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Hammond brings own repertoire to Blind Willie festival stage

This year, Grammy-winning blues artist John Paul Hammond knows what to expect when he takes the stage on Saturday, May 9, at the 22nd annual Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival near Thomson, Ga.
Mayoral candidates continue to spar over SPLOST

Mayoral candidates state Sen. Hardie Davis and Augusta Commission member Alvin Mason continued their war of words over the next round of the special purpose local option sales tax at a forum last week.
Bob Dylan photos show another side of the singer

Yet another side of the enigmatic Bob Dylan is revealed in the stunning "Forever Young: Photographs of Bob Dylan."
Dylan film explores his early songs and their era

...1963, has one of the era's most memorable album covers. Gracing the album that features such folk anthems as "Blowin' in the Wind" and "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall" is a photo of the 21-year-old Dylan tripping through a snowy New York...
Mary Travers undergoing chemotherapy

...statement said. No other details were released. Last February, Peter, Paul and Mary, known for songs such as "Blowin' in the Wind" and "Puff, The Magic Dragon," released "Carry It On," a five-disc box set of their greatest hits. They...
Dylan: exploring an icon's early work

SEATTLE - Among the letters, articles and artifacts at the Experience Music Project's new Bob Dylan exhibit is a September 1967 review in The New York Times. It begins: "It will be a good joke on us if, in 50 years or so, Dylan is regarded as a significant figure in English poetry."
Sound Bites: audio reviews

"Schizophrenic," the solo debut from 'N Sync's JC Chasez, seeks to establish the singer as someone other than just the second-cutest guy from 'N Sync. Like his bandmate Justin Timberlake - who produced a critically acclaimed, multiplatinum solo effort with "Justified" - Chasez wants to be taken seriously as an artist (he co-wrote all but one of the disc's 16 songs).
When Bob Dylan comes to town, you never know ...

The man who ambled to center stage in Atlanta's Philips Area Saturday night didn't look much like Bob Dylan. Sporting a rakish, pencil-thin mustache, a white cowboy hat and a sharp black Western suit, he more closely resembled an aging Doc Holliday, ready for one more hand of high-stakes poker at the local saloon, than the musical icon whose fly-away hair and lyrics revolutionized music. But Mr. Dylan, performing tonight at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, has always taken pride in having a few aces up his sleeve.
Change underscores Bob Dylan's career

An iconic artist, Bob Dylan has spent more than 40 years in the public eye, repeatedly transforming himself and popular music.
Dylan poems, Hendrix jewelry highlight rock auction

...made him one of the 20th century's most indelible songwriters, although nothing approaches such classics as "Blowin' in the Wind" or "Like a Rolling Stone." "I search the depths of my soul for an answer/But there is no answer," he writes...