Why True Music Fans Flock to the Newport Folk Festival
Young Joan Baez and Bob Dylan played there, and today, from Southern rockers to indie pop, the Newport Folk Festival brings together an eclectic mic of American sounds—and fans.
You're My Honey Love
When Sam Shepard Co-Wrote a Bob Dylan Classic
The greatest American playwright of his generation, who has died at 73, should also be remembered for his epic lyrical collaboration with the greatest musician of his generation.
How a Porn King Saved A Rock-Doc Masterpiece
To commemorate its 50th anniversary, filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker opens up about the making of his celebrated documentary chronicling Bob Dylan’s 1965 tour of England.
SORRY NOT SORRY
Nobel Prize Committee Defends Bob Dylan
Under fire for awarding the Nobel Prize in Literature to Bob Dylan, the Swedish Academy came out swinging at Saturday’s ceremony with a spirited defense of the man and his music.
Harry Benson on His Most Iconic Photos
The celebrated photographer—and subject of the new documentary ‘Harry Benson: Shoot First’—writes about the stories behind his most memorable images.
Bob Dylan’s Poetic Silence
At least one Nobel prize official was ticked off at the designated laureate in literature for not RSVP-ing, but this misconstrues how poets think and work.
Bob Dylan Should Win the Nobel for Style
The Nobel winner has changed musical styles the way some men change ties, and he’s changed his look almost as often, from folkie to hipster to neo-Dickensian baroque.