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Bob Dylan's Artwork Coming To National Gallery: But Is It Any Good?

Bob Dylan's artwork will be exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery in London from September, according to the BBC.The legendary singer, 72, will exhibit 12 pastel works, a mixture of real and fictitious characters, in...

Donald Fagen Blasts Boring Dylan, Mcdonald & Scaggs

Cranky Steely Dan star Donald Fagen has blasted Bob Dylan and his Dukes of September tourmates Michael Mcdonald and Boz Scaggs in a new Rolling Stone magazine article.The 65-year-old rocker reveals he has walked out...

Bob Dylan Parts Ways With Backing Guitarist

Bob Dylan has quietly parted ways with his touring guitarist Duke Robillard, three months after he joined the folk rock icon's backing band.There has been no official announcement about the departure, but the blues musician...

The Wire Named No. 1 Tv Show Of All Time By Entertainment Weekly

The hit Baltimore-set crime series The Wire has been chosen by Entertainment Weekly as the greatest television show of all time in a recent poll compiled by the magazine. The HBO series, which ran for...

Val Kilmer Recorded Doc Holliday's Version Of I'm Alright Ma For Bob Dylan

Actor Val Kilmer felt so bad about refusing to recite lines from his movie Tombstone for fan Bob Dylan he recorded a version of one of the singer's classic hits as his cowboy character Doc...

Bob Dylan Announces Several UK Tour Dates In November

Bob Dylan will be returning to the UK this autumn. The 'Like A Rolling Stone' rocker has announced nine tour dates across Britain, following his continental European tour.This is still part of Dylan’s 'Never Ending...

Bob Dylan Nominated For France's Top Honour

Bob Dylan has been nominated to receive France's top distinction.The 72-year-old singer was put forward for the Legion d'honneur to celebrate his artistic achievements by France's culture minister Aurelie Filipetti last month, and the nomination...

Bob Dylan To Be Awarded France's Highest Honour, The Legion D'honneur

Bob Dylan looks set to be awarded the Legion d'Honneur, the highest award offered by the French people, with the singer officially added to the final list of nominees to be handed the award. The...

Bob Dylan Up For Top French Honour

Bob Dylan has been nominated for France's top cultural honour.The Lay Lady Lay singer/songwriter is on the ballot for a Legion d'Honneur accolade after missing out on the nomination in previous years. Grand Chancellor...

Bob Dylan Could Potentially Be Awarded France's Highest Honour; The Legion D'honneur

Legendary singer/songwriter Bob Dylan might have another award to put on the mantlepiece soon, as the counter-culture extraordinaire is said to be in contention to be awarded France's highest honour; the Legion d'Honneur. His decoration...

Darius Rucker, Racist Tweet: What It Said And How He Shot It Down

Darius Rucker's racist tweet, directed squarely at the singer-songwriter for making country music, was the talk of Twitter this week. A user named pqkullman - who has since deleted his account - tweeted to Rucker,...

Bob Dylan Skips Induction Into American Academy Of Arts And Letters

Folk legend Bob Dylan snubbed a ceremony inducting him into the American Academy of Arts and Letters on Wednesday (15May13).The Lay Lady Lay singer became an honorary member of the society and was due to...

Youssou N'dour Wins Polar Prize

African singer Youssou N'dour has followed in the footsteps of Sir Paul Mccartney and Bob Dylan by winning Sweden's prestigious Polar Music Prize.The Grammy Award-winning musician was chosen by the committee in charge of selecting...

Bob Dylan Lyrics To Hit Auction Block

Two never-before-seen Bob Dylan lyric sheets are hitting the auction block to raise money for a folk music store in Sweden.The legendary singer typed up the lyrics to Go Away You Bomb and I Want...

Bob Dylan Announces Tour With My Morning Jacket And Wilco - Is It His Last One?

Fans of Americana rejoice! Three – well probably more like two – generations of the genre’s artists are set to tour the US this summer, with the legendary Bob Dylan being joined by the critically...

Bod Bob Dylan Voted Into The American Academy Of Arts And Letters

Bob Dylan has become the first rocker voted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters.The Lay Lady Lay singer will become an honorary member alongside the likes of Meryl Streep, Woody Allen and Martin...

Justin Timberlake Inspired By Led Zeppelin

Justin Timberlake was inspired by Led Zeppelin to write 10-minute tracks for his new album. The 32-year-old singer says the average length of songs on 'The 20/20 Experience' is seven to eight minutes, after he...

Justin Timberlake Creates 'Another World' In Songs

Justin Timberlake likes to ''create another world'' with his songs. The 'Suit and Tie' singer immerses himself in his tracks while in the studio and aims to create different characters to tell the songs from...

Folk You! Emmylou Harris Denies Hit-and-run Attack In Court

Emmylou Harris has entered a plea of "not guilty" after being charged with a hit-and-run attack in October. The legendary country singer, songwriter and backing vocalist was charged when police deemed she had crashed her...

Bob Dylan Invited To Perform At Poet's 100th Birthday Celebration

Bob Dylan has been asked to headline a festival to mark the 100th birthday of his namesake Dylan Thomas in the poet's native Wales.Politician Geraint Davies has personally invited Dylan to perform in Swansea as...

Bob Dylan To Perform In Wales For Dylan Thomas Tribute?

Bob Dylan could very well be heading to the valleys of Wales as the country celebrates the centenary of the life of one of the country's most famous sons, Dylan Thomas.Bob, real name Robert Zimmerman,...

Bob Dylan 'Considering' Dylan Thomas Centenary

Bob Dylan is ''considering'' playing at Dylan Thomas' centenary in Wales. The 'Blowin' in the Wind' singer is thinking about performing to mark 100 years since the poet's birth after being approached by his birth...

Bob Dylan Sizing Up Huge Concert In...Swansea?

Bob Dylan is likely to play a concert in Swansea, Wales, as part of a celebration to mark the centenary of the birth of poet Dylan Thomas. The legendary songwriter is said to have named...

Montreux Jazz Festival's Claude Nobs Dies After Ski Accident Coma

Claude Nobs, the founder of the Montreux jazz festival, has died, following a ski accident, which resulted in him being in a coma for several weeks.The Guardian reports that Nobs was cross-country skiing in the...

Bob Dylan's Rare Album

Bob Dylan has produced just 100 copies of his new album.The 71-year-old singer's record label, Sony, decided to create the super-limited edition four-CD album, entitled 'The 50th Anniversary Collection', to avoid losing control of the...

Bob Dylan Fans Clamour For Limited Edition Album

Fans of Bob Dylan are flocking to an online auction website to obtain a copy of his latest album after music bosses distributed just 100 copies worldwide.Sony Music chiefs released a four-Cd compilation of early...

Mick Jaggers' Love Letters Prove A Valuable Asset For His Secret Girl

Rock and Roll Icon Mick Jagger wrote a bunch of love letters back in the 60's, and, with The Rolling Stones recent, and very well publicized tour, they've fetched a whopping £187,250.Written in Australia,...

Bob Dylan, Marilyn Manson On West Memphis Three Film Soundtrack

Bob Dylan, Marilyn Manson and Patti Smith are among the stars who have recorded tunes for the soundtrack to an upcoming documentary about the West Memphis Three.Arkansas teenagers Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley,...

Alicia Keys Still Waiting For Introduction To Bob Dylan

R&B star Alicia Keys is still waiting for the opportunity to meet folk rocker BOB DYLAN, six years after she inspired a song on his album Modern Times.The Empire State of Mind hitmaker was stunned...

Was Steven Tyler's Nicki Minaj Criticism Really Racist?

Steven Tyler has strenuously denied that he is a racist, after Nicki Minaj pulled him up on his criticism of her judging methods. The current American Idol judge publically slammed Tyler after the Aerosmith singer...

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