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# Bob Dylan

Last year
# Test Yourself
Quiz: How well do you know the lyrics of Bob Dylan?
Bob Dylan completed his 17th appearance in Ireland on Monday night
# Your Say
Poll: Would you go to a mobile phone-free gig?
Bob Dylan played Dublin’s 3Arena last night, with attendees required to lock their phones in special pouches for the night.
# Your Say
Poll: Could you last an entire gig without your phone?
Bob Dylan’s concert in November is a ‘phone-free zone’.
# New York
Bob Dylan sex abuse case dropped after witness accused of 'destroying evidence'
In a letter Dylan’s legal team filed with the federal court on Wednesday, they accused the plaintiff of deleting important text messages.
All time
# US lawsuit
Bob Dylan sued for allegedly sexually abusing girl in 1965
The lawsuit alleges that Dylan abused the plaintiff over a six-week period when she was 12.
# Dylan at 80
Quiz: How well do you know Bob Dylan?
The singer-songwriter is celebrating a milestone birthday today.
# forever young
'Bob, a chara' — President Michael D Higgins sings Dylan's praises as the songwriter turns 80
The Rolling Stones and Sinead O’Connor have also paid tribute.
# it ain't free babe
Bob Dylan sells rights to all his songs to Universal for reported $300 million
Universal Music said the deal is the “most significant music publishing agreement this century”.
# evening quiz
Quiz: How well do you know Bob Dylan's music?
The songwriter turned 79 yesterday.
# stocking filler
Bob Dylan and Neil Young to play together in Kilkenny next July
Tickets go on sale on Monday at 9am; tickets will be priced from €76.
# hug denied
Kesha has shared her side of the awkward Jerry Seinfeld hug incident
She says she should have known better.
# Mr Tambourine Man
Bob Dylan FINALLY accepts Nobel Prize for Literature
The decision to give the musician the award sparked controversy in recent months.
# 3Arena
Bob Dylan to play Dublin gig next year
The musician recently won the Nobel Prize for Literature.
# in absentia
He may be a no-show, but Bob Dylan has written something special for the Nobel banquet
Patti Smith will also perform a version of Dylan’s A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall.
Obama holds ceremony for Nobel Prize winners (Bob Dylan doesn't show up)
Dylan has also indicated he will skip the Nobel award ceremony in December.
# i'm not there
Sorry, I'm busy: Dylan tells Nobel panel he won't be free to pick up award
The 75-year-old, whose lyrics have influenced generations of fans, is the first songwriter to win the literature prize.
# Nobel Prize
Bob Dylan finally breaks silence on Nobel Prize award
The 75-year-old is the first songwriter to win the prestigious award.
# i'm not there
The Nobel Prize panel has given up knockin' on Bob Dylan's door
The panel says it’s given up trying to reach him, days after it awarded him the Prize for Literature.
# No Direction Home
Why Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature
For fans of lyrics, or of lyrical music, Dylan’s output rewards thorough exploration like no other artist of the last 100 years
# rock me mama
Bob Dylan is responsible for writing Nathan Carter's Wagon Wheel - no, really
Well if anything warranted a Nobel Prize for Literature…
# Nobel Skyline
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature
The American singer was awarded the prize for “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”.
# deluge
A hard rain's a-gonna fall: it's lashing out West (but other counties will stay dry)
Rainfall warnings remain in place on the western seaboard, from Cork to Mayo.
# like a rolling stone
Swedish scientists are hiding Bob Dylan lyrics in their papers
Because science.
# street legal
Bob Dylan has escaped a jail term in France, after hate speech charges were thrown out
The legendary singer was charged with incitement to hatred over comments made to Rolling Stone in a 2012 interview.
# alone again naturally
Your essential playlist for all the stages of being Alone On Valentines Day
Finding Valentine’s Day a bit tough? Come on in.
# uncanny
Is that Mick McCarthy on the new Bob Dylan album?*
*Probably not.
# Blowin' in the Wind
The French government can’t decide whether to honour Bob Dylan
The culture minister wants to make Dylan a member of the Legion d’Honneur – but not everyone is convinced.
# Alternative Christmas
12 tracks of Christmas: your alternative festive playlist
Not a Mariah Carey or Slade song in sight…
# sitdown sunday
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# Oops
New Yorker journalist resigns after fabricating Bob Dylan quotes
Journalist and author Jonah Lehrer has had his latest book pulled from shelves over quotes that ‘didn’t exist’.
Bob Dylan commended for influence on American culture
From protests during the civil rights movement era to a presidential honour at the White House, times are a-changin’ for Bob Dylan.
# nobel laureate
Tomas Tranströmer wins Nobel literature prize
The 80-year-old Swedish poet was named this year’s winner to loud cheers at a press conference in Stockholm.
Bob Dylan’s grandson joins offspring raging against the machine
Bob Dylan’s 15-year-old grandson has launched a bid to become a rapper. He’s just the latest in a long line of celebrity offspring to put themselves up for public scrutiny.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Saturday
In your Fix this evening: The palace is looking forward to the Queen’s visit but Sinn Féin most definitely is not; the woman who was decapitated in Tenerife yesterday is named; Haiti’s new president takes office; Dylan gets defensive; and Jedward goes global.
# Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan denies Chinese authorities vetted his songs
The singer claims the Chinese authorities did not censor his setlist – after he was criticised for not playing his iconic 1960s-era protest songs during performances in Beijing and Shanghai.
# Bob Dylan
Dylan to perform in Vietnam for the first time - but ticket prices equal a month's wages
Bob Dylan has announced he will play in Vietnam for the first time ever – but, with tickets priced at just over the average monthly minimum wage, how many locals will be able to go?
Former Thin Lizzy guitarist Gary Moore dies at 58
The Belfast-born guitarist – who played with Thin Lizzy, Bob Dylan, George Harrison and many others – has passed away while on holiday in Spain.
# Celebrity Auctions
Slideshow: 7 weird celebrity sales
A selection of the strangest celebrity items to have ended up at auction.