Learn some of Bob Dylan’s deceptive chord moves, his fluency with standard and non-standard tunings, and his knack for constant reinvention with music examples drawn from his early work.
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Watch Bob Dylan’s Iconic ‘Subterranean Homesick Blues’ Scene from the 1967 Documentary ‘Don’t Look Back’
"Subterranean Homesick Blues," Bob Dylan's first Top 40 hit, released in March of 1965, is one of the artist's first electric songs, but it was inspired by the ... Read More...
May 16 marked the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan's landmark album Blonde on Blonde, which was largely recorded in Nashville with Music Row studio musicians. The ... Read More...
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Offers Surprisingly Fresh and Original Takes on Classic Dylan Tunes on ‘Dirt Does Dylan’
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band founders Jeff Hanna and Jimmie Fadden used to play Dylan tunes together in high school, now the band has released a tribute album, Dirt Does Dylan.
Jakob Dylan Uses His Trusty Gibson J-45 to Bring His Movie-like Songs to Life on the Wallflowers’ ‘Exit Wounds’
Jakob Dylan's new album with the Wallflowers, Exit Wounds, was written the help of his longest-serving songwriting partner, a mid-1960s Gibson J-45 acoustic guitar.
By Mark Kemp At the 28th Annual Folk Alliance International on February 17-20, Acoustic Guitar captured the legendary folksinger Judy Collins' keynote addres... Read More...
Here are some harmonica basics that will help you blow harp while you keep your acoustic guitar chords pulsing like Bob Dylan, Jimmy Reed, Neil Young and more.
4 Contemporary Fingerstyle Masters Reflect on the Impact and Legacy of Guitar Revolutionary Michael Hedges
Contemporary fingerstyle guitar masters Andy McKee, Kaki King, Christie Lenée, and Mike Dawes reflect on the legacy of the revolutionary guitarist Michael Hedges.
Norman Blake is one of the great unsung heroes of 20th-century folk music. Here's a look at his life, music, and what you can learn from his guitar playing.