Without him... folk music would not have flourished as it did
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Sunday 08 November 2009
Suze Rotolo is the girl nestling up to Dylan on the album cover of The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan. She met him in 1961 when she was 17 and he was 21, and this book is a record of their time together in folky, smoky Greenwich Village.
Sunday 25 October 2009
A "lifetime" of songs – 12 of 'em – constitutes this rare solo outing by the former Creedence grump. And you can see what he's getting at.
Friday 16 October 2009
Friday 25 September 2009
Friday 26 June 2009
Dylan Jones: 'Night in My Veins sounds like Chrissie Hynde is lost in a maelstrom of lust... It whispers sex'
Saturday 20 June 2009
Monday 25 May 2009
Thursday 21 May 2009
Friday 01 May 2009
"It's always nice to hear a musical pioneer just relax... you can tell the band is playing with a smile, and Bob Dylan is enjoying his troop as well as every nearly-perfect or heartfelt, misshapen note that they're performing." - Mike Ragogna, huffingtonpost.com
Friday 01 May 2009
Thursday 30 April 2009
A Bob Dylan insider told me a rather lovely story. On a tour of Australia, Dylan lighted upon one of the girls helping out backstage. "Did you enjoy the show?" he inquired. "Nah, I didn't!" came the fierce Australian response. A shocked Dylan asked why, and she told him. "Because you don't talk to the audience. You don't say hello. You don't say goodnight." "I'm not Frank Sinatra," Dylan drawled. "Well you should be," she exclaimed, and walked off. The next night Dylan did speak. Introducing a surprise encore, he said: "This one's for Marie", and went straight into "My Way", tapes of which can now fetch a tidy sum.
Sunday 26 April 2009
Friday 24 April 2009
In a recent interview on his website, Bob Dylan expresses his enduring love for the sound of old records on the Sun and Chess labels, from the roots of rock'n'roll and urban blues.
Tuesday 14 April 2009
Saturday 28 March 2009
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- 4 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
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