News featuring Bob Dylan

The following news stories mention Bob Dylan. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated less than 6 hours ago.

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Thursday 17th April

  • Bob Dylan 'racial hate' charges dropped

    A French judge has dismissed charges against musician for comments in Rolling Stone, as prosecutors pursue publisher

    A French judge has dismissed the charges that Bob Dylan "incited racial hate" by making a comparison between Croatians and Nazis in an interview with Rolling Stone, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. Prosecutors are now said to be pursuing the magazine's French publisher, Michel Birnbaum, for his decision to print the inflammatory remarks.

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  • Charges of incitement to hatred against Bob Dylan dropped

    Comments made in a French interview in 2013

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’14 Apr 15 Tue

Tuesday 15th April

  • In Defense Of ... Jesse Winchester

    With the news that the singer-songwriter has passed, it's time to look back on someone Bob Dylan once dubbed 'The Greatest Living Songwriter'.

    Above: Press photo. Photographer unknown. "That's it, Jesse. The show's over. You finished me off. It happened at rehearsals and it happened now." Such was sheepishly uttered from the great Elvis Costello during an episode of the short-lived television series Spectacle. The Jesse in that sentence refers to Jesse Winchester, who had just finished performing his new song, "Sham-A-Ling-Dong-Ding". He ran through it all by himself as Costello, the show's host, Sheryl Crow, Ron Sexsmith…

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’14 Apr 8 Tue

Tuesday 8th April

  • Zella Day Debuts With The Enchanting “Sweet Ophelia”: Listen

    Meet Zella Day, an Arizona singer who grew up covering legends like Elvis and Bob Dylan at her parents’ coffee house, and who may have flashed onto your radar a couple years ago with her lovely, spare cover of The White Stripes‘ “Seven Nation Army.” Day is now ready to break out with her own material, ... More »

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’14 Apr 7 Mon

Monday 7th April

  • Various Artists: Bob Dylan in the '80s: Volume One

    If you're unfamiliar with Bob Dylan's work in the 1980s, this album is no place to start.

    To be perfectly frank, the words “a tribute to” in the title of an album or the accompanying promos do little to inspire my confidence. Rarely do tributes hang together as a whole or reward repeated listening. It’s rarer still that such records stand proud alongside their inspirations. Instead, at best, they may boast a few minor revelations and a surfeit of the merely so-so or the outright ghastly. Tributes to Dylan, numerous as they…

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Tuesday 25th March

  • Newly Discovered Bob Dylan Lyrics to Be Recorded by Elvis Costello, Jim James, Marcus Mumford, T Bone Burnett

    In the late '90s, Billy Bragg and Wilco famously teamed up to write music for some previously unrecorded Woody Guthrie lyrics. Now, a similar project has been launched to bring some of Bob Dylan's unheard words to life. Dubbed Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes, the project features Elvis Costello, Jim James of My Morning Jacket, Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons, Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes, and Rhiannon Giddens of Carolina Chocolate Drops, along with producer T Bone Burnett. The source material is two dozen sets of recently uncovered lyrics that Dylan wrote in 1967,...Read More

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