Bob Dylan’s Best Friend Louie Kemp Writing Memoir

Bob Dylan’s Best Friend Louie Kemp Writing Memoir

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Bob Dylan is one of the most legendary folk singers ever, with many iconic songs and albums that are still revered today. Through all of his concerts and life changes, one person stood by his side: his best friend Louie Kemp. The relationship between Kemp and Dylan will be explored in Kemp’s new memoir. Dylan and Me: 50 Years of Adventures offers an intimate look at the relationship between Kemp and Dylan through Kemp’s perspective. Since meeting in 1953, Kemp kept a tight bond with Dylan both before and after he achieved stardom. The book recounts many different moments in …

9 Amazing Songs Inspired by Literature

9 Amazing Songs Inspired by Literature

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Books can change the way you think about things; the right strand of words can strike something up inside of you. It’s not unlikely to feel uneasy, dizzy, overwhelmed, inspired, or full after reading the right essay, poem, story, or novel. (Words are, like, insanely cool.)   So, it’s no wonder so many musicians have drawn inspiration from within the pages of the books they read!   Stand up and jam out to these nine incredibly songs inspired by pieces of literature!    Wuthering Heights by Kate Bush     An eighteen-year-old Kate Bush wrote this insanely popular classic after finding …

Bob Dylan Also Wrote Angsty Teenage Poetry, Which You Can Now Read

Bob Dylan Also Wrote Angsty Teenage Poetry, Which You Can Now Read

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Are you a Bob Dylan fan? Does ‘Mr. Tambourine Man’ strike a chord in your heart? Is ‘Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright’ the greatest moving on song you know? If you answered ‘yes’ to these then you should know about the following news. Especially those folks in Minnesota.   Young Bob | Image Via Pinterest   The musician, songwriter, and Nobel Prize in Literature winner has an old collection of essential writings… more specifically, his handwritten poetry from high school on display in Minnesota. Does it get any cooler? There are pages of scribbled poetry that go back to about …

Why Pay Your Rent When You Could Buy Bob Dylan’s Signed Nobel Lecture!

Why Pay Your Rent When You Could Buy Bob Dylan’s Signed Nobel Lecture!

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If you didn’t know (I didn’t), Bob Dylan was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature. Between Dylan being a literal rock star and the normal influx of interest in newly awarded Nobel Laureates’ work, one publisher is counting on the hype and being very presumptuous with their pricing.   Yesterday, Simon & Schuster released a special edition of Dylan’s twenty-three page Nobel lecture, with one hundred signed and numbered hardcover copies available for the low, low price of $2,500. Which, if you do the math like I did, ends up being a measly $108.70 per page. Next-day shipping is included and …