Seems odd to call any week a banner week for Bob Dylan, but the current seven day span just may qualify. The legendary singer-songwriter not only celebrated his 71st birthday, but also was awarded the Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama at the White House. If that wasn’t enough, the life and music of the iconic and influential bard was celebrated over the course of two nights at New York’s Irving Plaza with the annual Dylan Fest organized by Rolling Stone scribe Austin Scaggs.
Bob Dylan may have a better shot than ever at getting a Nobel Prize, now that President Obama has announced he will receive a Presidential Medal of Freedom. Read Post
Not even Bob Dylan, who will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom on May 29 at the White House, can fully explain why he has been so highly decorated relatively late in his life. Read Post