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ART & CULTURE

 |  9-minute read
Black magic woman, I shot the sheriff, Bob Dylan, Carlossantana

Carlos Santana: The man who made the guitar sing

One key to Santana's success is his unique way of reinterpreting the music of different cultures, from Latin to reggae and blues to bop.

VARIETY

 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  5-minute read
Whiskey, Donald Trump wine, Heaven's Door, Bob Dylan

Why Indian celebrities don’t launch liquor brands

In the US, its Trump’s wine versus Dylan’s whisky, and the values both represent.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Nobel Prize, Literature, Nobel Laureate, Bob Dylan

Why Kazuo Ishiguro deserves Nobel Prize in Literature

No other writer has done so much with so little by way of conventional authorial pyrotechnics.

ART & CULTURE

 |  21-minute read
Literature, Nobel Prize, Bob Dylan

Songs are unlike literature: Bob Dylan finally delivers Nobel Prize lecture

Lyrics in songs are meant to be sung, not read on a page.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Arnab Goswami, Bob Dylan, DailyO

10 DailyO pieces of 2016 to read

The 'Nation' and its 'soldiers' were to become the centre of our living room conversations.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Nobel Prize in Literature, Bob Dylan

Read Bob Dylan's poignant Nobel Prize Literature acceptance speech

Not once have I ever had the time to ask myself, 'Are my songs literature?'

VARIETY

 |  Mixed Medium  |  3-minute read
Modi, Coldplay, Bob Dylan

When Modi made it to the Coldplay gig and quoted Bob Dylan

We are hoping Dylan's words stay with Modi for as long he stays prime minister — for all Indians alike.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Gulp Fiction  |  4-minute read
Hollywood, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen

So long, Leonard Cohen

To me, he was one of the most literary and profound singer-songwriters ever.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  5-minute read
Literature festivals, Bob Dylan, Awards

Why awards have become a joke in India

We need more prizes that are taken seriously. The amount doesn't matter.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Bob Dylan, Protest songs

The Dylans we don't talk about

From Johnny Clegg in South Africa to India's revolutionary poet Gaddar, many singer-writer-rebels chose to defy currents of their time through music.