Bob Dylan

The Essential Gift Guide For The Classic Rocker In Your Life

With Hannukah in full swing and Christmas right around the corner, chances are you’re currently scrambling trying to come up with ideas of what to get for those special friends and family members in your life. The options of course are endless, but so are the possibilities of slipping up and …

Music

Black People, Women, And Young Voters In Alabama Just Sent A Message To Trump And The Republicans [Opinion]

In a stunning upset, Democrat Doug Jones has defeated Republican Roy Moore to become the next Senator for the state of Alabama. Jones will be the …

Elections

Bob Dylan and Mavis Staples Made Me Forget My Existential Worries

I am always late to the party when it comes to music.<p>This week I finally got into Queens of the Stone Age. I started listening to Soundgarden about …

Jim Morrison

Surprise! Buffalo Indie Rockers Lemuria’s Annual ‘Secret LP’ Is A New Album Called ‘Recreational Hate’

For the last few years, Buffalo, New York’s Lemuria have celebrated the holidays by listing a “Secret LP” on their merch site, with past years including a 12″ version of their first demo, and other outtakes. This year, the listing was no different, leaving many fans to expect another collection of …

Music

Peace Laureate Urges World to 'See the Light' and Ban Nukes

A survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima compared her struggle to survive in 1945 to the objectives of the group awarded this year's Nobel's …

Literature

Our Ultimate NYC Neighborhood Guide to Chelsea

Manhattan's Chelsea has it all – nightlife, art, shopping, and recreation at the piers. And, of course, a happening gay scene. It's no wonder that …

William S. Burroughs

10 Best Music Books of 2017

Reliving the Strokes' heyday, reassessing Dylan's 'gospel' phase, and taking a surreal journey with Art Garfunkel<p>The best music books of 2017 have …

Music

Neil Young’s “Harvest”: The sound of a hippie gatecrashing Nashville - Salon.com

The differences between Nashville and LA or New York weren't just musical: they were political. To his audience, Neil Young was a figure of the hippy counterculture. The Buffalo Springfield had been prime movers in the alternative LA scene, embracing its drug culture and opposition to established …

Entertainment

Desert Trip in 2017: What are Dylan, Stones, Neil, McCartney, The Who and Waters Doing Lately?

<i>It is already one year and two months since the most lucrative concert festival in history occurred. The Desert Trip lineup was unprecedented, and will never be equalled: Bob Dylan, Rolling Stones, Neil Young, Paul McCartney, The Who and Roger Waters. But it is now impressive to note that none of</i> …

Keith Richards

993 Carrera v 996.1 Carrera: which is the better driver’s 911?

08 Dec<p>News<br>• |<br>• Lee Sibley<br>• |<p>Manchester Free Trade Hall, May 1966: Bob Dylan casts aside his acoustic guitar and plugs in an electric Fender Stratocaster. …

The 20 Best Rock Albums From 1967, Ranked

<i>Listen To This Eddie is a weekly column that examines the important people and events in the classic rock canon and how they continue to impact the world of popular music.</i><p>1967 is the peak moment of the era we lovingly refer to as the sixties, at least so far as it concerns rock and roll. The …

Music

New York Midnight. {poetry}

{source} Long-distance relationships are filled with unique challenges. Angst. Frustration. A really deep understanding of how to navigate the birth …

Joni Mitchell

The metamorphosis of Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan concert doc ‘Trouble No More’ showing at Nitehawk w/ BV-presented Q&A

The latest in <b>Bob Dylan</b>‘s “bootleg series” is <i>Trouble No More</i>, which pulls live recordings and demos from 1979 to 1981 — the “gospel era” during which …

Letters from our readers: Trump, RT, opioids, and Bob Dylan

<b>Here’s a selection</b> of emails and Facebook comments we’ve received in recent months. Please send correspondence to letters@cjr.org, along with your …

Columbia University

Behind the mask with Leikeli47: "I would much rather be heard than seen" - Music News - triple j

Who is Leikeli47? A Green Day fan, as it turns out.<p>Rap's disguised rising star channels Pussy Riot as much as Kendrick, and she's been a fascinating …

Music (Australia)

Barbra Streisand Asked Bob Dylan to Make a Record Together

Jewish fantasies everywhere came true last year when a handwritten card from Barbra Streisand to Bob Dylan was uncovered in the Dylan Archive, a …

Jewish Culture

Isle of Wight Festival 2018 announces huge headliners for 50th anniversary

Well, this is one way to make sure you celebrate your 50th birthday in style.<p>Next year will mark 50 years since the first ever staging of the Isle of …

Van Morrison

All the song lyrics you love are puerile and stupid

Daniel DeSlover via ZUMA<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Atrios digs himself into a gigantic hole today:<p><b>I Don’t Care</b> …

Taylor Swift

Airdate: The Vietnam War

SBS premieres PBS history series <b>The Vietnam War</b> from Saturday, with a double episode.<p>This is a 10 part series co-directed by Ken Burns (<i>The Civil</i> …

Vietnam

Reliving the Tour that Had People Giving Away their Dylan Tickets

As I walked toward the entrance of Hartford’s Bushnell Memorial Hall in May 1980, I was quite surprised to see ticket holders offering their $15 …

Reviewed: Why Dylan Matters by Richard F Thomas

Updated / Saturday, 2 Dec 2017 <b>19:28</b><p><b>Reviewer score</b><p><b>Audience score</b><p><b>Publisher</b><p>William Collins<p><b>Harvard Classics professor Richard F Thomas brings his</b> …

News (Ireland)

Texas Two-Step, Part One: Dead & Company Cover The Beatles & Bob Dylan In Dallas [Photos/Videos/Audio]

Texas has remained one of the most colorful states in the US from the time it joined the union in 1845 and rejoined in 1865 after the Civil War. If …

Grateful Dead

Banned in China: why some of music’s top stars are blacklisted by Beijing

When US pop star Katy Perry announced her 2018 Asia tour dates last week – including a performance at AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong on March 30 – …

News (China)

BBC Four - Popular Voices at the BBC, Series 1, Truth Tellers

This compilation is a companion piece to the Truth Tellers episode of Gregory Porter's Popular Voices. Join us for a nostalgic look back at some of the most outspoken, thought-provoking and lyrically gifted songsters to have visited the BBC studios. From socially discerning troubadours like Bob …

Joni Mitchell

This Week's Interesting Music Releases - December 8th, 2017

December 8, 2017<p>The compilation <i>To the Outside of Everything: Story of UK Post-Punk 1977-1981</i> looks fascinating.<p>Archival releases include Bob Dylan's</i> …

Bruce Springsteen

Kesha Loves Old Crow Medicine Show’s “Woman”

Music is the great unifier, and it shows on the latest episode of CMT Crossroads starring Kesha and Old Crow Medicine Show. Before the Nov. 21 …

Kesha

The best music books of 2017

Richard Williams tunes in to Peggy Seeger’s folk revival, David Bowie’s meeting with Lou Reed, and the poetry of Bob Dylan<p>Peggy Seeger is the woman who inspired Ewan MacColl to write “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”, a breakthrough hit for Roberta Flack in 1972 and subsequently a fixture in …

Lou Reed

Box Sets for the Holidays

Like many JazzWax readers, jazz is my first love. But I also love rock, pop, folk, soul, reggae, bossa nova and anything else that's great, no matter …

Jazz

Star Wars: Exclusive New Image Of DJ

<i>Star Wars</i> isn't just a galaxy of light and dark, there's also a whole lot of grey and it's into this morally dubious area that Benicio Del Toro's DJ …

Star Wars