Bob Dylan

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Woodstock singer Havens, 72, dies of heart attack

NEW YORK (AP) — Richie Havens, the folk singer and guitarist who was the first performer at Woodstock, died Monday, his family said. He was 72. Havens died of a heart attack, the family said it a statement.

04/22/2013

Joan Baez (AP Photo)

AP Interview: Joan Baez returns to past in Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — At 72, Joan Baez is not short of events to anticipate: She has her mother’s 100th birthday party, a summer tour of Australia and a new passion — painting — to explore.

04/09/2013

Bob Dylan

Dylan voted into elite arts academy

NEW YORK (AP) — If he lived in England, he’d surely be Sir Bob Dylan. The century-old American Academy of Arts and Letters said Tuesday that Dylan has become the first rock star to join the ranks of its artists.

03/12/2013

The Staples Singers

Cleotha Staples of Staple Singers siblings dies

CHICAGO (AP) — Cleotha Staples, the eldest sibling in the influential gospel group The Staple Singers, has died. She was 78. Staples died Thursday at her Chicago home after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease for the past decade.

02/22/2013

A look at the dead-whale-on-a-beach dilemma

(AP) – After a dead whale washed up on a beach in Malibu, Calif., near Bob Dylan’s home it wasn’t long before a foul smell was blowin’ in the wind and residents were demanding answers.

12/06/2012

Road warrior Dylan reopens theater in NY

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. (AP) – Fifty years into his career as a recording artist and a week away from release of an extraordinary new CD, Bob Dylan spent his Tuesday evening where he seems to […]

09/05/2012

Obama to honor Medal of Freedom recipients

(AP) – President Barack Obama will honor a diverse cross-section of political and cultural icons – including former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, astronaut John Glenn, basketball coach Pat Summitt and rock legend Bob Dylan […]

05/29/2012

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