Archive: Dylan

Bob Dylan: Live last night

By Chris Klimek Even Bob Dylan can't be Bob Dylan all the time. The 68-year-old Boy from the North Country born Robert Allen Zimmerman has been trying to break his own myth since the mid-'60s, when he alienated fans of his early folk albums by plugging in and rocking...

By David Malitz | November 12, 2009; 09:11 PM ET | Comments (2)

Bob Dylan's top 5 kiss-offs

Fun fact: Before he became famous for appearing with Will.I.Am in Pepsi commercials and singing traditional Christmas carols, Bob Dylan was actually a noted original songwriter! Some may even say he's the greatest songwriter to ever walk the Earth. (Or wander random New Jersey towns.) I would be among...

By David Malitz | November 11, 2009; 11:00 AM ET | Comments (7)

The Unpopular Argument: Bob Dylan Edition -- "Desire" > "Blood on the Tracks"

I teased this in the Morning Mix last Friday and it seemed to rile up a few people. To answer one commenter, no I'm not trying to be cooler-than-thou -- that just happens naturally. I actually do think "Desire" is a better album than its predecessor, the widely-lauded "Blood...

By David Malitz | May 6, 2009; 12:13 PM ET | Comments (9)

From The Archives: Duluth Does Dylan

In youth's early days, Bobby was happy and free. (Duluth News-Tribune file photo) Forty-five years ago, plus or minus a month and a half, the Duluth (Minn.) News-Tribune published a long feature on a hometown boy by the name of Bobby Zimmerman. He was already Bob Dylan by then:...

By J. Freedom du Lac | December 1, 2008; 04:59 PM ET | Comments (2)

 

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