American folk songs

  1. President Obama Honors Bob Dylan, Others With Medal of Freedom

    May 29, 2012 4:53 PM EDT Bob Dylan receives the Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama at the White House today. (Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/GettyImages) President Barack Obama honored a diverse group of political and cultural icons, including former Secretary of State ...

  2. Bruce Springsteen Records New Song For Pete Seeger Album: Exclusive

    June 15, 2011 4:40 PM EDT Bruce Springsteen has recorded a new Pete Seeger song for a Seeger album that is penciled in for release this holiday season. Springsteen sings two verses and a chorus on "God is Counting on Us," a song Seeger wrote in response to the oi ...

  3. Bob Dylan's First Vietnam Show From Stage Front

    April 11, 2011 1:10 PM EDT Bob Dylan and band performing in Ho Chi Minh City on April 10, 2011: from left guitarist Charlie Sexton, drummer George Receli and Bob Dylan. (Photo: Fred Wissink/Saigon Sound System) Bob Dylan performed his first-ever show in Vietnam on Sunday ni ...

  4. Bob Dylan Gets Rapturous Reception at China Concert With 'Approved Set'

    April 07, 2011 7:21 AM EDT Counter-culture hero and 1960s protest singer Bob Dylan got a rapturous welcome from fans on Wednesday at his first gig in China, despite agreeing to sing an approved set so as not to offend political sensitivities. Famous for his songs against in ...

  5. Bob Dylan To Release 'Witmark' Rarities Set

    August 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan is set to release "The Witmark Demos," the ninth volume of his "Bootleg Series," Oct. 19 on Columbia Records. Recorded between 1962 and 1964, the 47-track collection includes early takes on classic songs "Blowin& ...

  6. Dylan Soundtracks Co-op Commercial

    January 30, 2009 12:00 AM EST Bob Dylan has allowed U.K. mass merchant the Co-operative Group to use "Blowin' In The Wind" for a new advertising campaign. It will be aired next month. The campaign is the culmination of a two-year re-branding process of its entir ...

  7. Dylan Reworks 'Hard Rain's' For Spanish Expo

    November 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Bob Dylan has recorded a new version of his 1963 classic " A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall" exclusively for the water-themed Expo Zaragoza 2008 world fair, to be held in the northern Spanish city of Zaragoza between June 14-Sept. 14, 200 ...