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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

...CONFABULATION: I'm not sure what candidate Lori Myles said. It takes too much effort to try to figure it out. BLOWIN' IN THE WIND: "In this community we tend to move with the winds of political change, and we hover around the things that seem...
Bob Dylan photos show another side of the singer

...the New York City folk-music crowd, but still a few months removed from worldwide acclaim. He had written "Blowin' in the Wind," but he had yet to plug in at the Newport Folk Festival. Gilbert was given access that few would ever get in...
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

...Mary, "Carry It On" (Rhino) There's more to Peter, Paul and Mary than "Puff, the Magic Dragon" and "Blowin' in the Wind" - and the box set "Carry It On" proves it. Not that there are many revelations or surprises in the four discs...
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

...album, simply titled Bob Dylan, is released. It does not sell well. April 8, 1962: Writes the first draft of Blowin' in the Wind. Aug. 2, 1962: Legally changes name to Bob Dylan. May 27, 1963: Freewheelin' Bob Dylan released. Aug...
Dylan poems, Hendrix jewelry highlight rock auction

NEW YORK - Before he was Bob Dylan, before he was even a serious songwriter, a Minnesota college student named Robert Zimmerman was an aspiring poet musing about cigarettes, motorcycles and lost love.