An early draft of Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone” was sold on Tuesday (June 24) for $2 million in New York.
It’s one American icon taking on another, as songwriting legend Bob Dylan has released a cover version of Frank Sinatra’s 1945 song, “Full Moon and Empty Arms,” which is slated for an upcoming full-length album.
From Bob Dylan to Motorhead, there’s been some great music moments on the show.
Two dozen unreleased Bob Dylan lyrics will be recorded by a veritable supergroup comprised of Elvis Costello, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, Marcus Mumford, T-Bone Burnett, Rhiannon Giddens of Carolina Chocolate Drops and Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes.
The show featured George Harrison, Neil Young, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Stevie Wonder, Chrissie Hynde, Willie Nelson and Sinead O’Connor.
“I’m pretty shy and I’m not seeking the spotlight,” he tells Radio.com. “I like having a big grand piano to hide behind when I’m playing with the Heartbreakers.”
“Sometimes there were more than 27 voices,” producer Lou Adler said, “because on several occasions real brothers and sisters stopped by and grabbed a part. It sounds corny, but that was the spirit of the thing. The tape stopped, but they were still singing.”
Dylan was featured in two commercials during the big game.
We take a look at Dylan’s folk classic just as ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ brings attention to the early ’60s folk scene.
Here’s our guide to some of the seminal figures from the Greenwich Village folk music scene, which thrived in New York during the early 1960s and serves as the film’s setting.