Latest Bob Dylan News

Justin Bieber sells rights to 'Baby,' rest of music catalog

Jan. 25, 2023 16:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber's record-breaking pop hits from “Baby” to “Sorry” are no longer his after the superstar sold the rights to all his early career music. The Canadian-American pop star’s six albums, including his most recent album “Justice,” are part of the...

Review: Dylan's expanded 1997 masterpiece reveals new layers

Jan. 23, 2023 13:15 PM EST

“Fragments — Time Out of Mind Sessions (1996-1997): The Bootleg Series Vol. 17,” Bob Dylan (Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings) When Bob Dylan released “Time Out of Mind” in 1997, it was heralded as a late-career masterpiece featuring songs like “Make You Feel My Love,”...

Reports: David Crosby, rock star and CSNY co-founder, dies

Jan. 19, 2023 19:38 PM EST

David Crosby, the brash rock musician who evolved from a baby-faced harmony singer with the Byrds to a mustachioed hippie superstar and an ongoing troubadour in Crosby, Stills, Nash & (sometimes) Young, has died at 81, several media outlets reported Thursday. The New York Times...

Ian Tyson, half of Ian & Sylvia folk duo, dies at age 89

Dec. 29, 2022 18:36 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Ian Tyson, the Canadian folk singer who wrote the modern standard “Four Strong Winds” as one half of Ian & Sylvia and helped influence such future superstars as Joni Mitchell and Neil Young, died Thursday at age 89. The native of Victoria, British Columbia,...

Britney Spears' massive pop songs to land on Broadway, again

Dec. 02, 2022 09:16 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A stage musical about woke princesses that uses hit songs by Britney Spears will land on Broadway this summer. "Once Upon a One More Time," featuring Spears' tunes, including “Oops!… I Did It Again,” “Lucky,” “Stronger” and “Toxic,” will start...

New this week: Lizzo, 'Criminal Minds' and 'The Woman King'

Nov. 25, 2022 11:31 AM EST

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music and video game platforms this week. MOVIES — When the Mars Rover Opportunity, nicknamed Oppy, launched in 2003, it was only...

Bob Dylan publisher sorry for $600 book's replica autographs

Nov. 21, 2022 13:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Dylan's publisher is offering refunds for a $600 special edition of his new book, “The Philosophy of Modern Song,” acknowledging that the allegedly “hand-signed” copies were not individually inscribed. "To those who purchased THE PHILOSOPHY OF MODERN...

Review: Tom Petty doesn't back down in 1997 Fillmore shows

Nov. 21, 2022 10:06 AM EST

“Live at the Fillmore (1997),” Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Warner Records) Listening to “Live at the Fillmore (1997)” it's easy to see why Tom Petty said at the time he thought it was a career highpoint. This archival release pulls highlights from the...

Collection of love letters written by Dylan sold for $670K

Nov. 19, 2022 12:49 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A collection of touching and sometimes prescient personal letters written by a young Bob Dylan to a high school girlfriend has been sold at auction to a renowned Portuguese bookshop for nearly $670,000. The Livraria Lello in Porto, Portugal, which bills itself as...

US-Best-Sellers-Books-PW

Nov. 18, 2022 11:49 AM EST

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Desert Star” by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown) 2. “The Boys from Biloxi” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 3. “The Silmarillion” by J.R.R. Tolkien (William Morrow) 4. “No Plan B” by Child/Child...