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

17th December 2014

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...

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Bob Dylan Inducted Into Grammy Hall Of Fame

17th December 2014

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...

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Dylan Tackles Lost Sinatra Songs On New 'Uncovers' Album

10th December 2014

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...

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

By Nick Hill | 10th December 2014

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...

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Bob Dylan 'Privileged' To Have Recorded New Album

9th December 2014

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...

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9th December 2014

A collection of rare Bob Dylan recordings are reportedly set for a special limited release this Christmas (14). Sony Music executives are allegedly preparing a box set of nine albums full of tracks dating back...

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Bob Dylan's Lyric Sheets Fail To Sell At Auction

5th December 2014

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...

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Bob Dylan Lyric Sheets Heading For Auction Block

1st December 2014

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...

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Bob Dylan Lyrics Auctioned For $60k

1st December 2014

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...

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Bob Dylan Plays Gig For One Fan

25th November 2014

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...

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Bob Dylan Plays Show For One Lucky Fan

25th November 2014

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...

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Joni Mitchell: I'm Better Than Bob Dylan

24th November 2014

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...

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

By Stephanie Chase | 18th November 2014

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...

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

7th November 2014

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...

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

1st November 2014

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...

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Bob Dylan To Release New Album In 2015

By Ed Biggs | 1st November 2014

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...

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Bob Dylan Lyric Book To Go On Sale

9th October 2014

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...

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

By Stephanie Chase | 30th September 2014

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...

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Bob Dylan Named Musicares Person Of The Year

24th September 2014

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...

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Bob Dylan Named As The 2015 Musicares Person Of The Year

By Nick Hill | 24th September 2014

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...

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Bob Dylan Named 2015 Musicares Person Of The Year

23rd September 2014

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...

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

9th September 2014

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...

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Paul Mccartney Enlists Stars For Tribute Album

9th September 2014

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...

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

By Dan Greaves | 5th August 2014

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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Johnny Depp To Feature On Lost Dylan Lyrics Album

4th August 2014

Actor Johnny Depp is set to show off his musical talents on a new record based on unfinished Bob Dylan songs.The Alice in Wonderland star visited the Los Angeles' Capitol Studios to watch the recording...

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Here's How The Late Manny Roth Helped Create The Face Of Modern Music

By Victoria Pavlova | 3rd August 2014

Manny Roth, club owner and New York legend, has died at age 94. He was the owner of the Greenwich Village establishment Café Wha?, heavily frequented by the likes of Bob Dylan, Jimmy Hendrix, Bruce...

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Tom Petty Rules Out Solo Album

25th July 2014

Tom Petty never wants to make another album without his band.The 63-year-old musician recorded a solo record 'Highway Companion' in 2006 but with the release of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' latest album 'Hypnotic Eye'...

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21st July 2014

A hotel dedicated to music icon Bob Dylan has opened in Woodstock, New York.

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Bob Dylan's Lost Recordings Unearthed In New York Apartment

3rd July 2014

A treasure trove of forgotten Bob Dylan recordings have been unearthed in the music icon's former apartment in New York.The boxes of acetates were discovered by the estate executor of the late owner of Dylan's...

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Bob Dylan Lyric Sheet Sold For $2.045 Million

25th June 2014

A lyric sheet for Bob Dylan's 1965 hit song 'Like a Rolling Stone' has sold for $2.045 million.The draft was bought by an unidentified bidder at auction house Sotheby's on Tuesday (24.06.14) and the sale...

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