Posts Tagged ‘Bob Dylan’

Bob Dylan: From The Village to the Basement

Bob Dylan: From The Village to the Basement

In the summer of 1967, Dylan ensconced himself, along with Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko, Richard Manuel, Garth Hudson and, later, Levon Helm, in the basement of a small house, dubbed “Big Pink” by the group, in West Saugerties, New York, out of the public eye for the first time in years. This is familiar history […]

Bob Dylan’s “Blood on the Tracks” Gets Film Adaptation

Bob Dylan’s “Blood on the Tracks” Gets Film Adaptation

From Variety magazine we just learned that the rights to one of Bob Dylan’s finest albums, Blood on the Tracks, has been acquired by a Brazilian film company to be adapted into an English-language feature film. Coincidentally (or not), Dylan is currently on tour in Brazil. For our South American readers (or Norte Americanos heading […]

53rd Annual Grammy Award Nominees — Our Picks: How’d We Do? Not So Well

53rd Annual Grammy Award Nominees — Our Picks: How’d We Do? Not So Well

In case you hadn’t noticed (or you’re just not into award ceremonies altogether), here is most of the official and exhaustive list of the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Award nominees. (Broadcast on CBS this Sunday, 8pm ET). We omitted categories in which we were unfamiliar with the nominees (Classical, Latin, Chamber Music, Opera, Rap, etc.). We […]

Bob Dylan Signs Six-Book Deal

Bob Dylan Signs Six-Book Deal

Bob Dylan has signed a six-book deal with Simon & Schuster, according to Crain’s New York Business, encompassing two sequels to his acclaimed 2004 book Chronicles: Volume One as well as another book based on dialogue from his Sirius/XM radio show Theme Time Radio Hour. It’s unclear what the other three books are going to […]

Bob Dylan Makes Rare TV Appearance: Pawn Stars?

Bob Dylan Makes Rare TV Appearance: Pawn Stars?

First there were the Victoria’s Secret commercials, and now (of all places) Pawn Stars. What seems like a staged scene is reportedly totally off the cuff. Pawn shop gofer “Chumlee” — named for the lovable-yet-dopey cartoon walrus buddy of Tennessee Tuxedo — stopped Dylan outside Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas and got him to sign […]

News: Bob Dylan Launches Major Art Show

News: Bob Dylan Launches Major Art Show

Exhibit in Denmark features paintings of Brazil (Image © Bob Dylan, courtesy of SMK Foto) Bob Dylan, who has been painting since the 1960s (he created the cover of the Band’s Music From Big Pink) will have new paintings and drawings on display at Denmark’s Statens Museum for Kunst September 4th through January 30th. “It […]