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December 14, 2015

Today Team Legacy has a confession to make… Sometimes, yes, *sometimes*… we do watch X Factor… Did you hear X factor winner Louisa Johnson’s first single? Did it ring a bell? Well look no more, our very own Bob Dylan recorded the song in 1973 and created two versions (slow and fast). The song later featured on the 1974 album ‘Planet Waves’.

Bob Dylan - Plant Waves Artwork

Whilst penning the song, Dylan is said to have been thinking about his son, and the track is commonly interpreted as a blessing from a father to a child.

‘Forever Young’ has since been covered and performed by many artists including Diana Ross, Meat Loaf and 2015 X-Factor winner Louisa Johnson.

To listen to more songs like ‘Forever Young’ check out our playlist below!

Bob Dylan – A Love Story

Bob Dylan – A Love Story

Bob Dylan is one of the world’s most influential and ground-breaking artists and in 2016 was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature ‘for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition’.

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‘More Blood, More Tracks’ – Press Quotes

‘More Blood, More Tracks’ – Press Quotes

The latest in the award winning Bob Dylan bootleg series is ‘More Blood, More Tracks’ celebrating the 1975 masterpiece. Here’s what the press are saying…

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BOB DYLAN – ‘MORE BLOOD, MORE TRACKS – THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOL. 14’ – OUT NOW

BOB DYLAN – ‘MORE BLOOD, MORE TRACKS – THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOL. 14’ – OUT NOW

We’re thrilled to announce an eagerly anticipated new chapter in the acclaimed Bob Dylan Bootleg Series, out now.

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Artist of the Month: Bob Dylan

Artist of the Month: Bob Dylan

With the release of ‘More Blood, More Tracks’ – a celebration of his 1975 masterpiece ‘Blood On The Tracks’ – the incomparable Bob Dylan is our Artist of the Month for November.

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Bob Dylan – ‘Live 1962 – 1966: Rare Performances From The Copyright Collections’ – Out Now

Bob Dylan – ‘Live 1962 – 1966: Rare Performances From The Copyright Collections’ – Out Now

As rock’s first Nobel Laureate tours Japan and Asia this summer, we’re pleased to announce a new collection of live recordings from the peerless Bob Dylan.

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‘The Music Which Inspired Girl From The North Country’ – Out Now

‘The Music Which Inspired Girl From The North Country’ – Out Now

As ‘Girl From The North Country’ – the critically-acclaimed new play in which the action is interwoven with Bob Dylan’s extraordinary songbook  – continues to wow West End audiences, we’re pleased to announce ‘The Music Which Inspired Girl From The North Country’, out now.

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TOP FIVE VINYL LPS OF 2017

TOP FIVE VINYL LPS OF 2017

2017 has produced some of the most exciting reissues, limited edition and original vinyl albums of recent years, resulting in some ‘must-have’ records. Here are our Top Five picks, which should belong in the collection of any vinyl lover in your life, or of course, your own.

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BOB DYLAN – ‘TROUBLE NO MORE THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOL. 13/1979-1981’ – OUT NOW

BOB DYLAN – ‘TROUBLE NO MORE THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOL. 13/1979-1981’ – OUT NOW

The latest chapter in Columbia/Legacy’s highly acclaimed Bob Dylan Bootleg Series is out now.

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GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY – CAST ALBUM – OUT NOW

GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY – CAST ALBUM – OUT NOW

We’re proud to announce that the original cast recording of ‘Girl From The North Country’, the critically acclaimed new play from Conor McPherson featuring the music and lyrics of Bob Dylan, is out now.

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Win Bob Dylan, AC/DC or Elvis Presley Book Sets

Win Bob Dylan, AC/DC or Elvis Presley Book Sets

We’re giving you the chance to win one of our CD Book Sets – take your pick from Bob Dylan’s The Bootleg Series Volumes 1-3 [rare and unreleased] 1961-1991, Elvis Presley’s Platinum A Life In Music or AC/DC’s Black Tracks.

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Old Crow Medicine Show Celebrate 50 Years of ‘Blonde On Blonde’

Old Crow Medicine Show Celebrate 50 Years of ‘Blonde On Blonde’

Legendary Nashville road band, Old Crow Medicine Show today release their live version of Bob Dylan’s seminal double album, ‘Blonde On Blonde’.

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Bob Dylan’s ‘Triplicate’, Out Now

Bob Dylan’s ‘Triplicate’, Out Now

In his first ever three-disc release, voice of a generation and nobel laureate Bob Dylan today releases ‘Triplicate’, 30 classic American tunes, reimagined with Dylan’s inimitable talents as vocalist, arranger and bandleader.

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Three Disc Dylan Album ‘Triplicate’ Out 31st March

Three Disc Dylan Album ‘Triplicate’ Out 31st March

Collecting 30 brand new recordings from the nobel laureate, ‘Triplicate’ will be the first three-disc release from Bob Dylan.

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CONGRATULATIONS BOB DYLAN

CONGRATULATIONS BOB DYLAN

On Sunday Bob Dylan became the first musician to receive the Nobel Prize for literature. Read his humbling acceptance speech (delivered by the United States Ambassador to Sweden, Azita Raji) here…

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‘Bob Dylan – The Real Royal Albert Hall Concert’ – Out Now

‘Bob Dylan – The Real Royal Albert Hall Concert’ – Out Now

For the first time, the Real Royal Albert Hall concert, originally recorded for a live album in 1966, has finally been released…

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Artist of the Month: Bob Dylan

Artist of the Month: Bob Dylan

As one of the most original, influential and culturally fascinating artists to have emerged in the 20th century, the man born Robert Allen Zimmerman in Duluth, Minnesota in 1941 has also proved to be one of its most divisive…

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‘Bob Dylan: The 1966 Live Recordings’ Out Now

‘Bob Dylan: The 1966 Live Recordings’ Out Now

It’s one of the most ambitious box set projects in history – every single known recording of Bob Dylan’s legendary 1966 live shows across the US, UK, Europe and Australia collected in a huge 36 CD box set.

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Guest Column: Pop & Poetry

Guest Column: Pop & Poetry

The boundary between pop lyricism and poetry or literature has long been a cause of debate, and never more so than in the recent decision to award Bob Dylan the Nobel Prize For Literature. The Quietus’ Luke Turner explores the frontier.

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BOB DYLAN WINS NOBEL PRIZE

BOB DYLAN WINS NOBEL PRIZE

Bob Dylan has become the first musician in history to win the Nobel Prize For Literature.

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‘BOB DYLAN: THE 1966 LIVE RECORDINGS’

‘BOB DYLAN: THE 1966 LIVE RECORDINGS’

One of the most ambitious box set projects in history comes to fruition on Friday, November 11th.

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK: ‘TANGLED UP IN BLUE’ – BOB DYLAN

NYC Legacy Locations

NYC Legacy Locations

Iconic artists photographed and mapped around New York City!

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Legacy Meets Woolly Rockers!

Legacy Meets Woolly Rockers!

We spoke to Liz Powner to discuss her wonderful Woolly Rockers collection and her favourite music…

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Legacy Reader Digest: June edition

Legacy Reader Digest: June edition

What to read and watch on the web this month!

Every month, we’ll gather up essential online pieces for you to enjoy!

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Iconic photographs mapped around London

Iconic photographs mapped around London

Take a different look at classic album covers and iconic pix from the likes of Hendrix, Dylan, The Clash etc.

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Bob Dylan – Top tracks

Bob Dylan – Top tracks
Show tracks
  1. Blowin' in the wind
    Bob Dylan
  2. The times they are a-changin'
    Bob Dylan
  3. Mr Tambourine man
    Bob Dylan
  4. Like a rolling stone
    Bob Dylan
  5. Subterranean Homesick Blues
    Bob Dylan
  6. and lots more!!
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Bob Dylan – Forever Young

Bob Dylan – Forever Young

‘Forever Young’ on The X Factor: have you heard this song before?

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Bob Dylan – ‘Visions of Johanna’ Video

Bob Dylan – ‘Visions of Johanna’ Video

Visions of Johanna

Bob Dylan: watch outraged fans at his first electric shows in England (1966)

Bob Dylan: watch outraged fans at his first electric shows in England (1966)

Bob Dylan: 3 track preview

Bob Dylan: 3 track preview

Listen to 3 tracks from the forthcoming Bootleg series now!

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Video of the week: Bob Dylan

Video of the week: Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan’s 5th album “Bringing It All Back Home” was released in 1965 and was half acoustic half electric. What’s the story behind this artwork?

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Bob Dylan: more info on The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series vol. 12

Bob Dylan: more info on The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series vol. 12

‘Bob Dylan – The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series Vol 12’ is a deluxe 6CD anthology that will be released on November 6th.

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BOB DYLAN PRIZE DRAW

BOB DYLAN PRIZE DRAW

We are giving you the chance to own Bob Dylan 50th Anniversary Collection 1963

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Fantastic Albums For A Special Price

Fantastic Albums For A Special Price

Some of our favourite tracks and albums are currently available for a very special price…

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Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door

Bob Dylan

Album Teaser Trailer

Bob Dylan