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Coachella Bosses Planning Rock Festival With Bob Dylan And Paul Mccartney

Bosses at promotions firm Goldenvoice are hoping the musicians plus The Who, Neil Young and Pink Floyd's Roger Waters will hit the stage at the Empire Polo Field in Indio from 7 to...

Bob Dylan-inspired Drama Series In Development

Australian writer/director Josh Wakely has secured the rights to the folk-rock icon's back catalogue for use in his new project Time Out of Mind, which he is developing for Lionsgate TV. The...

Kesha To Headline Dylan Fest

Just hours after it emerged the Tik Tok singer may be making a surprise appearance at this weekend's Coachella festival in California, her name has been added to the Dylan Fest celebration of...

Adele Congratulates Fans On Concert Engagement

The soul superstar kicked off the first of eight nights at The O2 in her native London, and it was an extra special night for one couple, which had been together for 12...

Bob Dylan Sells Archive To Oklahoma University

The folk rock icon sold the 6,000-item collection to chiefs at the University of Tulsa and the George Kaiser Foundation for a price between $15 million (£9.4 million) and $20 million (£12.5 million),...

'Secret' Bob Dylan Archive Containing Thousands Of Items To Be Housed In Tulsa

A previously undiscovered treasure trove of private diaries, documents and recordings belonging to Bob Dylan, arguably the most iconic and influential songwriter in pop history, has been obtained by a consortium and will be housed...

Bob Dylan Steps Up Security For Italy Shows

A number of artists, including Foo Fighters, U2 and Prince, have cancelled European gigs in the aftermath of the violence in the French capital on Friday (13Nov15) which killed more than 130 people....

Joe Cocker's You Are So Beautiful Among The Highlights On New Grammy Hall Songs List

Cocker's You Are So Beautiful, written by Bruce Fisher and Billy Preston, makes the list, as does Armstrong's What Did I Do to be So Black & Blue, and Bob Dylan and The...

Has Simon Cowell Chosen A Bob Dylan Song For This Year's 'X-factor' Winner?

Simon Cowell has reportedly decided on the song which will be covered by the winner of this year’s ‘X-Factor’. The music mogul is said to have picked Bob Dylan’s 1974 classic ‘Forever Young’ for the...

Album Art Director John Berg Dies At 83

He passed away on Sunday (11Oct13) in Southampton, New York following a battle with pneumonia. Berg began his career at Columbia Records in 1961 and created over 5,000 album covers for...

Owner Of Basement Tapes Recording Home Puts Property Up For Rent

The musicians took over the West Saugerties, New York property, nicknamed The Big Pink, in 1966 and recorded music in the basement of the house. The "updated Dormer unit" has been listed...

Bob Dylan's Song Lyric Manuscript Up For Auction

The two typewritten pages contain the original lyrics to the 1962 anti-war track plus handwritten changes, new lines and scribbles by the folk icon. In the early manuscript, Dylan pens the...

Lionel Richie Named 2016 Musicares Person Of The Year

Lionel Richie has been named the 2016 MusiCares Person of the Year.The 66-year-old singer will be honoured with the accolade next year in recognition of his extensive career with the Commodores and as a solo...

Bob Dylan And Johnny Cash Producer Bob Johnston Dies

Johnston, who worked in the music industry for more than 50 years, was being cared for at a hospice in Nashville, Tennessee, and he passed away on Friday (14Aug15), according to Billboard.com....

SinéAd O'connor Cancels Summer Tour Dates

Sinéad O'Connor has cancelled all of her summer dates due to ''exhaustion''.The 'Nothing Compares 2 U' singer has axed all of her upcoming tour dates due to a medical issue, meaning she will no longer...

Kendrick Lamar Wants To Be Compared To Bob Dylan

Kendrick Lamar wants to be compared with Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix and The Beatles.The 28-year-old rapper's latest album, 'To Pimp A Butterfly', has received widespread critical acclaim and he hopes the record will go down...

Ed Sheeran Was A 'Weird Child'

Ed Sheeran was a ''very weird child''.The 'Thinking Out Loud' hitmaker has urged people to embrace their ''quirks and weirdness'' as it is a ''wonderful thing''.Speaking at the American Institute for Stuttering's Freeing Voices Live...

Newport Folk Festival To Mark 50 Years Since Bob Dylan "Went Electric"

It was a three song set that helped the change the course of pop music history: Bob Dylan ‘going electric’ at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965. Exactly fifty years after the event, the festival’s...

Bill Murray Gives David Letterman A Send-off To Remember

The Ghostbusters star, who was Letterman's first The Late Show guest in 1993, became his last official celebrity interviewee on Tuesday (19May15) as the beloved late-night host prepared to retire. Madcap Murray...

Bob Dylan Sings For David Letterman

Bob Dylan performed on 'The David Letterman Show' to pay tribute to his friend on Tuesday night (19.05.15).The music legend honoured one of his most famous fans by singing 'The Night We Called It a...

David Letterman’S Final 'Late Show' Guest Will Be His First, Bill Murray

David Letterman’s final ‘Late Late’ show guest has been revealed and it’s none other than Bill Murray, a man who's already notched up 43 appearances on the talk show host's famous sofa over the last...

Pete Townshend Rules Out Unplugged Sessions

Dozens of big-name pop stars and bands have appeared on the iconic, stripped-down acoustic series since its launch in 1989, including the Eagles, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Sir Paul MCCartney, Eric Clapton, Adele,...

Bob Dylan And Lou Reed Films To Be Screened In Times Square

The legendary artist's silent movies are to be projected on electronic billboards high above the Big Apple and screened in the three minutes leading up to 12am as part of an art series...

Melody Gardot Announces New Album

Melody Gardot has described her new album as a ''leap into the unknown''.The 30-year-old singer-songwriter has announced her fourth studio album 'Currency of Man' will be released on June 1 through Decca, and revealed it...

Bob Dylan Clarifies Merle Haggard Remarks

Bob Dylan is adamant he has no hard feelings towards Merle Haggard despite his controversial comments at a pre-Grammy Awards tribute.The folk rock icon was honoured as the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year at...

Bob Dylan's Latest Album Is A Pleasure On The Ears

Bob Dylan is back and it seems like he’s back with bang. His new album, Shadows in the Night, has gone straight to number one in the UK album chart and is boasting top ten...

Taylor Swift Sittin' Pretty At Number One For 11th Week

It’s getting to be a bit like Groundhog Day… another Wednesday, another week at Number 1 for the musical machine that is Taylor Swift. 1989 has notched up an eleventh non-consecutive week at the top...

Merle Haggard Hits Back At Bob Dylan Criticism

Merle Haggard has fired back at Bob Dylan after the folk rock icon called out the country veteran at a pre-Grammy Awards tribute for failing to support his music early on in his career.The Mr....

Bob Dylan Slams Critics

Bob Dylan thinks his music has been unnecessarily picked on by critics.The 73-year-old musician was named MusiCares Person of the Year at the annual charity gala at Los Angeles Convention Center on Friday (06.02.15) and...

Bob Dylan Pays Tribute To Jimi Hendrix And Johnny Cash While Accepting Musicares Person Of The Year Award

On Saturday (Feb 7th), iconic musician Bob Dylan added another accolade to his long list of awards as he accepted the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year award in Los Angeles' Convention Center in the...

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