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Eyes

 

The Whole Wide World is watching

The best of the web
(with thanks to Expecting Rain)

by Martin Stein
 

 

More snippets for you to ponder… 

1.  Grab A Grammy - Live 1964 has been nominated for a Grammy award. Live 1964 was nominated in the Best Album Notes category for the essay written by Sean Wilentz, bobdylan.com's historian-in-residence and Dayton-Stockton Professor of History and Director of American Studies at Princeton University. 

2.  Small Ads - The short story of how Dark Eyes came to be used in the Audi ‘Zoo’ advert can be found at http://portobloggo.blogspot.com/2004/10/audi-commercial-zoo.html 

3.  Lights, Camera, Cut! - When singers become actors, the results are not always high art. That's the thinking behind Blender magazine's list of the 25 worst rock-star actors of all time. Madonna tops the list. Bob Dylan is second, followed by Mariah Carey, Jon Bon Jovi and Elvis Presley. 

4.  Foot(age) of Pride - Glastonbury 1997 video footage wanted. Mr Temple, who directed The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle, the 1980 film about the Sex Pistols, told the BBC News website the five performances he was looking for were all seminal moments from the festival. Mr Temple added that Bob Dylan insisted that the BBC removed their cameras from the stage during his 1997 appearance. 

5.  Golden Halls - Photos from Dylan’s concert at 27 or 28/11/79 Golden Hall, San Diego, California can be found at http://www.photosets.net/artist/dylanbob.htm 

6.  A Site for Sore Is – Information on Dylan covers can be found at http://dylancoveralbums.com/ 

7.  It Shall Be Released -  The full story of how Like A Rolling Stone came to be released can be found at http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/features/story.jsp?story=591491

 
 
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