The objective of The Bob Dylan Project is to list every recording of every song sung or written by Bob Dylan and to provide direct links to the actual recordings. In addition the project provides direct links to other notable versions of each song available on YouTube or other streaming services.
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We are now at 200 Albums, 1,600 Songs, 6,000 Artists, 11,000 versions and 100,000 links to Bob Dylan related music!
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YouTube and Streaming services
The goal of including the YouTube links is to find the “best” Dylan covers and alternative versions culled from the many hundreds of thousands out there. “Best” is a very subjective word; at The Bob Dylan Project, every Dylan song is a masterpiece, regardless of who sings it. Some, but not us, would say Dylan’s songs are better done by others, reluctantly we accept their right to that opinion! What The Bob Dylan Project means by “best” is illustrated by this one: Patti Smith (Changing of the Guards) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cY2B_9KpRqk
The Bob Dylan Project would appreciate receiving your selections to replace or add to the existing versions where applicable. Convince us that your “best” versions are better than ours. Send your selections to The.Dylan.Project@Bigpond.com
· Composed or performed by Bob Dylan.
· Must be “good”.
· Only the “best” twenty versions by language.
· Freely available on YouTube without copyright infringement.
· Multiple free streaming options available.
· Cleanly and professionally recorded.
· Supporting artists devoted to the music of Bob Dylan.
This project acts as an index to all of Dylan’s recordings at the song and album level as well as an index by the other artists who have recorded the songs.
The list of Dylan albums allows for a direct link to the complete album as well as a link from the album’s tracks back to the song listing holding links to other versions.
There are additional links to the Bob Dylan official site by album and song so that the lyrics can be viewed where available and to documentation held within Wikipedia by song and album.
The project is not about Dylan the man but the representation of the essence of the man through his music.
Please HELP. The Bob Dylan Project is for Bob Dylan fans so if you have any input please contact The.Dylan.Project@Bigpond.com.
The Bob Dylan Project does not sell anything physical but rather sells the message of Bob Dylan’s music which transcends any material value.
The bank balance of The Bob Dylan Project is currently: AUD $29,917.75 DR. The details of the bank balance will be updated each month.
If you would like to financially support The Bob Dylan Project contributions can be made via PayPal to The.Dylan.Project@Bigpond.com. Your name (unless directed otherwise) without the amount of the contribution will be listed below for a period of time.
The following Dylan fans have helped in many unique and wonderful ways. The Dylan Project thanks you...
- Fred Hamlett (Content)
- Lavinia Curletta (Content)
- Manuel Mariño (Content)
- Mark Creamer (Content, Donation)
- Chris Rider (Content)
- Aditya Srinath (Content)
YouTube and External Link Errors
For various reasons links to YouTube and streaming services fail, usually because of copyright problems, but, in most cases as fast as a song is taken down a new replacement will be put up. So if a link fails simply manually search and you will most likely find the replacement. Please report broken links to The Bob Dylan Project so that we can update the master document. Report broken links to The.Dylan.Project@Bigpond.com
The team has been compiling this document for several years and errors and omissions are in no short supply. Please forward your comments and corrections to us at The.Dylan.Project@Bigpond.com thank you.
The list of songs is based upon a combination of sources. Firstly the Bob Dylan Official web site: http://www.bobdylan.com/us/songs then the Wiki list of songs by Bob Dylan: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_songs_written_by_Bob_Dylan then actual songs from albums on which Bob Dylan sings. If there are others that have been missed please send them to The.Dylan.Project@Bigpond.com.
This is not a commercial web site and it does not hold any music content.
Contact was made with the Sony Music Entertainment Royalty Helpdesk on 27/05/2015.
A case number was established SMR-019044 indicating that they had received our notification of intent.
Bob Dylan, like many artists, is very particular and proactive with respect to copyright. This site does not condone any copyright breaches. This site does not contain any local content other than the images downloaded from the internet freely available to all. (The URLs of all images are visible with the image). If copyright infringements inadvertently exist on this site they will be removed as soon as they are notified (within in the next maintenance cycle).
Music copyright infringements that exist on sites outside the scope of The Bob Dylan Project cannot be rectified by this web site manager. All YouTube covers should contain the following: “Copyright music and lyrics reproduced by kind permission of Special Rider”.
Bob Dylan has his own web site: http://www.bobdylan.com.
Bob Dylan also has his own YouTube site: www.youtube.com/bobdylan
Bob Dylan has a YouTube VEVO site: https://www.youtube.com/user/BobDylanVEVO (Music video by Bob Dylan performing song. (C) 1993 SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT). These songs are directly referenced.
If we are notified that an image is subject to copyright the image will be removed or a link will be enabled taking the user to the web site of the copyright owner.