The Guardian lists the top ten coming-of-age novels. WOUB interviews Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy about the band's summer tour with Bob Dylan. WOUB: What can you tell me about the upcoming "Americanarama" tour, which starts next month and continues through...
Darius Rucker has become a big star in country music, a fact that hasn’t sat well with one racist fan. Rucker was forced to take to Twitter on Sunday after a racist Twitter user attacked him over his rendition of the Bob Dylan hit Wagon Wheel. During his membership performance at the Grand Ole Opry in...
Happy Birthday to Priscilla Presley! She’s 68 today. Let’s see who else is celebrating a birthday. Actor-comedian Tommy Chong is 75. Musician Bob Dylan is 72. Actor Gary Burghoff (“M-A-S-H”) is 70. Singer Patti LaBelle is 69. Actress Priscilla Presley … Continue reading »
Bob Dylan’s music, it’s often said, happens in a world of its own—where the highway is for gamblers and you’re always 1,000 miles from home. It’s a surreal, ethereal realm, lawless but for chance, allusion, and rhyme.
Bob Dylan would be a big fan of the NBA right now, because the times they are a-changin'. The Miami Heat have firmly ushered in the era of the superteam, and it's going to take either one hell of an effort by a more traditional lineup or another superteam to dethrone them. Show More Summary
Here is a real video treat to commemorate Bob Dylan’s 72nd birthday today. In May 1994, Dylan performed at The Great Music Experience, a concert starring Japanese and international musicians staged in front of the 8th century Buddhist temple of Todai-ji, in Nara, Japan. Show More Summary
Fans booed when Bob Dylan went electric in 1965, but in 2013 in the Czech Republic no one seemed to bat an eye when the Czech National Symphony Orchestra one-upped Dylan by also going mobile. As part of a stunt to promote a new "all-digital"...Show More Summary
Darius Rucker has made headlines by responding, publicly, to a racist Tweet made towards him after a cover of Bob Dylan he performed last weekend. After Rucker sang Wagon Wheel" at the Grand Ole Opry, former Twitter user @PQKullman tweeted, "@dariusrucker Leave country to the white folk." Rucker immediately re-tweeted the comment adding, "WOW. Show More Summary
Country music artist Darius Rucker has publicly responded to a racist comment made towards him over Twitter. After Rucker covered Bob Dylan's "Wagon Wheel" at the Grand Ole Opry on Sunday, former Twitter user PQKullman tweeted, "@dariusrucker Leave country to the white folk." Rucker immediately retweeted the comment adding, "WOW. Show More Summary
On Friday Bob Dylan will celebrate his 72nd birthday, and to mark the occasion the Worcester Art Museum, whose current exhibition "Kennedy to Kent State:...
Bob Dylan, Chronicles, Volume One (Simon and Shuster, 2004), p. 13: He was different from the rest of the teen idols, had a great guitarist who played like a cross between a honky-tonk hero and a barn-dance fiddler. Nelson had...
Bob Dylan, David Bowie, and Justin Timberlake are just a few of the artists over the past year to offer full-length, high quality streams of their newest albums on iTunes in the days before release. The latest to follow in the trend is award winning electronic music duo Daft Punk with a full length stream […]
“How many hours I had devoted to [the idea] that midnight had toes, and that one of them, the big one, had been broken.” – Michael Chabon musing over his years-long misunderstanding that Bob Dylan was singing “far between sundown’s … Continue reading ?
The album was the warm yellow window of someone else’s house as you walk by on a cold night. Listening to it was the feeling you get when you look into this stranger’s window and wish you lived there.
Richard Harmon is a lover of laser tag, Bob Dylan and wolves. With those interests in mind, it's no wonder Richard can play such diverse characters.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Singer Bob Dylan was made an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, joining the ranks of leading writers, composers and artists in the prestigious 115-year-old group.
When Greil Marcus coined the phrase “Old Weird America” in his book Invisible Republic, he wasn’t describing The Handsome Family. The line that Marcus drew from Harry Smith’s Anthology of American pre-World Folk Music to Bob Dylan and his work with The Band could easily continue it’s sonic trajectory to the husband and wife songwriting [...]Show More Summary
It's another side of Bob Dylan. Listen to Bobby McFerrin cover a Dylan classic in an exclusive track from the new album “Spirityouall."
A few days ago, I went to see Bob Dylan play in Charleston, South Carolina. As I was leaving the show, I walked by a trio of hippie-ish young guys who were enthusiastically passing out newsletters to people as they left the venue. One...Show More Summary
When Bob Dylan hits the road this summer, he won't be playing any dates in New York City proper, which means if you want to see the iconic folk hero, you'll have to go to Jones Beach or New Jersey. And the latter option just got wayShow More Summary