As memories of 1989 take their rightful place in the tracks to freedom, a startling and powerful mix of music, literature and revolution has been released to mark the 30th anniversary of the day that changed the world.
The Band, Ray Charles, John Coltrane, The Doors and Frank Zappa are said to be still teaching a grave lesson to the music industry.
It’s music week at CWF – from Poprad to Bratislava, from Kentucky to Chicago… read about music – rock and classical – an Alice Cooper tour review and get new Dylan tour dates on this page! Bob Dylan has just announced his new U.S. tour dates, kicking off in October […]
Well, it happened. His Royal Bobness did indeed supply an 11 line poem to be read publicly at at the Isle of Wight’s major convention to mark his appearance there fifty years ago. And this is despite the fact the Isle of Wight wasn’t one of Bob’s most memorable hours […]
Folk legend Julie Felix has talked about the time she spent with Bob Dylan after she performed at the original Isle of Wight Festival. She played the now-legendary Wooton in 1969 and shared the stage with Dylan. More than 150,000 fans descended on Wootton to see them, along with The […]
PJ Proby – his real name is Marcus James Smith – has lived a long life marred by alcoholism and bizarre behaviour. Elvis, he says, was his best mate in the 60s. But a series of outrageous events including his luxury Beverley Hills home mysteriously burning down had him leaving […]
Bob Dylan at almost 80 is still on his Never Ending world tour and at the same time he is keeping a burning interest in the visual arts by becoming the illustrated man. Old Bob, who has released a surprisingly candid photo of himself, has been sketching his view of […]
They said he was ugly and couldn’t sing … yet his career continued for 70 year. And now the legendary balladeer Charles Aznavour is gone. Aznavour sold more than 180 million records and appeared in at least 60 films. He once said of himself: “I know all my weaknesses: voice, […]
When Bob Dylan’s second album hit the shops in 1963 there was a howl of protest from the Secret Police in Czechoslovakia. Dylan’s Freewheelin’ album was seen as a call for freedom across the world and became one of the anthems adopted by Hippies who were bringing revolution to the […]
The door to Bob Dylan’s room at New York’s Chelsea Hotel has just been sold for £70,000. It was one of 50 doors from the hotel sold by a former tenant who got hold of them after renovation work began in 2011. The door to a room used by Janis […]