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The Times They Are a-Changin’: Fifty years of Bob Dylan’s stark challenge to liberal complacency

The album’s anthemic title song now has an elegiac patina – but the radicalism of The Times They Are a-Changin’ still burns Fifty years ago this month the 22-year-old Bob Dylan released his third album, The Times They Are a-Changin’ – the acme and as it turned out the end…

Bob Dylan and David Beckham steal Super Bowl commercial sideshow

Bob Dylan providing a rallying cry for the US auto industry and David Beckham losing his underwear were among the highlights of the Super Bowl advertising blitz Sunday. With a domestic television audience estimated at around 108 million viewers, America……

Bob Dylan’s electric guitar auctioned off for nearly $1 million

An electric guitar on which Bob Dylan performed a legendary set at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965 sold for a record $965,000 at an auction in New York on Friday, Christie’s announced. The price for the 1964 Fender Stratocaster smashed its pre-sale estimate of $300,000-$500,000 and made it the…

Almost denied because of his pot-smoking past, Bob Dylan will finally collect the Legion d’Honneur

Bob Dylan will on Wednesday finally collect a French award he was almost denied because of his pot-smoking and protesting past, officials confirmed on Tuesday. Dylan, 72, will emulate Paul McCartney as one of only a handful of foreigners to receive the Legion d’Honneur. The veteran US singer is in…

Bob Dylan’s guitar from Newport Folk Festival will be auctioned off for $500,000

Bob Dylan’s electric guitar, on which he performed a career-defining set at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965, is going under the hammer in New York for $500,000. Christie’s will auction off the 1964 Fender Stratocaster guitar on December 6 with five newly discovered Dylan song lyrics dating back to…

Photo show captures Bob Dylan as young rock star

Rare photographs of Bob Dylan, shot over a year-long period in the mid-1960s, go on show in Paris next week in an exhibition that captures the moment the protest folk singer morphed into cult rock star. From 1961 to 1966, Dylan wrote seven albums that marked the history of pop,…

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