1969 was a pretty incredible year for music. The Beatles delivered both Yellow Submarine and Abbey Road in the space of a few months, The Rolling Stones dropped Let It Bleed and Bob Dylan immersed himself in country music with his Nashville Skyline. However, according to reports in a new book, that golden period of
How many notes must a man write down before you can publish a book? The answer, my friends, is no longer blowin’ in the wind, but instead can be found in the upcoming Bob Dylan publication The Lyrics: Since 1962, which will contain every single lyric Dylan has ever recorded since his very first album.
Yes, you can now watch American actor Bill Murray sing along to Bob Dylan‘s 1975 song Shelter From The Storm, thanks to a newly-released clip from Murray’s forthcoming appearance in the film St. Vincent (no relation to that other St. Vincent). In the heartwarming clip below, Murray portrays the grumpy war veteran Vincent as he
Bob Dylan has confirmed he will play a historic and intimate club show in Brisbane later this month, as he makes the rounds of his long-awaited Australian and New Zealand tour. The announcement follows an incredible spate of sold-out shows, as fans rush to see the rock icon in the flesh. What began as rumours
Almost seven years since it last aired, triple j‘s much loved interactive music documentary show The J Files has found a new home on the station’s digital offshoot Double J and the new series will debut at 8pm Thursday, 21st August. Richard Kingsmill, host of The J Files from 1996 to 2003, will launch the
Bob Dylan has extended his forthcoming Australian tour, adding extra and final dates in both Perth and Melbourne to cope with demand. The folk and rock icon had also previously confirmed shows in Canberra, Brisbane, Adelaide and Sydney. Chugg Entertainment have revealed that a third and final date at Perth’s Riverside Theatre on Friday, 15th
Bob Dylan has announced an additional performance set for the Sydney Opera House this September. Last month, the folk and rock icon confirmed that he would take the Sydney Opera House stage for a special performance as a late addition to his upcoming run of Australian dates. Chugg Entertainment have now confirmed that due to
Two icons come together this August!
Due to overwhelming popular demand, Bob Dylan has announced extra shows for his upcoming Australian tour in September. The influential singer and songwriter has confirmed third shows in both Sydney and Melbourne. Dylan, who just celebrated his 73rd birthday, is promising to deliver humbling performances within some of the most iconic and intimate Australian theatre
Celebrating his 73rd birthday with a theatre tour Down Under
We’ve all been there. You’re in the car with a good friend and you’re both singing along to a track that you grew up with and know every word to, but the good times suddenly dissipate when your face reddens as your friend tells you it’s “Kicking your can all over the place” and not
Prosecutors in France have dropped charges brought against Bob Dylan by a Croatian community association, for violating anti-discrimination laws in comments he made in a 2012 Rolling Stone cover story. Instead, the magistrate ruled in favour of indicting Rolling Stone‘s French edition for printing the allegedly racist remarks in the first place. In December last
A Croatian community association based in France is suing Bob Dylan over alleged racist comments made in a Rolling Stone cover story last year. According to Business Insider, the Council of Croats in France (CRICCF) have filed suit against Dylan and the French magazine for comments made in an interview for the September 2012 issue.
The Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach‘s divorce from estranged wife Stephanie Gonis was finalised this week and as part of the settlement, Gonis apparently received Bob Dylan‘s hair. According to TMZ, the divorce was finalised in Tennessee and as part of the settlement Gonis will receive over $5 million, the couple’s 2012 Toyota Highlander, one
Bob Dylan is reportedly in contention for France’s highest award, the Legion d’Honneur, a French order established by Napoleon Bonaparte and given to those deemed honourable, despite almost being rejected for his history of smoking pot and opposing the Vietnam War. In an open letter in French newspaper Le Monde, the Legion d’Honneur’s grand chancellor,
Musical and political force of nature Joan Baez has announced her first Australian tour in more than 25 years, with the American folk singer and activist confirming dates across the country this August. Baez was responsible for introducing Bob Dylan to the world back in 1963, with their relationship inspiring her to write her ’70s
The legendary Bob Dylan has now become the first rock star ever to be voted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The wildly prestigious honour sees Dylan in fairly good company, with other inductees including Philip Roth, Jasper Johns, Meryl Streep, Woody Allen and Marty Scorsese. To give an idea of how huge
Sydney Morning Herald may have spilled the beans on a potential Splendour In The Grass 2013 addition. In a list of artists who have confirmed 2013 tours, SMH casually dropped Bob Dylan, who is yet to announce said tour. The article randomly mentions that the 72-year-old will be performing at the Sydney Opera House and
Bob Dylan released a limited edition boxset of rarities in 2012 in order for the songs to remain protected by copyright law in Europe. As reported by NME, The 50th Anniversary Collection is made up of 86 rarities recorded by Dylan in 1962. These 86 tunes were in danger of no longer being covered by
Trust Bob Dylan to predict the results of what was like the biggest election ever on his first ever status update. The iconic musician took to the social media personally for the first time to reiterate statements made at a previous gig. Dylan, who has more than 4 million fans on his page, signed off