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Bob Dylan at 72 (Finally Acting His Age)

So, Bob Dylan is 72-years-old today. Bob Dylan being that old is not a problem, I think. He wears his ...
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Bob Dylan and the Légion d’Honneur Award

This is exceedingly déjà-vu pour moi, but I can’t quite resist responding to a current news story related to Bob ...
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Something’s Burning, Baby – Bob Dylan

Happy Easter, again! Today, May 5th, was Easter Sunday for those Christians following the Eastern Orthodox calendar (a not inconsiderable ...
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In a Bend of the River, Driftin’ Too Far from Shore

Yours truly and his better half happened to be watching the classic western movie “Bend of the River” the other ...
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Dylan Taylor Mitchell Anti-Communist Agents

Bob Dylan, James Taylor, Don McLean, Joni Mitchell: Anti-Communist Agents?

Of all the stories that could potentially be generated from the millions of secret documents recently released by Wikileaks, this ...
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Bob Dylan Concert Film, from Massey Hall, Toronto, 1980

I wonder if the dear reader has ever seen “Stop Making Sense,” the Talking Heads concert film made in 1984 ...
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Jacques Levy on Collaborating with Bob Dylan on Desire

Very recently uploaded to YouTube by “Prism Films” (who I presume owns the footage) is an interview from 2004 with ...
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Pressing On

Many Christian churches this morning would have featured a reading from Paul’s letter to the Philippians, including this passage which ...
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Bob Dylan to play Wales in honor of Dylan Thomas?

Well, no sooner do I announce that I have become a Welshman than everybody wants in on the act. Now ...
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Another Home Garden Against the Law

This is an obligatory Dylanosophy post, given the lines in Bob Dylan’s 1983 song, “Union Sundown.” They used to grow ...
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“Revisionist Art” by Bob Dylan at the Gagosian Gallery in New York

“Revisionist Art: Thirty Works by Bob Dylan” is on show at New York City’s Gagosian Gallery. It was unveiled last ...
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Rock of Ages – Bob Dylan

It’s always a good time to hear this. Glad to find it on YouTube, below ...
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Abraham Joshua Heschel Who Is Man?

Abraham Joshua Heschel: “Who Is Man?”

I’ve become a big aficionado in recent years of the writing of Abraham Joshua Heschel, a great philosopher and a ...
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The Tempest Rose High

There are many lovely versions of the great old song, “Drifting Too Far from the Shore,” written by one Charles ...
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From the Complete Rolling Stone Interview: Following Up On Dylan & God (etc)

The new issue of Rolling Stone containing the full interview with Bob Dylan by Mikal Gilmore has now hit the ...
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Bob Dylan Jesus Mofos

Bob Dylan: “I still believe in Jesus, mofos!”

Well, how could I be expected to resist a title like that? When I first read the excerpt of Bob ...
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Bob Dylan on the Cost of Slavery to America

There are more attention-getting quotes from the Rolling Stone interview with Bob Dylan (on newsstands on Friday). These are highlighted ...
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“Wussies and pussies”: Dylan goes off in Rolling Stone interview

The forthcoming issue of Rolling Stone will have an interview with Bob Dylan, from which we already have seen excerpts, ...
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Tempest by Bob Dylan: Is it an unreviewable album?

I’ve been listening to Bob Dylan’s new album, Tempest (the iTunes version until my LPs arrive) over the past week ...
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Tempest approaching for Bob Dylan fans, and a still-curious world

Tempest by Bob Dylan With the official release of Tempest by Bob Dylan coming in seven days, the full-length reviews ...
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Blowin’ in the Wind

I don’t think these YouTube clips of Bob Dylan playing live last very long before they get taken down these ...
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The (snuff) video for “Duquesne Whistle” by Bob Dylan

The video for Bob Dylan’s new song “Duquesne Whistle” has been released today and is embedded below. A little commentary ...
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Bob Dylan and the McCrary Sisters

The other night (8/26) in Cincinnati, Bob Dylan was joined for his encore by the McCrary Sisters—Regina, Ann, Deborah and ...
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“Duquesne Whistle” – official first single from Tempest by Bob Dylan

It’s Bob Dylan’s newest hit record, and you can listen to the whole thing via this post at NPR. I ...
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