Bob Dylan Nobel Speech 12-10-16

The Bob Dylan Nobel speech was given by the United States Ambassador to Sweden Azita Raji, at the Nobel Banquet, 10 December 2016. Dylan was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.” Here are Dylan’s remarks: Good evening, everyone. I extend my warmest greetings to Read More

Al Schmitt Bob Dylan Capitol Sessions Update 06-17-16

Grammy Legend Confirms All ‘Shadows in the Night’ and ‘Fallen Angels’ Tracks are from 2014; Dylan Recorded Another 30 Standards in Early 2016 By Stephen K. Peeples Twenty-three-time Grammy-winning recording engineer/producer Al Schmitt, who worked on Bob Dylan’s Capitol Studios sessions in fall 2014 and early 2016, confirmed that all 22 tracks released on Dylan’s “Shadows Read More

UPDATED: Bob Dylan ‘Fallen Angels’ Follows ‘Shadows in the Night’

Dylan Dropped First ‘Fallen Angels’ Single, ‘Melancholy Mood,’ as Download and on 4-Song Import 7″ Vinyl EP By Stephen K. Peeples UPDATED to include more information about the Capitol sessions Like Act II of a two-act play, Bob Dylan‘s 37th studio album – titled “Fallen Angels” and released May 20 on Columbia/Sony (four days before he Read More

Grammy Legend Al Schmitt Honored with Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Ceremony Outside Capitol Tower Set for Thurs., Aug. 13 at 11:30 a.m.  By Stephen K. Peeples Al Schmitt, the most honored recording engineer and producer in Grammy history with a total of 23 awards, will be inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, Aug. 13. The induction ceremony, open to the public, starts at 11:30 a.m. on the Read More

Grammy Legend Al Schmitt Previews Bob Dylan’s ‘Shadows in the Night’

“My wife thinks it’s a sexy record,” says Al Schmitt, who recorded and engineered the Dylan sessions at Capitol Studios in fall 2014 By Stephen K. Peeples Multiple Grammy-winner Al Schmitt, who recorded and engineered “Shadows in the Night,” Bob Dylan‘s homage to songs from the great American songbook as recorded by Frank Sinatra, recently Read More

Book Review: Suze Rotolo’s ‘A Freewheelin’ Time’

Visit the Peeples Place at KHTS front page. For years Suze Rotolo was the mystery girl Bob Dylan was pictured walking with down a slushy Greenwich Village street on the cover of his second album, 1963’s “The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan.” Rotolo was his first serious relationship in New York City after he arrived there from Hibbing, Minn., in late Read More

On the Tracks: Bob Dylan’s ‘Chronicles Vol. 1’

On the Tracks: Reflections on Bob Dylan’s “Chronicles Volume 1” By Stephen K. Peeples, Signal Staff Writer Published Jan. 21, 2005 A recent Signal “Escape” assignment and reunion with longtime friends put me on the road to Las Vegas in November. Flying to Vegas being more hassle than it’s worth, I rented a new car. Read More