Articles Tagged 'Bob Dylan'


5 Greatest Bob Dylan Cover Versions

Today (May 24) is the 75th birthday of one Robert Allen Zimmerman—better known to the world at large as Bob Dylan, one of the 20th century’s greatest musical icons. But while Dylan’s own recordings have rightly made him a legendary figure in both folk and rock, he’s just as significant as a songwriter for whom […]

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WATCH: Marcus Mumford Sings New Bob Dylan Lyric

Seeing as Mumford and Sons are taking a break for the moment, this the only opportunity to hear Marcus Mumford’s voice wrapped around something new for a while, and it’s rather sweet. “When I Get My Hands On You” is Marcus’s contribution to Lost On The River: The New Basement Tapes, a compilation of songs […]

Famous ‘Doctor Who’ Fans: Top 5 Celebrity Whovians

As all true Nerdists know, celebrities are not better than real people. Their achievements in the fields of popularity, smiling, and bending over (depends on the celebrity) may be impressive, but they often have poor memory retention for important facts and rely on the likes of you or I to do the hard thinking for […]

Paul McCartney: ‘No One Captured The Sixties Like Linda’

The late great Linda McCartney’s pioneering rock photography — no flash, natural light, comfortable subject — is being celebrated in a new book which has been put together by her husband Paul (who apparently used to be in some band or other) and their children, with a little help from the equally great Annie Leibovitz. […]

Mumford & Sons to Join Bob Dylan for Grammy Performance

Brilliant news: British folk band Mumford & Sons, who are nominated for a Best New Artist Grammy, will team up with rock legend Bob Dylan for a performance at this Sunday’s (February 13) Grammy ceremony. NME reports that the Mumfords “will perform with [Dylan] as well as North Carolina band The Avett Brothers for an […]