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Bob Dylan's Fender Strat Returns to Newport Folk Festival...Who Will Play It?

Bob Dylan's Fender Stratocaster, which was played 50 years ago this weekend at the Newport Folk Festival, has returned to Rhode Island to mark the occasion, according to the event's producer, Jay Sweet.

Bob Dylan, Jack White and B.B. King Featured in Blues Documentary 'Born in Chicago'

Hoping to begin production with funding from a PledgeMusic campaign, 'Born in Chicago' is a documentary that accounts the renovation and vital development of the blues that took place between the 1950s and 1960s. The late B.B. King, Jack White and ...

Eminem, Jay Z Have Larger Vocabulary Than Bob Dylan According to Study

Rappers are known to be wordy individuals. In the past, studies have been done on rap lyrics, but now a new study has been released by lyric site Musixmatch about which artists, across all genres, have the largest vocabularies. The study concluded ...

Rod Stewart Lawsuit Focuses on "Copying" Blues Standard "Corrine, Corrina"

Rod Stewart is facing a lawsuit for a song more than a century old, as the estate of Bo Carter (legal name: Armenter Chatmon) is suing over a version of the song "Corrine, Corrina" that the former Faces vocalist included on his 2013 album Time. The ...

Bob Dylan's 'Blood on The Tracks' Test Pressing For Sale...for $12,000

A Bob Dylan rarity has struck the market, as Amoeba Music in California will put a rare copy of the folk icon's 'Blood On The Tracks' for sale. The version features different renditions of many songs on the album than what appeared on the wide ...

Mariah Carey Smartest of Pop Stars? New Lyric Study Says 'Yes'

How much can you tell about someone based on the music they listen to? Well, if you believe one study from SeatSmart, you may come away thinking that everyone who listens to music is an idiot, based on the average reading level required to comprehend ...

Blake Shelton, Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard All Release Bob Dylan Covers

An interesting trend in country music this week as Bob Dylan covers from Blake Shelton, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard have all come to our ears.

Tinashe Sings 'The Times They Are A Changin'' to Bob Dylan in 2003 [VIDEO]

Tinashe has figured out her way into the entertainment industry at this point—appearing on songs that may be part of Drake's next album and all—but she was trying to impress the best way before that. New video has emerged from 2003 that shows a ...

Roger Waters, Decemberists, First Aid Kit Among Newport Folk Headliners

The Newport Folk Festival has probably reached the peak of its lineup announcements as it revealed this week that former Pink Floyd leader and solo standout Roger Waters will be headlining the event. This marks the first performance for the bassist ...

Where Has Bob Dylan Not Played in 'Never Ending Tour'? Alaska and Africa Craving Some Attention

Jack White has certainly found his way around but he's got nothing on Bob Dylan, the ultimate road warrior. The folk icon has been enrolled on his "Never Ending Tour" since 1988, and the statistics demonstrate just how far he's gone. As of a report ...

Noel Gallagher's 'Chasing Yesterday' is Amazon's Best-Selling Album of 2015 So Far

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds currently have the bestselling album of 2015 on Amazon. 'Chasing Yesterday,' which was released last month, has sold more copies than efforts by Bob Dylan, Madonna and Mark Ronson on the online retailer. It also ...

5 Ways Muddy Waters Changed Music: Amplified Blues, Chuck Berry and More (A 100th Birthday Tribute)

Today marks what would've been the 100th birthday of blues legend McKinley "Muddy Waters" Morganfeld. Kind of. Still waters run deep, but Muddy Waters runs deeper. Here are 5 ways modern music would be different without the legend, from the ...

Best Musical Pranks: Justin Bieber, Paul McCartney, Nine Inch Nails and More Celebrate April Fools Day

If you've been reading the news today, especially on Music Times, you know that you've got to watch your back: It's April Fools and irresponsible music media sites are out to get you. We decided to go back and find five of the most epic, dedicated ...

5 Musicians That 'Borrowed' Fashion Personas: Lady Gaga, Liberace, and, yeah, Natalia Kills

This week's most viral, and most infuriating video from the music world comes from X Factor New Zealand, where judge Natalia Kills simply eviscerates contestant Joe Irvine for allegedly stealing his look from her husband, fellow judge Willy Moon. ...

The Hold Steady's 'Almost Killed Me' Turns 11: Five Best Songs From the Group's Debut

Members of The Hold Steady celebrated their 10th anniversary last year with the release of a sixth album, 'Teeth Dreams.' It was clear the band had veered a bit from the sound and angst that graced its superb debut 'Almost Killed Me,' which turned 11 ...

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