Click Track: Bob Dylan


Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 09/28/2011

Trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor begins; Topless Rihanna upsets Irish farmer; Bob Dylan’s paintings might be copies

By David Malitz  |  10:01 AM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Michael Jackson, Rihanna, The Cure, Bob Dylan

Posted at 08:53 PM ET, 08/26/2011

For protest songs, times are a-changin’

Mainstream protest songs don’t seem to have survived into the 21st century. But those who say protest music itself is dead may not be paying very close attention.

By Chris Richards  |  08:53 PM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Tom Morello, The Nightwatchman, Billy Bragg, Public Enemy, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Lady Gaga

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 08/17/2011

In concert: Bob Dylan at Merriweather Post Pavilion

The living legend is returning to the role of frontman as his Neverending Tour rolls along in its third decade.

By David Malitz  |  01:05 PM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Bob Dylan

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 05/24/2011

Bob Dylan archive: Album review, “Together Through Life”

Even with his 33rd album, Bob Dylan still gave us plenty to think about.

By Click Track  |  02:20 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Archive | Tags:  Bob Dylan

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 05/24/2011

Bob Dylan archive: Wheezin’ In the Wind

It hasn’t always been glowing words about Dylan, as this review of a 2006 concert proves.

By Click Track  |  12:59 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Archive | Tags:  Bob Dylan

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 05/24/2011

Bob Dylan archive: At 50, Bob Dylan Gathers No Moss

A dip into the Post archives, examining Bob Dylan’s impact on the cultural landscape on the occasion of his 70th birthday.

By Click Track  |  10:02 AM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Archive | Tags:  Bob Dylan

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 05/23/2011

Bob Dylan archives: “Fresh Voice Rising in Folk Wilderness” (August 1963)

The Washington Post’s first feature on Bob Dylan, then a 22-year-old folk singer, from August 1963.

By Click Track  |  02:48 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Archive | Tags:  Bob Dylan

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 05/13/2011

Pink Floyd briefly reunites in London; Bob Dylan responds to ‘China controversy’; Jeff Mangum referenced on “Parks & Recreation”

The three surviving members of Pink Floyd reunite on stage in London.

By David Malitz  |  10:06 AM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Pink Floyd, Roger Waters, Jeff Mangum, Bob Dylan

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 04/11/2011

White Stripes announce live album; Dylan plays Vietnam; Gucci Mane arrested again

Morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  11:09 AM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  White Stripes, Bob Dylan, Gucci Mane

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 03/11/2011

Bieber fans cause near-riot in London; Lady Gaga cancels plans with Target; Bob Dylan cleared for China concerts

Justin Bieber fans mob the singer in London, Lady Gaga cancels plans with Target and Bob Dylan is set to perform his first ever concerts in China.

By David Malitz  |  09:10 AM ET, 03/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Bob Dylan

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 01/24/2011

Riffs: Kanye vs. Coachella, and four other highly entertaining festival feuds.

Jay-Z played Glastonbury and the world didn't end. Like seemingly everything Kanye West does, the announcement that the controversial rapper was going to headline April's Coachella festival caused a pop cultural kerfuffle. Many online commenters went so far as to...

By Allison Stewart  |  12:00 PM ET, 01/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific, Be specific | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Guns N Roses, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Kings of Leon, Morrissey

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 01/20/2011

Bob Dylan will write 6 more books; Katy Perry coming to Merriweather; Cake scores No. 1 album

Cake: Going the distance, to the top of the charts. - Bob Dylan's autobiographical "Chronicles: Volume One" was so great and covered such a small amount of his storied career that we all hoped he'd pen a sequel. Well, how...

By David Malitz  |  09:45 AM ET, 01/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Cake, Chris Cornell, Lil Wayne

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/12/2010

Riffs: Bob Dylan's venues, they are a-changin'

Bob Dylan's 115th different venue. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI) The Never Ending Tour isn’t just a clever name for Bob Dylan’s seemingly endless string of concerts. “The poet laureate of rock-and-roll roll, the voice of the promise...

By David Malitz  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Bob Dylan

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 10/19/2010

Singles file: Rihanna f. Drake, A-Trak, I Love Monsters, Bob Dylan

Rihanna teams with former boyfriend Drake on her new single. (Tracy Woodward/TWP) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Rihanna featuring Drake: "What's My Name" Rihanna and former boyfriend (and Chris Brown collaborator) Drake...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:15 AM ET, 10/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  A-Trak, Bob Dylan, Drake, I Love Monsters, Kylesa, Rihanna

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 10/18/2010

Week ahead: Nicki Minaj and Lil B hit D.C.; Dylan's latest bootleg; Die Antwoord weirds up "Kimmel"

Nicki Minaj is scheduled to perform at DC Star on Saturday. (REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni) By David Malitz If you go to one concert this week, make it: One of the young, bizarre, up-and-coming rappers visiting our city. You've got on-the-verge superstar...

By David Malitz  |  02:46 PM ET, 10/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Die Antwoord, Lil B, Nicki Minaj

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 10/06/2010

Justin Bieber to host "Punk'd"; Bob Dylan returns to D.C.; Roger Waters concert to be affected by Metro construction

Get ready to be Bieb'd. (AP) By David Malitz - Was Justin Bieber even out of diapers when Ashton Kutcher making lives temporarily miserable for celebrities on "Punk'd"? In any case, the teen star is all but certain to be...

By David Malitz  |  09:42 AM ET, 10/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Justin Bieber, Roger Waters

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 09/29/2010

Mistrial declared in Buju Banton case; When Obama met Dylan; Future of Music Policy summit coming to D.C.

Buju Banton got a bit of a reprieve but his legal troubles are far from over. (Melanie Burford/FTWP) By David Malitz - A mistrial was declared in the drug conspiracy trial of reggae superstar Buju Banton. The Jamaican singer was...

By David Malitz  |  09:55 AM ET, 09/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Buju Banton

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 09/03/2010

B-sides: Mavis Staples talks Prince, Michael Jackson, Bob Dylan and President Obama

Staples has worked with a bard and a Prince -- and she's been imitated by a king. (Marvin Joseph/TWP) By Chris Richards There's one colossal figure that looms largest in the life of gospel icon Mavis Staples: Her late father...

By Chris Richards  |  04:20 PM ET, 09/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  B-sides | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Mavis Staples, Michael Jackson, Prince

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 08/25/2010

Bob Dylan's 9th bootleg series album; Jim Jarmusch to direct Iggy Pop doc; George Michael faces jail time

The best bootleg series will expand by a volume in October. By David Malitz - The ninth volume of Bob Dylan's incomparable bootleg series will arrive on Oct. 19. "The Whitmark Demos: 1962-1964" will feature 47 songs performed by Dylan...

By David Malitz  |  09:15 AM ET, 08/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Bob Dylan, George Michael, Iggy Pop, Jim Jarmusch

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 08/05/2010

Taking sides: Which popstar's autobiography would you most like to read?

Wouldn't u like 2 read this man's autobiography, 2? (AP Photo/Wireimage, Kevin Mazur) Earlier this week, human trending topic Justin Bieber announced that he'll be publishing an autobiography. Here at Click Track, we love the Biebs as much as the...

By Click Track  |  02:15 PM ET, 08/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Justin Bieber, Prince

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/29/2010

Kanye West joins Twitter, uses exclamation points; Dylan and Neil Young look back; Eminem still No. 1

Kanye West and Aziz Ansari are going to tweet at each other so, so much. By David Malitz - Are you ready for six full weeks of all Kanye, all the time? After his Facebook freestyle the other day, Yeezy...

By David Malitz  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Eminem, Kanye West, Neil Young, Rick Ross

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/13/2010

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill raise heaps of benefit money; Village People refuse to ditch "M.C.A."

Tim McGraw played Jiffy Lube Live over the weekend. Last month, he helped raise oodles of cash for Tennessee flood victims. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Chris Richards - The beans have been counted and a benefit concert hosted by country uber-couple...

By Chris Richards  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Village People

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 06/23/2010

Lists: When really good soundtracks happen to really bad movies

Mastodon: The only awesome thing about "Jonah Hex." (2009 photo by Kyle Gutafson/FTWP) By Allison Stewart The news that Georgia metal warriors Mastodon will issue a soundtrack to the already much-maligned film "Jonah Hex" next week got Click Track thinking...

By Allison Stewart  |  01:30 PM ET, 06/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Cypress Hill, David Bowie, Electric Light Orchestra, Mark Mothersbaugh, Mastodon, Morris Day, Mudhoney, Olivia Newton-John, Paul McCartney, Pearl Jam, Prince, Sigur Ros, Sonic Youth, the Monkees

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 05/27/2010

Taking sides: Who should win the next Gershwin Prize?

These are our picks for who should be the next Gershwin Prize recipient. (Clockwise from top left: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI; AP Photo/Patrick Semansky; Andrew Propp; Alexandra Wyman/Getty Images) Macca Week continues here on Click Track -- despite much...

By Chris Richards  |  02:00 PM ET, 05/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Chuck Berry, James Taylor, Paul McCartney, Prince

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 05/13/2010

Taking sides: Can one horrible song ruin a near-perfect album?

James Murphy has made another great album - with one glaring exception. (Michael Buckner/Getty Images) LCD Soundsystem's fine new album "This is Happening" isn't due out until Tuesday, but it began circulating around the Internet a few weeks back....

By Chris Richards  |  01:15 PM ET, 05/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Jay-Z, Kanye West, LCD Soundsystem, R.E.M., The Clash

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 04/22/2010

Taking sides: Does Rolling Stone really expect us to be excited about these 40 things?

You've got to be kidding us. The latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine boasts quite a cover story: "40 Reasons to Get Excited About Music." Sounds cool, right? We dove in with eager eyeballs only to find 40 reasons...

By Chris Richards  |  01:00 PM ET, 04/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Amy Winehouse, Black Eyed Peas, Bob Dylan, D'Angelo, Dr. Dre, Katy Perry, Neil Young, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, The Beatles, U2

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 04/15/2010

Taking sides: If "selling-out" is obsolete, why do the Black Eyed Peas still offend us?

Will the Black Eyed Peas perform with a man wearing a bird outfit? Yes. (REUTERS/Ross D. Franklin) Prophetic words from the Beastie Boys circa 1992: "Everybody's rapping like it's a commercial, acting like life is a big commercial." Today, that...

By Chris Richards  |  02:15 PM ET, 04/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Beyonce, Black Eyed Peas, Bob Dylan, Dr. Dre, Neon Indian, Santigold

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 04/06/2010

Dr. Dre gets closer to "Detox"; Neil Young to play Constitution Hall; Zimmy banned in China; Chicago braces for Gagapalooza

Dr. Dre - one (opening) day closer to dropping "Detox." (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) By Chris Richards - Fans who've waited years for Dr. Dre's much-delayed, borderline-mythic third album "Detox" to materialize got a morsel of good news, Sunday. Dre...

By Chris Richards  |  09:00 AM ET, 04/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Dr. Dre, Lady Gaga, Neil Young

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 02/10/2010

At the White House, civil rights in song

Yolanda Adams performs in the East Room of the White House. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) By Chris Richards The White House has played host to scores of musicians since President Obama took office last year, but the talent assembled at snowy...

By Chris Richards  |  11:59 AM ET, 02/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert, In concert | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Jennifer Hudson, Joan Baez, John Mellencamp, Natalie Cole, Smokey Robinson, White House, Yolanda Adams

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/27/2010

Morning click: Bob Dylan, others to play White House concert; Steven Tyler goes rogue

Dylan will play the White House for the first time in his career next month. (Photo: Rob Galbraith/Reuters) - Bob Dylan, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, Natalie Cole, Blind Boys of Alabama, Smokey Robinson, Seal, John Mellencamp and others are scheduled...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Aerosmith, Blind Boys of Alabama, Bob Dylan, Dave Matthews Band, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, John Mellencamp, Natalie Cole, Queen Latifah, Seal, Smokey Robinson, Steven Tyler, Zac Brown Band

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/31/2009

Lists: Music editor Joe Heim's top albums of 2009

The "superpop" of Mika's "The Boy Who Knew Too Much" was a highlight of 2009. Washington Post music editor Joe Heim is a man of few words, thoughtful and succinct. Here he offers up his favorite albums of 2009 and...

By David Malitz  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/31/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Brad Paisley, Darlings, Double Dagger, Girls, John Fogerty, K'naan, Mika, Mos Def, Swell Season, Them Crooked Vultures, Visqueen