Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, & Janis Joplin’s Chelsea Hotel Doors Sold At Auction

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The legendary Chelsea Hotel has been under renovation since 2011, and a couple years ago a former resident noticed that the construction workers were planning to throw out the building’s old doors. He put a stop to that, transporting them from the site and researching what famous people stayed in each rooms. The … More »

Hear Bob Dylan, St. Vincent, Ben Gibbard, & More Sing About Gay Love On New Covers Comp Universal Love

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Universal Love is a new six-song compilation on which noteworthy musicians tweak the lyrics on well-known classics to turn them into gay love songs. Funded by MGM Resorts International, the project is designed to be a collection of wedding anthems for same-sex couples, according to a new feature in The New York Times. More »

Bob Dylan – “Masters Of War (The Avener Rework)”

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The Avener is a French deep house DJ/producer who, for some reason, has decided to rework “Masters Of War” from Bob Dylan’s early career highlight The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan — I guess because 55 years later war masters keep on warrin’? One thing I can say about this remix is that it definitely exists. Hear … More »

Gotcha Covered: “All Along The Watchtower”

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Super Bowl weekend already feels like it was months ago, though there are still a couple feelings I’ve been coasting off in the last week-or-so since: one, it’s always fun seeing Tom Brady fail, and two, people who want you to buy things act under the worst faith imaginable. All it took was that Ram … More »

Watch Justin Timberlake Seek Questlove’s Approval For Prince Tribute, Duet With Chris Stapleton, & More On Fallon

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A weekend of Justin Timberlake overload concluded with even more Justin Timberlake late Sunday night when the self-described Man Of The Woods followed his Super Bowl halftime show with lots more screen time on Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show broadcast live from Minneapolis. Timberlake sat for an interview with Fallon, during which he explained … More »

Soy Bomb, ODB, Aretha, & The Craziest Grammys Ever: An Oral History Of The 1998 Grammys

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The 1998 Grammys were the most action-packed ceremony in the show’s soon-to-be-60-year history. Aretha Franklin pinch-hit for Luciano Pavarotti at the last minute on a performance of aria “Nessun Dorma,” often ranked among the greatest in award-show history. Shawn Colvin saw her song of the year win interrupted by a just-snubbed Ol’ Dirty Bastard, memorably … More »

Margo Price – “Most Likely You Go Your Way” (Bob Dylan Cover)

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Margo Price made one of last year’s best country albums with All American Made, and she’s about to embark on a tour in support of it. Before that kicks off, though, she’s released a cover of Bob Dylan’s Blonde On Blonde track “Most Likely You Go Your Way” as part of the Spotify … More »

Laura Marling – “A Hard Rain’s A Gonna Fall” (Bob Dylan Cover)

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We named Laura Marling’s revelatory Semper Femina Album Of The Week back in March, drawing light comparisons to Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell. Today, Marling breathes new energy into Dylan’s classic “A Hard Rain’s A Gonna Fall,” so either she reads Stereogum or we can see into the future. There’s a … More »

Rostam – “Like A Rolling Stone” (Bob Dylan Cover)

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A few months ago, Rostam Batmanglij released his first solo album, Half-Light, and he recently stopped by the SiriusXMU studios to perform a stripped-down set in which he covered a classic. Hear the former Vampire Weekender’s sweet and subdued take on Bob Dylan’s “Like A Rolling Stone” below. [videoembed size=”full_width” alignment=”center”][/videoembed] Half-Light is out … More »

Stream Bob Dylan Trouble No More – The Bootleg Series Vol. 13 / 1979-1981

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For years, Bob Dylan has been unearthing old rarities and live tracks from different points in his career for his Bootleg Series collections. For the newest set in that series, he’s focusing on what most be the most contentious era of a long and contentious career. In the late ’70s, Dylan got very into two … More »