Some Guy Paid $2 Million for Draft of Dylan's "Like A Rolling Stone"

Aleksander Chan · 06/24/14 06:30PM

A handwritten manuscript of Bob Dylan's "Like A Rolling Stone" was sold today in New York at rich people's eBay, Sotheby's auction house, for $2.045 million to an unidentified bidder. The early draft of the lyrics, written on stationery from the Roger Smith Hotel in Washington, was vaunted by Sotheby's as "the only known surviving draft of the final lyrics for this transformative rock anthem."

Bob Dylan Beefing With Historians At PBS Over Famous Guitar

Taylor Berman · 07/12/12 12:11AM

Sort of like the geriatric's version Chris Brown-Drake fight, but with less violence and no Tony Parker, Bob Dylan is beefing with historians at PBS over the whereabouts of the electric guitar he used at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival, where Dylan famously went "electric." Dylan claims he's still in possession of the Fender Stratocaster he used, but Dawn Peterson, the daughter of Victor Quinto, Dylan's pilot from the 1960s, says otherwise.

Man Charged for Singing Bob Dylan to Ex-Girlfriend

Max Read · 09/13/11 06:11PM

Here's a pro-tip for all you would-be romantics out there: If your girlfriend has taken out a restraining order against you, show up on her doorstep with some friends to play her some Dylan tunes! No, wait—don't. Don't do that.

What if Bob Dylan Wrote Every Popular Song Ever?

Marie Bardi · 02/10/11 01:00PM

This video imagines a world in which "Mr. Tambourine Man" and "All Along the Watchtower" weren't the only famous Dylan standards. Could it be that "My Humps" was originally inspired by a "lovely lady-lump" Joan Baez had on her back?

Bob Dylan Has Six More Books Left In Him

Adrian Chen · 01/19/11 07:46PM

Legendary satellite radio DJ Bob Dylan just signed a six-book deal with Simon & Schuster, including two more volumes of memoirs and one book about his radio show. Somewhere a Dylan superfan is crushed that he's not writing a seventh.

YouTube: The Cradle of Classic Rock Mythology

Michael Jordan · 03/29/10 11:00AM

YouTube is often lauded as an innovation that revolutionized the distribution system for contemporary music videos. But, it also functions in another, largely unheralded capacity: it facilitates the discovery of old artists by new generations.