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Bob Dylan
Entertainment  /  Published 09.12.20

Bob Dylan sells songwriting catalog to Universal Music

The publishing rights to the Beatles catalogue has an interesting history. It’s said that John Lennon and McCartney faced tax problems in Britain in the 1960s and to avoid paying 90 per cent on ...
By Mathures Paul in Calcutta

World  /  Published 08.12.20

Dylan sells rights to 600 songs

Bob Dylan’s memoir Chronicles: Volume One opens in 1962 with the signing of his first music publishing deal — a contract for the copyrights of the budding songwriter’s work. The term...
By Ben Sisario in New York

Arts  /  Published 18.11.20

The Obama playlist decoded

BARACK Obama’s memoir, A Promised Land, hit our shores on Tuesday. The first of two volumes, all of 768 pages, is, in his own words, “an honest accounting of my presidential campaign and m...
By Shantanu Datta in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 29.08.20

The man behind their music

He was hemmed in by the other four inside a Limousine with the glass separating them and the driver turned up. It was all too smoky inside. They were smoking. What? Never mind. Suddenly, while waiting...
By Shantanu Datta

Arts  /  Published 19.06.20

His new album of 'multitudes'

In the film Wonder Boys (2000) which won Dylan an Oscar for his song Things Have Changed, Professor Tripp who teaches creative writing, would tell his students how writers make choices. In places like...
By Jaimin Rajani

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Arts  /  Published 15.06.20

You, me and a masterpiece

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By Shantanu Datta in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 23.05.20

Happy b'day from Calcutta

Nondon Bagchi is an institution. Absolutely. Nondon Bagchi has been doing this since the 60s when he would sing Dylan's Ballad of A Thin Man at Trincas on Park Street with his first ban...
By Shantanu Datta in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 04.02.20

So much more than the music

Bob Dylan — If Not For You, a connection between the city and Dylan Kindly speak like silence” is how the documentary made by Jaimin and Vineet Arora starts, picking up the line from...

People  /  Published 12.06.19

Lou Majaw — the ‘Bob Dylan of India’ — in his hometown Shillong

In Shillong, every day I wake up blessed,” says Lou Majaw while looking out from the balcony of Cafe Shillong. Adjectives are in plenty when it comes to describing the man who wears his grey hair an...
By Mathures Paul

Books  /  Published 28.12.18

The year of stellar memoirs and biographies

Dare not Linger: The Presidential YearsBy Nelson Mandela and Mandla Langa, Published by MacmillanBased on Mandela’s own writings, this volume is a testimony to his commitment, vision and ideas. Howe...
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