Bob Dylan


Tue October 18, 2011
Fine Art

New Paintings Reignite The Bob Dylan Copycat Debate

Originally published on Tue October 18, 2011 6:23 pm

The Asia Series is Bob Dylan's first exhibit in New York.

William Claxton AP

Legendary songwriter Bob Dylan is once again at the center of a controversy about plagiarism, but this time it's not about his words or his music — it's about his painting.

The Asia Series, Dylan's current one-man show at the Gagosian Gallery in New York, was initially billed as the musician's visual response to his travels through Asia. But as it turns out, many of the pictures are direct copies from historical photographs.

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Fri October 14, 2011

Touring In Scotland, Bob Dylan Buys Bagpipes

Scotland's National Piping Center reports that Bob Dylan doesn't know how to play the bagpipes. But a spokesperson says "he's always wanted to learn."



Sat October 8, 2011
The Record

21st Century Protest Music: Will There Be Another Dylan? Should There Be?

Originally published on Thu November 8, 2012 2:23 pm

Zuccotti Park on Oct. 6. The people making music during the Occupy Wall Street protests are not celebrities.

David Shankbone

The other day I posed a question on my Twitter feed: What is the music of Occupy Wall Street? As a veteran of many street protests and an amateur historian of popular music rabble rousing, I've been waiting for someone to grab center stage in Zuccoti Square and emerge as a new Bob Dylan or Joan Baez.

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Tue June 14, 2011

Weekly Standard: Bob Dylan Said It Best

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, Rep. Ron Paul, (R-TX) former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and businessman Herman Cain stand on stage before first New Hampshire Republican presidential debate at St. Anselm College in Manchester on Monday. Many GOP candidates have come to the surface throughout the past year.
Jim Cole AP

William Kristol is editor of The Weekly Standard. He also regularly appears on Fox News Sunday and on the Fox News Channel.

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Tue May 24, 2011
World Cafe

Bob Dylan's 70th Birthday On World Cafe

Suze Rotolo (right) on the cover of Bob Dylan's The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan.
Courtesy of the artist

Suze Rotolo has been described as the '60s muse of Bob Dylan, the girl behind some of his most moving love songs and rousing political statements. The two met in the early 1960s in New York, and fell in love. She was a "red diaper baby," born to Communist sympathizers in the McCarthy era. She was living a politically active life in bohemian Greenwich Village when she met Dylan at a concert. Dylan described it as love at first sight, and the two soon became romantically involved.

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