Playlist: Bob Dylan’s most epic songs


Turning 80 this month, Bob Dylan has certainly had an epic life. He’s also written some epic songs — and we mean epic. Although he kept things pretty concise at the beginning of his career, Dylan soon began to draw on the folk tradition of long story songs, putting his own surreal touch on the genre.…

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Album of the Week: St. Vincent, 'Daddy's Home'

St. Vincent, 'Daddy's Home'

Annie Clark said that she had taken angularity as far as she could in her music, and decided to go in a completely different direction for the new album. "So much of this new record is really just things that move in and out like water and flow, and really being way more about that kind of energy than about things that are right angles and clear lines."

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Rock the Cradle 2021: a Saturday-morning video series

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This spring, we're making Saturday mornings extra special for kids and their grown-ups by bringing Rock the Cradle straight to your homes. In six video episodes, The Current will bring the dance party to you with Rock the Cradle Play Along.

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Bob Dylan at 80: Celebrate with The Current

Bob Dylan is at center in a group of Herzl campers in 1957.

Bob Dylan was born in Duluth and raised in Hibbing, and went on to become the most acclaimed singer-songwriter of his generation. On May 24 he turns 80 years old, and The Current has planned a wealth of programming to celebrate this landmark birthday.

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Interview: Colin Meloy talks 20 Years of The Decemberists

Interview with Colin Meloy of The Decemberists

Colin Meloy and Mac Wilson sit down for a virtual interview as The Decemberists celebrate their 20th anniversary this month. The two look back at iconic releases and memories from The Decemberists' catalog, and discuss the craft of building a setlist in the age of streams.

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St. Vincent talks about 'Daddy's Home,' and SNL

Interview with Annie Clark of St. Vincent

St. Vincent's Annie Clark connects with Jade to talk about her upcoming album, Daddy's Home, the visual representations that have accompanied the eras of her discography, and putting together the band for her recent Saturday Night Live performance.

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