BOB DYLAN

  • Johnny Depp to feature on Bob Dylan's new album August 6, 2014

    London: Superstar Johnny Depp will appear on a new album based on Bob Dylan's 'lost' lyrics. 'Lost On The River: The New Basement Tapes' is the result of Dylan handing a collection of unused songs over to producer TBone Burnett to find a use for, reported Digital Spy. Marcus Mumford of Mumford...
  • 'Like a rolling stone' could bring 2 million USD at auction June 24, 2014

    New York: One of the most popular songs of all time, Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone," could bring between $1 million and $2 million at auction. A working draft of the finished song in Dylan's own hand is being offered by Sotheby's on Tuesday. The draft is written in pencil on...
  • Bob Dylan manuscripts seen top items in NY rock and roll auction June 21, 2014

    Reuters: Bob Dylan's lyrics for "Like a Rolling Stone" and "A Hard Rain's AGonna Fall" are expected to be the highlights of Sotheby's rock and roll auction next week, which will include memorabilia from the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and Elvis Presley. The handwritten, annotated manuscript for "Like a Rolling Stone,"...
  • Bob Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' draft set for auction May 2, 2014

    Reuters: Bob Dylan's fourpage original manuscript for "Like a Rolling Stone" considered to be one of the greatest rock songs ever is expected to fetch $1 million to $2 million when it is put on auction in June, Sotheby's said on Thursday. Also for sale in the "Presley to...
  • Watch: 14 best Super Bowl commercials of 2014 February 3, 2014

    When it came to Super Bowl commercials this year, it was raining celebrities. While Ford had James Franco to push its Fusion, Kia had Matrix star Laurence Fishburne do the trick for them and SodaStream banked on Scarlett Johansson's sultriness to make their 30 seconds count. And, count a lot....
  • Bob Dylan investigated in France for racist comments December 5, 2013

    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. In the interview, published in the magazine's September 27, 2012 edition, the singer said...
  • Bob Dylan investigated in France for 'racist' comments December 3, 2013

    Paris: 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. In the interview, published in the magazine's September 27, 2012 edition, the singer...
  • Singer Elton John inspired by Bob Dylan September 16, 2013

    London: Veteran musician Elton John has revealed he saw Bob Dylan as an inspiration, and the legendary American singer's 2006 album 'Modern Times' persuaded him to keep making his own music. The 66-year-old 'Rocket Man' hitmaker is all set to release 'The Diving Board', his first album in seven years,...
  • Legendary baul singer Gour Khyapa dies in accident January 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Legendary baul singer Gaur Khyapa, who taught philosophy at Vassar and Brown universities and sang with the likes of Bob Dylan, Bob Marley and Janis Joplin, passed away in a road accident near Shantiniketan in West Bengal. The baul artiste (65), who had suffered serious injuries in the car...
  • Playlist: Happy b'day Bob Dylan, the free soul May 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Born as Robert Allen Zimmerman, American musician Bob Dylan has turned 71 today. A hugely influential figure in American popular culture, Bob Dylan at times is described as one of the key people behind creating a social unrest of early 70s. Some of his songs such as 'Blowing in...
  • Love Bob Dylan, Steve Jobs: Chavan February 20, 2012

    Mumbai: What have we done to deserve a CM who did his masters from University of California, Berkeley, reads Rene Descartes, enjoys sushi and listens to the Doors and Bob Dylan? Must have been something very good, says Malavika Sangghvi after she met Prithviraj Chavan on the last day of...
  • Dylan admits drug habit, contemplated suicide May 24, 2011

    London: A previously unheard interview with Bob Dylan revealed that he had been addicted to heroin in the early 1960s and contemplated suicide after people started calling him a genius. Excerpts from the tape, in which the 'Blowing in the Wind' singer gives an interview to his friend Robert Shelton...
  • Indian rockstarfan pays tribute to Bob Dylan May 23, 2011

    Shillong:Bob Dylan turns 70 on Tuesday and one of his biggest fans in India, rockstar Lou Majaw, wants Meghalaya to declare it a holiday. The man who has kept the American legend's songs alive in the northeast also wants it to be "Bob Dylan's Day". "I want the Meghalaya government to...
  • Blowin' in Shillong: Bob Dylan mania May 26, 2010

    Shillong: To Bob. Wherever you are. With those lines, Andrew, a popular musician in Shillong who goes by one name, kicked off an annual festival to commemorate Bob Dylan with a concert featuring the music icon's best offerings. This year, a hundredsstrong crowd clapped, cheered and bobbed their heads as they sang...
  • Meet Shillong's Bob Dylan: rockstar Lou Majaw January 24, 2010

    Shillong: Low Majaw started his career in the Kolkata in the Sixties. In the 70's, he was part of the Great Society, a band that would play only original music and nothing else. Signature hot pants and guitar in hand, Lou Majaw looks like the rockstar that he is. Majaw,...
  • Bob Dylan accused of plagiarism at Christie's auction May 22, 2009

    New York: The poem "Little Buddy", which was considered to be singer Bob Dylan's original work, is apparently actually an old country song. The news came just 24 hours after the original handwritten version of "Little Buddy" was put up for auction by Christie's, reported themirror.co.uk. The song had been touted...
  • Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp to tour April 25, 2009

    Los Angeles: Singer Bob Dylan will be joined by country icon Willie Nelson and rocker John Mellencamp on a concert tour at minor league baseball parks this summer, Dylan's record label said on Friday. The trio's 22date tour starts with a July 2 show in Sauget, Illinois, and ends August...
  • Times, they are achangin' for Obama and McCain July 18, 2008

    JibJab's latest musical satire "Time for some Campaignin', pokes fun at the U.S. presidential selection process by adapting Bob Dylan's 1964 song "The Times They are achangin". The video satirically spotlights the quadrennial American process of selecting a president with animated images of John McCain and Barack Obama. ...
  • Rock 'n' roll! Bob Dylan gets a Pulitzer Prize April 8, 2008

    New York: Thanks to Bob Dylan, rock 'n' roll has finally broken through the Pulitzer wall. Dylan, the most acclaimed and influential songwriter of the past half century, who more than anyone brought rock from the streets to the lecture hall, received an honorary Pulitzer Prize on Monday, cited for...
  • Watch: Meghalaya guitarists in action October 28, 2007

    Watch 1,730 guitarist as they play the unforgettable Bob Dylan classic Knocking on Heaven's Door. ...
  • Meghalaya strums Dylan number for world record October 26, 2007

    Shillong: Bob Dylan's classic number 'Knocking on Heaven's Door' will reverberate in the hills of the picturepostcard capital of Meghalaya on Friday, when more than 2,000 guitarists will perform at a recordbreaking strumming session to break the current Guinness Book of World Records for guitar ensemble. "The response among guitarists is...
  • Pop 'prophet' Dylan faces Pope music March 9, 2007

    Vatican City: Pope Benedict was opposed to Bob Dylan appearing at a youth event with the late Pope John Paul in 1997 because he considered the pop star the wrong kind of "prophet," Benedict writes in a new book issued on Thursday. Benedict, who was Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger at the time...
  • Tune In: Dylan's punk & Dor goes folk September 24, 2006

    Artist: Bob Dylan Album: Modern Times, Sony BMG Since his last album Love and Theft in 2001, Bob Dylan has been keeping himself busy he's acted in a Victoria's Secret commercial and Martin Scorcese's documentary No Direction and released the first part of his voluminous autobiography Chronicles. In between all of this,...
  • Bob Dylan tops charts after 30 yrs September 7, 2006

    Los Angeles: Bob Dylan reached the top of the US albums chart for the first time in 30 years, and only the fourth time in his career, according to sales data issued on Wednesday. The rock poet's latest album, Modern Times, sold 192,000 copies in the week that ended...
  • Bob Dylan not ready for retirement August 29, 2006

    Washington: Rock legend Bob Dylan insists that he isn't ready for retirement just yet, for he feels that he is still in his "middle years. The 65yearold singer had earlier promised himself that he would quit when he was on top. However, now he feels he's achieved everything he set out...