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Dylan Brings (Some Of) The Hits To Firefly

This weekend marked the 50th anniversary of the Monterey Pop Festival. You might've noticed headlines recently looking back at Monterey, calling it the moment rock…
Ryan Leas | June 18, 2017 - 6:57 pm

2016 In Review

Wayne Coyne Reviews 2016: The Flaming Lips Frontman On Pokémon Go, Lemonade, Ken Bone, Harambe, & More

We've started a little tradition here at Stereogum: each year, I call Wayne Coyne and ask him about a bunch of the big stories from…
Ryan Leas | December 8, 2016 - 9:51 am

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Tomorrow Never Knows: How 1966’s Trilogy Of Pet Sounds, Blonde On Blonde, And Revolver Changed Everything

The 1960s cast a long shadow. We live in nostalgia-addled times, an era when retro-culture and revivals are ever-present and intermingled in the vast and…
Ryan Leas | August 5, 2016 - 11:31 am

More Bob Dylan stories

Kesha Bounced Back From Her Failed Attempt To Hug Jerry Seinfeld By Hugging Bob Dylan

You've seen Kesha's awkward attempt to hug Jerry Seinfeld on a red carpet last month, and you've read Seinfeld's assessment of the incident. Now the…
Chris DeVille | July 7, 2017 - 4:20 pm

Bob Dylan May Have Copied The Spark Notes For Moby Dick In His Nobel Prize Lecture

Slate has published a report offering surprisingly compelling evidence that Bob Dylan referenced and outright quoted passages from the Spark Notes for Moby Dick in…
Winston Cook-Wilson / Spin | June 13, 2017 - 8:07 pm

Hear Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Lecture

Bob Dylan begrudgingly accepted his Nobel Prize For Literature earlier this year, and it looked like he would get away with not giving the lecture…
James Rettig | June 5, 2017 - 10:34 am

Roger Waters Questions Bob Dylan’s “Schlock” Frank Sinatra Covers

Bob Dylan has released three albums in the last three years, and they've all been covers albums, mostly made up of standards and songs popularized…
James Rettig | May 31, 2017 - 1:12 pm

Hear Songs From The New Bob Dylan Musical Girl From The North Country

Girl From The North Country is a new musical by playwright Conor McPherson set to open at the Vic Theater in London this summer. The…
Pranav Trewn | May 3, 2017 - 5:04 pm

“Mr. Tambourine Man” Inspiration Bruce Langhorne Has Died

Bruce Langhorne, an influential session guitarist who often collaborated with Bob Dylan and inspired his song "Mr. Tambourine Man," has died. He was 78.
Lindsey Bahr / Associated Press | April 16, 2017 - 4:17 pm

Bob Dylan To Pick Up His Nobel Prize This Weekend, Avoid Stockholm Lecture

The long, strange saga of Bob Dylan and the Nobel Prize is finally about to end, and Dylan has figured out a way to game…
Tom Breihan | March 29, 2017 - 8:54 am

Bob Dylan Shares Fascinating New Interview, Triplicate Streams

At this late date, new Bob Dylan interviews are about as rare as Bigfoot sightings. But Dylan is getting ready to release his new album…
Tom Breihan | March 23, 2017 - 9:18 am

Bob Dylan – “Stardust” (Hoagy Carmichael Cover)

Later this month, Bob Dylan will release Triplicate, his third album of Frank Sinatra covers in three years. Triplicate spans three discs, and it follows…
Tom Breihan | March 10, 2017 - 11:38 am

Watch Kevin Morby, Sam Cohen, & Friends Cover The Grateful Dead With Bob Weir

A musical collective including Kevin Morby, Sam Cohen, Fruit Bats' Eric Johnson, Josh Kaufman, and Joe Russo put on a trio of shows billed as…
Chris DeVille | March 6, 2017 - 3:36 pm

Whitney – “Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here With You” (Bob Dylan Cover)

Bob Dylan ended his 1969 quasi-comeback album Nashville Skyline with "Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You," a sleepy and blissful sort of love song,…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2017 - 9:40 am

Bob Dylan – “My One And Only Love” (Frank Sinatra Cover)

When all is said and done, Bob Dylan will have released five CDs' worth of Frank Sinatra covers in two years. Just stop and think…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2017 - 8:43 am

Bob Dylan – “I Could Have Told You” (Frank Sinatra Cover)

Bob Dylan simply will not stop recording covers of old Frank Sinatra songs. He's already released two albums -- 2015's Shadows In The Night and…
Tom Breihan | January 31, 2017 - 9:00 am

Watch Billy Bragg Sing “The Times They Are A-Changin'” As An Anti-Trump Protest Song

Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are A-Changin'," from 1964, is one of our all-time great protest songs, and the world needs great protest songs right…
Tom Breihan | January 25, 2017 - 11:37 am
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