Bob Dylan Honored as MusiCares Person of the Year, to Receive Tribute from Jack White, Neil Young, More
Fifty-some years into his career, Bob Dylan is still racking up awards.
“I’m kind of a producer, partially, an engineer, I’m not really good at either one. It’s hurt my records in the past. We’re performance-oriented: technical things don’t matter that much”
The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”
Young said he hopes to raise several hundred thousand dollars to the American Red Cross storm relief effort.
“I love music, and there’s a lot of great music out there to listen to,” Neil Young said in a recent interview, before name-checking the two artists.
More than 60,000 people are expected to descend upon Central Park on Saturday evening for a free concert featuring the Black Keys and Neil Young aimed at calling attention to poverty worldwide.
“We’re glad to be here, but we’re very sorry we have to be here. This problem should have been solved long ago.” — Willie Nelson at Farm Aid 2012
Legendary country artist, activist and humanitarian Willie Nelson was hospitalized over the weekend in Colorado. True to his lyrics, reports are he is ‘fine’ and he just “can’t wait to get on the road again!”
Farm Aid’s principals — Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews — have announced this year’s Farm Aid concert. The show will take place at Hershey Park Stadium in Hershey, Pennsylvania, on September 22.
For the uninitiated, the Brothers have been doing extended residencies in the city nearly every year since 1989. The