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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 50 Best Songs of 2020 (So Far)

Great songs have a freedom that albums don't because great songs only have to pull off their trick once. It's like how a great SNL…
SPIN Staff / May 22, 2020

G-Eazy Covers Bob Dylan and the xx in Latest Quarantine Session

G-Eazy is continuing to show his inner rocker with a new batch of quarantine covers. This time, the rapper took on the xx's 2009 single…
Katrina Nattress / May 17, 2020

Bob Dylan Announces Rough and Rowdy Ways, First Album of Original Songs in 8 Years

Bob Dylan has done it again. The Nobel Prize-winning legend has announced the release of Rough and Rowdy Ways, his first album of…
Daniel Kohn / May 8, 2020

Bob Dylan Shares New Song ‘I Contain Multitudes’

Bob Dylan did it again. The reclusive bardAn just dropped another new song seemingly out of nowhere. A few weeks ago, he did…
Daniel Kohn / April 17, 2020

Bob Dylan Shares New Song ‘Murder Most Foul’

Bob Dylan, who hasn't released an original song since 2012's Tempest, released "Murder Most Foul" on Friday. The song, which is 17-minutes long, ruminates…
Daniel Kohn / March 27, 2020

Bob Dylan Announces Summer 2020 Tour Dates

Bob Dylan is going on the road this summer, and Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats and Hot Club of Cowtown will be joining him.
Emily Tan / March 9, 2020

MTV Unplugged Turns 30: Here Are the 30 Best Performances

Long ago, in the days before there were multiple MTVs glutted with reality shows about sexually active teens, network producers came up with a concept…
Chris Harris / November 26, 2019

Hear Bob Dylan Perform “Lenny Bruce” Live for the First Time in Over a Decade

Bob Dylan performed in Irvine, California Friday night (October 11, 2019) for his first North American show of the year, and during his set, the…
Rob Arcand / October 12, 2019

New Bob Dylan Bootleg Series Features Unreleased Songs With Johnny Cash

As rumored, Bob Dylan is releasing a three-disc collection of archival material that features unreleased collaborations with Johnny Cash from the pair's legendary two-day Nashville…
Tosten Burks / September 19, 2019

Bob Dylan Announces New Fall Tour Dates

Bob Dylan's so-called Never Ending Tour continues not to end: a new leg of 28 shows will span the U.S. from October to November, kicking off in…
Will Gottsegen / September 9, 2019

Bob Dylan: Our 1985 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the December 1985 issue of SPIN. Bob Dylan, poet laureate, prophet in a motorcycle jacket. Mystery tramp. Napoleon…
Scott Cohen / September 8, 2019

Tracy Chapman: Our 1988 Interview

This article originally appeared in the July 1988 issue of SPIN. It's not easy to pay Tracy Chapman a compliment. Try to tell…
Billy Altman / August 18, 2019

R.E.M.: Our 1986 Cover Story

This article originally appeared on the October 1986 issue of SPIN. Pretty Persuasion I can't imagine R.E.M. vocalist Michael Stipe trying to sell…
Barry Walters / August 10, 2019

Jack White Can’t Say Whether He Wrote a Song With Bob Dylan

Jack White may or may not be sitting on music written with Bob Dylan, according to a new Rolling Stone interview. White would like to…
Tosten Burks / July 15, 2019

Bob Dylan and Neil Young Perform Together for the First Time in 25 Years: Watch

Bob Dylan doesn't seem to be big on collaborations or socializing these days; he walks his own curious path through life, doing some three digits…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 15, 2019
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