Tag Archives: Bob Dylan

Monday Morning News Fix

The much-talked-about auction for Bob Dylan’s handwritten lyrics for “The Times They Are A-Changin’” wrapped up with “collector” Adam Sender bringing home the treasured piece of music history for just north of $422,000. As a certain intrepid archaeologist might cry, “Those belong in a museum!”

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Out This Week 12/7

What do I really want for the holidays? How about to listen to the early albums of Bob Dylan the way they were meant to be heard: in mono and on vinyl. It’ll just take a few gift cards -- say from like ten of my closest friends -- and thanks to the new boxRead more...

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Your Unofficial and Incomplete Guide To Bumbershoot - Saturday

Bumbershoot will be upon us in a matter of days now, and the lineup is looking better than ever. Even if the weather doesn’t cooperate, the bill of amazing artists that will be at the Seattle Center on Saturday alone will be cause to gleefully prance around in the rain from stage to stage...or somethingRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

One way to protest the war: sue the Air Force. That’s what The White Stripes are doing , but only because they claim “Fell in Love WIth A Girl” was used, unauthorized, in an ad during the Superbowl. Kem Kraft, the composer from Utah, commissioned to create the track for the ad has sent anRead more...

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Songs of Remberance, Celebration & Hope: commemorating the birthday of Martin Luther King

Today, we celebrate the life and legacy of one of time’s greatest revolutionaries, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Songs like Odetta’s “Glory Halleluja” and Bob Dylan’s “The Times They Are A-Changin” remind us to honor those who fought for their freedom and equality as human beings during the Civil Rights Movement. Michael Franti’s “Hey WorldRead more...

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KEXP Documentaries: Civil Rights Songs – The Times They Are A Changin’

Following a folk tradition started by artists like Woody Guthrie in the 1940′s, Bob Dylan started writing political songs in the 60′s. His compositions like “Blowin’ in the Wind” and “The Times They Are A Changin’” were some of the most powerful written during the Civil Rights era. And his music helped empower people ofRead more...

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Out This Week 10/13

Fans who were excited to hear the new songs during The Flaming Lips‘ spectacle of a live show this summer can now hear the official versions as their latest, Embryonic, hits stores in a deluxe edition this week, including a fur box set! (Why didn’t Blitzen Trapper think of that?): Springing forth also this weekRead more...

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2009 Countdown: Best Opening Tracks

Yesterday, KEXP counted down what you voted as the Best Opening Track off an album, and no, it wasn’t Michael Jackson (although he ranked 18th). It’s no surprise that “Smells Like Teen Spirit” from the Seattle grunge gods Nirvana took the number one spot. A reflection of our listeners’ diversity, the list contains artists newRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

The saying “can’t get arrested” used to refer to people who couldn’t get recognized or attention no matter what they do, but not so much in this case... last month, Bob Dylan was detained when he was mistaken for a homeless man wandering in a NJ suburb. Dylan, who was on the property of aRead more...

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Out This Week 4/28

You’re probably waiting anxiously for next week’s arrival of the new Conor Oberst and The Mystic Valley Band album, Outer South. Just hang onto your horses, pardner. You can head over to NPR Music, where they’re streaming the full album, and get your fix. In the meanwhile, you have a lot of great new releasesRead more...

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