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5/24/21-Bob Dylan at 80

Source: music-news.com Fans around the world are honoring Bob Dylan on his 80th birthday (5/24/21). The music legend's home city of Duluth, Minnesota, is holding the 11th annual Duluth Dylan Fest, with fans invited to join the celebration of his life and six-decade spanning career from home and at the festival. His loyal followers are being invited to join a party outside the 'Lay Lay Lay' hitmaker's childhood home in […]

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12/7/20-Dylan sells his songs

New York (CNN Business) Bob Dylan has sold his entire catalog of songs, which encompasses more than 600 songs over 60 years, in a "landmark agreement" with Universal Music Publishing Group.The agreement between Dylan and the company was announced Monday. It's a major shift for the singer and songwriter, who has controlled much of his own intellectual property according to multiple reports. Financial terms weren't disclosed, but the New York […]

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6/28/20-Dylan's breaks record

Source: music-news.com Bob Dylan has become the oldest artist ever to score a U.K. number one album with a record comprising of new original material. The 79-year-old folk rock icon's latest release, Rough and Rowdy Ways, has been met with huge critical acclaim since its release, and it tops Friday's Official Charts Company rundown with 34,000 chart sales. In addition to becoming the oldest ever act to top the chart […]

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4/2/17-Bob Dylan's gets prize

Bob Dylan has finally received his Nobel Prize for Literature after several months of delay. The American singer and songwriter was awarded the honor by the Swedish Academy in October, but he did not attend the subsequent ceremony in December due to preexisting commitments, and he has also yet to deliver the lecture that is required to receive the prize money. However, the discreet folk rocker finally picked up his […]

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8/20/15-Greatest Songwriters Ever!

Bob Dylan has been crowned Rolling Stone's greatest songwriter of all time. To recognize the folk legend's brilliant contributions to music history, Rolling Stone has placed Dylan at No. 1 on its "100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time" list, a comprehensive ranking spanning many decades. Dylan, whose most recent release is 2015's Shadows in the Night, penned such classics as "Like a Rolling Stone," "Blowin' in the Wind," "Knockin' on […]

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3/3/15-Bob Dylan's return!

Bob Dylan's album "Shadows in the Night" has been a surprise hit around the world. A collection of standards from the 30s through the 50s, the album has topped the charts in England and a number of Scandinavian countries. On Monday, Dylan released a video for the 1941 song "The Night We Called It a Day." Written by Matt Dennis and Tony Adair, the song has been recorded by the […]

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5/16/14-Dylan covers Sinatra!

Bob Dylan is apparently working on an album of Frank Sinatra covers and has teased fans with the release of one song on his official website. Fans visiting bobdylan.com at the moment are being treated to the song 'Full Moon & Empty Hearts'. Dylan also posted an image of himself in what looks like a vintage album cover with the title 'Shadows In The Night', a play on Sinatra's 'Strangers […]

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6/16/13- Joni Mitchell on Bob Dylan

Music legend Joni Mitchell suggests that a lot of Bob Dylan's longevity has to do with his invention of 'his character'. 'I like a lot of Bob songs,' Joni told CBC Music's Jian Ghomeshi. 'Musically he's not very gifted. He has borrowed his voice from old hillbillies. He's got a lot of borrowed things. He is not a great guitar player. He has invented a character to deliver his songs. […]

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