Lyrics from Bob Dylan’s 1963 anti-war anthem ‘Masters of War’ caused an uproar when they were recited as part of a Haifa school’s Memorial Day ceremony.
If you’ve been watching Bob Dylan videos lately, you may have noticed that many of them are violent. Jay Michaelson set out to uncover what’s behind all the gunshots, stabbing and torture.
A half century ago, we all thought Bob Dylan and Frank Sinatra couldn’t be more different. Ben Yagoda says the Bard’s new album of Sinatra covers shows just how wrong we were.
Bob Dylan, known for playing concerts with barely a word spoken to his audience, gave a lengthy speech on Friday at a gala in his honor where he chronicled the roots of his music while also praising and ribbing famous figures.
The Chosen People helped make 2014 a great year for music. From composers, to producers and performers, here are 11 Jewish things to look out for during the Grammy Awards.
Bob Dylan’s forthcoming album ‘Shadows in the Night’ features covers of Frank Sinatra tunes. Adam Langer says the Bard brings a haunting quality to ‘Stay With Me’ that Sinatra lacked.
Can you tell someone’s life stories through the concerts they’ve seen? Adam Langer recounts four decades of his life through the 19 Bob Dylan gigs he saw.
The legendary English singer Joe Cocker has died at the age of 70. Here, the Forward remembers some of Cocker’s greatest encounters with Jewish songwriters.
The Christian influences of U2 have been known for a long time. The Father, Son and Holy Ghost aren’t Bono’s only religious role models, Seth Rogovoy writes.