Bob Dylan

Bruce Springsteen Feared Bob Dylan Comparisons

      Follow @TheMacWire  and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook   Bruce Springsteen. The 68-year-old icon was widely compared to Dylan following the release of his ‘Born to Run’ album in 1975, and Bruce admits the parallels led him to change his writing style, because he was determined to forge his own identity. He said: “I don’t think you […]

Bob Dylan Accused of Lifting Parts of His Nobel Lecture From a Study-Guide Website

  Displayed with permission from Tribune Content Agency Bob Dylan has been accused of stealing a number of sentences about the novel “Moby-Dick” from an online study guide and dropping them into his recent Nobel Prize lecture. Inspired by commentary by writer Ben Greenman, who noted that Dylan appeared to have invented a quote from […]

Patti Smith Comes to Terms With ‘Humiliating Failure’ of Nobel Prize Performance

    Love chocolate? Discover all you can do with Dove Chocolate. SHOP NOW! Follow @TheMacWire  and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook   Rocker Patti Smith has opened up about the “humiliating sting of failure” she felt after botching her Bob Dylan tribute at the Nobel Prize ceremony in Sweden on Saturday (12.10.16). Dylan was named the recipient of the Nobel […]

Today in The Glorious Corner: Barbara Walters, The View, Bob Dylan, Broadway Records and More!

    G.H. Harding  VIEW OVER AND OUT — Barbara Walters thinks ABC execs have ­ruined The View and fears the show will be ­remembered for its petty backstage bickering and revolving door of talent. “She feels they’ve ruined the franchise that she and Bill Geddie built. Instead of focusing on smart, educated women with strong talent, they cast uninformed child […]

Bob Dylan Will Not Attend Nobel Prize Ceremony

Bob Dylan will not be attending the Nobel Prize ceremony due to “pre-existing commitments”. The 75-year-old musician is set to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature 2016 at the ceremony on December 10, but he won’t be collecting his prestigious prize in person as he can’t make the time in his schedule.  The Swedish Academy […]

Today in The Glorious Corner: Bob Dylan, Jon Bon Jovi, Iggy Pop, Debbie Gibson and More!

  G.H. Harding  DYLAN SPEAKS — Per The New York Times: We finally have an answer. Bob Dylan will, indeed, accept his Nobel Prize in Literature — probably. In his first comments on the award, made in an interview with The Telegraph, the British newspaper, Mr. Dylan was asked whether he would attend the Nobel ceremony in Sweden in December. His response was characteristically […]

Bob Dylan Wins the Nobel Prize in Literature

Love chocolate? Discover all you can do with Dove Chocolate. SHOP NOW! Follow @TheMacWire  and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook Displayed with permission from Tribune Content Agency    Bob Dylan was announced as the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday morning. Dylan was awarded the prize “for having created new poetic expressions within the American song tradition.” The […]

Kesha To Perform At 2016 Billboard Awards

  Order direct from Avon online!   Show the love! Follow @TheMacWire  and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook.   Kesha will be allowed to perform at the Billboard Music Awards. The 29-year-old singer’s appearance at the ceremony was axed earlier this week when Dr. Luke’s Kemosabe label – which she was prevented from leaving earlier this year despite her allegations […]

The Glorious Corner: The Monkees Bring The Summer, Greychella, NY’s Magic Shop Disappears

    By G. H. Harding  MONKEES BRING THE SUMMER –Rhino Records released one more track yesterday from The Monkees Good Times!album slated for release in two weeks – “You Bring The Summer.” Time, Entertainments Weekly, Stereogum and First Play on BBC Radio 2 all led with stories about the Andy Partridge (XTC) penned song. That matched with 182,000 views of the “She Makes Me […]

Dylan, Stones Among Rock Greats to Unite For US Mega-Festival

Los Angeles (dpa) – Music icons Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Roger Waters, Neil Young, The Who and the Rolling Stones will headline a new music festival in California, organizers announced Tuesday. “Just this once,” festival organizers Goldenvoice said in a Twitter post announcing the event. The DesertTrip music festival will be held October 7-9 at […]

The Glorious Corner: Monkees New Single, Gillian Anderson’s Desire, The Traveling Wilburys’ New Ride and More!

  By G. H. Harding  MONKEES DEBUT NEW SINGLE — Tons of deserved media coverage on the brand new Monkees single that dropped last week, via Rhino Records: the Rivers Cuomo-penned “She Makes Me Laugh.” There was even media-coverage in anti-Monkee-man Jann Wenner’s Rolling Stone. Hey. After the year Stone has had (court suits and all); Wenner’s pulling out everything he can. […]

Early Bob Dylan Lyrics Expected To Fetch Up to $60K at Auction

Lyrics by Bob Dylan are being auctioned off for $60,000. The words of the two unrecorded songs, which were penned by the 73-year-old musician during his early career, will go under the hammer at Christie’s auction house on Thursday and are expected to achieve between $30,000 and $60,000. The lyrics to his 1962 track ‘Go […]

The Most Anticipated Albums Coming Out in 2015

2014 saw Taylor Swift sell millions of albums, and U2 force their music upon us all. But what will be the biggest 2015 CD releases? And what are the most anticipated upcoming records and LPs? All-time greats such as Bob Dylan and Fleetwood Mac have already announced 2015 album releases, as have current pop favorites Rita Ora and Demi Lovato. We […]

Paul McCartney Enlists Music Stars For Tribute Album

Please follow The Mac Wire  on Twitter and M.A. Cassata  on Facebook. Sir Paul McCartney has enlisted his famous friends, including Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, KISS and The Cure to record a tribute album featuring covers of his songs. Other artists include Willie Nelson, Barry Gibb, Roger Daltrey, Brian Wilson, Def Leppard and Alice Cooper. The Art of Paul McCartney […]