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  • Analysis
    4 years ago
    by AdelleChattre
    +25 +1

    Tangled Up in Blue: Deciphering a Bob Dylan Masterpiece

    Dylan’s “Tangled Up in Blue” strikes a middle point between his more surreal lyrics of the ‘60s and his more straightforward love songs, and as Polyphonic’s recent video taking a deep dive into this “musical masterpiece” shows, that combination is why so many count it as one of his best songs. By Ted Mills.

  • Current Event
    6 years ago
    by zobo
    +33 +1

    Bob Dylan finally agrees to accept Nobel Prize for Literature

    Bob Dylan will finally accept his Nobel Prize for Literature in Stockholm this weekend, the academy has announced. The American singer was awarded the prize in October but failed to travel to pick up the award, or deliver the lecture that is required to receive the 8m kroner ($900,000;£727,000) prize. The academy said it would meet Dylan, 75, in private in the Swedish capital, where he is giving two concerts.

  • Video/Audio
    7 years ago
    by distant
    +23 +1

    Bob Dylan - I Could Have Told You (Audio)

    "I Could Have Told You" off Bob Dylan's upcoming album 'Triplicate' is available now. Bob Dylan's first three-disc album 'Triplicate,' which features 30 brand new recordings of classic American songs, will be available March 31.

  • Current Event
    7 years ago
    by rexall
    +14 +1

    Dylan writes Nobel Prize fest speech; Patti Smith to sing

    He won't be there in person but the Nobel Foundation says Bob Dylan has written a speech that will be read out at the traditional Nobel Prize banquet. Dylan, the winner of this year's Nobel Prize in literature, declined the invitation to the Dec. 10 prize ceremony and banquet, pleading other commitments. But the Nobel Foundation said Monday that the singer-songwriter has written a "speech of thanks" that will be read by a yet-to-be-decided person at the lavish banquet in Stockholm's City Hall.

  • Analysis
    7 years ago
    by sjvn
    +18 +1

    The Wanderer: Bob Dylan commentary from 1964

    A fusion of Huck Finn and Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan writes songs that sound drawn from oral history.

  • Current Event
    7 years ago
    by canuck
    0 +1

    Nobel panel gives up knockin’ on Dylan’s door

    Days after being awarded the literature prize, Bob Dylan has yet to get in touch with the Swedish Academy, or indicate whether he will attend the celebrations. The Swedish Academy says it has given up trying to reach Bob Dylan, days after it awarded him the Nobel prize in literature. “Right now we are doing nothing. I have called and sent emails to his closest collaborator and received very friendly replies. For now, that is certainly enough,” the academy’s permanent secretary, Sara Danius, told state radio SR on Monday.