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But putting personal sentiment aside, I do firmly believe Leonard Cohen deserves to be on a stamp. I wish it had happened before his death -- as I have written previously, placing living Canadians on stamps, beginning 11 years ago, was the right thing to do, honouring groups like Gord Downie and the Tragically Hip and individuals like Stompin' Tom Connors, Joni Mitchell and Anne Murray.
Levi Dylan made his runway debut at the Dolce & Gabbana show during Milan Men's Fashion Week
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He said it's "hard to believe" he's being honoured.
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Bob Dylan's recent win of the Nobel Prize in Literature has raised eyebrows and has come with mixed feelings within the literati community. There are persons who see the academy's decision to award Dylan this coveted prize as "misguided and questioned whether songwriting, however brilliant," deserves to be ranked at the same standard as literature.
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The singer has stayed mum since receiving the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature.
Many of his albums delve into such topics as the social conditions of man, religion, politics and love.
Come for the beach, stay for the food. While the cuisine may not be the initial draw to Jamaica, it's an excellent reason to stick around and explore the island -- both on and off the resort.
Canada's blues crusader Paul James is a national treasure, and were it not for the shifting, sliding, finicky tides of the music business -- he'd be known around the world -- after all, he's toured in bands throughout the world, and Bob Dylan once told him if he moved to L.A., he'd make the big time.
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Bob Dylan is giving away his latest album for free to select seniors as the 73-year-old rock legend says he is at peace with getting older. Dylan's 36th studio album, "Shadows in the Night," which int...
Instead of expecting socially relevant music or artistic works from mainstream artists, it is high time for us to give our support to cultural workers or artists whose songs and other productions are the voice of the voiceless.
Handwritten song lyrics from legendary singer Bob Dylan go under the hammer in New York Tuesday, the most treasured possessions in a collection of rock memorabilia valued at $3-5 million. Auction hous...
The hand-scribbled lyrics to Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone" just sold for $2 million, a world record for a popular music manuscript and the "the only known surviving draft of the final lyrics for...
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Dylan is one of my heroes, and not all of my heroes are Christians; but they all inspire us with the breathtaking beauty of this world and the hope that we can overcome its tragedies, past, present and future.
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There is one inalienable truth about happiness. Grumpy old men, and women, are not grumpy whatsoever -- contrary to popular myth. In fact, this truth remains the most contrarian of all research on happiness, and, to the best of my knowledge, is still the most evidence-based.