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SEVEN DAYS

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Dylan News

March 4 - 10, 2024

Seven Days in Bob Dylan

This is Seven Days, our weekly summary of the best Bob Dylan news and links plus new podcasts, events, and photo/video of the week.

On Tour

  • Dylan On Tour
  • Highlights & Rarities
    • Clearwater (5th): Walking By Myself (Jimmy Rogers)
    • Clearwater (6th): Big River (Johnny Cash)
    • Fort Meyers (7th): Roll Over Beethoven (Chuck Berry)
    • Orlando (9th): Walking By Myself (Jimmy Rogers)
  • News & Posts
    • Bob Dylan Shines During Fort Myers Detour (Wink News)
      • “After playing through his songs, Dylan surprised the arena — after a quick whisper to his band — with Chuck Berry’s “Roll Over Beethoven,” which electrified the crowd. After “Goodbye Jimmy Reed,” Dylan shouted out each member of his supporting band.”
    • Bob Dylan Gets Heckled at Florida Concert: “Play something we know” (KSLX) [1]
      • “In fan-shot footage posted to YouTube, you can hear a member of the audience share their two cents, shouting to Dylan, “Play something we know.” But Dylan didn’t seem to care too much about the heckler’s opinion.”

The Week's Best News & Posts

  • Burning CDs and Printing Lyric Sheets for Bob Dylan (Flagging Down} [10]
    • “He works hard. He doesn’t need the money. I know about more about Weir than I know about Dylan, and I don’t think he likes to be home. Weir likes to be out playing music and living that life. And I assume Dylan is the same way. That’s the life he’s choosing to live, to be out on tour.”
  • Dylan’s World Gone Wrong (Peter Stone Brown) [8]
    • “This album is no attempt to cash in on the so-called “unplugged” craze – it’s way beyond that. The point is the songs, Real songs, valid ones that have been around for years, which Dylan makes live again.”
  • Timothée Chalamet Goes Acoustic (GQ) [5]
    • “Timothée Chalamet has been preparing to play Bob Dylan for what feels like an eternity—or at least since 2020, when he hunkered down in rural Woodstock, New York to “practice his guitar and harmonica in peace” during the throes of lockdown.”
  • Shane MacGowan: They Gave The Walls A Talking Exhibition Opens in the Bob Dylan Center (HotPress) [5]
    • ““It was a special kind of occasion last night,” Hot Press editor Niall Stokes said this morning. “The team at the Bob Dylan Center have been brilliant throughout and the exhibition truly looks amazing – not least residing alongside the fantastic presentation of the work of the great songwriting maestro Bob Dylan himself, at what is a unique celebration of fearless creativity.”
  • The Mind’s Eye: Ebet Roberts (Memphis Magazine) [8]
    • ““Bob Dylan was one of my heroes and I’d always wanted to photograph him, so I said, ‘What time does he go on?’ He said ‘Four o’clock this afternoon. Just jump on a shuttle at LaGuardia and I’ll meet you at the backstage gate.”

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Dylan before the Clearwater FL show this week.

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Jimmy Rogers - Walking By Myself

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