bob dylan at play

Some asks

AC/DC - What are your favorite bands?

Aerosmith - What are your favorite songs?

Aretha Franklin - Do you have a favorite jazz song?

Alice Cooper - What is your favorite type of music?

Beach Boys - Have you ever been in a concert?

Black Sabbath - A song that motivates you?

Bob Dylan - Do you know how to play any musical instrument?

Bon Jovi - Your favorite song about love?

The Beatles - Latest song that made you smile?

David Bowie - A song that makes you feel happy?

Eric Clapton - Have you ever been in love with a rock artist?

Creedence Clearwater Revival - What is your favorite instrument?

Deep Purple - Do you prefer bassists or drummers?

The Doors - What is your favorite lyric?

Fleetwood Mac - Female or Male vocalists?

The Grateful Dead - What song are you listening right now?

Guns n’ Roses - What song describes your emotions right now?

Heart - Do you know a song that you want at your wedding? 

Iron Maiden - Do you frequently listen to your songs on shuffle? 

Jimi Hendrix - A song that represents “your aesthetic”

Joan Jett - Who do you think when you listen to your favorite love song?

Janis Joplin - What is your favorite 70s song?

Journey - Do you have any famous crushes? 

The Kinks - What is the last single you downloaded? 

Kiss - What is the perfect song to describe your relationship with your boyfriend/girlfriend/crush? 

Led Zeppelin - Do you like loud guitar solos?

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Do you like instrumental songs? 

Metallica - A song that you think everybody should listen to?

Nirvana - A song that breaks your heart? 

Pink Floyd - Name your top three songs in any language.

Pearl Jam - A song to drive to? 

Queen - A song to dance to?

Bruce Springsteen - A song that you would sing in a karaoke?

The Rolling Stones - Your favorite album?

U2 - A artist/band you’re proud of?

Van Halen - Favorite guitarist?

The Who - Favorite bassist? 

Yes - Favorite drummer?

Dusty Springfield - Do you have a favorite soul song? 

The Supremes - Your favorite girlband? 

Simon and Garfunkel - Your favorite acoustic song?

Derek & The Dominos - Do you prefer a cover more than the original song?

The Mamas and The Papas - What’s the song that have a harmony so good that makes you want to punch something?

Santana - Your favorite artist hairstyle?

Ramones - Do you like punk music?

The Temptations - A song that you liked when you were younger?

Cream - A song that you associate with summer?

The Band - A song that you never get tired of?

Steve Miller Band - A song that need to be played out loud?

Sonny & Cher - A song by an artist with a voice that you love?

Wings - A song that makes you remind of yourself?

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I’m a-wonderin’ if she remembers me at all
Many times I’ve often prayed
In the darkness of my night
In the brightness of my day

So if you’re travelin’ in the north country fair
Where the winds hit heavy on the borderline
Remember me to one who lives there
She once was a true love of mine

Stricklake having a super intimate moment with each other by slow dancing in a dark room while ‘Girl from the North Country’ by Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash plays on a radio (or Strickler’s own records, I bet he owns a gramophone) in the background. Bittersweetness ensues. Seriously, listen to this song, it’s them to a T and it HURTS.

‘Thor: Ragnarok’: Cate Blanchett Took Inspiration From Cosplayers for Hela’s Look

She’s played Queen Elizabeth, Bob Dylan, and elven royalty. So perhaps one of the few acting challenges left for Cate Blanchett is tackling a comic-book villain. She’s about to prove her Marvel mettle this fall as Hela, the Asgardian goddess of death who’ll wreak havoc in the November Avenger sequel Thor: Ragnarok.

Hela, who has had multiple incarnations in the comics, usually wears an elaborate headdress, but Blanchett also gave a lot of thought to how she’d look without her gear — and took some inspiration from fans online.

“When I was starting to think about how she might look, I went back to the fanbase,” said Blanchett, who recently spoke to Yahoo. “All these girls were doing Hela makeup looks on YouTube. I thought about what their takes on her were. I spoke to Marvel about what she would look like when she would be unmasked, so she wasn’t a faceless, generic baddie. They were very open to everything.”

Blanchett was first drawn to the project by director Taika Waititi and “his unique, slightly askew take on the universe,” she said. In Ragnarok, our hero, Thor (Chris Hemsworth), will battle Hela when she’s inadvertently unleashed on Asgard after spending millennia locked away. The scale of destruction that she represents is enough to unite the god of thunder with his seriously estranged brother Loki (Tom Hiddleston) and his Avenger rival the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), who’s along for this intergalactic ride.

The Marvel universe “needed a bit of a shakeup,” the actress said. “I didn’t realize until I got on the set that this is the first Marvel film incarnation of a female villain. What decade are we in? It was shocking to me. The character they created is ballsy and front-footed.” Hela also happens to be the reason Blanchett, 47, has some new street cred with her four children. “I earned a few brownie points,” she bragged.

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Harry was not raised to treat women as if they were dirt. He was raised in a female dominant household, meaning that the tow ladies always made sure that he was respectful, encouraging, and made sure he didn’t see himself as superior. And he never was, no matter how the media portrayed him. He was always respectful of the female gender, which is why everyone wanted to work with him, along with his talents. No one would have thought that he was capable of treating someone as bad as he treated Y/N. Harry didn’t even know he was capable of treating someone that badly.

He didn’t know why he did it, there was no logic to it. He could try and say it was because he liked her, but that didn’t make much sense either. You weren’t supposed to treat someone you cared about like they were the scum on the bottom of your shoes. You were supposed to try and win them over, with quick antidotes or flirty winks, not with the rolling of the eyes or quip remarks. He wanted to desperately know what made him want to do that, even though he had a slight inkling of why, but his reasoning still sounded ridiculous. 

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Me, But Happy (Jughead x Reader)

Based on lines from “Me, But Happy” by Neil Hilborn


I would like to thank you, personally, for always making me feel like I’m the King of the Pope of the whole world.

You ran through the forest clearing, chasing after your friend, Jughead. You’d just mourned over the demolishment of the Twilight Drive-In, giving a big middle finger to capitalism by spray painting yours and his initials on the building walls. A last testament to your love of the place. When you’d both heard about its demolishment, you were heartbroken. But running through the forest with Jughead, sirens of the Riverdale police in the distance, you began to laugh. What the drive-in created for you two, you would rebuild again. You knew it.


I wanna thank you for making all the love songs mean something again.

You cruised down the country road, Jughead in the passenger seat of your convertible. The warm breeze ruffled your hair, sunset in the distance painting the sky with passionate colors. The radio began to play “Make You Feel My Love” by Bob Dylan. Under his breath, in his smooth, tenor voice, Jughead began to sing along. You’d never heard Jughead sing before. You felt a smile grow on your face.

“Go to the ends of the earth for you, to make you feel my love,” Jughead sang the last line of the song with a content smile.

Suddenly, a song that was once blasé and trite to you was a song you wanted to hear over and over again, until the end of time. As long as Jughead was singing it.

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Maybe it’s just the music freak in me but I was just thinking about a modern au and the music that the Losers Club would listen to in during their high school years and….


Richie:  -Is here for classic rock and for sure still has a record player that he lugs with him. 

-He loves trips to the thrift stores where he definitely makes all the losers help him sort through the 45′s. 

-Has a thing for old comedy albums. 

-Loves Elvis, Buddy Holly, The Beatles, Little Richard, Bruce Springsteen

-Buddy Holly for sure makes him feel better about wearing his glasses.

-Favorite Beatles album is ‘Help!’


Beverly: -Hardcore fan of Nirvana but also loves classic feminism pop/rock. 

- wishes she was Pat Benatar at times.  

-will sing ‘I am Woman’ at the top of her lungs when it comes on.

- Her favorite song changes every other day but at the moment it is ‘She’s Leaving Home’ by The Beatles. 

- Her favorite Beatle album is ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club’ 

-Her and Richie hardcore love AC/DC


Bill: - Loves the classic southern rock genre and is here for 70′s soft rock.

- Obsessed with The Eagles, Jackson Browne, Bob Dylan and Tom Petty.

-Low key wants to learn to play ‘Let it Be’ on the piano

-Discovers a new song every week and plays it over and over much to the Loser’s club’s annoyance. (This week it’s ‘Amie’ by Pure Prairie League)

-Favorite Beatle’s album is ‘Rubber Soul’ 


Stan: - He is a ball of anxiety that gravitates to slow soothing music.

-BILLY JOEL <3, Elton John, bonds with Bill over Jackson Browne. 

-Sucker for Beatle ballads.

-Favorite Beatle’s album is ‘Let it Be’ 


Eddie: -Loves classic rock and enjoys going to Richie’s house to listen to records.

-Believer in the rule ‘His car means he controls the radio’

-LOVES THE MONKEES

-Loser’s tease him about his love for Herman’s Hermits even though they all secretly like them. 

-50′S DOO-WOP IS A MUST

-Favorite Beatle’s album is ‘Abbey Road’ (Lowkey obsessed with George Harrison)

-Surprises everyone (Except Richie) when any Rolling Stone song comes on and he knows every word.)


Ben: -All over the place 

-Lowkey is trying to get Beverly to listen to James Taylor with him. 

-what even is his music taste???

-Probably into Electric Light Orchestra and Supertramp.

-Fvorite Beatle’s album is ‘The White Album’ 


Mike: -Loves classic rock like everyone else basically. 

-’What a Wonderful World’ by Louis Armstrong is his favorite song. 

-He and Richie are big Jimi Hendrix’s fans.

-Lowkey knows every word to ‘We Didn’t Start the Fire’ by Billy Joel

-Favorite Beatle’s album is also ‘The White Album’ 

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Scan - George Harrison and Bob Dylan playing tennis, Isle of Wight, 1969, from George’s camera.

Scanned from Living in the Material World

Photo © The Harrison Family

“I really like George.” - Bob Dylan to Chris O’Dell, 1975; Miss O’Dell: Hard Days and Long Nights with The Beatles, The Stones, Bob Dylan, and Eric Clapton
 
“George got stuck with being the Beatle that had to fight to get songs on records because of Lennon and McCartney. Well, who wouldn’t get stuck?”

“If George had had his own group and was writing his own songs back then, he’d have been probably just as big as anybody.” - Bob Dylan, NME, 2007

“[George] was also Bob Dylan’s biggest fan. He could quote the lyrics to practically any Dylan song you could come up with.” - Jim Keltner, Rolling Stone, 2002

“George quoted Bob like people quote Scripture. Bob really adored George, too. George used to hang over the balcony videoing Bob while Bob wasn’t aware of it. Bob would be sitting at the piano playing, and George would tape it and listen to it all night.”
Q: “So George had his own private Dylan bootlegs?”
TP: “Yeah. One day George was hiding in the hedge at the house where we were recording. As everybody flew off, George would rise up out of the bushes with his video going. And he did that with Bob.” - Tom Petty, Rolling Stone, 2002 [x]

“He’s fantastic, you know. There’s not a lot of people in the world who I see from a historical point of view. Five hundred years grom now, looking back in history, I think he will still be the man, Bob, he just takes the cake.” - George Harrison, 1987 [x]

“I’ve always liked the way George Harrison plays guitar - restrained and good.” - Bob Dylan

“They had a soul connection.” - Olivia Harrison on George and Bob, Rolling Stone, 2011

“He was a giant, a great, great soul, with all the humanity, all the wit and humor, all the wisdom, the spirituality, the commen sense of a man and compassion for people. He inspired love and had the strength of a hundred men.
He was like the sun, the flowers and the moon, and we will miss him enormously. The world is a profoundly emptier place without him.” - Bob Dylan on George Harrison, Rolling Stone, 2002 [x]

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Talking to Rolling Stone magazine, Dylan talked freely about Harrison’s struggle to find his voice within the songwriting collective of John Lennon and Paul McCartney.

“George got stuck with being the Beatle that had to fight to get songs on records because of Lennon and McCartney. Well, who wouldn’t get stuck?” he asked.

Dylan highlighted the writing talents of Harrison, saying: “If George had had his own group and was writing his own songs back then, he’d have been probably just as big as anybody.”- Quoted in an NME article, “Bob Dylan talks of Beatles friendship”, 16 May 2007

“I’ve always liked the way George Harrison plays guitar—restrained and good.”
-Bob Dylan to Ron Rosenbaum, Nov 1977

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On this day in music history: July 25, 1965 - Bob Dylan performs an “all electric” set at the Newport Folk Festival in Newport, RI. Backed by guitarist Mike Bloomfield and members of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, this is a radical departure for the formerly acoustic based folk rock musician. Having released his fifth album “Bringing It All Back Home” in March of 1965, his first to feature electric instruments, it is immediately controversial among Dylan’s contemporaries. The act of a folk musician playing an electric guitar is considered by the audience to be musical heresy, and react negatively by booing Dylan. He leaves the stage after just three songs. The incident inspires Dylan to write and record the song “Positively 4th Street” four days later, a rebuke of former friends in the folk music community who have criticized him for “going electric”. Bob Dylan accidentally leaves the guitar that he plays during his set at Newport behind on the private chartered plane he travels from the venue on. The sunburst 1964 Fender Stratocaster thought to have been lost for over the last four decades, is found in the possession of the pilot’s family in 2012. The guitar is found with several sheets of paper in the case containing early drafts of several unfinished songs. The instrument sells at auction (from Christie’s auction house) for a record breaking $965,000 (to an anonymous bidder) in December of 2013. It surpasses the amount paid for the previous record holder, Eric Clapton’s black Fender Stratocaster nicknamed “Blackie”, which had sold for $959,000 in 2004.

Dianna Agron at the Cafe Carlyle: 9/19/17 Setlist

“Don’t Think Twice” by Bob Dylan
“Perfect Day” by Lou Reed
“Play with Fire” by The Rolling Stones
“It Ain’t Me Babe” by Bob Dylan
“In Spite of Ourselves” by John Prine
“Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)” by Cher
“Cosmic Dancer” by T. Rex
“Harvest Moon” by Neil Young
“Elvis Presley Blues” by Gillian Welch*
“Corrina, Corrina” by Bo Carter and Papa Charlie McCoy**
“Dance Me to the End of Love” by Leonard Cohen
“Dream a Little Dream of Me” - (Pop Standard)

*Sung per Dianna’s request by her accompanist, Gil.
**Dianna performed Bob Dylan’s version.