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10 all-time classic albums that will be turning 50 next year

The iconic sixties was a time of musical and social revolution. So many great albums were being released that classic long playing 12-inch records battled to even make the top five, such was the talent and magic on the market at that time.

Bob Dylan's lyrics crop up in published science papers

Freewheelin' Swedish scientists have been sneaking Bob Dylan lyrics into published science papers over several years. These "Jokermen" comprise of five academics, who place the lyrics in their research to amuse each other.

Interview with writer and musician Chris Wade Special

The versatile, creative and very sharp mind behind a number of interesting projects chats to Digital Journal about his music, his writing and working with the late, great Rik Mayall.

Two producers, one concert, many surprises Special

Toronto - Hal Willner is known for his creative music explorations, both on albums and live onstage. Having produced concerts honoring Neil Young, Harry Smith, and Leonard Cohen, Willner now turns his sights to award-winning musician/producer Daniel Lanois.

Former boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

Toronto - Former boxer and advocate for the wrongly accused, Rubin "Hurricane" Carter died Sunday in Toronto after losing a long battle with prostate cancer. He was 76.

Interview: Women in docs Special

Chanel Lucas, one half of the popular Australian folk duo, speaks to Digital Journal about the pair's latest album 'Carousel'.

Bob Dylan visits Manny Pacquiao at Wild Card Gym in Hollywood

American singer and writer Bob Dylan visited Manny Pacquiao Thursday at Freddie Roach's Wild Card Gym in Hollywood while the Filipino superstar was preparing for his upcoming rematch with WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley on April 12.

Bob Dylan's electric guitar sells for nearly a million dollars

A guitar that was once owned by Bob Dylan has sold for $965,000 on Friday at an auction, setting a new world auction record for any guitar.

Bob Dylan releases interactive video

New York - Nearly half a century after "Like A Rolling Stone" was released, legendary performer Bob Dylan has unleashed a revolutionary video to accompany the classic.

Op-Ed: Requiem for a cinema pioneer

Despite his brilliant achievements and profound influence, too few people in English North America know about the work of filmmaker Michel Brault.

Op-Ed: The Bob Dylan Americanarama tour may have one problem — Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan's 'Americanarama' tour keeps rumbling along and there are good reviews being written — of the warm-up acts. But Dylan is back to lyric mumbling and doing versions of classics that make them sound like entirely different, and inferior, songs.

Review: Sulha looks into the lives of the Bedouins, novel by Malka Marom Special

Toronto - Malka Marom is a fascinating Canadian-Israeli artist, journalist and producer whose interests and talents cross a spectrum that only some artists dream of experiencing. As a child she had a leading role in the first movie ever filmed in Israel.

Review: ‘When Albums Ruled the World’ Special

The long playing record was introduced by Columbia Records in 1948; it is now all but dead and gone, but for those of us who were around in especially the 1960s and 70s, it was and will remain a major part of our lives.

Bob Dylan mumbles songs, tour may be hitting rock'n'roll bottom

So how is 71-year-old music icon Bob Dylan on stage these days? Still playing on 'Like a Rolling Stone'? Still 'Mr. Tambourine Man', a 'Jokerman' whose songs are a lyrical 'Hurricane' and who continues 'Blowin' in the Wind'?

Bob Dylan predicts 'Obama by a landslide'

As he was wrapping up his concert in Madison, Wisconsin Monday night, Bob Dylan predicted that Barack Obama would win Tuesday's presidential election in a "landslide."

Marcel Khalife, Musical Poet Special

Lebanese musician Marcel Khalife is a star in the world music scene. His inspired blend of traditional and modern sounds, and his anti-establishment stance have garnered comparisons with Bob Dylan. But as he reveals, there's more than meets the eye.

Author of best-selling book admits he made-up Bob Dylan quotes

Jonah Lehrer, who wrote a book published last March called 'Imagine: How Creativity Works,' has admitted he got too creative in compiling it: Lehrer has acknowledged that some of the quotes from Bob Dylan in the book are made-up.

Rockin' at 92, Pete Seeger bids to make Billboard charts

Veteran folk singer Pete Seeger is to release a cover version of Dylan's "Forever Young", with all proceeds going to Amnesty International. If the song charts, Seeger will become the oldest person to score a Billboard chart hit.

Op-Ed: Fight Songs, a new Billy Bragg album for troubled times

Singer-songwriter and social activist Billy Bragg has released an album of contemporary protest songs...and one Christmas song.

eBook giveaway celebrates Bob Dylan's 70th birthday

Fans of Bob Dylan's can celebrate the legendary rocker's 70th birthday today with a free eBook, Revolution in the Air by Dylan biographer Clinton Heylin.

Bob Dylan to exhibit new paintings in Denmark

American music icon Bob Dylan will unveil a new set of paintings in Copenhagen beginning next month, the National Gallery of Denmark announced on Monday.

Bob Dylan partners with the World Food Programme

The World Food Programme (WFP) has announced the royalties from Bob Dylan’s forthcoming Christmas album will be donated to The WFP.

Mr. Media Radio: Charles Gatewood, photographer of Bob Dylan, sex Special

Great photographs—whether shot by Ansel Adams or your Aunt Anna—capture a moment in time that people familiar with the moment, the subject or the place can relate to for years to come.

Police officer mistakes Bob Dylan for homeless guy

Bob Dylan may have been the man during the late 1960's and 1970's but on Thursday he was just another odd older gentleman who looked like a bum in Long Beach.

Bob Dylan to Release a Christmas Album

At the age of 65 Bob Dylan never seems to get stale in his diverse musical tastes and talents. His newest project is an album of traditional Christmas songs.

Bob Dylan Reported Rocking Through Life Making a Difference

The Arizona Republic, reporting August 4 on recent Bob Dylan news and music ventures, declared what many people continue to feel. Bob Dylan’s music makes a difference and can still garner big crowds.

Poem Written by Teenaged Bob Dylan Up for Auction

Next month Christie’s Auction House in New York City will offer a hand-written poem by a teenaged Bob Dylan and signed Bobby Zimmerman during a special pop culture auction. How much will it fetch? The answer is really blowing in the wind.

Bob Dylan freewheelin’ again with a new album and US Tour

Zimmerman is back, as if he ever really left, with the album ‘Together Through Life’, containing ten songs, and a 30-gig summer tour across America. A video of one of the songs is available on the Internet and tour tickets are available.

Op-Ed: Popular musicians worthy of academic study

Chris V Thangham’s posting, University In Liverpool offers ‘Masters in the Beatles’Degree roused me into thinking of other musicians who were influential enough to warrant academic investigation.

Bob and The New Dylans

Andy Whitman writes about music for Paste Magazine and Allmusic. Last week he started raving about a young songwriter named Ezra Furman. Andy contends that Furman just might actually deserve the title “The New Dylan”.
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