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Wednesday, May 23:

Mr. Tambourine Man - (ORF) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer)
Bob, 60 - (Dag og Tid)
Virud synger Dylan igjen - (Dagsavisen)
The Sopranos: Peppers & Eggs - (Feber) (link found by Tobias Levander)
Grattis Bob, 60! - (Sydsvenskan) (link found by Bengt Sundén and Fredrik Nilsson)
Gestaltung, Umgestaltung - (NZZ Online) (link found by Daniel Nufer and Marion Hitzenhammer)
Bob, da bläst er! - (sueddeutsche) (link found by Rolf Bergdolt)
Temporary address for Espanet - (Espanet) (tip from Joan Ferreras)
Unterirdischer Heimwehblues - (Die Zeit) (link found by Uwe Meilchen)
Dylandance - (Tageszeitung - many stories) (link found by Juergen Luebeck)
.pdf - (Club Metro) (link found by Ole Lien)
"Don't Look Back" tonight on Finnish TV - (YLE) (link found by Jorma Palokallio)
Das Rock-Urgestein rollt auch jenseits der 60 mit voller Kraft - (Saarbrücker Zeitung) (link found by Heiko Baumann)
Tom Waits receives songwriters honor - (Yahoo / Reuters) (link found by C. Hunstiger)
At 60, the Ministrel Man Moseys On - (WSJ) (link found by Kyle Cahill, John Leinenweber and Andrew Steinhouse)
Happy Woman Blues - (Lucinda Williams) (link found by Tim Rahto)
The New Dylans - (National Post) (link from Avram Rothman)
Tägliche neue Verweigerungen - (Düsseldorf Today) (link found by Birgit Kranzusch and Falk Janning)
Beiträge zum 60. Geburtstag - (Wiener Zeitung) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer)
Bob Dylanfête ses 60 ans - (Cyberpresse) (link found by Michel Jacques)
"Ich halte mich selbst nicht für Bob Dylan" - (Berliner Morgenpost) (link found by Matthias Hofmann)
Bob Dylan - (Salon) (link found by William Robertson, Jr. and Michael Collins)
Editorial - (Tageszeitung) (link found by Gerhild Schiller)
Bob Dylan, année soixante - (Liberation) (link found by François Kahn)
Kentucky radio station wfpk.org is having a special Dylan week in conjunction with his birthday this Thursday. You can listen on-line. (tip from Bill Hester, New Zealand)
The Great Bob Dylan Information Exchange - (Q) (link found by Stephen Dunthorne)
The Dylan Legend - (Gadfly) (link found by Scott Bauer and Moe)
Dylan - the big picture - (NME) (link found by Jack Regan)
Dylan is King of the Castle - (NME) (link found by Jack Regan)
Star und Zimmermann - (Hamburger Morgenpost) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer)
Das Taz-Dossier - (TagesZeitung) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer and Gerhild Schiller)
Bob Dylan At 60: Weiland, Stipe, Wyclef Tip Their Hats - (NME) (link found by Alex Leik)
En helt vanlig sfinx från Minnesota - (Svenska Dagbladet) (link found by Tobias Levander)
Ständigt pĆ väg till nya spelningar - (Svenska Dagbladet) (link found by Tobias Levander)
"Alla står vi i skuld till Bob" - (Svenska Dagbladet) (link found by Tobias Levander)
Fans promote Dylan for Nobel Prize - (Aftenposten) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer)
Wie die Welt ohne Bob Dylan aussähe - (Kurier) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer)

Tuesday, May 22:
Das ungewaschene Phänomen - (Hannoversche Allgemeine) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer)
Dylan i Trøkk says Expecting Rain is slow to load- (NRK) (link found by Espen Aas)
Yan Friis: Dylan og meg! - (Oslopuls) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer)
Buon compleanno, Bob Many items! - (Il Giorno) (link found by Cesare Bassani)
Bob in the sixties - (the Age)
Times still changin' for Dylan - (the Age) (link found by Kenneth Greve Jensen)
Positively 60th Street - (Globe and Mail) (link found by Frank Desmond and Martin Abela)
Bob Dylan Radio Day May 24 I'll be interviewed around 1630 CEST - (Radio Eins) (link found by Stephan Krumme)
Bob Dylan wordt 60 - (De Standaard) (link found by Cedric Leroi)
"Det handlar om värdighet" (Dignity) - (corren.se) (link found by Bernt Håkansson)
Midtown shop puts Dylan's HS Essay on sale for 35G - (PageSix) (link found by Dana Hanson and Daniel Green)
Bob Dylan Documentary Released on DVD for Singer’s 60th Birthday - (abc news) (link found by Dana Hanson)
Tommorow is a long time... - (Hindustan Times) (link found by Dana Hanson)
Happy 60th birthday, Bob Dylan - (Jam) (link found by Jack Regan, Bobby Fay and Corey Diamond)
His times still are a-changin' - (Jam) (link found by Jack Regan, Bobby Fay and Corey Diamond)
Baez on Dylan: 'I never thought anything so powerful could come out of that little toad' - (Globe and Mail) (link found by Craig Proctor)
Blazing Talent - (TwinCities) (link found by Tom Kennelly)
Duluth should build a statue of its famous son - (Pioneer Planet) (link found by Tom Kennelly)
Betsy Bowden's "Performed Literature: Words and Music by Bob Dylan"has been republished "The most sound and thoroughgoing critical analysis of Bob Dylan's artistry available on paper" - Catharine Mason, English Professor, Université de Caen - (University Press of America)
Avslør dama, vinn premie - Name the woman on the cover of... (Dagbladet) (link found by Ellisiv Pedersen)
Dylan år för år - (Expressen) (link found by Tobias Levander)
The Patriarch of The Band - (Dagbladet / TheBand.hiof.no) (link found by Richard Wall)
Bob Dylan - (Salon) (link found by William Robertson, Jr. and Michael Collins)
Bob Dylan Videos (60th Birthday) - (VH1 May 24 at 12 am ET) (link found by Alex Leik)
Tombstone Blues - (LA Times) (link found by Christian Ter-Nedden)
Immer noch der selbe schlaue Bastard - (Tages Anzeiger) (link found by Beat de Roche)

Monday, May 21:
If it's a milestone time for Dylan, 60 isn't why - (Philadelphia Inquirer) (link found by Tom Coburn)
Words Fill My Head Rare lyrics, poems & other pieces - (Olof's Files)
How Does It Feel to Be 60, Bob? - (LA Times) (link found by Howard Mirowitz)
Like a Rolling Stone - (Público) (link found by Isabel Ramos)
Still an enigma after all these years - (The Star) (link found by Jack Regan)
Stuck inside of Dylan myth again - (The Star) (link found by Jack Regan)
BBC Radio Wales are broadcasting a 2 hour birthday tribute show on 24th May at 14.00 - 16.00 British time. (for the latest RealAudio 8) or (for older RealAudio versions) (tip from Tim Bone)
Katie from California is looking for two tickets for the Bergen concert. Can someone help her? KCesario@gibsondunn.com
Dylan 60 tribute Sat 26 in Bergen - (garage.no) (from Bergen Dylan Society)
Den norske Dylan Mentions yours truly and a few contributors! - (Romsdals Budstikke) (link found by Øyvind Brunvoll (bobdylan.nu)
As Bob Dylan turns 60, new scrutiny of his life and times - (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) (link found by Jack Regan)
Dylanesque is a British tribute band. Their CD: "The Basement Fakes"!
A Tribute to Woody Guthrie EMP, Seattle Wed 23 - (emplive) (link found by Artur Louie)
Bob Dylan blowin' into 60 - (Montreal Gazette) (by Juan Rodriguez)
cartoon - (Montreal Gazette) (link found by robert smirnow)
The road still beckons for a troubador at 60 - (Chicago Tribune) (link found by Dana Hanson)
Dylan, My Way #2 - (insiderone.net)
Dylan's Mystique - (NY Post) (link found by Jack Regan)
Bob Dylan: Simply America's best songwriter - (sacbee) (link found by Jack Regan)
Thinking twice about Bob Dylan Unfortunately, so did that awful voice of his - (Chicago Tribune) (link found by someone)
Rock Tributes to a Poet and a Populist Tiwn Halll Dylan Tribute, Joey Ramone memorial - (NY Times) (link found by Jack Regan and Ken Feinleib)
Tangled Up In Bob - (National Review) (link found by Peter Patton)
Howard Sounes's top 10 music biographies - (Guardian) (link found by David Davis)
2FM Live Sunday 27th - (2fm.ie) (link found by Derek Keogh)
1984 interview broadcast - (2fm.ie) (link found by Derek Keogh)

Today fm available in RealAudio are running a poll to find the most popular Bob song. Ian Dempsey's Breakfast Show (7am GMT to 10am GMT) have Bob Dylan as a regular contributor, writing folk songs on request for people who are getting married, emigrating, etc. you get the picture. Anyways "Bob" will be joining Dempsey on the morning of his birthday to announce the results of the poll. (by the way the guy who 'does' Bob is hilarious and his songs are very very funny. One that springs to mind is "the night they took Coronation Street away" a protest song against the removal of a soap opera from RTE TV.)
Anyway, You vote for your best song at zimmerman@todayfm.com and the winner is announced between 7 and 10am by Bob himself on Thursday. I would like, for a change to see some real votes going in, and not the usual 'Blowin in the wind' 'Times they are a-changin' scenario.
You get the picture. Derek Keogh

This Thursday National Public Radio's "All Things Considered" (U.S) will present a feature on the CD "A Nod To Bob" An Artists Tribute To Bob Dylan on His Sixtieth Birthday". Lucy Kaplansky, Guy Davis, Eliza Gilkyson and Martin Simpson have been interviewed.

www.kgsr.com at 10pm (central) will broadcast a dylan tribute (live) featuring many Austin musicians, including Eliza Gilkason and Jimmy LaFave. For legal reasons, commercial breaks will be filled with instrumental music over the web broadcast. (from Jon Lasser)

Dylan at 60 - The music legend is still full of surprises - (Buffalo.com) (link found by Bob Meyer)
Bare Bob, Bob i Dylan-samfunnet - (BA) (link found by awensaas)
der grosse bob - Leitwolf wider Willen - (BernerZeitung) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer)
Looking Back at Dylan - (RootsMusicBusiness.com) (link found by Riosur)

On Thursday, May - well, who needs to be told the date? - BBC Radio Scotland (MW 810kHZ, 370m, FM 92.4-94) will have two programmes marking the Birth of Bob. At 6.15pm (repeated at 11.05 pm) Brian Morton will present interviews and music on the man, as will Archie Fisher on Travelling Folk, beginning at 7.05 pm. (from Roddy Forsyth)

Sunday, May 20:
Peers still in awe of Dylan at 60 "Augie Meyers began work on the next Dylan album this month." - (San Antonio Express-News) (link found by Michael Nave)
If you have been looking for Bob Dylan items, such as caps, t-shirts, belts, watches etc., check out Signatures Superstars.
Bob Feldman on "A Nod To Bob", Spider John Koerner plays "Delia" (RealVideo) - (TPT Almanac) (link found by Nelson T. French)
Bob Dylan: el padre de la contracultura cumple 60 años - (La Tercera, Chile) (link found by Cristobal Droppelmann)
Positively Bob Dylan: A 60th-birthday memory book - (Star Tribune) (link found by Nelson T. French)
Harry Smith Symposium - (Getty Research Institute)
Bob Dylan 60 Ćr - (Dagbladet) (link found by Ellisiv Rasmussen og Dag Braathen)
Bob Dylan: Tangled up in myths of his own making From country bumpkin to millionaire hobo, the self-proclaimed seer - many would claim genius - has shrouded himself in mystery. As he turns 60, criticism is long overdue - (Independent)
Charlie Brown Celebrates Bob Dylan's Sixtieth Birthday (BDX) by Anton Scamvougeras (and Charles Schulz)
The essential Dylan - (Chicago Tribune)
Feind der Mütter - (Salzburger Nachrichten) (link found by Lukas Wirnsperger)
Nie und nirgendwo - (Salzburger Nachrichten) (link found by Lukas Wirnsperger)
Bob Dylan Birthday Party Rochester NY May 26 - (Milestones Music Club) (link found by Dipesh Risal)
Forever Old - (Der Standard) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer)
Bob Dylan: Das verklärte Idol - (Format) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer)
Dylan's Bithday - (Star Tribune) (link found by Charles Hunstiger)
Article on Bob in Christianity Today magazine (the May 11, 2001 issue), written by Steve Turner, the veteran rock journalist. (from Jerry Holmaas)

Saturday, May 19:
Dylan at 60 - is he verse or worse? - (Times) (link found by John Morrison)
Gospel Stars to Serve Bob Dylan on Tribute Album - (VH1) (link found by HwyCDRrev)
Carolyn Hester makes Dylan's Texas connection - CountryCompass.com (link found by Kerry Dexter)
NDC: Did you know that Donovan's son directs "Last Party 2000" which features Robert Downey Jr. and Courtney Love? (Karl Erik, watching Richard III on TV)
Documentarian Looks Back at Bob Dylan - (Wall of Sound) (link found by Dana Hanson)

i think the boxing fight which dylan attended a few days ago will be broadcast in the usa on hbo tonight (saturday).... (from the jester on the sidelines)

There will be a Birthday celebration for Bob Dylan at the Pilot Tavern 22 Cumberland St., Toronto (416) 923-5716 on Friday, May 25 on the patio starting at around 9:30pm (after the Lightfoot show). The bar has agreed to play Dylan's music all night-covering all aspects of his career. There will be no cover and all are welcome. For details please contact Gary Rusak.

Tomorrow morning (Sunday May 20) BBC Radio Scotland will broadcast a programme at 11.05 am on FM and MW, 25 minutes long, called McZimmerman's Blues, an exploration of the Scottish roots of some of Dylan's songs - Hard Rain, for example, being inspired in part by the old Scots ballad, Lord Randall. (from Roddy Forsyth)

Rocking My Life Away - (Rolling Stone) (link found by Alex Leik)
We believe in you Dylan rolls on in permanent defiance - (Guardian) (link found by Sarah Poynting)

Vote: Who is the world's greatest lyricist? - (BBC) (link found by Jim Johnson)
Highway Sixty Revisited With audio link - (BBC) (link found by Sarah Poynting)
Schmächtiger Gigant - (nordwest.net) (link found by Jörg Hausmann)
Dozentenkonzert und Bob Dylan-Special - (szon) (link found by Jörg Hausmann)
Die Ente und der Blues - (Die Welt) (link found by Jürgen Kloss)
Happy Birthday Bob! Liste Radio/TV - (Jörg Hausmann)
A singer who left his mark on the 1960s - (Irish Times) (link found by Denis Healy and Jack Regan)

The freewheelin' Bob Dylan - (BBC) (link found by Peter Davies)
Göteborg Dylan Festival - (dylanundercover) (link found by Geir Olsen, Land of the Midnight Sun and Jörgen Lindström)
Submit your question for D.A. Pennebaker - (USA Today) (link found by Bob Meyer)
Bob Dylan - The Last Troubadour - (New Zealand Herald) (link found by Fred Muller)
Dylan's Christian albums remade by gospel singers - (Jam) (link found by Jack Regan)

I was wondering if you could put a note on your site to see if any Chicago area Bobheads would like to help organize some sort of Bobfest next Thursday or Friday for the Big 6-0 at Alive One.  The address is 2683 N. Halsted.  It is a really cool Dylan friendly bar in Lincoln Park.  I spoke with someone there today and they don't have anything formal planned but would be more than willing to host and help organize such an event.  I've been to a few parties there where they'll rent out part of the bar for something like $20 a person all you can drink for 3 or 4 hours.  Thanks and keep up the good work with the Website!!! ( contact Mark Peterson)

- Vår tids Shakespeare Pictures of Johnny Borgan, Håvard Rem - (Aftenposten) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer)
Minnesota label honors native son - (msnbc) (link found by Dana Hanson)
Immer radikal, niemals konsequent - (Berliner Zeitung) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer)
Anton Corbijn im Interview: "Jedes Bild ist eine Lüge" - (Potsdamer Neueste Nachrichten) (link found by Jörg Hausmann)
Forever Young - (Potsdamer Neueste Nachrichten) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer)
Wer für alle spielt, gehört niemandem - (eBund) (link found by Patrick Aeschbach)
Was ist was: Bob Dylan - (jetzt) (link found by Uwe Meilchen)
Henkel hängt an Dylan - Big industry boss likes Dylan (link found by Patrick Aeschbach)
Happy Birthday, Bob Dylan - eine Legende wird 60 - (Musikexpress) (link found by gordon darroch)

Friday, May 18:
Times change, but Dylan leaves a lasting imprint - (USA Today) (link found by jlaw, Jarmo Palokallio, Peter Patton, Jan Semneby, Dana Hanson and Otto Thompson)
Music world to salute Dylan - (BBC News) (link found by Tareth Casey)
Happy Birthday, Bob! Leave a message for Bob - (smalltalkatthewall) (link from Mac)
Montreux Jazz Festival part of the Sun Records Tribute - (CDNow) (link found by Corey Diamond)
Bob Dylan Radio Day May 24th I will be with them on the phone- (radio eins, Berlin)
Gospel Stars To Serve Bob Dylan On Tribute Album - (Sonicnet) (link found by Catina Prieur and Ed)
Win Bob Dylan Album - (Mojo) (link found by Uwe Meilchen)
Der Unfassbare - (Die Zeit) (link found by Uwe Meilchen)
Profiel - Bob Dylan - (NRC Handelsblad) (link found by Rudy Veirman)
Bob Dylan, el poeta del rock - (La Nacion Line, Argentina) (link found by cucho)
Things Have Changed 05/17/01 - (Coast Weekly, Monterey) (link found by Britt)
Don't look back - (Salon) (link found by Frank Desmond)
True Dulan play by Sam Shepard - (DeutschlandRadio) (link found by Uwe Meilchen)
Rare 1984 Slane Castle archive interview with Dylan to be broadcast by Irish 2FM over the course of 4 nights, in 20 minute sections, 9 PM-11PM GMT. On the web at www.rte.ie (From Denis)
Springbank - Individualistens whisky - (aperitif.no) (link found by Magne Karlstad)
60 Jahre Dylan lists TV and radio birthday shows - (Streetlegal.ch)
Wie find ich das? Yamaha FG-430 guitar signed by Dylan auctioned at Christie's - (Die Zeit) (link found by Uwe Meilchen)
60-song Marathon Musical Salute" to Bob Dylan at Wetlands in Manhattan - (Bergen Record) (link found by Jack Regan)
German TV channel ARD has a quiz on their videotext pages where they ask: ARD Text sucht diesmal den Künstlernamen des US-amerikanischen Musikers Robert Zimmermann Reply today by phone or post. (tip fropm Wolfram W. Winkler)
Times sure are changing - (Star Beacon, Ashtabula, OH) (link found by Kevin Briggs)
If Not For You Bob Dylan turns 60. EW wonders where we'd be without the folk father - (Entertainment Weekly) (link found by Alex Leik)
With All Memories And Fate Interview with Fernanda Pivano (Italian) - (Maggie's Farm) (link found by Leonardo Mazzei)
Protest und Poesie Hüfte und Hirn - (Tagblatt) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer)
Zimmerpix (by Nils Sloth)

Thursday, May 17:
Bob's 6-0 events listed at Dylanbase (Add your own!)
Dylan will be appearing at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Illinois on Sunday, August 12. Reserved seats go on sale at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, June 9. 217-782-1979. Track view goes on sale on June 16 at 10:00. (from Robert Lowery)
What comes after Greatest Hits, Best of, Very Best of and Essential Bob Dylan? - Of course: The Ultimate Collection! Thank you Sony Music Austria! (tip from Jarmo Palokallio) From amazon.de.
Razor's Edge - Bob Dylan and the Never-Ending Tour is out.
Bob Dylan Honored With Gospel Recording Pressing On: the Gospel Songs of Bob Dylan - (Yahoo) (link found by Patrick J. Elias)
Man Out of Time - (LA Weekly) (link found by Daryll Weisblott)
Bob Dylan at 60 Including video - (Virgin Radio) (tip from Tim Rahto)
The New Yorker Festival Returns, Still the Talk of the Town - (NY Times) (link found by Jack Regan)
Acting his age the great mumbling artist... - (Globe and Mail) (link found by Michele Simpson and Edwin Yee)
"There's Dylan and there's Everyone Else - (Newsday) (link found by SoDamnHip and Paul Pearson)
Dylan med nye øjne - (Information) (link found by Jesper Petersen)
Bob Dylan, sessant’anni di solitudine - (Corriere della Sera) (link found by Lele Romanini)
Schmächtiger Gigant - (nordwest.net) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer)
Ein perfekter Dilettant des Folkrock - (Frankfurter Neue Presse) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer)
Für Bob Dylan ein Ständchen aus Unna - (Westfälische Rundschau) (link found by Patrick Aeschbach)
'Positively 4th Street': Protest and Soap Opera for 4 Singers of the 60's - (NY Times) (link found by Ellen Friedenberg and Lawrence Warner)
The Gunfighter - (TV Guide) (link found by HwyCDRrev)
Der Unfassbare - (Die Zeit) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer)
Dylan til vi styrter New book about Dylan - the man with as many sides as a ball - (Jylland-Posten) (link found by Blanc 1)
Bob Dylan - En guide til hans plader - (Bogguide.dk) (New book in Danish)
Don't Follow Leaders Bob Dylan – In eigenen Worten - (Palmyra-Verlag) (link found by J.P. Wilbrand)

Wednesday, May 16:
Dylan, 98 Degrees to perform at fair August 10 - (Des Moines Register) (link found by Dana Hanson)
Bob Dylan to Celebrate Birthday - (AP/ NY Times) (link found by Ben Schafer)
Times Changed - Bob Dylan At 60 May 22 - (BBC World Service) (link found by Jill Bradnum)
On A Night Like This - (De Concertzender) (link found by fl)
Grundig og godt om Dylan Review of Petter Myhr's "Bob Dylan - jeg er en annen" - (Adresseavisen) (link found by Adrian Fiskum Myhr)
"Blonde On Blonde" was released 35 years ago today. (tip from Rolf Bergdolt) - Not till June '66 in fact (PSB)
Label Honors Dylan With Album A Nod To Bob - (AP/ Excite) (link found by Jack Regan)
"Jewels and Binoculars: Memoirs of a Young Dylan Fan" includes reviews of spring 2001 Dalton and Atlanta shows - ("How Long Has It Been Since Dylan Played...") (by Adam Selzer)
Looking back on Bob Dylan - (Nando Times) (link found by Dana Hanson)
Birthday Bash for my Hero - (Shields Gazette) (link found by Peter D)
Bob Dylan-en poemak euskaraz Dylan in Basque, the most ancient tongue in Europe - (paper) (link found by Javier Serrano)
Tribute to Bob Dylan in Amsterdam "Down the Highway" in Dutch to be released - (Paradiso) (link found by Arie de Reus)
Upcoming albums in May Byrds Play Dylan, The Essential Bob Dylan- (Sony Music Norway)
2001.09.XX Bob Dylan (unknown title) - (Sony Music Poland)
The Sound of Protest The NY Times article, also in other papers - (International Herald Tribune) (link found by Dana Hanson)
A Heavyweight at Ringside - (NY Times) (link found by Charles W. Prince)
Happy Birthday, Bob - (Ripsaw) (link found by Dave Plentus of Dylancoveralbums.com)
"BIG-6-O" RADIO+TV List has some additions (Hermann Michels)
La Voce di Bob Dylan Una spiegazione dell'America - (feltrinelli.it)
New 1992 Tour Compilation is being treed at dylantree.com

There are two Bob progs on BBC Radio 4. At 10.30am Saturday 19th May "Highway 60 Revisited".  Described on www.bbc.co.uk "As Bob Dylan reaches his sixtieth birthday, David Stafford looks back on key moments in the career of a man revered by some and reviled by others. Featuring Martin Carthy and Billy Bragg."
5.40pm on Sunday called "A Letter To Bob..." and is on at 5.40pm on Sunday 20th and is advertised as "...On His Miscellaneous 60th Birthday: Bob Dylan turns 60 on 24th May 2001. Andrew Motion writes a personal account of his life with Dylan and sends him a birthday greeting." (from Jill Bradnum)

The National Programme of Radio New Zealand are playing what I believe is a 3 part BBC documentary on Dylan starting Sat 19 May in the afternoon - check your Listener for details. (from Andrew McCallum)

Tuesday, May 15:
New details sweeten Dylan biography - (Buffalo News) (link found by Bob Meyer)
Dylan, My Way - (InsiderOne)
San Antonio TX birthday poster - (from Bobby Livingston)
Top of the Week: Sopranos - (Kansas City Star) (link found by Jack Regan)
"BIG-6-O" RADIO+TV List - (German stations) (from joerghausmann)
Zimmermen Live in Cardiff - and on the BBC!! - 24th May 2001 - (minimaximusic) (link found by Ed)
Bob Dylan 60th Birthday Celebration at the Old Town School - (Old Town School) (link found by Avery Lerner)
Don't Think Twice, It's All Right - (Newsday) (link found by David Buchbinder)
The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack - (BBC) (link found by Peter Pearson)

Monday, May 14:
A lot of great links waiting after my three day absence - give them all a try!
Bob Dylan in Madison Square Garden last Saturday - (Yahoo/AP) (link found by Michael Smith and Marion Hitzenhammer)
Shelby Lynne recorded her contribution for the June TNT John Lennon tribute, for which Bob Dylan also is a confirmed performer. (See "The Latest Word")
"The Wanderer" by Alex Ross You may have read this one before, but it's good - (New Yorker)
My flatmate Bob - (Guardian) (link found by Roddy Forsyth, Peter Slack, Martin McGowan, Sarah Poynting, Paul Gardner, Dominic Marsh and PSB)
An Interview with Bobby Vee Elston Gunnn - (bobbyvee.net) (link found by eleventh.hour)
"Return To Me" chords - (My Back Pages) (by Eyolf Østrem)
Whenever Bob Shines His Light On Van CDR Tree, seen bottom of left column - (the Van Morrison web site) (link found by Henry See)
The more things change - (mountainx.com) (link found by Jesse Olley)
Bob Dylan Tour '74 - (rock's back pages) (link found by Dag Braathen)
Peter Himmelman web site quite flashy and heavy (link found by Marty Megliorino)
Real Life Rock Top 10 - (Salon) (link found by David Davis)
Don't look back - (Salon) (link found by Randall Busack, Kaliph Hayes, Chris Elliott and Terry Kelly)
Gott wird 60 - (Profil) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer)
May 29 Bob Dylan night - (Arte-TV) (link found by Tini  Fuchs)
Otis Redding sings Dylan - Not! - (Rhino) (link found by HwyCDRrev)
Det ruller for Bob Dylan Langesund sold out, Bergen too - (Varden) (link found by Geir Olsen, Land of the Midnight Sun)

The latest issue of Mojo (June 2001) includes 16-page birthday tribute to Bob, including Andy Gill on the making of Blood on the Tracks, Greil Marcus on Dylan in 1962, Peter Guralnick on Bob in 1975 and Richard Williams on Dylan and the Dead. The issue includes many rare photographs, plus reviews of Howard Sounes' new biography and Greil Marcus' assessment of David Hajdu's Positively 4th Street, a book about Dylan, Baez and Richard Farina. (from Terry Kelly and Tiernan Henry).

Bucky Baxter, Steve Forbert and Michelle Shocked will perform at The Neverending birthday in Alba (in the North-west of Italy) The festival will start May 24 and during four days more than 50 musicians will cover Dylan's songs in two spectacular venues. Among the musicians involved there will be major Italian bluesmen and songwriters, jazz bands, powerful cover bands and even a big band of 40 elements! Carmel from Manchester and Joan Vinyals with Quino Pi de la Serra from Barcelona will also perform their versions of Dylan's compositions. Round tables, an exhibition of pictures and a very special installation of videos with great Dylan performances complete this event which aim is to spread the Dylan's poetics. Happy birthday, Mister Bob ! (poster) (From La Tolla) Steve Forbert web site (link found by Dave Plentus)
Top 50 bootlegged artists in the UK - (BPI) (link found by Paul Read)
Dylan fantasy pool results and prizes (from Arthur)
Theme song: Can You Please Crawl... - (Minnesota Twins) (link found by Charlie Hunstiger)
Last night's Sopranos episode included Bob Dylan's recording of "Return To Me". Reruns this week on HBO (tip from Mike P)
The Sound of Protest - (New York Times) (tip from James Swann, Alex Leik, Ellen Friedberg, Curt Nyquist )
Placing a Bob each way - (New Zealand Herald) (link found by Charles W. Prince)
Freewheelin' magazine site has been updated. (thanks to Keith Wootton)
Olof's Chronicles Olof has now updated four more chronicles (1960, 1961, 1962, 1963) - (link found by Eben Hensby)
Bob Dylan & Tom Petty 1986 radio concert May 21: "True Confessions . Live USA 1986" - (NDR2) (link found by Uwe Meilchen, Marco Wolff)
Marley's legend undiminished - (BBC) (link found by Tareth Casey)
Home entertainment Chrissie Hynde interview - (Guardian) (link found by Sarah Poynting and Peter Slack)
I am back from Ankara now, and have resumed updates.

Friday, May 11:
young but daily growin' has a new address. Focuses on the young Robert Zimmerman, before he was Bob Dylan, 1961 & 1962.
Dylan Keeps A-Changin', Making Him a Hard Act to Follow - (NY Times) (link found by Stuart)
The June issue of Uncut Magazine has a Dylan 60th Birthday Special - "How One Man Changed The World" - by Ian MacDonald (pages 36-66), plus a page special on his 30th anniversary concert. (tip from Roddy Forsyth)
I will be in Ankara on Saturday. If you are there, do you have any tips for what to see or do?
Washington Square Memoirs: The Great Urban Folk Boom (1950-1970) - (Rhino reissue) (link found by HwyCDRrev)

Thursday, May 10:
Bob Dylan - The 1998 International Conference at Stanford University Video tapes of the complete conference now accessible at the Stanford Library (Music Library / Archive of Recorded Sound) - (Stanford.edu) (link found by Tino)
Exhibition of Dylan books - Cambridge University Library - (CBDS) (thanks to John Nye)
Long reviews of Atlanta-Nashville-Memphis concerts.
Liverpool and Sterling tickets "not available" - (NME) (link found by HwyCDRrev)
Bob Dylan is Composer of the Week on Radio New Zealand's Concert Programme. At 11 am May 13-18. (tip from Andrew McCallum)
Minneapolis Million Dollar Bash - (paulmetsa.com) (link found by Nelson T. French)
Judy Collins Celebrates 40 Years Of Music - (Billboard) (link found by Carsten Baumann)

Wednesday, May 9:
"Return To Me" 40 seconds mp3 sample from "Sopranos 2" soundtrack. Order from amazon.com
Poet-Musician Bob Dylan - (BBC World Service)
Isis has been updated.
The neverending birthday -(Italy) (link fromGiorgio Ferrero)
Newman, Wilsons, Waits File Suit Vs. MP3.com - (Billboard) (link found by Alex Leik)
Trønderne svikter Dylan Only 4.000 tickets out of 20.000 sold for Trondheim June 24 - (Bergens Tidende) (link found by Johan Henden)
Ausstellungseröffnung in der Stadtbibliothek - (NGZ online) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer)
Folk musicians give their patron saint a ‘Nod to Bob’ - (twincities) (link found by Nelson T. French)
Dylan hits 60 and the road - (ninemsn) (link found by Dana Hanson)
Lou Reed not dead! - (nme) (link found by HwyCDRrev)
Nashville and Memhis reviews - (Aberdeen Waters Flow) (link from Martin Abela)
Kicking Back - (Memphis Flyer) (link found by Charles W. Prince)

Tuesday, May 8:
Today the "Sopranos 2" soundtracj was released, with Bob Dylan singing "Return to Me". Order from amazon.com
Sopranos 2, 30 sec sound sample Requires Windows Media Player - (Best Buy) (link found by Marty Megliorino)
Violent Femmes Kill Their Collectors Market With Digital Album Cover "Positively 4th Street" - (Chart Attack)
Sunday's Memphis concert reviewed.
Nachtstudio-Ausgabe am 60.Geburtstag Bob Dylans - (ZDF) (link found by Matthias Hofmann)
On a night like this: Bob Dylan-nacht May 18 - (concertzender.nl) (link found by Peter Davies)
Ticket fees cross another frontier NDC - (Boston Globe) (link found by William Robertson, Jr.)
As Charity-Concert Organizer, He Rocks - (LA Times) (link found by Jack Regan)
May 24 Bob Dylan-fest in Mirapuri Coiromonte, Italy - (Check out Michel Montecrossa first) (link found by Jim Linwood)
A Nod to Bob: An Artists' Tribute to Bob Dylan on His 60th Birthday - (USA Today) (link found by Alex Leik)
No Regrets - (AcousticGuitar.com) (link found by Eyolf Østrem)
Rock Clock 1965, 1976 & 1982 - (VH1) (link found by Catina Prieur)

Monday, May 7:
Birthday Boy: A new stack of books on Bob Dylan's sixtieth Excellent! (If the URL changes and you rediscover this, please send it to me) - (New Yorker) (link found by David Davis, Steve Michel and Chris Elliott)
Last night's Memphis setlist.
Music! Music! Music! 3-day Beale fest ends on a high note And Dylan was, well, Dylan - a man who has reclaimed his creativity over the decade to be our poet laureate all over again - (GoMemphis) (link found by Jack Regan)
Record number of music fans turn out for Music Midtown - (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) (link found by Jack Regan)
Legendary Bob Dylan (picture) - (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) (link found by Jack Regan)
Bob Dylan, Ehrfurcht und harter Stoff - (Tages-Anzeiger) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer)
White Rabbit CDs specializes in music from 1965 to 1975. Enter the Rabbit Hole!
May 19: Happy Birthday Bob Dylan One hour TV programme - (3Sat from ORF) (link found by Jürgen Rosch)
May 23: Million Dollar Bash - (First Avenue, Minneapolis) (link found by Nelson T. French)
Two Nashville pictures by Joel Parker
Bob Dylan zum Sechzigsten, Back to the sixties - (DeutschlandRadio Berlin) (link found by Wolfram W. Winkler)
The life and music of Bob Dylan Monday 07 May at 0930 - (BBC World Service) (link found by David Pester)

Sunday, May 6:
European Tour dates confirmed - (bobdylan.com) (from Dan)
Last night's Nashville setlist.
Dylan demonstrates his durable magic - (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) (link found by Jack Regan)
Music Midtown 2001: vent - (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) (link found by Jack Regan)
Dylan delights wall-to-wall fans - (Tennessean) (link found by Jack Regan, Alex Leik and Jim Maynard)
Fans awash in music at downtown festival - (Tennessean) (link found by Jack Regan)
Like His Posters, Available Again, a Designer Endures - (NY Times) (link found by Jack Regan)
Madrid Birthday Bash - (Black Diamond Web) (link from Pablo Velasco)
Bob Dylan - eine Ausstellung zu seinem 60. Geburtstag - (Stadtbibliothek Neuss) (link found by Norbert Schmidt)
Deep Beneath The Waves # 86!
Does my tum look big in this? Dance to the tune of the Hurricane- (Guardian) (link found by Peter Slack)
Forever young Bob Dylan wird 60 German TV tonight - (NDRTV) (link found by Jörg Hausmann)
100% Pure Cult Bob Dylan - (welcome.to/bobdylan)

Saturday, May 5:
Last night's Atlanta setlist.
Andrew Muir's "Razor's Edge" / Cardiff Birthday Tribute - (The Cambridge Bob Dylan Society) (link from John Nye)
Someone ought to set up a Birthday Site, gathering info about the tributes planned all over the world. Anyone? Anyone?
UNCUT magazine has massive Bob feature this month (tip from Tony Wolkowski)
Music Midtown 2001: Big names lure impressive first-day turnout - (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) (link found by Jack Regan)
Pulitzer winner breaks boundaries From concertos to rewriting Bob Dylan - (Christian Science Monitor) (link found by Jack Regan)
Like a rolling stone Dylan at 60 - (The Star) (link found by Martin Abela)
Das Theater Neumarkt Zürich feiert Bob Dylan und die Zeitschrift 'du' - (news.ch) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer)
Bob Dylan. Der Fremde - (du) (link found by Marion Hitzenhammer)
Ramblin' Jack lives his music - (Poughkeepsie Journal) (link found by Halibut454)
Details of Dylan birthday celebrations in Melbourne: BIG SIX-O BOB DYLAN BIRTHDAY BASH. Sunday 27 May, 3pm until late. Rare big screen videos - live music. Cornish Arms Hotel, 163A Sydney Rd, (tip from Tricia)
Bob Dylan Birthday Tribute at the Birchmere, Alexandra, VA (links from John Pruski)
O Brother, What a Party! - (Yahoo) (link found by Catina Prieur)
Rock Clock for May 5 - (VH1) (link found by Catina Prieur)
Bob Fest 2001! - (Spring Green Cafe, WIsconsin) (link found by Paul)
Best wishes on the wedding day of Kerstin & Gregor in Hamburg! (from Catina)

Friday, May 4:
Dylan returns on the edge of 60: 'I was so much older then ...' - Charlotte review (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) (link found by Joseph Hunt)
My Century Watching Bob Dylan, by D.A. Pennebaker - (BBC World Service) (link found by Phil Teece)
River Stages: The godfather of song - (Tennessean) (link found by Jason Blandford)
Punks, Poets and Paperback Writers - (BBC Online) (link found by Phil Teece)
Emmylou ... singer songwriter, survivor - (New Zealand Herald / emmylou.net) (link found by Michael Collins)
Lowell Folk Festival July 27 - 29 includes Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys (link found by HwyCDRrev)
Life's a Beach Unreleased Beach Boys tracks - (NME) (link found by HwyCDRrev)

Thursday, May 3:
Last night's Dalton setlist.

Deep Beneath The Waves # 85. Seven more CDs reviewed in Deep 86 which I hope to publish tomorrow.

Ex-Beatle Harrison treated for cancer - (BBC)
Former Beatle well after lung surgery - (Globe and Mail)
Beatles-Harrison kreftoperert - (VG) (link found by Geir Olsen)

82 today: Pete Seeger. Congratulations! (tip from Paul Pearson)
Dylan Delivers In Long, Strong Civic Center Show - (Citizen-Times) (link found by Alex Leik and Charles W. Prince)
Dylan Six-Oh Bash at The Cellarin Struthers, Ohio.
Record Collector Magazine looka at Dylan at 50 in their May issue (link found by Peter Slack)
Beck, Dylan films to screen at NXNE Toronto, June 7 to 9 - (jam) (link found by Bobby Fay)
Live 1961-2000: Thirty-Nine Years Of Great Concert Performances - (Jam) (link found by Murray Turin)
Dylan, Cosby tickets going fast - (Daily Citizen) (link found by Charles W. Prince)
A Nod to Bob (review) - (New Zealand Herald) (link found by Charles W. Prince) Order from the Corner Shop
Positively Club 47 David Hajdu's forthcoming book- (Boston Globe) (link found by Curt Nyquist) Order from the Corner Shop

Wednesday, May 2:
Last night's Asheville setlist.
I have received a new installment (#85) of "Deep Beneath the Waves", fresh reviews of 19 Bob Dylan CDs. I need some time to prepare it for the web, so watch this space!
Dylan's back and back in form - (Roanoke Times) (link found by Cindy Scott Ries)
Roskilde endnu ikke godkendt Roskilde festival still has not submitted their security plans (Nine died last year)- (Berlingske) (link found by Bjarne D. Jensen)
The 100 greatest music videos - (Ottawa Citicen) (link found by Bill White)
As Abelard Said to Heloise ... - (msn) (link found by Doug Evans)
Olof has updated versions of the 1993 "On A Rising Curve" and the 1994 chronicle "Keep On Keepin On" at I Happen To Be A Swede Myself!! (tip from Eben Hensby)
roboto.com has Dylan and Goin' to Acapulco lyrics (link found by Rich Powell)
Greil Marcus' Real Life Top 10 - (Salon) (link found by Peter Slack and Matthew Kelley)
All These Inches Away From Where Greil Marcus Began - (powells.com) (link found by Tim Beacham)
Aberdeen Waters Flow has been updated with new content.
Joe Henry was a member of Bob's band for the Dharma & Greg episode - (joehenryaddressesthenation.com) (link found by Chris.Elliott)
Behind the Music (Friday 4th on VH1) - (Musicstation) (link found by Charles W. Prince and the jester on the sidelines)

There's a 60th Birthday bash in the HQ hall of Fame on Abbey street, Dublin on 24th May. "Salute him when his Birthday Comes" featuring loadsa local musicians and bands, I just got off the phone with HQ and they say it will be on their website ver' soon www.imhf.com ,and seeing as though we've a few rock 'n folkers living here now who knows who might show up. (from Derek Keogh)

Hurlers responsible for bringing Bob to Kilkenny - Kilkenny People (link found by Derek Keogh)
The New York Town Hall event sold out early, according to Mel Hausner, who could not find a ticket.
VH1 Ranks 100 Greatest Videos - (NY Times) (link found by Curt Nyquist)
Dylan returns on the edge of 60: 'I was so much older then ...' - (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) (link found by Jack Regan)

Tuesday, May 1:
Beck, Costello, More Sing Of Love, Murder At Harry Smith Tribute - (Excite) (link found by Jack Regan)
Dibujos afinados Gorillaz' video reminds of Dylan's video for "Things Have Changed"- (Pagina12.com.ar) (link found by José Manuel Simian)
Paul Simon Nabs Brian Wilson for Summer Trek - (VH1) (link found by HwyCDRrev)
www.PaulMcCartney.com is open (link found by HwyCDRrev)
Beck, Costello, Others Sing of Love, Murder at Harry Smith Tribute - (VH1) (link found by HwyCDRrev)
Bob Dylan und Neil Young in Lörrach - (Stuttgarter Zeitung) (link found by Charles W. Prince)
A timely meltdown D. A. Pennebaker - (National Post) (link found by Charles W. Prince)





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