Tag: Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan finally agrees to accept Nobel Prize

Bob Dylan will finally receive his Nobel Literature Prize for literature in Sweden this weekend, the academy has announced. At the time of Award ceremony, the Swedish Academy said that the singer-songwriter informed them “he wishes he could receive the prize personally, but other commitments make it unfortunately impossible.” The[Read More…]

Bob Dylan breaks silence over Nobel Prize, accepts prize

Bob Dylan, the American singer-songwriter who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature has finally told the Swedish Academy that he will accept the prize. Despite the repeated attempts by award-givers, media-shy Dylan did not make any comment on the 8 million crown ($900,000) prize and told the British Daily,[Read More…]

Blowin in the Wind: An ode to Bob Dylan

I first heard the song Blowin in the Wind several years back in JNU. I was a new entrant and was straight away swept away by it, such was its all-pervasive power even half a century after its penning. I remember guys meticulously learning to strum the chords of Blowin[Read More…]

10 Greatest Bob Dylan songs of all times

Bob Dylan was named the surprise winner of the Nobel prize for literature “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”. The American singer-songwriter has has released great albums every decade since he started in the ‘60s and some of them have been poetic marvels. Every[Read More…]

Rock legend Bob Dylan wins Nobel Literature Prize

American singer and songwriter Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday. The Swedish Academy said Dylan ‘created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition’. Dylan was born Robert Allen Zimmerman in 1941 and began his musical career in 1959, playing in coffee houses in[Read More…]

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