Not that it’s any indication of the quality of his work, but Bob Dylan has found himself on the top of the charts four times before: for Planet Waves (1974), Blood on the Tracks (1975), Desire (1976), and Modern Times (2006). This is his second in a row though. With his new album, he’s back … Continue reading Sales: Bob Dylan Scores 5th #1
A founding member of the GLONO posse is stoked to don a tie-dye and dig the geriatric headliners of this year’s Rothbury Fest in Western Michigan.
NPR will be streaming Conor Oberst And The Mystic Valley Band’s Outer South starting at 11:59 p.m. eastern tonight. AOL/Spinner is streaming the following albums through Sunday, May 3, so listen while you can. • ‘Together Through Life’ by Bob Dylan (MP3) • ‘Cause I Sez So’ by New York Dolls • ‘Coaster’ by NOFX … Continue reading Album Streams: Dylan, Dolls, more
MP3: Bob Dylan – “Dreamin’ of You” from the limited edition version of The Bootleg Series Vol. 8 – Tell Tale Signs: Rare and Unreleased 1989-2006, out now on Sony. Bonus MP3: Bob Dylan – “Mississippi” (This is the same version that Amazon gave away a couple weeks ago.) Courtesy of AOL’s Spinner.
Amazon: Bob Dylan – “Mississippi” from Tell Tale Signs: the Bootleg Series Vol. 8, out October 7 on Sony BMG. It’s a six-minute outtake from the Time Out of Mind sessions. Different from the one that eventually ended up on Love and Theft. Available as a free download for a limited time. So get it … Continue reading Bob Dylan – Mississippi
Bob Dylan has written a couple of poems for the New Yorker. • Bob Dylan – “17” • Bob Dylan – “21” Combined, they have 35 lines and a total of 163 words. That’s like the first verse of “Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again.” Via Idolator.
Mark Ronson, the funky kid who produced Amy Winehouse and Lily Allen, has remixed a track for the upcoming Dylan retrospective (single disc and 3-disc versions) out October 2. Bob Dylan – “Most Likely You Go Your Way and I’ll Go Mine” (remix) If you don’t like the Stax horns and loud drums, you can … Continue reading Mark Ronson’s Bob Dylan remix
Traveling Wilburys Reborn With Rhino. Billboard: “After being out of print for more than a decade, the two studio albums from all-star band the Traveling Wilburys will return to the marketplace in a variety of formats June 12…” Too bad they’re not releasing a remix that eradicates Jeff Lynne’s awful production…
What’s the difference between satellite radio and “Dancing With the Stars”? Who knows? We’d rather flip through a book of Dylan photos from 1964.
Billboard: “For the first time in 30 years, Bob Dylan tops The Billboard 200 with Modern Times. Not only is it the legendary songwriter’s first album to reach the throne since Desire in 1976, it’s also his highest debuting album and his best sales week since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking data in 1991.”