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Bob Dylan Disappointed By Rod Stewart's Standards Project

Bob Dylan has taken a swipe at fellow veteran rocker Rod Stewart over his recordings of American standards, insisting they were "disappointing".The Maggie May hitmaker has released five volumes of re-worked classic tracks since 2002...

Bob Dylan Says Comparisons With Frank Sinatra Are A 'Joke'

Bob Dylan thinks people are ''joking'' when they compare him to Frank Sinatra.The 73-year-old singer-songwriter's 36th studio album, 'Shadows in the Night', features a number of songs associated with Sinatra - including 'Autumn Leaves' and...

Bob Dylan Gives 50,000 Copies Of New Album To The Elderly

Bob Dylan is giving away 50,000 free copies of his new album to the elderly.The veteran rocker has struck a deal with bosses of the American Association of Retired Persons (Aarp) to send out copies...

Bob Dylan Admits He Would Have Become A School Teacher "If I Had To Do It All Over Again"

Although Bob Dylan has had a success career for many decades, has millions of fans around the globe and lived a life of fame and fortune, the iconic musician would chose to become a school...

Bob Dylan Says Billionaires Should Solve Unemployment

Bob Dylan has put forward a solution for unemployment in America – let the billionaires sort it out. In an interview with AARP magazine, the discussion turned to the state of the nation’s job market...

Jimmy Carter To Present Bob Dylan With Musicares Award

Former US President Jimmy Carter will present Bob Dylan with the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year award next month.The 90-year politician will honour the 'Like a Rolling Stone' singer in Los Angeles, following in...

Former President Jimmy Carter To Fete Bob Dylan At Musicares Ceremony

Folk legend Bob Dylan will be presented with the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year honour from former U.S. president Jimmy Carter after receiving musical tributes from Bruce Springsteen, Willie Nelson and Jack White.The Lay...

Bob Dylan, Abba And Chic Recordings Join Grammy Hall Of Fame

Recordings by artists including Bob Dylan, Abba and Chic will be added to the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2015.The list of 27 classic singles or albums, aged 25 years or older, have been chosen...

Bob Dylan Inducted Into Grammy Hall Of Fame

Records from Bob Dylan, Sex Pistols and Lou Reed are among those inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.The 'Like a Rolling Stone' singer's iconic 1975 LP 'Blood on the Tracks' is one of 27...

Dylan Tackles Lost Sinatra Songs On New 'Uncovers' Album

Bob Dylan has reworked a series of lost Frank Sinatra tunes for a new album project.The folk rock icon's 36th studio album, Shadows in the Night, will feature 10 "uncovers" even Sinatra fans may be...

Bob Dylan Reveals Details Of Frank Sinatra Covers Album, 'Shadows In The Night'

Bob Dylan recently announced that his recognizable croaking vocals will be taking on one of the most unblemished singers in music history as he is set to release an album that consists of only Frank...

Bob Dylan 'Privileged' To Have Recorded New Album

Bob Dylan says it was a ''privilege'' to cover Frank Sinatra on his new album.The 73-year-old musician will release his 36th studio album, 'Shadows in the Night', next year, comprised of covers of songs once...

Bob Dylan's Lyric Sheets Fail To Sell At Auction

Lyric sheets for two unrecorded Bob Dylan songs written early in his career failed to find a buyer at auction on Thursday (04Dec14).The typed manuscript for Talkin Folklore Center from 1962 was estimated to fetch...

Bob Dylan Lyric Sheets Heading For Auction Block

Bob Dylan's lyrics for two unrecorded songs penned early in his career are expected to sell for thousands when they go under the hammer this week (begs01Dec14).The typed manuscript for Talkin Folklore Center from 1962...

Bob Dylan Lyrics Auctioned For $60k

Lyrics by Bob Dylan are being auctioned off for $60,000. The words of the two unrecorded songs, which were penned by the 73-year-old musician during his early career, will go under the hammer at Christie's...

Bob Dylan Plays Gig For One Fan

Bob Dylan played a gig for just one person on Sunday (23.11.14).The legendary singer took to the stage at Philadelphia's Academy of Music with his touring band to sing Buddy Holly's 'Heartbeat', Fats Domino's 'Blueberry...

Bob Dylan Plays Show For One Lucky Fan

Bob Dylan performed for an audience of one in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Sunday (23Nov14) as part of a Swedish film series.Dylan superfan Fredrik Wikingsson, 41, witnessed the show featuring Dylan and his band alone at...

Joni Mitchell: I'm Better Than Bob Dylan

Joni Mitchell believes she is a better musician than Bob Dylan.The 71-year-old singer explained that she is far more creative than her fellow music maker, despite being in a male-dominated industry.When questioned about comparisons to...

What Do Your Favourite Bands, Actors And Celebrities Say About You (According To Yougov)?

If you need something to help waste away a few hours today, then look no further than YouGov’s new profiler app, which gives you an in-depth look at exactly what your particular tastes say about...

Bob Dylan Attempted To Bring The Beatles And Stones Together For Album Project

Bob Dylan once considered bringing the Beatles and the Rolling Stones together for an ambitious album project - but Mick Jagger and Paul Mccartney vetoed the idea.In his new memoir, Sound Man, revered producer and...

Danny Devito Doesn't Like One Direction, Despite Being In Their Video

Danny DeVito doesn't like One Direction, despite appearing in their video for 'Steal My Girl'.The pint-sized 'Matilda' actor featured in a clip for their new single which was unveiled last week, but explained that he...

Bob Dylan To Release New Album In 2015

Iconic musician Bob Dylan is set to release a new album in 2015, according to ‘official rumours’. Advance copies of Dylan’s latest box set The Basement Tapes Complete came with a flyer advertisement inserted into...

Bob Dylan Lyric Book To Go On Sale

A new book consisting of the entire works of Bob Dylan is set to be published, costing $200 (£125) and weighing 13 pounds (5 kilograms).The volume, titled The Lyrics: Since 1962, will collate every word...

Five Swedish Scientists Have Been Hiding Bob Dylan Lyrics In Articles For 17 Years!

Five Swedish scientists with a penchant for Bob Dylan, have been amusing themselves for 17 years by inserting the famous wordsmith's lyrics into their work, all in order to win a free lunch.Bob Dylan, inspiring...

Bob Dylan Named Musicares Person Of The Year

Jack White, Sir Tom Jones and the Black Keys are among artists who will perform at a Bob Dylan tribute concert.The 'Like a Rollin Stone' singer has been named MusiCares Person of the Year by...

Bob Dylan Named As The 2015 Musicares Person Of The Year

Iconic musician Bob Dylan is set to add another accolade to his long list of awards as he has been named the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year, which he will be honoured with ahead...

Bob Dylan Named 2015 Musicares Person Of The Year

Folk legend Bob Dylan has been named 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year by bosses at the Recording Academy.The Mr. Tambourine Man hitmaker will be honoured at the 25th annual benefit gala dinner and concert...

Bob Dylan And The Cure Cover Paul Mccartney Tracks For New Album

An 42-track album celebrating the music of Sir Paul McCartney will be released in November.'The Art of McCartney' will pay homage to the 72-year-old singer's extensive career by featuring new studio covers of his...

Paul Mccartney Enlists Stars For Tribute Album

Sir Paul Mccartney has enlisted his famous friends including Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, Kiss and The Cure to record a tribute album featuring covers of his songs.Artists including Willie Nelson, Barry Gibb, Roger Daltrey, Brian...

Johnny Depp To Play Guitar On 'Lost' Bob Dylan Album

Johnny Depp will appear alongside some of the biggest names in music on a new album of ‘lost’ Bob Dylan songs.Depp, who turned 51 this year, will play guitar on Lost On The River: The...

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