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1980s: Up and down, and up again

With a little help from some friends

1981
  • Pearl Beach cover for "Shot of Love", based on Roy Liechtenstein's art
1983 1985
  • Contributes to "We Are The World", a benefit project against hunger in Africa, initiated by Lionel Richie and Michael Jackson.
1986
  • Performs at "Live Aid", a benefit concert organized by Bob Geldof. Also performs at "Farm Aid", a benefit concert for American farmers.
  • Contributes to "Little" Steven Van Zandt's "Artists against apartheid"
  • True Confessions Tour with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, and release of the concert video "Hard to handle"
1987
  • U.S. Tour with the Grateful Dead
1988
  • Introduction to the R&R Hall of Fame by Bruce Springsteen
  • Beginning of "The Neverending Tour"
  • Joins all-star-band "Traveling Wilburys" with George Harrison, Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison

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From the archives

Christmas Charity album released
  RECORDS, SEASONAL | Oct 13, 2009
2015 Speech of the Year
  AWARDS, TRIBUTES | Feb 8, 2015
In memory of Joe Cocker: Cocker sings Dylan
  PEOPLE, TRIBUTES | Dec 22, 2014
Post cards from Bob Dylan
  INTERVIEWS, PEOPLE | Oct 30, 2006
In my flashforward I had breakfast with Bob Dylan
  LIVE, MEDIA, RECORDS | Dec 1, 2009
Video: The Life and Career of Bob Dylan
  MEDIA | May 25, 2011
Bob Dylan is Jack Fate
  MEDIA | Mar 15, 2003
The Bobiography: Just Like a Dylan Song
  BOOKS | Oct 12, 2004
Bob Dylan's New York
  BOOKS | Apr 7, 2015
New Dylan exhibition in Berlin
  ART, EVENTS | Mar 19, 2009

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