Positively Bob Dylan

Fine Bob Dylan stuff. Since 1997.

2010s: Still more to come

Still more to come

2010
  • "Love and Theft" album #2 in Newsweek's Top 10 albums of the decade
  • Columbia releases "The Original Mono Recordings", a box set of Dylan's first 8 LPs, reproduced from their first generation monaural mixes.
2011
  • Bob Dylan celebrates his 70th birthday on May 24th.
2012
  • President Barack Obama presented Bob Dylan with the highest civilian honor of the United States, the "Presidential Medal of Freedom", as one of the "most influential American musicians of the 20th century". "There's not a bigger giant in the history of American music", the president said. Once more, respect and congrats, Bob!
2015
  • Bob Dylan is honored as the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year on Friday, Feb. 6. The MusiCares Person of the Year tribute ceremony is one of the most prestigious events held during GRAMMY Week.
2016
  • Bob Dylan opens the Desert Trip Festival in Indio/CA. The first of two weekends featured some of the biggest names in classic Rock that still perform today: The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Neil Young and The Who.
  • Bob Dylan wins the Nobel Prize in Literature "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition".

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From the archives

Guess he’s doing fine
  MEDIA | Oct 29, 2010
Symposium "Defining Dylan"
  EVENTS | Feb 28, 2008
Bob Dylan oil painting by Stanley Silver
  ART | Jan 28, 2011
Dylan on Live Aid DVD
  LIVE, MEDIA | Nov 12, 2004
Rollin' and tumblin' through Europe
  LIVE | Apr 26, 2007
Bob Dylan's New York
  BOOKS | Apr 7, 2015
Oh No! Not Another Bob Dylan Compilation!
  RECORDS | Sep 29, 2007
Bandanas in a hard rain 30 years ago
  ANNIVERSARIES, LIVE, MEDIA | Apr 14, 2006
Zainab McCoy on Chronicles translation
  BOOKS, INTERVIEWS | Mar 27, 2008
Video: The Life and Career of Bob Dylan
  MEDIA | May 25, 2011

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