Articles tagged positively 4th street — the lives and times of joan baez, bob dylan, mimi baez fariña and richard fariña

Jakob Dylan: Women + Country

With some help from T-Bone Burnett and Neko Case, Jakob Dylan, now 40, finally writes the Americana-folk record we always knew he wanted to make.

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24 Mar 2010 // 2:59 AM

Lennon and Dylan share a spot of nutty chit chat in the back of a taxi in 1966, clearly a bit inspired by an illicit substance

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24 Feb 2010 // 9:00 PM

Phoenix: Live & Unplugged

Still riding the wave of their 2009 success, Phoenix return with acoustic versions of their greatest hits. A must for fans only.

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“I Shall Be Released” is an iconic, universal anthem. It’s been covered by everyone under the sun, from Nina Simone to the Deftones. Below

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8 Feb 2010 // 9:00 PM

Azrael #1-3

Scorsese-inspired and Petraeus-infused, Fabian Nicieza and Ramon Bachs' new Azrael is an incendiary powder keg, commenting one everything from the War on Terror to its title character's relevance to the very purpose of faith.

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Mason Jennings: Blood of Man

Mason Jennings shows his maturity with Blood of Man, but also shows that he still has room to grow. The exciting part is that the best has yet to come.

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Bob Dylan Revisited: Wallpaper Art

Cultural historians have given Bob Dylan his fair share of credit for significant contributions to popular music. Dylan’s reinventions of American folk, blues, and

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The Big Nowhere: Rudy Wurlitzer’s Rediscovered Trilogy and Bob Dylan Revisited

The myths of unspoiled frontiers and the freedom of the open road, lives played out on the margins of society, attachment and detachment, wrestling matches with the ghosts of Samuel Beckett and Louis L’Amour…

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Old Crow Medicine Show: 19.Nov.09 -  Chicago

Old Crow Medicine Show: 19 November 2009 - Vic Theatre, Chicago / Words and Pictures by Allison Taich

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Bob Dylan: 31 October 2009 - Chicago

On Halloween night when Bob Dylan and his band took the stage at the Aragon in Chicago, the audience members, some of whom were clad in costume, erupted in wild applause.

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Bob Dylan: Christmas in the Heart

Bob Dylan goes awassailing.

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11 Oct 2009 // 9:00 PM

The Messengers

K'naan's The Messengers series is a trilogy of episodes designed to highlight the genius of Nigeria's Fela Kuti, Jamaica's Bob Marley, and the United States' Bob Dylan.

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Bob Dylan + Willie Nelson + John Mellencamp: 28 July 2009 - Durham, NC

Who would deny the appeal of the Willie Nelson/John Mellencamp/Bob Dylan ballpark tour, even after we agree that Mellencamp doesn't belong with such a distinguished duo?

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20 Aug 2009 // 8:58 PM

Jay Brannan: In Living Cover

On In Living Cover, Brannan wisley scales back to a low-pressure coffeehouse setting where he is free to test out his own material amidst a selection of his well-worn favorites.

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So Long as Men Can Breathe by Clinton Heylin

It’s entirely refreshing to read about Shakespeare without the hushed tone of literary sanctity, while preserving the rigors of good research.

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4 May 2009 // 4:00 AM

Just Say No to Dylan

Dylan's new album of rough-and-ready love songs, Together Through This, is proof that he needs a little nudge back onto a darker path.

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27 Apr 2009 // 4:29 AM

Bob Dylan catches a 10-song case of the blues

Back in 2006, when everybody else was pretending that everything was OK, Bob Dylan knew better. “The buying power of the proletariat has gone down,” he

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Bob Dylan: Together Through Life

If older artists have a tendency to look backward and most young ‘uns to aim grasp at the future, Dylan’s gift has been to make hay of those distinctions and set himself apart from either generational trend.

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Kirby Fields shies away from adding celeb-authored books to his brand new baby's library. Until he spies "Dylan" on one very important kid-lit spine.

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The Felice Brothers: Yonder is the Clock

The Felice Brothers’ latest effort is a looser affair -- far more The Basement Tapes than Blood on the Tracks -- yet still mirrors their self-titled in both its strengths and flaws. Where’s the growth?

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Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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