums of the 1970s

The concert industry exploded in the 1970s, and the live album, a stopgap project once reserved for only the biggest artists, became a compulsory ritual…
Al Shipley / July 5, 2021

Eddie Van Halen, Lady Gaga, Kurt Cobain, Prince and Bob Dylan Memorabilia Up For Auction

A guitar played by Eddie Van Halen, his brother Alex's drumkit, and memorabilia from Kurt Cobain, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix,  Cher, Lady Gaga,…
Katherine Turman / May 24, 2021

Bob Dylan Museum Opening in Tulsa in May 2022

Bob Dylan has rightfully been the subject of tribute concerts, documentaries, fictional films, books and other assorted projects. On May 10, 2022, Dylan will add…
Daniel Kohn / May 12, 2021

Flaming Lips Cover Bob Dylan’s ‘Lay Lady Lay’ for Dylan Revisited Tribute LP

Bob Dylan is being honored with a covers album, and Uncut magazine, which is offering the Dylan Revisited LP with its June issue, has shared The Flaming Lips' rendition…
Katherine Turman / April 29, 2021

Paul McCartney Recalls First Time Bob Dylan Got the Beatles High

For Bob Dylan's 80th birthday next month (May 24), Paul McCartney spoke to Uncut for a special series on the legendary songwriter called "Dylan Revisited." McCartney recounted the…
Sarah Grant / April 15, 2021

The Reissue Section: Winter 2021

While it's been a challenge for bands to collaborate in person over the last year, archival releases have been booming. And over the course of…
Ron Hart / February 25, 2021

David Bowie’s Birthday Celebrated With His Covers of John Lennon and Bob Dylan Songs

David Bowie's birthday today would have been the Starman's 74th, and to celebrate, two previously unreleased covers are being shared — Bowie's version of John…
Katherine Turman / January 8, 2021

Bob Dylan to Release Outtakes Set 1970, Includes Nine Songs With George Harrison

A few weeks ago, a European record store got its hands on 1970, a limited-edition Bob Dylan compilation featuring outtakes and rarities, plus collaborations with George…
Katherine Turman / December 18, 2020

David Bowie Covers John Lennon and Bob Dylan on New Vinyl Single

To celebrate what would have been David Bowie's 74th birthday, on Jan. 8. 2020 two previously unreleased covers — John Lennon’s "Mother" and Bob Dylan’s "Tryin’…
Katherine Turman / December 16, 2020

Bob Dylan Sells Entire Songwriting Catalog to Universal

In a blockbuster deal, Bob Dylan has sold the publishing rights to his entire back catalog, which goes back to 1962, to Universal Music Group.
Daniel Kohn / December 7, 2020

The 35 Greatest Concerts of the Last 35 Years

We know, we know — the best concert of all-time is your friend’s obscure indie-punk band playing a sweaty neighborhood basement back in ‘94. We admit…
SPIN Staff / November 28, 2020

Bob Dylan, George Clooney Team for Film Adaptation of Baseball Novel Calico Joe

Bob Dylan is dipping his toes in the Hollywood waters again. The singer-songwriter will produce Calico Joe, which is a 2012 book by John…
Daniel Kohn / October 15, 2020
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