"I've written a whole bunch of songs, so I can't say I didn't get to do what I wanted to do."
-Bob Dylan, 1995 .
People love the music of Bob Dylan for a variety of reasons, but I've discovered there are only 3 answers to the question, "D'you like Bob Dylan?"
2. "He's okay." (Translation: "I own Greatest Hits.")
3. "He's absolutely fan-tabulous!"
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Bob Dylan will headline a White House celebration of music from the Civil Rights movement on February 10, 2010. The concert to be broadcast a day later on US public television, is the latest in a series of musical evenings hosted by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.
Bob Dylan has released a brand new album of holiday songs, Christmas in the Heart. U.S. royalties from sales of these recordings will be donated to Feeding America, guaranteeing that more than 1.4 million Americans in need will be fed during this year's holiday season. Click to read more about Dylan's wonderful philanthropic project and to buy the album from BobDylan.com.
Bob Dylan's latest album, Together Though Life, his first studio album in three years, was released on April 27, 2009. Details about the release, as well as Bob Dylan's interview with Bill Flanagan about the new album, are available on bobdylan.com.
To the bemusement of many critics, Bob Dylan was awarded a 2008 Pulitzer Prize: "A Special Citation to Bob Dylan for his profound impact on popular music and American culture, marked by lyrical compositions of extraordinary poetic power." Special Citation Pulitzers are awarded infrequently to artists, musicians, novelists, and others outside the journalistic sphere of the typical awardees. Read about it on the official Pulitzer Prize Web site.
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June 18London, England
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June 24Sursee, Switzerland
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June 26Hamburg, Germany
June 27Odense, Denmark
June 29Bergen, Norway
June 30Oslo, Norway
July 2Borlange, Sweden
July 2Costa Mesa, California
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