REEL QUICKIES The chimes of freedom
I finally saw Part 2 of Martin Scorsese's No Direction Home: Bob Dylan. I consider myself a Dylan aficionado, but there are still a number of things I don't know about him.
One thing that Scorsese br... Posted on 10/15/10 at 12:32 PM
THE DULLUM FILE Christmas Cover
The artwork for Bob Dylan's Christmas album has been released. Yes, it's for real.
... Posted on 8/27/09 at 1:46 AM
The American singer Bob Dylan is being investigated in France after a Croatian community organisation alleged that comments he made to Rolling Stone magazine last year amounted to incitement to racial hatred, Paris prosecutors said on Monday.
Bob Dylan is set to perform at Midway Stadium in July as part of his "Americanarama" tour of minor league ballparks. An official with the St. Paul Saints has a variance pending before the city council for an outdoor concert noise waiver. It is to be decided at a hearing Wednesday evening.
Bob Dylan is returning to St. Paul's Midway Stadium this summer. The folk-rock legend from northern Minnesota is scheduled to perform July 10. The concert also will feature Wilco and My Morning Jacket.
The veteran musician tells Rolling Stone that in America “people (are) at each other's throats just because they are of a different color,” adding that “it will hold any nation back.” He also says blacks know that some whites “didn't want to give up slavery.”
Dylan is scheduled to play Aug. 17 at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City, S.D.; Aug. 18 at the Sioux Falls Arena in Sioux Falls, S.D.; and Aug. 19 at the Civic Center in Fargo, N.D. Tickets for all three concerts go on sale Friday.
Northland native Bob Dylan has been named a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. The White House on Thursday announced 13 recipients of the honor, including the famed musician who was born in Duluth and raised in Hibbing, Minn. Other recipients, who will receive the awards later this spring, include former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, former astronaut and senator John Glenn, author Toni Morrison, former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens and former Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt.
A sprawling new collection of Bob Dylan cover songs is being released in January to benefit Amnesty International. The human rights organization said Wednesday that all of the songs on the 4-CD collection will be new or previously unreleased versions, with the exception of Dylan's title cut, "Chimes of Freedom."
Robert Zimmerman was born 70 years ago today at St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth, and lived here six years before moving to Hibbing, Minn., the area that’s become better known as Dylan country. Scroll down the article for a video report on Bob Dylan's birthday.
After nearly five decades of singing about a war that continues to haunt a generation of Americans, legendary performer Bob Dylan finally got his chance to see Vietnam at peace. Only about half of the 8,000 seats at RMIT University were sold to a mix of Vietnamese and foreigners who danced on the grass as Dylan played guitar, harmonica and the keyboard.
More than three decades have passed since Bob Dylan brought the plight of boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter into the public consciousness: "Criminals in their coats and their ties are free to drink martinis and watch the sun rise while Rubin sits like Buddha in a 10-foot cell, an innocent man in a living hell."
The manuscript of the early 1960s protest anthem by the Minnesota native is signed "by Bob Dylan" and written in pencil on a sheet of unruled, three-hole notebook paper, according to the auction house web posting.
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