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Friday, June 30:
Last night's Irvine setlist.

Fan Fury at Agent's Dylan Deals - (The Portsmouth News) (link found by Paul Stevens)

Woody Guthrie Show Cut Short to give way for an exhibit on the U.S. presidency - (Washington Post) (link found by Alex Leik) - has the European Dylan CDs and single (link found by Gary De Ell)

Dead Ahead - (LA Times) (link found by JIm Short)

Delia explanation timely for reader - (Savannah Morning News) (link found by Jack Regan)

Thursday, June 29:
Hole Makes Over Fifty MP3s Available on Web Site - (Rolling Stone)
Among these: It's All Over Now, Baby Blue.

Moon Over Broadway by D.A. Pennebaker is about Carol Burnett - (Chicago Tribune)
On DVD and VHS from

Wednesday, June 28:
Last night's Las Vegas setlist.

In a middle-age groove - (San Jose Mercury) (link found by Jack Regan)
Grateful Dead Tribute Due In August - (Billboard) (link found by Geir Olsen and Jack Regan)

Imagine, the FBI War On Lennon (NDC) - (New York Daily News)

Bob Dylan Returning Shirley Temple to Liza Minelli - painting by Elliot Green (Artnet) (link found by David Reisman)

Tuesday, June 27:
Million Miles review - (Jambands) (link found by John Haas)

U.S. Korean War veteran won't return and 'disturb the ghosts' - (Korea Herald) (link found by

Bob Dylan Biography TV show August 13 on A&E - (Musicstation) (link found by Kris K)

Blowin' In The Wind : Les Parcours de Bob Dylan - (new book) (link found by Gilles Girard)

Dylan drives it home - (SF Gate) (link found by Excite)

'Delia' of early song was Savannah resident killed in lovers' quarrel - (Savannah Morning News) (link found by Excite)

LIVE: Bob Dylan, Phil Lesh Mine Country, Blues, Jazz - (Yahoo!)
CD REVIEW: Elliott Smith's 'Figure 8' - (Daily Egyptian/Excite) (links found by Geir Olsen, Land of the Midnight Sun)
Elliott Smith interview by Carsten Wohlfeld.

Graysday - (Sunday Business Post) (link found by Kris K)

Monday, June 26:
Last night's Reno setlist.

Here is a site that indicates the release of remastered "Blonde On Blonde" and "Oh Mercy" from July 28th! (link from Avery Lerner)

Real Life Rock Top 10 - (Salon) (link found by Dane Strom)

Paul Griffin obituary - (Washington Post) (link found by Chris Contakes)
Paul Griffin, 62 - (Boston Globe) (link found by Excite)

Hattie Carroll's grave - (Find a Grave) (link found by Eyolf Østrem)
Davey Moore's grave - (Find a Grave) (link found by Eyolf Østrem and Lars Berglund)
Lyrics to The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll and Who Killed Davey Moore? (

Sunday, June 25:
Last night's Mountain View setlist.

Bob Dylan, Widespread Panic Cover Grateful Dead - (MTV) (link found by Keith Wootton)

Tape News No 177 - (Freewheelin')

Charlie and Will Sexton - Family Circle - (Austin Chronicle, Dec 20-26, 1996)

Mahir! Live - (SF Gate, Dec 16, 1999) (NDC) (link found by Trond Valberg)

Saturday, June 24:
Last night's Concord setlist.

Michael Gray's "Song & Dance Man III" now in hardcover (Limited editon, 250 copies), from:

Guster gains exposure, experience through opening slots - (Kentucky Kernel) (link found by Excite)

Lesh, Dylan stir sweet memories of tours gone by - (SacBee) (link found by Joy Munsey)

Da Vinci's Notebook "The Life and Times of Mike Fanning" has Ally McBeal "Like A Rolling Stone" parody - (Washington Post) (link found by Jack Regan)

Reverb Jim Dickinson "Time Out Of Mind" interview - (Miami New Times) (link found by Brian James)

Friday, June 23:
'60s icons Dylan and Lesh keep on rocking - (Mercurycenter)

18 days ago, the "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan/ The Times They Are A-Changin'/Another Side Of Bob Dylan (LEGACY / COLUMBIA 61045)" was listed on the Sony Legacy New Releases page, with a release date of June 27th. Now it is no more to be seen on that page. We are not surprised (or amused).

Thursday, June 22:
Last night's Sacramento setlist.

Dough Sahm album review - (Salon) (link found by Brian James)

Energized Dylan rocks the Expo - (Mail Tribune) (link found by Alex Leik)

Wednesday, June 21:
Last night's Medford setlist.

Pick a song, any song: it's Dylan in Australian accents - (The (link found by Phil Teece)

Tuesday, June 20:
Dharma & Greg "The Trouble with Troubadour" (ABC) tonight at 09:00 pm ET with Lyle Lovett, k.d. lang, while there is a Jester on the sidelines.

Nina Simone at the Oriental Theatre - (Chicago Sun-Times) loses its memory - (Salon)

Dylan: "Are you still my friend, baby..." - (click on Dylan charicature, will probably disappear soon) (mailtribune) (link found by Jim Short)

Dylan, Lesh Offer Few Surprises - (Rolling Stone) (link found by Ingve Aalbu)

Sideman Supreme - Paul Griffin played with the best and was the best - Played piano on many classics - (Daily News) (link found by Dag E Braathen)

Monday, June 19:
Last night's George setlist.

Nick Drake's post-posthumous fame - (Salon)
AdCritic - also has the Pink Moon commercial.

"Best Of Bob Dylan Volume 2" review - (Q) (link found by Sean McArdle)

"Festival" with Dylan's Newport appearances showing on July 12th in L.A. (mods and rockers)
Last year's "Mods & Rockers" film festival sponsored by the American Cinematheque proved a feast for fans of the swingin' '60s. This year, for a second edition slated to run at the Egyptian Theatre from June 30 through July 12, co-organizer Martin Lewis has unearthed another assortment of music-oriented riches and embarrassments. One of the former is "Festival," a 1967 Oscar-nominated film of the early '60s Newport Folk Festivals, including the moment when Bob Dylan "went electric" to the horror of folk purists. Lewis says the film hasn't been screened in L.A. in about 30 years and has never been on TV or video. It will be shown closing day along with "Message to Love," a documentary on the 1970 Isle of Wight festival. (Quote from LA Times)

The ballad of Ramblin' Jack Elliott (MSNBC) (link found by Jack Regan)

The Beat: Lesh grabs a few new friends for latest tour - (sacbee) (link found by Jim Short)

Sunday, June 18:
Last night's George setlist.

Surf music Bob Dylan is inside my personal computer, clearing his throat Thanks to Napster - (Chicago Sun-Times)

Sleater-Kinney Raises the Stakes in Punk Rock by Greil Marcus - (NY Times)

Saturday, June 17:
Last night's Portland Meadows setlist.

Court Rules Father of the Blues Has a Son - (NY Times)

The poet and the player - (Oregon Live) (link found by Molly)

Friday, June 16:
Last night's Roseland Theater, Portland setlist.

A King of Infinite Space - Newsweek's Jack Kroll obituary (NDC) has pointer to item about next Wallflowers album "Breach", which includes Jakob Dylan - Elvis Costello duet.

Seven Days That Rocked The World - (Real Audio Links) Newport 1965 (BBC Radio 2, Jun 7, 2000) (Real Media, 6.7 MB) "For the purpose of study, review or critical analysis only (will be removed soon)"

Thursday, June 15:
Bob Dylan resumes his tour with a concert in Portland tonight.

Today, in 1965, Bob Dylan recorded "Like a Rolling Stone" in his first "electric session" at Columbia Studios in New York. (today-in-music)

Re-experiencing Jimi - (Globe and Mail) (link found by Arthur Louie)

Dylan brings Never-Ending Story to UK - (NME) (link found by Andrew.A.Klewan)

How Billy Bragg Brought a Legend Back to Life - (Washington Post) (link found by Amy Fuhrman)

Wednesday, June 14:
Courtney Love does the math - The controversial singer takes on record label profits, Napster and "sucka VCs." (Salon)

Woolly Rockers has hand made Dylan dolls. (link found by Ken Ashton)

"Best of Bob Dylan Vol. 2 + 2" available as an import from

A dome away from home - Wet 1978 Dylan concert set the stage for the building of a SuperDome. - (Sydney Morning Herald)

Bootlegs of Spanish Leather Review of the Dylan record that made this webmaster return to Dylan eight years ago

Uncertain, unfair and bloodthirsty Mystic and record collector Harry Smith knew life was cruel, yet his folk "Anthology" promised a way to "see America changed by music." - (Salon)

Dylan in the Fridge - (Requires Flash) (Icebox) (link found by Mike "Dylanphile" Paglia)

Tuesday, June 13:
European tour dates for September/October posted at Great Britain, Holland, Germany, Belgium, Paris France and the final concert at Wembley, London - (tip from Todd Brooks)

The Village, Guitars and Hootenannies: Stuff for a Museum? - (New York Times)
Springsteen Plays Song About Diallo at the Garden - (New York Times)

Monday, June 12:
'Things Have Changed,' But Dylan's Still Vital ... giving some of the best live shows of his life these days... (SF Gate) (Jim Short)

Greil Marcus reviews Dylan's "Blowin' in the Wind (live)" and "David Johansen & The Harry Smiths" in Real Life Rock Top 10 - (Salon) (link found by Chuck Koch)
"The Best of Bob Dylan, Volume 2".
"David Johansen & The Harry Smiths" from,

Hatfields, McCoys Stage Friendly Reunion (Excite) (NDC)
"The Ballad Operas: The Martins And The Coys", an Alan Lomax project from 1944, includes Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger. More at (tip from David Galbraith)

Swedish hacker-tracker is FBI and media darling. In recent weeks more than 150 foreign journalists have called James or traveled to his home -- a country cottage a short distance outside the university town of Uppsala -- to get his story. - (NDC) (Reuters)

Sunday, June 11:
Not Dark Yet RealVideo with still images - (SecondComing) (link found by Dag E Braathen)
Sealand is a tiny country, 6 miles off the cost of England. (NDC)

Saturday, June 10:
The list of Other Dylan Sites had grown too long, so I moved it to a separate page.
I am trying to make a more useful list of resouces on the left, please give me input, if you feel other things should be included.

Friday, June 9:
Early Dylan, the book with photos by Barry Feinstein, Daniel Kramer and Jim Marshall also exists in a German version, from (Tip from Klaus Boele) And of course the English version can be had from and

Thursday, June 8:
Steve Earle learns that back roads "never carry you where you want 'em to." (Salon)

Out June 15: Johnny Cash - The Man His World His Music (DVD) (includes Bob duets) from, and

The Old Thing Malvina Reynolds and Harry Smith argue for folk's historical authenticity. Whatever that is. - (Dallas Observer)

Dylan pasó por España is a Spanish language site about Dylan's shows in Spain and bootlegs, by José Manuel Segovia Lillo.

Wednesday, June 7:
Seven Days that Rocked the World This programme examines how Bob Dylan shocked and thrilled the audience at the 1965 Newport Festival when he appeared on stage with a full electric band. Things would never be the same again as Dylan brought to pop a lyrical intensity it had not seen before. Includes C.P. Lee. - BBC Radio 2, Wednesday 07 June, 22:00 to 22:30 - (Radio Times) (link found by Stephen Dunthorne)

I have added some more pictures to my 3-2-1 story.
Bob Dylan-skiva går inte att höra - Copies of "The Very Best of Bob Dylan" are hard to play - (Aftonbladet) (link found by Patrik Winquist) - sells the "Things Have Changed" single, but only to Sweden and Norway. (link found by Ole Lien)

Tuesday, June 6:
Reissue of Band catalog a labor of love The first four reissues will come in mid-August. - (Boston Globe)

Monday, June 5:
I have added some pictures to my 3-2-1 story.
Giulio Molfese has some pictures from the Italian concerts at Breadcrumb Sins.

Again, the "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan/ The Times They Are A-Changin'/Another Side Of Bob Dy (LEGACY / COLUMBIA 61045)" is listed on the Sony Legacy New Releases page, with a release date of June 27th. (tip from Nick Spenceley)

Collector With a Common Name Had a Singular Ear for Important Music (Salt Lake Tribune) - about Harry Smith and Volume 4 of the Anthology Of American Folk Music.
Revenant and The Harry Smith Archives. Buy it from Volume 4, Anthology.
Read about the first volumes of the Anthology Of American Folk Music.

Henry McGuinn (son of...) and Jim Guittard play at The Crooked Bar on Sunset Blvd at Crescent Heights in West Hollywood on June 7th at 11pm.

Sunday, June 4:
Review from Cagliari.
Bob Dylan, il rock è leggenda - Several Dylan items from Sardinia (La Nuova Sardegna) (link found by Gianni Zanata)
Notte Magica con Bob Dylan - (L'Unione Sarda) Requires Acrobat. (link found by Andrea Orlandi)
Graham Nash's photos are music to the eyes - (Seattle P-I) (link found by Jack Regan)

Til We Outnumber 'Em: The Songs of Woody Guthrie with contributions from Country Joe McDonald, Bruce Springsteen, Ani DiFranco, Billy Bragg etc., from

Saturday, June 3:
Here is the Cagliari setlist, which concludes this European tour. Now back to the US, where the first concert is June 15 in Portland, Oregon, in the Roseland Theater which seats 1250. (Small, but not as small as Horsens.)

Friday, June 2: Peter Stone Brown plays in South Philly tonight!
Other dates include New York City on June 9th.

Bob Dylan, è il giorno del grande menestrello
- (L'Unione Sarda) (link found by zan)
David Cushman's term paper on Bob Dylan.
The Best Of Bob Dylan Volume 2 reviewed by Jim Wirth (Take a deep breath and count...) - (NME) (link found by Tiernan Henry)
Con Bob nella macchina del tempo - (il Resto del Carlino) (link found by Alberto Cuccu)
Japanese Best of Bob Dylan vol.2 - (SME) (link found by Itsuko Nishimura)
HMV Japan sells Japanese CDs and videos to overseas customers.

Thursday, June 1:
(A red day here in Norway.)
Ancona setlist.

Mermaid Avenue Vol II from Wilco and Billy Bragg contains Woody Guthrie lyrics.

Thomas Erle at his Bob Dylan: Highlands site has some 70 reviews from the German an international press about the shows in Germany and Switzerland (plus some Horsens and Polar Price). Most of them are in German, but there are some English clippings too. dates

Sugartown celebrates its one year anniversary!
Not Dark Yet is a site made by Markus in Cork, Ireland.
Woodie Guthrie's Second Life by Robert Christgau (Village Voice) (link found by Steve Walsh)
Truth is a Fixed Star - a dylanpage by hodah (plays BlueEyed Jane as it loads).
New Dead Tribute to Feature Costello, Dylan - (Rolling Stone) (link found by Jamie Lovinger)

Wednesday, May 31:
This site was down for 3-4 hours today, because a transformer melted somewhere near the steel mill in Mo!

Duncan & Brady transcribed by Eyolf Østrem.
Planned birthday party for Bob - (old news) (link found by Nelson French)

L'Unione Sarda today has Dylan article with nice drawings. Can't find it on the web site, so here is a pdf file (requires Acrobat). (Tip from Paolo Coghe)

Tuesday, May 30:
Here is the Firenze setlist.

Two Dogs Pub referat (Norwegian, but try the Quiz anyway!) - (Land Of The Midnight Sun)
Hvis du kan hjelpe med å oversette 1. runde, kontakt Dag før du begynner!
Martin Jack Rosenblum and John Hammond - Rode cab with Dylan in Milwaukee 1965.

Five San Francisco Bay Area Bob Dylan fans who wrote about their face-to-face encounters with the enigmatic and intensely private songwriter will read, answer questions, sing, and sign copies of Encounters with Bob Dylan: If You See Him, Say Hello at Borders Books in San Francisco on Wednesday evening, May 31, at 6:30 PM. Borders is located at 400 Post Street, across from Union Square.

Monday, May 29:
Yes, I'm back home, and just found the Milano setlist from last night.
Also another Dresden birthday review.
Three Concerts, Two Dogs and The One and Only Horsens - my report.

The Best of Bob Dylan - (Sony Music Italy) (link found by Dag E Braathen)
Bob Dylan Europe 2000 - made by a good, anonymous European.
Dylan And Lesh Hit The Amphitheaters - (live daily) (link found by Scott Hakes)
The Mystery Train Goes Live - Billy Bragg will discuss Woody Guthrie on Irish RTE Radio 1 Sunday June 4th - (RTE) (link found by Sean McArdle)
Midwestern Dylan fans perform works at Bob Fest 2000 - (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) (link found by The Lymans)

Dylans Auftritt in der Arena - (Tagesspiel) (link found by Jürgen Schellhase)
Legende auf Reisen - (Berliner Morgenpost) (link found by Jürgen Schellhase)
Nichts hat nichts zu bedeuten - (Berlin Online) (link found by Jürgen Schellhase)

Bob Dylan: Bluesman? - (link found by Jeremy Mayle)
On July 25, Grateful Dead Records will release a tribute album called "Stolen Roses". This will include a Bob Dylan contribution: "Friend of the Devil", most likely a live version from the past year or two (ICE item from Bob Hudson)
January 6, 2001: The performance of Friend of the Devil released on Stolen Roses is from March 1, 1999 performed at The Rio Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. This was a "private" show for Lucky Brand Jeans. (info from Masato Kato)

Woody Guthrie Exhibit at the Museum of American History - (Washington Post) (link found by Joe P)
HBO special will include Eric Idle and Michael Palin (and Bob Dylan) - (Inkblotmagazine) (link found by Stephen Dunthorne)

"Bob Dylan on Film and Television" is now TV Talkin'.
Meine 5 Minuten mit dem Weltstar - (The woman who joined the band playing guitar during "Like A Rolling Stone" in Köln (Cologne) on May 11. (Express Online) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer)
A mumbling experience - (Guardian) (link found by Tiernan Henry)
Stones' Drummer Takes An Exotic Trip - (Yahoo!) (link found by Mike Fink) Sunday, May 28:
Modena setlist.

Saturday, May 27:
Regensburg setlist
Dresden review.
Berlin review.
Regensburg review.

Friday, May 26:
Berlin review.

Thursday, May 25:
Dylan birthday tribute at sonicnet (Link from Kris K)
Oslo review (Norwegian)
Finnish Best of Bob Dylan TV ad at (Link from Jarmo Palokallio)

Wednesday, May 24:
Last Night's Berlin setlist.
Things have changed is the Hot Single of the Week in Holland. (Link from Ferdinand Lubberts)
Stuttgart review. (Link from Andrew F. Wilson)
Another Danish Horsens review. (Link from Flemming Madsen)
And yet another Danish Horsens review. (Link from Flemming Madsen)

Tuesday, May 23:
The five books you would bring to a desert island. (L.A. Times)
Steely Dan honored at music biz event-cites Dylan influence. (Link from Scott Hakes)

Monday, May 22:
Two Horsens reviews.
Danish Horsens review. (Link from Geir Olsen)
Another Danish Horsens review : Med Bob Dylan pĆ bedetæppet
...and a short Horsens article from the local newspaper. : Forrygende D-dag
Rock's Original Poets, Still Howling", New York Times (Link from Randall Busack)
Another Stockholm review.

Sunday, May 21:
Tonight's Horsens setlist.

Saturday, May 20:
Tonight at 2000 I will be at Two Dogs Pub, Brugata 5, Oslo and give a talk about Expecting Rain.
Yesterday's Oslo setlist.
Stockholm review in Aftonbladet (Swedish) (Link from Ole Lien)
Listen to WFUV radio online Wednesday, May 24 : 6AM-9PM, City Folk: It's a Bob Dylan day for his 59th birthday, with wall-to-wall Dylan including covers, rarities, live tracks and more.
7-9 AM, Under the Covers: A Dylan cover-fest this morning. Hear two sets: the first of Bob's songs performed by others, plus a set of Bobby D. covering other songwriters.
(Link from Ellen Friedenberg)
More on Bob's HBO special.
(Linkfrom Sven Lewandowski) Stockholm review.
Oslo review.

Friday, May 19:
Bobfest 2000 to be held May 28 in Spring Green, Wisconsin.

Thursday, May 18:
Tonight's Stockholm Setlist.
Another Göteborg review.

Wednesday, May 17:
Last nights Helsinki setlist and review.
The Polar Prize : Aftonbladet (Swedish), and Dagens Nyheter (Swedish) (Links from Michael Ballstav)

Tuesday, May 16:
Lund review.
Dennis Cleary's Dylanbase. He's on the road and will post reviews as he sees the shows:)

Monday, May 15:
I missed out on one song in yesterdays Göteborg setlist. Thanks to everyone who made me aware of it:)
Göteborg review.
Tonight at 8:00 on Swedish SVT2 is the polar music prize banquet. It will be rebroadcast Saturday on SVT1. (From Dennis Cleary)
Official site for the Polar Music Prize.
Dylan kommer! (Aftonbladet, Swedish) (Link from Dan Persson)
Interview from 1997 with Aftonbladet (Swedish) (Link from Dan Persson)
Livet i Dylans sanger (GP News, Swedish) (Link from Ole Lien)
Bob Dylan ger fortfarande tröst (Dagens Nyheter, Swedish) (Link from Roger Mänsson)
Nya rön om Bob Dylans poesi. (Dagens Nyheter, Swedish) (Link from Roger Mänsson)
Bob Dylans tradition är den gamla bluesens (Svenska Dagbladet, Swedish) (Link from Roger Mänsson)

Sunday, May 14:
Today's Göteborg setlist.
Saturday's Lund setlist and review in Aftonbladet (Swedish) (Link from Roger MĆnsson).
New "Tape News" at The Freewheelin' Journal
Scotland on Sunday has an interview with Paul Simon. (Link From Roddy Forsyth and Shim)
"But Bob, how does it feel?" - The Observer. (Link from Tiernan Henry)

Saturday, May 13:
Friday's Hannover setlist.
Dylan 2000: Wenig Worte, viel Romantik (Hannoveresche Allgemeine) (Link from Wolfram W. Winkler)

Friday, May 12:
Unlike a Rolling Stone - (The Independent) (link found by Colin Rivers, Matt Reading, Andrew F Wilson, DHFurniss)
Bob Dylan - legend i sin livstid - (Svenska Dagbladet) (link found by Niklas Strömberg)
Thursday's Köln setlist and review.
Banned Napster users strike back.

A pair of Horsens tickets will be auctioned off next week. The money goes to cancer research. Auction starts May 14th, see - Bidding by phone or at - Last bid Thursday the 18th at 2000, result at 2215.

Thursday, May 11:
Ubangi Stomp - The Very Best of Warren Smith contains the track "Red Cadillac and a Black Moustache". Hear another version on "Sugar Shack- Best Of Jimmy Gilmer & The Fireballs". You may be able to hear a Bob Dylan version soon, on a Sun records tribute, recorded last week.

Norwegian "Beat" magazine has a review of Michael Gray's Song & Dance Man III by Johnny Borgan. Amazon link at the bottom of this page. In the same issue: obituaries for Rick Danko, Curtis Mayfield, Doug Sahm and Hank Snow.
Bob Dylan gör tv - (Spray) (link found by Michael Ballstav) features avantgarde art with Dylan images and inspiration.
Hundert Zeilen Einsamkeit - (Tages-Anzeiger, Zürich) (link found by Daniel Nufer)
Tomorrow is 'One Endless Night' for fans of Gilmore's musical mix - (Seattle (link found by Jack Regan)
Dylan blowin' back with another Best Of - (ITN) (link found by Joy)

The 400 Bar in Minneapolis will hold its annual Bob Dylan sound-alike contest on Thursday, May 18, at 7 p.m. Call 612-332-2903 for more details.

Der Mann mit der Maske von Bob Dylan - ( (link found by carsten wohlfeld)
Dylan provides a little variety - (NME) (link found by Joy)
'The Ideas Are There' Gordon Lighfoot - (GoErie)
In Norway, NRK Radio P1 (RealAudio) will have a Dylan special by Petter Myhr Friday 19 at 2303-2400. CD giveaways, too. On other Fridays, he will play at least one Dylan tune.

I am leaving home tomorrow, will see three Bob concerts: Göteborg, Oslo and Horsens!
On Saturday 20th at 2000 I will be at Two Dogs Pub, Brugata 5, Oslo and give a talk about Expecting Rain.

Wednesday, May 10:
Tuesday's Oberhausen setlist and reviews.
Med våren kommer Dylan - (Aftenposten) (link found by Geir Olsen)
Coeds for Pat Buchanan! - (Salon) (link found by Chris Elliott)
Metallica, how could you? - (Salon) (link found by Chris Elliott)
Autobahn 61 Revisited - "will be back in September for an appearance at the Albert Hall" (Times) (link found by Paul Stevens)
In Your Dreams, London art exhibit includes David Reisman (remember his Dylan Dreams?)
The reeducation of Lauryn Hill (some great quotes from Daniel Lanois & Al Kooper re Bob & the composing/production process in general) (Salon) (link found by Chuck Koch)
Aus den Papieren eines Wandermusikers - (Neue Zürcher Zeitung) (link found by Stephan Teuwissen)

Tuesday, May 9:
VH1 just said that Dylan may be interviewed by Rob Thomas of "matchbox 20" on their pre-show. It starts at 6pm eastern time in the US. (from Mark Rothfuss, I think today? - maybe not)
'N Sync, Dylan To Make HBO Specials The special is said to include Dylan music, both new and classic material, and comedy. - (Yahoo)

Monday, May 8:
Monday's Stuttgart setlist.
Desperate Man Blues - a story about record collecting. (Link found by Billy Levesque)
Bob has signed a deal with HBO to star in a one-hour special developed specifically for him by writer-producer Larry Charles (Seinfeld). More at Entertainment Weekly and Ultimate TV. (Links from Dag Braathen, Carter Lewis and John Gregan)

Sunday, May 7:
Saturday's Zürich setlist.
"Lysande Dylan!" - (Expressen) (Swedish, review of Zürich concert) (link found by Patrik Winquist)
Another Swedish review: Bob Dylan är lysande – ibland - (Aftonbladet) (link found by Patrik Winquist)
"Jag är glad om jag blir 35" Hank Williams III: "I'll be happy if I live to be 35" - (Dagens Nyheter, Swedish)

Correction: The listing I gave for the Comedy Central show with the Dylan/Guthrie parody should have been: MONDAY 08-May-00 2:00am EST. It will be repeated: Early Morning, Monday, May 8 3:00AM EST - Monday, May 8 1:00PM EST - Monday, May 8 6:00PM EST - Early Morning, Tuesday, May 9 12:00AM EST - Early Morning, Tuesday May 9 2:00AM EST

Saturday, May 6:
Swedish newspaper Expressen says a new Dylan album will be released this September/October. (Mattias Davidsson read it)
Il vescovo 'benedice' Dylan (The Bishop "blesses" Dylan) - (Gazzetta di Modena) (link found by Antonio G)
Bob Dylan es un "serio candidato" a ganar el Nobel - Lars Forsell, Swedish Academy member expressed this view in the Swedish Dylan television programme aired this weekend. (Clarin, Buenos Aires) (link found by johanna's visions)
Nomination letters here.
In Horsens, Denmark, May 16: A Dylan lecture by Niels Andersen, plus "Don't Look Back" showing. Reservations: 7625 9999.

Peter Stone Brown May-June shows in Pennsylvania.

Win Dylan Tickets - (Sony Music Sweden) (link found by Dag)

"Oh, the humanity! " - On this day in 1937 the Hindenburg airship burst into flames and killed 36 people. (NY Times)

Listen to Gene Vincent on "Gene Vincent Rocks & The Bluecaps Roll" - ain't that a thin wild mercury rockabilly sound? Full Gene Vincent list at

Comedy Central will air a Saturday Night Live program from 1980 that has the following skit: Bob Dylan (played by cast member-Patrick Weathers?) & ailing Woody Guthrie (played by host-David Carradine) converse via song lyrics. It will air: Su 07-May-00 2:00am EST (item from George Spanos)

Friday, May 5:
Kandidat für den Literaturnobelpreis? - (Spiegel) (link found by Jürgen Kloss)
Dylan Spring 2000 tour photos - (Bill Clinton - Vast Bubba Cons)
Bob Dylan, ein Freund von uns allen - (Tages Anzeiger) (link found by Roger Guthardt)
Il caso-Dylan in parlamento "Ministro, blocca il concerto" A senator says "No" to the concert in front of the cathedral, very ancient church. The case will be discussed in the Italian parliament. - (Gazetta di Modena) (link found by "zan")
Bob Dylan "Think Different" poster: $169.95 "One of the hardest posters to find!"
Kilpailut: Bob Dylan-kisa - (Competition, click link) (Sony Music Finland) (link found by Jarmo Palokallio)
Dylan Rocks Salina by Laurie.

Thursday, May 4:
Dylan had studio time booked this week, hope it turns out to be his next masterpiece! Now welcome to Europe!
Dylan a Cagliari, caccia ai biglietti - How to buy tickets for Cagliari (L'Unione Sarda) (link from Gianni)
Swedish TV1 tonight at 2200-2230: Polar Music Prize: Bob Dylan Swedish 30 minute TV special in Dylan's footsteps, from Hibbing via the breakthrough in Greenwich Village to the Polar Music Prize. To be broadcast May 4, 5 & 6 in Sweden. - (Sony Sweden) (link found by Anders Geijer, Dag Braathen, Jörgen Lindström)
mp3s of Pittsburgh Nov 5 1999 by FTP from:
Should Bob Dylan get the Nobel Prize for Literature? (Aftonbladet) (Swedish) (link from Jan Semneby)
Visit Olof Björner's Still On The Road Index pages!
"I Love You" email virus sacks computers - (cnet) (Macs don't worry.)

Wednesday, May 3:
Hutlöst dyrt att se Bob Dylan (SEK 5000/ $560 paid for Horsens tickets) - (Expressen) (link found by Micke Westberg)
Neil Young's "Silver and Gold" on DVD from
mp3s from Sun Theatre, Anaheim, March 10, 2000
White Rock's latest sensation (Jason MItchell) - (Ottawa Citizen)
Chan Marshall's latest album is a collection of other people's songs, but it still smells like Cat Power - (Dallas Observer)
Two Emmylou Harris CDs reissued: From Cimarron and Last Date (noted by Dag E Braathen)

Tuesday, May 2:
Richard Shindell: A Shaker-Style Voice, With Songs to Match (with Larry Campbell) - (NY Times) (link found by Jack Regan)
Dylan meeting at Two Dogs Pub, Brugata 5, Oslo, 20.05.2000 kl.20.00.
Pictures from last year's meeting (Land of the Midnight Sun)
"The Book of Fathers' Wisdom : Paternal Advice from Moses to Bob Dylan" from
Hot Burritos: The Flying Burrito Brothers Anthology 1969-1972, from contains "To Ramona".

Monday, May 1:
Levon at the helm - (Arkansas online) (link found by Jack Regan)
Papal Mass will genuflect to rock concert (Lou Reed, Alanis Morissette) - (
Screamin' Jay Hawkins' kids sought (
A Viking Chapter in American History - (ABC News) (NDC)
Pass Me Not, O Gentle Saviour / Rock Of Ages / etc - (National Library of Canada - The Virtual Gramophone) (link found by Dag E Braathen)
"It's Not a House, It's a Home" Page by Daniel Martin.
Gates loses "richest man" title - (MacCentral) (NDC)
Listen to "Little Things In Life" RealAudio sample from Green On Red: Scapegoats

"Get a Shot of Rhythm and Blues: The Arthur Alexander Story" by Richard Younger. The first book-length biography of the soul/country singer whose songs have been recorded by the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan.
(May) From - -

Listen to "The Ultimate Arthur Alexander" from - (RealAudio).
His CD "The Greatest" with review by John Bauldie. .
Lonely Just Like Me
contains "Sally Sue Brown", covered by Dylan on Down in The Groove

Sunday, April 30:
Ex-Band member brings own style of blues to Huntsville - (Huntsville Times) (link found by Jack Regan)
'They're Playing Our Song' starring Teresa Williams - (KnoxNews) (link found by Jack Regan)
Vietnam fueled pop protest songs - (Bergen Record) (link found by Joy Munsey)
Political documentary "Life Under Mike" has Dylan track - (Jam!) (link found by Joy Munsey)
Youse Can Call Me Zimmy - (Australian Tribute Album) (In Music & Media) (link found by Charles W. Prince)
Doesn't Anybody Know How To Be a Fugitive Anymore? Convicted in 1970 for antiwar activity, Howard Mechanic spent 30 years in hiding as one Gary Tredway. Then Tredway ran for the City Council in Scottsdale, Ariz. Not a smart move. - (NY Times)
Who were the Weathermen?

Saturday, April 29:
Crow, Earle duet on '60s hit (Abbie Hoffman "Steal This Movie") - (jam!) (link found by Jack Regan)
'High Fidelity' echoes the fan experience - (Bergen Record) (link found by Jack Regan)
Shelby Shuts Up Critics Country singer's `Mother' captures the Bimbo's crowd - (SF Gate)
Man Ray Trust Official Site (NDC)
Norway's fiords among 7 wonders - (Chicago Tribune Magazine) (NDC)

Friday, April 28:
Dick's Picks Volume 17 (Grateful Dead CD with two Dylan songs) - ( (link found by drp)
Music goes upscale (Ticket prices) - (Boston Globe) (link found by William Robertson, Jr.)

Thursday, April 27:
A new Deep Beneath the Waves review of "I Was So Much Younger Then", a 4 CD box set.
Special Swedish 2 CD Best of Bob Dylan Vol 2 to be released (info from Jim Bauman)
Johnny Cash Back In Action With New Album, Boxed Set - (Billboard) (link found by Rico Cass)
Back to the well-springs of beauty and creation - Book: James Mulligan's debut novel The Angel of Laodicea. Available from
Dylan to play Toronto - (Canoe) (link found by Joy Munsey and Bobby Fay)
Document Records has Vintage & Contemporary Blues etc etc. (Link from Jürgen Kloss)
"Making People's Music : Moe Asch and Folkways Records" is a book now available from - and
Agent EB's Bob Dylan Page contains his reviews of Dylan's official albums.

Wednesday, April 26:
Neil 24 hour Film Festival.
The Bridge Spring issue is out now.
Who Were We in Vietnam? - (NY Times) (link found by Barry Klatzkin)
US TV: Steely Dan on VH1 Storytellers Wed 4/26 at 12pm/11c, Thu 4/27 at 12pm/11c, Sun 4/30 at 5pm/4c (noted by jester on the sidelines)
Daniel Kramer exhibit (photos of Dylan) in Amsterdam, Holland, May 20 to June 10.

Tuesday, April 25:
Not unexpectedly, the remasters of "Blood on the Tracks" and "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan" have disppeared from the Sony legacy page. (They were listed for May 9th.) (Noted by Nick Spenceley)
Dyer-Bennett No. 1 CD by Richard Dyer-Bennett, who also recorded "Spanish is the Loving Tongue".
Maverick Beck circles '70s with 'Vultures' album - (Rocky Mountain News) (link found by Brandon Zwagerman)

Monday, April 24:
A new BDX: Mystery Zim-Art # 105.
If You Think Twice, It's Not All Right John Corigliano's use of Bob Dylan lyrics in 'Tambourine Man' miss the point. - (LA Times)
Mom Domingo Gets It Wrong (Halfway down the page.) A parcel of Bob Dylan lyrics newly set to the typically shiny, slick, faceless music of John Corigliano? - (LA Weekly)
'60s witnessed the birth of the pop protest song - (PioneerPlanet) (link found by Joy Munsey)
Finding the Groove - Susan Tedeschi - (Alabama Live) (link found by Jack Regan)

Sunday, April 23:
Rock of Ages The VH-1 relaxed-fit generation. - (NY Times)
New Neil Young album out April 25th: Silver and Gold, from
Neil Young official website brings the Shakey Film Festival on Tuesday 25 at 1200 PST.
Polar Music Prize: Bob Dylan Swedish 30 minute TV special in Dylan's footsteps, from Hibbing via the breakthrough in Greenwich Village to the Polar Music Prize. To be broadcast May 4, 5 & 6 in Sweden. - (Sony Sweden) (link found by Anders Geijer, Dag Braathen, Jörgen Lindström)
Between Rock and a Hard Drive Real Networks founder Rob Glaser - (NY Times)

Saturday, April 22:
The Bob Dylan Starting Point by Eric Schoneveld - nice front page!

Friday, April 21:
On being apoet in the year 2000 - (MSNBC) (link found by Adam Hindman)
Dylan al molo Ichnusa - Conferma ufficiale: a Cagliari il 2 giugno (Official confirmation: Cagliari June 2) - (L'Unione Sarda) (link found by gianni)
Gordon Lightfoot tapes first U.S. TV special - (NDC) (Jam!) (link found by Bobby Fay)

Thursday, April 20:
July dates announced! See above.
Genetics Offers Denouement to Mystery of Prince's Death - (NY Times) (NDC)
After the Tourists Leave, Sun Studios Rocks Into the Night - (NY Times) (NDC)

Wednesday, April 19:
Dylan/Lesh mail order tickets - (GDTS)
Furthurmore With Jorma Kaukonen (Part I) - (jambands) (link found by Christophe Greenman)
Swap MP3s, go to jail? - (CNN) Virtual patrol car will look for Napsters.

Tuesday, April 18:
June tour dates with Phil Lesh announced - ( (link found by Dana Hanson)
Napsterizing. How free music will change the planet - (SF Gate)

Monday, April 17:
Remastered "Blood on the Tracks" and The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan due to be released May 9th (Sony Legacy)
Italian dates! - Front door with Shockwave - (Link from Michele)

C.P. Lee, author of "Like a Bullet of Light: The Films of Bob Dylan" will give a talk at Helter Skelter bookstore in London on Thursday April 20.
Give a listen to Clayton Denwood's "Runaway Train", a "slowly driving locomotive blues" - (mp3 and RealAudio)
Desolation Row: The Expressionist Dylan (.pdf - requires Acrobat reader)
Koerner, Ray and Glover: The Roots of the Minneapolis Sound - (Jenny Curtis) (link found by Charles W. Prince)
Sony Download Plan Leaves Some Scratching Heads - (SonicNet)
Folkways Revisits Broadside Songs, five-CD box set Aug 22. - (SonicNet)
Billy Bragg, Wilco Releasing 'Weirder' Set Of Guthrie Tunes, Mermaid Avenue Vol. II due May 30 - (SonicNet)
Photographs and Postcards of Lynching in America - "Postcards of the hanging" - (Requires Flash) (link found by Phil Aldridge)
John Lennon Documentary - GIMME SOME TRUTH premieres on BRAVO channel 10:pm EDT (from Mike Capasse)

Sunday, April 16:
Possible late June concert date at Alpine Valley in East Troy, Wisconsin (Dylan + Phil Lesh).
Folk star Ramblin' Jack Elliott has the words and the tunes - (Union-Tribune)
Freewheelin' - has updated Tape News.

Saturday, April 15:
Patti Smith back in top form with a little help from s - (Seattle P-I com)
Before k.d. lang, before Jewel, there were two girls with guitars - (Indigo Girls) (U-wire)

Friday, April 14:
Napster doesn't worry all artists - Smashing Pumpkins member uses Dylan as example, hmmmm (The Star)
Celebrity investors allegedly ripped off - (NY Post)
(Why did Paul Brady do a Dylan?) - (Irish Times) - Who's Who entry.
Nina Simone sings "Just Like A Woman" - (UOL Música, Brazil) (RealAudio) (link from Fernando Baião Viotti)
Manchester-based cop series "City Central" on BBC1 Saturday 15 at 8.05 p.m. has storyline about mayhem with three Bob Dylan impersonators at the Manchester Dylan festival!

Thursday, April 13:
Five years ago, Ed Lewandowski posted his American Pie article. Still interesting.
Lofoten Art on the Internet (North Norwegian art) - Check this out Bob, then maybe come and visit!
Toronto, Maple Leaf Gardens 10/29/98 - (Edwin Yee) (excellent concert review)
Movie Review: High Fidelity - (Evansville Courier & Press)
John Lennon's "Imagine" has been remastered:

Wednesday, April 12:
Radio Woodstock Rick Danko tribute (RealAudio) (link found at The Band site) Ten for a desert island - (Daily Californian at Excite)
NY Times: "Crazy" by Benjamin Lebert in German from, and in English from

Tuesday, April 11:
An oldie on this site: Josh Nelson's "review to end all reviews" - 951006 Jacksonville, Fl (last one on the page)
Lord of the Rings preview - (QuickTime 4 streaming)
European "Things Have Changed" single May 2 - (Sony Music Norway) (link found by Geir Olsen from The Land of the Midnight Sun)
Deep Beneath The Waves 82.
Sony to Sell Digital Downloads - (Fox News)
It's Dylan by Way of Corigliano, McNair - (LA Times) (link found by Kris K)

Monday, April 10:
Dylan plays Lund May 13, tickets on sale Wednesday +46 280 45 45 - (see Kalendarium) (link found by Micke Westberg)
Bob Dylan ger extrakonsert i Lund - (Aftonbladet) (link found by Patrik Winquist)
Concert pictures from The Idaho Center, Nampa - (
Md. Bill Restricts Cigarette Vending "I guess it was [Bob] Dylan who said it best: 'You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.' - (Washington Post) (link found by Ellisiv)
Hole: It's All Over Now Baby Blue - (mp3, follow Audio link) (link found by Dennis Cleary)

Sunday, April 9:
Dylan marks tour finale with lackluster show (Daily Camera) (link from Brandon Zwagerman)
Yearbook Season (Globe and Mail) (link from Arthur Louie)
Hurricane rings in boxing's return (National Post) (link from Arthur Louie)

Saturday, April 8:
For Dylan, times are a-lingering (Denver Post) (Link found by Brandon Zwagerman)
Dylan's day has arrived (Denver Post) (Link found by Brandon Zwagerman)
Tour Diary #4: Asleep At The Wheel Illin' With Dylan (Sonicnet) (Link found by Kris K)
"High Fidelity" review (Salon Sharps & Flats) (Link from the Lymans)
Sony to Unveil Plan for Digital Music Distribution
Dylan show starts with whimper, ends in bang (RockyMountainNews) (Link found by Brandon Zwagerman)

Friday, April 7:
Last night's Denver setlist
Dylan run-in leaves writer speechless (Daily Nebraskan) (link from Scott Bauer)

Thursday, April 6:
Last night's Salina setlist
Review: Bob Dylan Pleases Boomers - ( (link found by Brandon Zwagerman, Jim Langdon and Nelson French)
Speaking the unspeakable - (Colorado Daily) (link found by Brandon Zwagerman)

Wednesday, April 5:
Yes, Phil Lesh and Bob Dylan will do local shows this summer. No dates yet... - (Mercury Center) (link found by Bobby Fay)
Last night's Omaha setlist
There will be a 2 CD Best Of Bob Dylan release in Europe on May 8th. Bob Dylan: The Best of Bob Dylan vol. 2 - 08.05.00 - (Sony Norway) (tip from Petter Myhr)
Sought-After Dylan Rarity Sees Light Of Day - (Music 365) (link found by Jim)
A Wild Ride for ComputerUser - (ComputerUser)
Ben Stein: Diary - (msn)

Tuesday, April 4:
"Don't Look Back" will be playing at the Huntington Museum of Art in Huntington, WV free of charge tonight, April 4th beginning at 7 pm. (news from Matt Drummond)
Last night's Cedar Rapids setlist
Field Recordings Guide updated and improved.
New pictures at the Larry Campbell web site.
Dylan thrills C.R. crowd - (Iowa Alive) (link found by Alex Leik)
History In Song - (link found by Charles W. Prince)
This Machine Kills Preconceptions - (by Dave Marsh) (link found by Charles W. Prince)
Rowland Scherman - (photographer of Dylan's Greatest Hits album cover) (link found by Charles W. Prince)
Dylan soars with timeless music - (Argus Leader) (link found by Nelson French)

Monday, April 3:
Dylan ticket celebration - (Horsens Folkeblad, Danish) (link found by Flemming Madsen)
Bob Dylan plays The Five on Monday - (Iowa Alive) (link found by Sean McArdle) BR> Tour Diary #3: Asleep At The Wheel Ride On With Dylan - (sonicnet) (link found by Kris K)

Sunday, April 2:
Last night's Sioux Falls setlist
Troubadour Dylan, and beat, go on - (Denver Post)
Music world chasing Guthrie's shadow - (Boston Globe) Howdi Do children's book out this month.
E il vento ci porterà Bob Dylan - Cagliari arena not settled upon yet. (La Nuova Sardegna) (link found by gianni)
Faithful to 'High Fidelity' - (NY Times)
Mrs. Actually's Beauty Parlor has interesting sounds for your ear - (link found by Dag E Braathen)
TEMA: Bob Dylan - ( (link found by Flemming Madsen)

Miles Davis / John Coltrane: Complete Columbia Recordings 6 CD set out April 11.

Saturday, April 1:
June 2 Cagliari, Sardinia date confirmed (link from gianni)
Last night's Rochester setlist
Relaxed, revitalized, renewed - (post bulletin) (link found by Nelson French)
Bob Dylan - Elävä Legenda - (Lippupalvelu, Finnish)
Horsens Ny Teater - Now the people have been satisfied and the tickets have been sold.
I would've followed you in the door but I don't have a ticket stub.
Masser af kærlige hilsener til jer alle (Dylan ticket line followed the world over) (Heike mentioned as a he) - (Horsens Folkeblad)
Udsolgt til Bob Dylan i Horsens (Sold out)- (Politiken)
The French, they are toast AOL Time Warner adds pretentious mid-size Euro nation to its portfolio - (Salon)
Hits & Misses Crossover Pop Stars Take Flight -- And Fizzle -- In Movies - (Chicago Tribune)
Steve Earle SXSW Keynote Address - (Steve Earle net) (link found by Charles W. Prince)
'High Fidelity': The Trivially Hip: A Music Geek's Warped Love Life - (NY Times)
Cusack, in tune with his movies - (USA Today)

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