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Rock Rewind: Bob Dylan “The Times They Are a-Changin'”

He’s in his 70’s now, and he can barely sing (not that he was ever known for his pristine vocal abilities), but the legendary Bob Dylan announced this week that starting in October he’ll be embarking on a fall tour that hits 41 cities. While Dylan’s initial claim to fame was as a folk singer in the 1960s, his lasting influence on rock music can’t be denied–especially the social consciousness […]

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Croatian Group Sues Bob Dylan for “Racism”

Here’s a bit of double irony to start your week: Bob Dylan is being sued by a Croatian group in France over alleged racist remarks made in an interview with Rolling Stone last year, according to Slate.fr via Business Insider. The irony is double in that first of all, we’re talking about one of the civil rights movements’ most outspoken supporters being sued for racism; and secondly, the allegedly offensive […]

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Bob Dylan Releases “Like A Rolling Stone” Interactive Music Video

Official video coincides with huge box-set release

A classic rock song goes high-tech. After 48 years, Bob Dylan finally made an official music video for his song “Like a Rolling Stone.” And how. The perfect combination of old and new, Dylan’s video for the 1965 song features an interactive virtual television with 16 channels of people lip syncing to the song on their various shows—and the viewer can actually flip through the different channels and watch them. […]


Bob Dylan Unleashes a “Tempest”—Album Review

Columbia (2012)

One thing I’ll say off the bat about Bob Dylan’s new record Tempest—I’ve never heard an album by a 71-year-old musical icon sound less like someone trying desperately (and in vain) to hang on to past glories. At the very least, the 35th (!) album by America’s dark troubadour presents the listener with the same amount of passion, color and oomph as the early work that first established Dylan as […]