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Happy Birthday, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott

The Brooklyn-born cowboy was a Woody Guthrie sidekick and is a hero to Dylan

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Medgar Evers and Jewish Memory

On the anniversary of the activist’s assassination

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Happy Birthday, Peter Yarrow

The activist and Peter, Paul, and Mary guitarist turns 75 today

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Lyrics to Unreleased Bob Dylan Song Up for Sale

Or this week in high-profile auctions

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Like a Rolling Stone

Rock legend Al Kooper opens up to Princeton’s Sean Wilentz about making music with Bob Dylan, and more

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In Bed With Bob Dylan

The writer unpacks her record collection and the lazy pleasures of a lifelong music listener

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Peter Yarrow’s Duet With Stav Shaffir

Peter, Paul, and Mary meets with Israeli Labor MK

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The Nine Lives of ‘Hava Nagila’

A new documentary looks at the many iterations of the popular tune, from Hasidic niggun to American kitsch

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Sundown: An Israeli-Turkish Détente?

Two firefighters killed, two others shot, in attack in western New York

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Daybreak: Election Day is Upon Us

Plus a presidential zombie face-off, Peruvian shamans weigh in, and more

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Daybreak: Taking the Fight to Long Island

Plus Hamas fires anti-aircraft weapon at Israel for first time ever

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Shanah Tova From Donald Fagen

The genius of Steely Dan talks blacks, Jews, and Lenny Bruce—and his new record, Sunken Condos

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Will Bob Dylan Win the Nobel Prize?

Plus the swastika comes to Twitter

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Daybreak: Rioters Breach the U.S. Embassy in Yemen

Plus President Obama clarifies U.S. relationship with Egypt: “not an ally”

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Dylan’s Lennon Yizkor

A look at Bob Dylan’s new album, which drops today

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Dylan Gives the Capitol Theater Its Mojo Back

Bobby Zimmerman renews an old venue in Port Chester, New York

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Don’t Call It a Comeback, Hava Nagila

Aly Raisman may have revived a tune

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Jonah Lehrer’s Deceptions

The celebrated journalist fabricated Bob Dylan quotes in his new book, Imagine: How Creativity Works

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Dylan Goes Electric

Plus a new dispute about an old guitar

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The Rabbi of Rock Criticism

Richard Meltzer’s new album is as timeless and immediate as his 40-year-old classic, The Aesthetics of Rock

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Moroccan Grooves, Blogged

A fan scours record collections from Marrakech to Montreal for music by Morocco’s bygone Jewish pop stars

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Sundown: Russian Obfuscation on Wallenberg?

Plus Brooklyn D.A. Hynes is a great goy, and more

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What Cafe? Cafe Wha?!

Huppah Dreams

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Sundown: Jordanian PM Resigns

Plus $100k up for grabs! and more in the news

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Pro-Palestinian Evangelicals’ Funny Film Title

Oh a name, is it nothing?

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Sundown: War Game Shows Iran War No Game

Plus anti-war meme hits Facebook, Omar Sharif-stein, and more

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The Coens Are Doing It Again

We’re already excited for fictionalized Dave Van Ronk biopic

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Sundown: Buy Palestinian

Plus don’t not buy Israeli, and more

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St. Leonard’s Passion

Leonard Cohen releases his 12th album, Old Ideas. The troubadour and poet hasn’t always been popular, but he is always profound.

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Postcards of the Hang-Outs

Shivah Stars

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