Posts Tagged ‘bob dylan’

Here’s Why an Album By Bob Dylan, The Beatles, and The Rolling Stones Never Happened

Glyn Johns, who produced and engineered on some of the most critically lauded albums of all time by The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, and The Who, among others, reveals some interesting stories in his new book... Read more »

See the Original Locations of These Classic Album Covers in Google Street View

Google Street View is both awesome and weirdly invasive. You can see detailed images of specific locations, immortalizing those places you search for. In a sense, some album covers, like The Beatles’ Abbey Road, have been... Read more »

The Biggest Album to Album Changes in Music History

"I want the old Kanye West back!" We heard it just last year when Yeezus divided the hip-hop community with its abrasive electronic production and obscene lyrics, and we heard it in 2008 when Kanye abandoned... Read more »

“There’s Nothing More American Than America”: Watch Bob Dylan’s Chrysler Commercial

“Is there anything more American than America?” It sounds like a quote straight out of Ron Burgundy’s mouth but, surprisingly, the question came from none other than American folk artist Bob Dylan, who starred in a... Read more »

Listen to Phosphorescent Cover Bob Dylan’s “Tomorrow is a Long Time”

We’re a little late on this one, but Phosphorescent‘s contribution to Starbucks’ Sweetheart compilation is too good to miss. Covering Bob Dylan‘s already excellent “Tomorrow is a Long Time,” Matthew Houck and co’s rendition of Dylan’s... Read more »

Watch Danny Brown in Bob Dylan’s Interactive Video For “Like A Rolling Stone”

Never have you experienced Bob Dylan’s “Like A Rolling Stone” like you’re about to. In an effort to breathe new life, if you will, into the classic song, the new interactive video allows viewers to flip... Read more »

They Say It’s Your Birthday: 20 Reasons to Love Bob Dylan

Today is Bob Dylan's birthday. Bob Dylan—a man, a legend, an enigma, or so the mantra goes. He's 72 years old today, and though there is some dispute about his actual birthday (see #20) today is... Read more »

20 Things You Didn’t Know About Bob Dylan

If you actually want to learn about Bob Dylan, you should read his interviews. Even in interviews he is often directly contradictory—which in itself reveals a lot about Dylan. But despite that, Dylan always feels like... Read more »

30 Cover Songs That Are Better Than The Original

Why would an artist ever choose to cover a song? I mean, seriously. Nine times out of ten, their efforts are met with something between "Not bad... but nothing compared to the original" and "This has... Read more »

The 15 Best Cigarette References in Songs: When Smoking is More Than it Seems

We all know the terrible effects of smoking cigarettes, and yet, in true alignment with the fickleness of human nature, we smoke them anyway. Scientific data can't explain away the extra edge that smoking infuses situations... Read more »

The 10 Best Murder Ballads

If you’ve never been into country, folk, or any other kind of American roots music before, consider this a good (and slightly odd) place to start. Non-country fans might associate words like “corny” and “hokey” with... Read more »

20 Tracks That Need To Be Remixed

The art of the remix is by no means a new one. Remixing has been around for longer than you probably realize. There’s record of remixing as far back as the 10th century, when priests composing... Read more »

The Meaning Behind Band Names

When famous rock bands are interviewed, at some point they’re asked the question, “How did you come up with your name?” It seems like a pretty standard inquiry, but some time in the past it became... Read more »

The 50 Greatest Music Festival Moments

To some people, music festivals are just a fun place to get together with friends and listen to music—a place where the normal rules of society are bent into unrecognizable shapes and inhibitions dissipate into the... Read more »

10 Pieces Of Advice From Rappers and Rock Stars

With The Redesign a lot of changes has come for Pigeons & Planes. The new look has rejuvenated our sense of self-worth, opening the flood gates for new ideas, possibilities, and *gasp* goals. It marks a... Read more »

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