Dylan doesn’t allow pictures to be taken during his concerts but the smartphones were out at a concert in Vienna and so Dylan stopped singing Blowin’ in the Wind and let the crowd have it.
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Dylan reveals answer that’s blowing in the wind: it’s bad beer
We interrupt our blog posting to reveal that the Budweiser Super Bowl ad, which previously and traditionally focused on Clydesdales and puppies, is heavy on the Dylan this year. Read more →
Maybe the times aren’t a-changin’
It’s been 50 years since Dylan wrote his anthem. NPR’s Lynn Neary figures it lasts because it’s an anthem of hope, rather than looking at the past.
Even if its staying power indicates that sometimes, the times don’t change. Read more →
Dylan’s cheesy Wisconsin song up for auction
Can Bob Dylan really be claimed as ‘one of us’ if he once penned a tribute song to Wisconsin? Read more →
Bob Dylan speaks. Sort of
Maybe it’s just as well he skipped the Nobel ceremony. He didn’t say much. Read more →
Patti Smith’s perfect moment at gala honoring Dylan
It could have been a cringe worthy moment when Patti Smith lost the words at the weekend Nobel Prize gala, but it turned out to be a rather perfect moment of grace. Read more →
The best way to understand Dylan’s silence is to understand Sartre’s concept of ‘bad faith.’ Read more →
On Swedes, sex, and Bob Dylan
Perhaps we’re going to have to go back and listen to more of Bob Dylan’s music because we think we might have done it wrong the first time around. Read more →
What if Bob Dylan won a Nobel and he didn’t care?
There’s no chance winning the Nobel Prize for literature is going to change Bob Dylan. Read more →
Times are changing for Nobel cash
Bob Dylan probably doesn’t need the money that comes with winning a Nobel Prize and it’s a good thing. Like everything else, it doesn’t stretch as far as it once did, according to CNBC. Read more →
Did Dylan deserve a Nobel?
Even if you don’t agree with the award, you’ve got to celebrate the fact that in the middle of this cesspool of a political campaign, we’re having a debate about worthy literature.
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Prince has canceled his appearance at a concert in Europe, but Bob Dylan went ahead with his in Italy last night after he got another dozen armed guards assigned to the security force, International Business Times reports. Read more →
Bob Dylan is doing TV commercials now.
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The myth of ‘Dylan goes electric’ at Newport explored
The myth surrounding Bob Dylan says that he was booed at the Newport Folk Festival 50 years ago this month when he plugged in an electric guitar to play three songs.
A new book says it’s not true, at least the way the story is told. Read more →
Bob Dylan has been full of surprises in the last month. First with the interview in the AARP Magazine, and second, by merely speaking. For about 40 minutes at last night’s MusiCares Grammy dinner. It was as if he’s been saving up a lifetime of words for one night. His full speech is below the Read more →