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Sunday, December 31 (New Year's Eve 2000):
A glimpse into Bob Dylan's lost years - (the age) (link found by Charles W. Prince)
Pray tell, ye ministers of sound - (Irish Independent)
Seven Years in the Life Beatles - (NYbooks)
Saturday, December 30:
Golden Globes 2001 poll In the lead for "Best Original Song": Björk - (imdb) (link found by Bjarne D. Jensen)
"Leanin' on Bob (The r.m.d Song)" by Will Rigby (mp3.com)
Remembering The Band's Rick Danko - (Yahoo!) (link found by lujayne)
Health and harmony - (Times)
Friday, December 29:
Books: What's On The Shelf Two new Dylan books - (Newsweek) (link found by Jack Regan)
The Expecting Rain Corner Shop is a page where I aim to give you links to book, CDs, DVDs and other items that might be of interest.
'Pops' Staples - (Guardian)
Thursday, December 28:
"Never Ending Tour" To be released on February 28, 2001 (SRCS-2438)(title not yet confirmed). Looks like a Japan only release live compilation CD. - (Sony Japan) (link found by Nishimura, Itsuko)
Bob Dylan Mind-Map has been cancelled. Refresh screens for latest info.
George Harrison interview - (Radio Undercover) (link found by Charles W. Prince)
VH1 Counts Down The '100 Greatest Albums of Rock & Roll' Four Dylan LPs - (Company News) (link found by Klewan, Andrew A.)
La Top 100 di Rolling Stone? de gustibus - (kwradio) (link found by Mario Mazziol)
The Other Ones Truck On Sans Garcia - (Worldnews / AP) (link found by Klewan, Andrew A.)
Stagger Lee / Stag-O-Lee / Stagolee/ Stack-A-Lee / Stack O'Lee - (blueslyrics) (link found by Eric Whelchel)
Przez ile dróg - s?. i muz. Bob Dylan Polish "Blowin' In The Wind" mp3, look for Przez ile dróg - s?- (Romana Roczenia) (link found by Artur Jarosinski)
Wednesday, December 27:
My mother is 80 today! Happy birthday, Mor!
''Oh, mama...'' Vaccine development - (Boston Globe)
Memorable concerts 2. Bob Dylan, Molson Amphitheatre, July 18: The reticent troubadour, having played brilliantly for two hours, nearly had to be hauled from the stage at the end of his set. - (Toronto Star)
Don't Look Back on Sundance tonight 5:45 PM EST.
Puccini and Emmylou, the spirit of my salvation - (the age)
Tuesday, December 26, 2nd Christmas Day in Norway:
Bob Dylan Mind-Map The definitive Dylan expose about to close. Get your say. - (Learners Realm)
Monday, December 25, Christmas Day:
Freewheelin' site updated with a new "Tape News" plus details of "Volume 18" which will be published on 1st January.
Mike Bloomfield bio - (Chicago Tribune) (link found by lujayne)
Return To Me (lyrics) - (Dean Martin Fan Center) Familiarize yourself with the song through Napster. It might come in handy next year!
Sunday, December 24, Christmas Eve:
It's alive, alive-oh - Gigs of the year - (Irish Independent)
George Harrison: 'All Things' In Good Time - (Billboard) (link found by lmnierse)
'O Brother': This One's a Keeper - (Washington Post) (link found by Charles W. Prince) From amazon.com
Beck, Slash, Courtney Love Between Covers Of 'Jews Who Rock' - (SonicNet) (link found by Charles W. Prince)
After 1999's Glitches, Y2K Offers Reassurance - (LA Times) (link found by Charles W. Prince)
That high lonesome sound Album of the Year: Johnny Cash - (Irish Independent) From amazon.com
Clinton, not Clint, made my day Kennedy Center Honors - (the Star)
Saturday, December 23:
Best Wishes For Russia In New Year ...a wish that Bob Dylan would finally visit Russia - (Moscow Times)
All Things Considered July 26, 2000 Celebrity: Commentator Reynolds Price reflects on his brief encounters with various celebrities from Orson Welles to Bob Dylan. - (NPR) (RealAudio)
Stealth plan puts copy protection into every hard drive - (NDC) (The Register)
Friday, December 22:
Interviews from the Official Jewish Mothers' Hall of Fame - Beatty Rutman: Bob Dylan's Mother - (Jewhoo!) (link found by Larry Shapiro)
Tomorrow, December 23, at 9:30PM, the band It Ain't Me, Bob will play Dylan music at Le Bal du Lézard, 1049, 3rd avenue, in Quebec City, Canada. They play songs like One More Cup of Coffee, Most of the Times, Tight Connection to My Heart, Blind Willie McTell, Love Sick, New Pony and more... They play it their way. Their versions of Love Sick, Most of the Times and New Pony are especially interesting... (tip from Christian Tourtereau)
Writer finds common ground with Jews who rock 'n' roll - (Los Angeles Times ) (link found by Jesse Shanks) Jews Who Rock from amazon.com - amazon.co.uk - amazon.de.
The Woodstock Sessions: Songs of Bob Dylan First all Australian Bob Dylan tribute album - (Rhythms Magazine)
The Bob Test - Can you pass it? - (20 lbs. of Headines)
How Eartha got her groove back (NDC) - (Telegraph)
'Oh Brother' A Boon For Ralph Stanley - (Billboard) (link found by Tom Fischer (God Jul, Tom!))
Jeff Buckley Fans Booted from Napster Watch out, there is a cover of Dylan's "Farewell Angelina" mentioned... - (Rolling Stone)
Travis Back in the Studio Will cover "You're a Big Girl Now" - (Rolling Stone)
Roots/Trad/Folk Highlights 2000 - (Irish Times) (link found by Jack Regan)
Itchy & Poppy "Things Have Changed," "best single of the year"- (washingtoncitypaper) (link found by Ben Grillot)
Bob Dylan - ett liv (Swedish) - (feber)
Thursday, December 21:
"Wonder Boys" on DVD Jan 9 from amazon.com will include the video for Dylan's "Things Have Changed" (tip from Alex García)
"Duluth Does Dylan" sold out, except from a few copies at CD Baby and Electric Foetus (phone orders). Another run of the record should arrive to retailers the middle of January.
"Hurricane" dial up tone for your Nokia mobile phone (And "All Along The Watchtower" - Jimi Hendrix!) - (Sun)
Golden Globe nominations - (Golden Globe) (link found by Alex Leik and Jack Regan)
Full Nelson Rick Nelson box set includes "She Belongs To me" - (Chicago Tribune) From amazon.com -
George Harrison Talks Catalog Reissues Bangla Desh, Wilburies - (Billboard) (link found by Alex Leik)
Wednesday, December 20:
"Things Have Changed" suitability ... contains lines about a woman sitting on the singer's lap, drinking champagne, as well as the word "hell." - (ScreenIt) (link found by Tobias Levander)
`Pops' Staples dies at age 85 - (Chicago Sun-Times) (link found by Kris K)
The great idea that will never work Celestial jukebox would give subscribers any song, any time - (msnbc)
Tuesday, December 19:
Wildflower Child See last paragraph - (Black & White) (link found by Charles W. Prince)
Golden Satelite Awards, Jan14 - Nominated for Best Original Song: Bob Dylan's "Things Have Changed" (Variety)
Kirsty MacColl has died - (dotmusic)
After 40 Years, Folk Singer Still Activist Peter Yarrow - (Chicago Tribune) (link found by lujayne)
Entertainment reviews for parents Is the Wallflowers' "Bringing Down The Horse" suitable listening for your kids? - (ScreenIt) (link found by L.L.)
Gray with added colour - (Observer) (link found by Frank Desmond)
Monday, December 18:
All Right Already - (feed) (link found by Peter Aaslestad)
The Double Life of a Beloved Insider Why did a top publicist to rock and movie stars use their names to swindle his friends? Paul Wasserman wanted to be rich and famous too - (LA Times) (link found by Jack Regan)
Sunday, December 17:
T Bone Burnett on "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" - (feed) (link found by Michael Britten)
Play, Dylan, Play "The Essential Bob Dylan" - Essential? That's an understatement. - (Jon Young in Newsday)
A Son's Playlist Sounds Familiar - (Chicago Tribune)
Truth is a Fixed Star - (Hodah)
Saturday, December 16:
Peter Stone Brown plays in Pennsylvania tonight, Sat 16th.
Roaming Rikers An in-depth portrait of the USA's largest penal colony - (NDC) (Village Voice)
" Bob Dylan Mind-Map entries accidentally deleted. We would appreciate people resubmitting their entries. Our apologies. (The Learners Realm)"
New URL for Maggie's Farm (Italian Dylan site)
Friday, December 15:
England: CP Lee's Old Time crew present Col Lee's Mounted Ratigators Annual Solstice Bash at The Kings Arms, Bloom Street, Salford on Wednesday, 20th December, at 9pm, admission free - This years special guests are 'The Buddy Dylan Experience' - who will be playing selections from their new album 'It's All Over Now, Peggy Sue' - Be afraid, be very afraid!
Rage Unleashes Free MP3s On Web Site Including Maggie's Farm - (Billboard) (link found by Alex Leik)
Thursday, December 14:
An American superstar in London - (CNN) (link found by Doung Evans, Rudy Veirman)
Duluth Does Dylan - (Spinout Records) (link found by Dave Plentus of dylancoveralbums.com)
The Bridge has released a new issue, and updated their website.
Larry Campbell discography says three takes were recorded of "Things Have Changed" - (Larry Campbell site) (link found by Sam Worrad)
VH1 Awards Carlos Santana would like to work with Bob Dylan - (Billboard) (link found by Alex Leik)
Breach of Silence Jakob Dylan opens up about his music and his famous father in this exclusive video feature - (Rolling Stone)
Wednesday, December 13:
Bob Dylan Expanding Plans For His Next Tour (Australia) - (Virtual New York/UPI)
Dylan Festival in Austria May 2001
DylanArt - (dylanart.com)
O sangue de Dylan - (Cosmo) (Portuguese) (link found by maria da piedad)
World's Biggest Jam Session will include BD (starting Dec 14th) - (Sun Studios) (link found by Nelson French)
Tuesday, December 12:
"The Sydney Morning Herald reports today that Dylan's Australian tour has been cancelled." (tip from Keith Wootton) But Sydney's Daily Telegraph Dec 12 says there is still hope: "Dishevelled ballader Bob Dylan, 59, could be heading to Australia next year. The singer's management have just confirmed his Japan dates and there is a window of opportunity, currently under negotiation, for Dylan to head here between March 17 - April 3." (tip from Patricia Jungwirth)
Cher's 1969 album "3614 Jackson Highway", with 3 Dylan covers (Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You, I Threw It All Away and Lay Lady Lay [as Lay Baby Lay ]), is being released by Rhino Handmade. The limited-edition (4,500), numbered CD can be pre-ordered only through the Rhino Handmade website and will ship Jan. 22 - (Rhinohandmade) (link found by Dave Plentus)
Folk Lore - (NY Times) 'Romancing the Folk' from amazon.com - amazon.co.uk - amazon.de
Review: Hail, hail, rock and roll writing! - (CNN) (link found by lujayne)
Blowin' iN The Wind - (Daily Collegian) (link found by Jon White)
UA senior new Rhodes Scholar Working on a paper exploring Dylan's philosophy - (Birmingham News) (link found by Jack Regan and Klewan, Andrew A.)
Duane Eddy: "Duane A Go-Go/Does Bob Dylan" (from 1965) at amazon.com - amazon.co.uk - amazon.de.
Monday, December 11:
Etta James: Gotta Serve Somebody in RealAudio or WMF - (click2music) (link found by Jaap)
findsame.com lets you input text (at least 60 characters), then tells you which documents on the web contain much of the same text. It works!
They All Play On Pennywhistles New site of Dylan covers by Dylan fans - (dylancovers.com) (link found by Sosíma Rex)
Jerry Wexler: A Man and a Half - (Austin Chronicle) (link found by Jon Lasser)
Jakob Dylan Returns With "Breach" - (Stepping Out Magazine) (link found by the jester on the sidelines)
Wallflowers contract clauses - (The Smoking Gun) (link found by Charles Sonnenburg)
Sunday, December 10:
Blue Bloods For Members Of The Wallflowers, The Roots Of Music Run Deep - (Buffalo News) (link found by Charles W. Prince)
Bob Dylan Mind-Map Refresh screens for latest information. (The Learners Realm)
Saturday, December 9:
Castro the 'Lennonist' - (BBC News) (NDC)
A new Issue of "On the Tracks" is out, with an exclusive interview with Bob Johnston, producer of some of Dylan's best classic albums. Quote: "I still believe that he's the only prophet we've had since Jesus. I don't think people are gonna realize it for another two or three hundred years...". (The On the Tracks site has been "under heavy construction" for a mighty long time - will it ever be ready?)