Bob Dylan
Features // 35 Articles
Columns // 6 Articles
Reviews // 51 Articles
Blogs // 18 Articles
News // 11 Articles
Media // 2 Articles
//Features

Chasing the Jester's Ghosts: "American Pie"
15 Jun 2017 // 9:30 PM

In light of the March 2017 announcement of "American Pie" being preserved in the Library of Congress, let's not forget other songs of the '70s that matter just as much.

Trump’s Inauguration: Five Songs by Five White Men for a Very White Administration
18 Jan 2017 // 9:30 PM

Think pieces, fiery speeches, and fact-checking takedowns of a demagogue’s rhetoric can overwhelm the true power of great art -- specifically the strength of a song to save or change the world.

//Columns

Authenticity and Unbroken Chains in Rick Massimo’s 'I Got a Song'
16 Apr 2017 // 9:30 PM

This book is about true believers who kept the torch burning for “authenticity” in folk music at any cost; even if it meant cultural appropriation and commercial compromising.

A Nightly Ritual: Bob Dylan's Never-Changing Set List
7 Jun 2015 // 10:30 PM

Bob Dylan's current show is a book musical without the book, crafted by the American Shakespeare.

//Reviews

Bob Dylan, 'The Lyrics: 1961-2012'
14 Dec 2016 // 3:30 AM

Grizzled poet, mercurial visionary, and now Nobel Prize winner. More than 50 years of Dylan lyrics are lovingly compiled in this handsome set.

Bob Dylan: Fallen Angels
20 May 2016 // 3:44 AM

Fallen Angels is a touching tribute to Dylan’s continued passion for music, his love of performing and a celebration of some damn good songs.

//Blogs

Watkins Family Hour Stroll Down 'Highway 61 Revisited' at Lincoln Center (Photos)
13 Aug 2015 // 5:30 AM

Lincoln Center and Americanafest NYC welcomed the Watkins Family Hour for a special performance of Bob Dylan's Highway '61 Revisited.

Sam Peckinpah's 'Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid' Is the Last Great Western
20 Mar 2015 // 5:00 AM

This is not just a great Peckinpah film, but perhaps Hollywood’s last great classic Western, a film of tremendous self-reflection and deep sadness.

//News

Revolutionary Poet: Bob Dylan Upended Foundations of Pop With His Literate Lyrics
17 Oct 2016 // 6:30 AM

Bob Dylan opened the doors of what was possible in popular music with his 1965 single "Like a Rolling Stone".

Bowie, Dylan, Little Richard Among the Best Pop Music Boxed Sets
7 Dec 2015 // 4:45 AM

Here are some of the most notable boxed sets this year in rock and pop...

//Mixed media
//Blogs

The Thoughtful Absurdity of 'Spaceplan'

// Moving Pixels

"Spaceplan is a goofy game that still manages to pack a potent emotional punch.

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