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Bob Dylan Abuse Accuser Drops Case Following Allegations Evidence Was Destroyed

An unnamed woman who claimed Bob Dylan sexually abused her as a child in 1965 has withdrawn her lawsuit permanently, a day after Dylan’s attorneys accused her of destroying key evidence and “irretrievably” compromising the integrity of the case. In a lawsuit filed last year, the woman alleged that Dylan abused her over a six-week period in […]

David Warner, Convincing Big-Screen Villain in ‘Time Bandits,’ ‘TRON’ and ‘Time After Time,’ Dies at 80

David Warner, the classically trained British actor renowned for his performances as polished villains in Time After Time, Time Bandits, TRON, Titanic and so much more, has died. He was 80. Warner died Sunday at Denville Hall, a nursing home in London for those in the entertainment industry, his family told the BBC. “Over the […]

‘Girl From the North Country’ Writer-Director, Music Supervisor on the “Freedom” of Bob Dylan’s Music

Simon Hale has literally done it all. The British composer, arranger and orchestrator has worked with icons like Björk and Josh Groban, on musical theater hits like Spring Awakening, for the video game soundtrack of L.A. Noire and even orchestrated a Bond theme song. One of his latest endeavors, though, alongside Irish director Conor McPherson, has […]

Sting Sells Song Catalog to Universal Music Publishing

Universal Music Publishing Group has acquired Sting’s entire song catalog, which includes rock classics from The Police frontman like “Roxanne,” “Every Breath You Take” and “Message in a Bottle.” Financial terms of the deal with part of Vivendi’s Universal Music Group were not disclosed. But the agreement encompasses copyrights spanning Sting’s career, the music major said, […]

Bob Dylan Sued for Alleged Sexual Abuse of Minor in 1965

An unnamed woman has accused Bob Dylan of sexually abusing her in 1965 when she was just 12 years old, according to a lawsuit filed in New York State Supreme Court on Aug. 13. Identified only by the initials “J.C.,” the woman alleges that over a six-week period in April and May 1965, Dylan abused […]

Bob Dylan Beats Lawsuit Over $300M Songs Sale

Bob Dylan can rest easy that he won’t have to hand over a portion of his $300 million sale of his entire song catalog to Universal Music. On Friday, a New York judge rejected a complaint from the estate of Jacques Levy, who collaborated with Dylan on his 1976 album Desire. Levy’s widow targeted at least $7.25 million […]

Bob Dylan Film ‘Odd and Ends’ to Be Digitally Released by SME (Exclusive)

In the latest salvo in the distribution collaboration between its global recording and film divisions, Sony Music Entertainment and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment are releasing Bob Dylan: Odds and Ends, a compilation film of promotional material, footage from other documentaries left on the cutting-room floor and assorted demos and alternate takes from the singer-songwriter’s six-decade career. […]

Bob Dylan Turns 80: Why Hollywood Remains Starstruck by the Legend

As Bob Dylan approaches his 80th birthday May 24, his maverick spirit continues to fuel Hollywood’s imagination. In the past year alone, his ’60s classics informed a number of prestige projects, including One Night in Miami, wherein Malcolm X drops a needle on “Blowin’ in the Wind” to teach Sam Cooke what he feels a […]

Bob Dylan Argues Co-Writer Gets No “Double-Dip” From $300 Million Songs Sale

The legendary musician seeks to dismiss a lawsuit from the estate of late collaborator Jacques Levy, seeking $7.25 million from a $300 million catalog sale to Universal.

Grammys Snubs: The Weeknd Shut Out, BTS and Harry Styles Missing From Major Categories

The Weeknd, BTS and Harry Styles were among the artists snubbed from the nominations list for the 2021 Grammy Awards. 

Bob Dylan Papers, Including Unpublished Lyrics, Sell for $495K at Auction

A long-lost trove of Bob Dylan documents including the singer-songwriter’s musings about anti-Semitism and unpublished song lyrics has sold at auction for a total of $495,000.

‘Girl From the North Country’: Theater Review

'Girl From the North Country,' Conor McPherson's Depression-era ensemble drama set to the songs of Bob Dylan, moves to Broadway with some excellent new cast additions and all of its distinctive virtues enhanced.