Thursday, June 20, 2013
JOHNNY Depp tells the new issue of Rolling Stone that unlike his infamous on-screen character Captain Jack Sparrow he is not an alcoholic. While Sparrow is an unreliable and awkward drunkard, Depp denies ever having to depend on alcohol, though he made a concious decision over a year ago to give up drinking. “No, I don’t have the physical need […]
Monday, July 23, 2012
ONE of Bob Dylan‘s guitars could be sold for $1 million! A New Jersey woman who has discovered she might own the electric guitar Dylan plugged in and played at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival is considering selling the instrument. Dylan’s aides insist Dawn Peterson‘s find can’t be one the folk rock legend left behind after his Newport show, where […]
Monday, May 23, 2011
BOB Dylan was a heroin addict. The rocker made the revelation in a previously unheard interview with his music critic pal Robert Shelton. Dylan — who turns 70 tomorrow — says he was a junkie in his early twenties, in tapes recorded in 1966. “I kicked a heroin habit in New York City,” Dylan said. “I got very, very strung […]
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
ROCKER Bob Dylan played a concert in Beijing on Wednesday, the American music legend’s first ever gig in mainland China. His visit had to be approved by the national ministry of culture. Officials said the singer would have to abide strictly by an agreed playlist. Amidst a jubilant atmosphere, one fan explained the enduring appeal of the American singer’s music. […]
Thursday, January 20, 2011
BOB Dylan is turning author — again — for his next project. The rocker reportedly has six books in the works after a deal inked with publishers Simon & Schuster. Dylan will pen two sequels to his best-selling Chronicles: Volume One published in 2004, according to Crain’s New York Business. Another volume will be based on Dylan’s radio show at […]
Friday, August 29, 2008
BOB DYLAN has endorsed a new line of harmonicas.
The folk-rock icon’s signature will be stamped onto a new series of mouth organs manufactured by Hohner USA.
The company’s marketing boss Scott Emmerman reveals Dylan insisted in being involved in every aspect of the manufacture of the new harmonica: “He had some clear ideas on how he wanted the products to look and he even designed the logo, which resembles a crown.”
Dylan has been a fan of Hohner harmonicas for years, playing them onstage and in the recording studio.
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