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

Dylan appears in lingerie commercial
  MEDIA | Apr 27, 2004
”My grandfather was the Jay-Z of his time“
  PEOPLE | Jul 26, 2011
Dylan at Play
  BOOKS | Aug 25, 2011
The Bobiography: Just Like a Dylan Song
  BOOKS | Oct 12, 2004
Dylan on Live Aid DVD
  LIVE, MEDIA | Nov 12, 2004
A medal of honor
  AWARDS | May 30, 2012
Future Bootleg Series volumes we want to see published
  RECORDS | May 8, 2014
Piano Man Standing
  LIVE | Jun 6, 2006
Interview with friends of the Pre-wheelin' Bob Dylan
  INTERVIEWS, PEOPLE | Jun 23, 2006
Enjoy your summertime!
  SEASONAL | Jul 10, 2009

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