Dylanosophy

“When Death Comes Creepin’ (Whatcha Gonna Do?)” – Bob Dylan and a Few Good Questions

“Death Comes Creeping” is a song which originated as a Negro spiritual and has had many incarnations over the eons ...
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“Forever Young” at the 2014 All Star Game

At Major League Baseball’s All Star Game on July 15th, 2014, a singer named Idina Menzel sang Bob Dylan’s song ...
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Regina McCrary Talking Bob Dylan

There’s a recently-added video on YouTube of singer Regina McCrary appearing for a talk at Belmont University in Nashville. (Thanks ...
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Full Moon, Empty Arms, Bob Dylan

In one of those brilliantly-orchestrated-completely-unanticipated-moves, Bob Dylan posted to his website today his version of “Full Moon and Empty Arms,” ...
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Preserved in Desire (Bob Dylan)

(Marking the death of Hurricane Carter, here’s a reprint of this piece from some years back reflecting on Bob Dylan’s ...
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Bob Dylan Walks on Hate Charge but Freedom Still on Trial

In a victory for those who would like to see Bob Dylan avoid a year in a French jail and/or ...

Death is not the End

Death was the chief topic at church this morning. It is a sturdy old standby. Death, ironically enough, never seems ...
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Bob Dylan in the 80s (Volume 1) – Various Artists

Tribute albums, or albums dedicated to the songs of one particular songwriter, come and go, and probably no living musician ...
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Coming Soon: Bob Dylan in the 80s

An album to be released on March 25th will feature a curious plethora of artistes performing versions of various Bob ...
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Accentuate the Positive

Perhaps the first cover version Bob Dylan ever seriously took on was the Johnny Mercer / Harold Arlen tune, “Accentuate ...
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Bob Dylan Chrysler Commercial (w/ video)

“We will build your car.” It’s weird-ass, funny, and ultimately-even-if-inexplicably cool. In other words, it’s typical Bob Dylan, and it’s ...

“Let It Be Me” – Bob Dylan, Clydie King

Bob Dylan first recorded the song “Let It Be Me” on his 1970 album Self Portrait, with that crooner-kind-of-voice and ...

It’s All Good: Bob Dylan and Saint Augustine

[Adapted from a version originally published in 2010] When, not very many years ago, I first read the great work, ...
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Bob Dylan to Stand Trial for Inciting Racism?

Well, he’s always been aware that everybody must get stoned. A group of Croat immigrants living in France have apparently ...
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“Forever Young” in Kohl’s Commercial (Bob Dylan)

Yesterday I griped cantankerously about BobDylan.com daring to make some kind of video for his song “Like a Rolling Stone.” ...
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New Video for “Like a Rolling Stone” by Bob Dylan

What’s this about? A “new video” for Bob Dylan’s 1965 masterpiece “Like a Rolling Stone” is to debut on BobDylan.com ...

Listening to the Remastered Saved (Bob Dylan)

As previously noted, the most interesting thing about the forthcoming mega-Bob-Dylan-Box-Set seemed to me to be the prospect of hearing ...
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Saved, by Bob Dylan, to be Remastered

On November 5th, 2013, Sony/Columbia will release a remastered version of Bob Dylan’s 1980 album, Saved. It is customarily characterized ...
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Another Self Portrait – Bob Dylan (Bootleg Series Volume 10)

I burst out laughing yesterday. I was listening to “Wigwam,” the version of the song on the new release from ...
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Property of Jesus – Chrissie Hynde

I don’t know exactly when this performance by Chrissie Hynde of Bob Dylan’s song “Property Of Jesus” took place, but ...
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Fifteen Song Preview of Another Self Portrait by Bob Dylan

A preview consisting of fifteen songs from Bob Dylan’s forthcoming album Another Self Portrait (part of his Bootleg Series) is ...
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Bob Dylan – “Pretty Saro”

A teaser has been released from the forthcoming Bob Dylan Bootleg Series Volume 10, Another Self Portrait. It is his ...
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Bob Dylan: Another Self Portrait (and video promo)

Volume 10 of the continuing “Bootleg Series” of official Bob Dylan releases will mainly cover the period from 1969 to ...
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Bob Dylan pays tribute to Bobby Vee

In 1959, at the age of 18, the then-Bobby Zimmerman, by happenstance, got a gig playing piano with the even-younger ...