The Amazing New Interactive Video For Bob Dylan’s “Like A Rolling Stone”

In November, Bob Dylan’s legendary song “Like A Rolling Stone”, received its first official video and it is a masterpiece and innovation in the genre. The video has a fascinating interactive feature that lets you change the channels you are watching. Each channel you play features people on real and imagined TV shows mouthing the [Read More...]

Shuffling Space And Time Like A Deck of Cards

Sean Wilentz on how Bob Dylan overcomes the illusions of time: The question of the ballads, though, and why Dylan was drawn to them so early on, is interesting. In Bob Dylan in America I recount a scene where he’s at the White Horse Tavern with Tommy Makem and the Clancy Brothers, and they’re singing [Read More...]

366. Barb Jungr

Kicking off my year long daily countdown of my favorite 366 musical artists, here is my 366th favorite artist, the chanteuse Barb Jungr with her magnificent performance of Bob Dylan’s “Like A Rolling Stone” from which I first learned of her existence. Happy New Decade! Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Bob Dylan’s Video For “Must Be Santa”

So now here’s a video for a song from Bob’s delightfully wacky new Christmas CD, Christmas In The Heart. It’s a shame that the video is for the most unlistenable song on the whole CD (“Must Be Santa”) but it’s nonetheless a charmingly daffy and surreal watch so I figured I’d mention it. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Let’s Hear It For New York!

Oh how I love this glorious city.  I would live here my whole life if I could.  Below is a beautifully shot video and achingly catchy anthem from two real New Yorkers.  Several times in the last week I’ve watched it over and over consecutively.  My favorite thing about it is how authentically New York [Read More...]

Bob Dylan’s “Boots Of Spanish Leather” As Performed By Dervish

I actually heard and fell in love with a Dervish recording of this Dylan classic before ever hearing Dylan’s beautiful original itself.  This is not quite as spot-on a performance as the Dervish recording I have, it’s a little rougher in an organically live and alive way, but nonetheless it’s a must for Dylan fanatics and [Read More...]

The Meaning Of Life

Today I had the distinct pleasure of reconnecting with one of my closest friends and classmates from my college days for the first time in 6 years.  He’s a friend with whom I spent some of the most formative philosophical years of my life and who, as a result, I will always consider to be [Read More...]

Bob Dylan Christmas Album Preview

This has to be heard to be believed.  My friend put it best on Facebook: How can something be so awful and so great at the same time? I have to admit that as much as I love Dylan to death, sometimes there is such a dour ponderousness about him, that this sort of charmingly [Read More...]

Weirdo Claiming To Be Bob Dylan Picked Up By Cop And Turned Out To Be Bob Dylan

Hilarious: Let’s say you run into an old man in a hood and sweatpants wandering around your neighborhood all alone in the pouring rain. 24-year-old Buble picked up Dylan in a Long Branch front yard, after the home’s occupants called in a report of a suspicious person. Buble told ABC, “I asked him what his [Read More...]

“Everybody Must Get Stoned!”

or so the Bible would have it… [Read more...]