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3 hrs ago | Metro

NEWDad recreates classic album covers with his sons

Having kids is fun. Not only are they the perfect excuse to visit the zoo, watch animated movies and keep a never-ending stash of fun size chocolate bars - but they're also the perfect reason to undertake crazy creative projects.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Sweet Science

The Hurricane Carter Case Stays Open In My MindRead More

His legend shall live on longer than that of fighters more skilled than he, if for no other reason than Bob Dylan wrote one of his more popular songs about him, and also for the fact that the Rubin "Hurricane" Carter case is boxings' JFK assassination, destined to be debated long after the principals involved exit their life stage on earth.

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Related Topix: Sport Movies, The Hurricane, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Action Movies, Pop/Rock, Paterson, NJ, Sports, Boxing, More Sports

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Debbie Schlussel

Rubin Carter Wasn't a Hero Then . . . Or Now: Myths & Facts...

Yesterday, the media was all abuzz about the death of "noted civil rights activist" Rubin "Hurricane" Carter whose boxing career was "ruined" after he was "falsely accused" of a murder he did "not commit."

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Related Topix: Sport Movies, The Hurricane, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Action Movies, Pop/Rock, Publishing, Media, New Times, Celebrities, Denzel Washington, Prison

Sun Apr 20, 2014

American Reporter

Weekend ReportMY Apology to Drug Addicts

As Leonard Cohen says in "Anthem," Ring the bells that still can ring/Forget your perfect offering/There is a crack, a crack in everything/That's how the light gets in .

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Examiner.com

A look back - Bob Dylan's appearances on David Letterman's talk shows

David Michael Letterman has been a fixture on American late night television since 1982, and recently announced he would retire in 2015.

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Related Topix: Late Show With David Letterman, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, David Letterman, Dylan, CBS

Examiner.com

Jesse Winchester: An appreciation

He had a low profile compared to the artists who recorded his songs, but singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester , who died on April 11 at 69, was covered by the wide-ranging likes of Patti Page, Elvis Costello , Jimmy Buffett, Joan Baez, Anne Murray, Reba McEntire, Rosanne Cash, The Everly Brothers and Emmylou Harris--and loomed larger than most in the ... (more)

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Daily Mail

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dead at 76 after battle with prostate cancer

Carter spent 19 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of three murders at a New Jersey tavern in 1966 His ordeal and the alleged racial motivations behind it were publicized in Bob Dylan's 1975 protest song Hurricane Carter's life story was later adapted into the 1999 movie The Hurricane in which he was portrayed by Denzel Washington ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sport Movies, The Hurricane, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Action Movies, Prison, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Denzel Washington, Paterson, NJ

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Examiner.com

New Dylan goodies - 'Time' LP, 'Annotated Lyrics,' 'True Detective,' 'Club 47'

Arguably the rarest of Dylan's latter day regular vinyl LP's, the multiple Grammy Award-winning release "Time Out Of Mind," is about to be reissued by Music On Vinyl.

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Something Else! Reviews

One Track Mind: Dolly Parton, "Don't Think Twice," from Blue Smoke

Bob Dylan's "Don't Think Twice," with its sad acceptance of life's strange twists set to a plucky finger-picked cadence, always seemed well suited for a country-music makeover.

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Community Reporter

Deb Says

Thank you, dear readers, for sharing the music of your life. I am certain I haven't heard from all of you who want to add to our playlist so maybe this month's column will give you the incentive to show us your "song."

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Sunherald.com

Dylan's 30th Anniversary Concert, Scotty & Elvis and more

This week we feature a DVD/CD package of Bob Dylan's 30th Anniversary Concert, a new "party album" by Riley Etheridge Jr., a two-CD "Essential" set from Eric Carmen and a fascinating book by Scotty Moore.

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Examiner.com

Bob Dylan 'works in' tour debut at Nagoya, Japan, concert

At the Zepp Nagoya in Japan earlier tonight, Bob Dylan played "Working Man's Blues #2" for the first time on his current tour, according to Bob Links .

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The Winnipeg Free Press

CD reviews

FOR most of their career, Canadian twang-rockers the Sadies have effectively and purposefully defied musical convention to very positive effect.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

American Reporter

Weekend ReportMY Apology to Drug Addicts

As Leonard Cohen says in "Anthem," Ring the bells that still can ring/Forget your perfect offering/There is a crack, a crack in everything/That's how the light gets in .

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Related Topix: Peter, Paul & Mary, Folk, Pop/Rock

Deming Headlight

Las Cruces Country Music Fest returns with a bang and a twang

The Charlie Daniels Band headlines this year's Las Cruces Country Music Festival.

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Examiner.com

France drops hate speech charges against singer Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan is a folk-rock icon and can do no wrong to lots of people, but the 72-year-old can still push some buttons and cause controversy.

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Pacifica Tribune

Steve Brown's 'Flashback Jam - Last Licks' plays the Firehouse

This Sunday, Steve Brown's film, "Flashback Jam - Last Licks," will play the Pedro Point Firehouse Film Series.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Times of Israel

French court drops Bob Dylan incitement case

A Paris court on Tuesday dismissed a case against singer Bob Dylan on charges of incitement to hatred filed after he was quoted allegedly comparing Croats to Nazis, his lawyer said.

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Saipan Tribune

A monthlong celebration of poetry

April is National Poetry Month, a monthlong, national celebration of poetry established by the Academy of American Poets as a way to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in the United States.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Pop/Rock, Newport Folk Festival, Country

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Prolific musician fell in love with Canada

Jesse Winchester was so talented a singer and songwriter that Bob Dylan said of him, "You can't talk about the best songwriters and not include him."

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Related Topix: Jesse Winchester, Folk, Pop/Rock, Emmylou Harris, Country, Mississippi

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