Latest Dylan Stories

2008-10-06 06:00:26

By michael howie HE IS Scotland's best-loved bard, whose life and work is celebrated every year by millions at home and abroad. Now, nearly 250 years after his birth, Robert Burns has added one of the world's greatest living lyricists to his long list of devotees. Bob Dylan has revealed a verse by Burns to be his greatest source of inspiration. Dylan, who penned some of the most famous songs of the 19th century, including Blowin' in the Wind, Like a Rolling Stone and Mr Tambourine...

2008-10-04 18:00:16

A man who left his fiance at the altar realises his mistake and tries to win her back. To prove his love, he enters the London marathon. Comedy, starring Simon Pegg, Thandie Newton and Dylan Moran. (c) 2008 Evening Mail; Birmingham (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-15 12:00:21

Former teen idol Luke Perry reportedly is filming a new Swedish-American romantic comedy called "Midsummer Party" in a small town outside of Stockholm. Best known for playing Dylan McKay on the 1990s teen soap "Beverly Hills, 90210," Perry has also appeared on the TV shows "John from Cincinnati,""Oz" and "Jeremiah," as well as in the films "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "8 Seconds." The Local said he plays a U.S. actor in his latest project, which director Ian McCrudden began shooting last...

2008-08-25 21:00:25

By GOSSIP KING; QUEEN MATT THOMAS; VICTORIA RICHARDS CATHERINE Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas' son Dylan may have inherited more than his parents bargained for. The confident eight-year-old told his drama teacher that he's sure he'll have no trouble learning to be an actor because of his talented parents. Catherine told Hello! magazine: "My son went to his first drama lesson and he turned to his teacher and said 'Don't worry. I'm a good actor. It's in my genes'." And with acting...

2008-08-17 12:00:24

Jakob Dylan, who earned fame with The Wallflowers, says his first solo album in the United States, titled "Seeing Things," is not a coming-of-age tale. The 38-year-old rocker, son of singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, has downplayed the impact his age had on his new album compared to the more youthful hits he created with The Wallflowers, The Sunday Times of London reported. "I don't like all those words like wiser or mature or reflective," he said. "I couldn't give you a well-rounded phrase on...

2008-08-16 12:00:19

A forgotten work by U.S. folk rocker Bob Dylan will be the focus of a collection called "Hollywood Foto-Rhetoric: The Lost Manuscript," a photographer says. Photographer Barry Feinstein said he found Dylan's manuscript, which the "Rainy Day Women" singer wrote during the 1960s, in his archives last year and now it is poised for release to the public in November, The New York Times reported Saturday. "It was the lost manuscript," Feinstein told the newspaper. "Everybody forgot about it but...

2008-08-13 15:01:02

ECHO readers have come to the aid of a family who needed a vital piece of equipment for their sick son. Paul and Claire Bethell have been overwhelmed by the generosity of readers who we removed by the plight of their son Dylan, who was born with a rare and possibly fatal condition. Paul, together with three friends, recently endured a full body wax to raise money for a special monitor to help son Dylan, who has a lung disease that sees him regularly admitted to hospital. His appeal...

2008-08-11 00:00:21

By Regis Behe The New American Music Union Festival came to a fitting conclusion Saturday evening with an appearance by Bob Dylan. There's an otherworldly feeling when he takes the stage; it almost feels like kissing the Pope's ring, or bowing before the Queen of England, just being in his presence. Musically, a Dylan show is a matter of trust. Saturday was no exception, as he led off with "Rainy Day Women #12 and 35," his voice reduced to a growl, the lyrics almost unintelligible...

2008-07-01 09:00:42

By David Bauder Associated Press NEW YORK -- At 38 years old and the father of four, Jakob Dylan won't be taking any backpacking trips through Europe. A musician's equivalent of that, however, inspired the first solo album of his career. Asked by friend T Bone Burnett to be his opening act on a tour last year, Dylan eagerly accepted. It was a break from the rock band he fronts, the Wallflowers, and a chance to hang out backstage with musicians he admires like Burnett, drummer Jim Keltner...

2006-08-31 00:45:17

By Chris Morris LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - With the release of his new album "Modern Times" this week, Bob Dylan has been inescapable in the press. But a short film and an album reissue will put the spotlight on a pair of Dylan's contemporaries on the '60s New York folk scene who have hitherto escaped wide notice, despite their esteemed colleague's expressions of respect. Writer-director Sandra Hale Schulman's 13-minute mini-documentary "The Ballad of Peter LaFarge" shines...

Word of the Day
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  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.