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The Audio: What Bob Dylan Really Said (About Life, the Universe, Barack Obama and Everything) On Election Night 2008 in Minnesota

No doubt everyone’s heard it already by now, but for the record, here is an mp3 file of Bob Dylan’s ...

Who’s That Girl (from the Red River Shore)?

A few days ago I wrote a little about the newly released song “Red River Shore” from Bob Dylan’s Tell ...

Q &A with Paul Westphal on Bob Dylan

Paul Westphal has enjoyed a storied career in American basketball. As a player, he was drafted by the Boston Celtics ...

How Dylan’s “Blowin’ in the Wind” Came To Be (by Bob Cohen)

I was really delighted a few days ago to receive an email from one Bob Cohen with the text of ...

Bob Dylan, Barry Goldwater, etc

There’s a piece by Paul J. Cella at Redstate called “The irony of Bob Dylan.” It’s largely a reaction to ...

Q & A with Joseph Bottum on Bob Dylan

Joseph Bottum is the Editor of First Things: The Journal of Religion, Culture and Public Life. He is also a ...

Q & A with Robert Spencer on Bob Dylan

Robert Spencer’s bio at Jihad Watch states that he “has been studying Islamic theology, law, and history in depth since ...

Q & A with Ben Stein on Bob Dylan

Actor, writer, economist, etc: Ben Stein is difficult to label, as all good Bob Dylan fans should be. He had ...

Bob Dylan and the Wall Street Journal on Bad Sounding Music

From the Wall Street Journal Online, “Are Technology Limits In MP3s and iPods Ruining Pop Music?” If it seems like ...

20/20 Hindsight (Outtakes from Bob Dylan’s 1985 Interview on ABC TV)

In 1985 Bob Dylan did an interview for ABC’s 20/20 TV show. He was interviewed by Bob Brown. The broadcast ...

On Captain Jeter (of Bob Dylan’s “‘Cross The Green Mountain” video)

The title of this post does not refer to the talented Yankee baseball player who is also his team’s captain, ...

Not Enough Guns (1993 MTV interview with Bob Dylan and Carlos Santana)

Somehow I had not seen this, and thanks to Sue for e-mailing and apprising me of it. It’s an interview, ...
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“Where’s the Global Warming?” Jann Wenner versus Bob Dylan, continued

The 40th Anniversary edition of Rolling Stone is now on newsstands. The interview by Jann Wenner of Bob Dylan contains ...
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Jann Wenner versus Bob Dylan

Rolling Stone seems to have taken down the audio clips they had posted of the new Dylan interview conducted by ...
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New interview with Dylan at Rolling Stone by Jann Wenner

They call it “Bob Dylan Like You’ve Never Heard Him Before.” There are five audio clips at that link of ...

Twyla Tharp / Bob Dylan – The Times They Are A-Changin’

The Show Must Go On! But it won’t go on. After being put down by all the major (more…) ...

Like Every Sparrow Falling

Few would question the greatness of the song “Every Grain of Sand,” from 1981’s album Shot of Love. Even those ...

Bob Dylan’s 1985 interview on the ABC TV show 20/20

I believe the interviewer’s name is Bob Brown. I include the voice-over (v/o) statements of the show, in order to ...

Only A Pawn

It goes to "state of mind," your honor. The day after the November 2nd, 2004 U.S. election, CityPages.com published an ...

Look My Way an’ Pump Me a Few (Greil Marcus, Sean Wilentz and Christopher Ricks Talk Bob Dylan at Columbia University)

An Evening Of Talk On Bob Dylan; March 21st, 2005, Miller Theater (Columbia University, New York City), 8 pm. Not ...

The Whole Wide World is Watching

With the re-release of 1985’s charity single “We Are The World,” along with the Live Aid DVD, now might be ...

On When Bob Dylan Sings “Masters of War”

In this round-up of musical happenings during 2004, the writer (by the name of Michael Burbo) talks about how politics ...

Chronicling Chronicles (reactions to Bob Dylan’s autobiography)

Collected posts relating to Chronicles and the world’s response to it (in chronological order, first to last) New Morning … ...

God on Our Side

“With God on Our Side”, a song which Dylan wrote in 1963, is commonly referred to as one of Dylan’s ...