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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 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

Bob Dylan Previews First Theme Time Radio Hour Episode in 11 Years

A few days ago, Bob Dylan announced the return of his Sirius XM show Theme Time Radio, and now we're getting a preview of its first episode…
Katrina Nattress / September 20, 2020

Bob Dylan’s Theme Time Radio Hour to Return to SiriusXM

By his standards, 2020 has been a busy year (from a non-touring perspective) for Bob Dylan. He released his terrific new album, Rough and Rowdy Ways, and…
Daniel Kohn / September 16, 2020

Bob Dylan, Bono, Nile Rodgers, Willie Nelson Appear in Jimmy Carter Doc Trailer

Though Barack Obama has shown time and time again that he knows music, debatably the first music-minded president was Jimmy Carter. The title for an upcoming…
Daniel Kohn / August 27, 2020

Neil Young Shares Cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘The Times They-Are-A-Changin’

Neil Young hasn't dropped a Fireside Sessions livestream in a while, but he did share a remanent from the past. On the July…
SPIN Staff / August 26, 2020

Bob Dylan’s Rough and Rowdy Ways Paints a Better Self-Portrait

For six decades, Bob Dylan has proven completely peerless. His lyrics especially have redefined risk-taking and boundary-pushing in popular song. His eyes have always been on…
John Paul Bullock / June 24, 2020

The 10 Best Punk and Alternative Bob Dylan Covers

Bob Dylan is one of the most widely covered artists in popular music – hit versions of his songs by the Byrds and Peter, Paul…
Al Shipley / June 19, 2020

Fiona Apple Contributed to Bob Dylan’s Rough and Rowdy Ways

As Bob Dylan's upcoming new album, Rough and Rowdy Ways, is set to release on Friday (June 19), more details have been released about it.
Emily Tan / June 17, 2020
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