Paste Presents: The Dylan Takeover

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<em>Paste</em> Presents: The Dylan Takeover

There might be no other single person who's had as big an impact on the music that Paste covers as Bob Dylan. He topped the list of our 100 Best Living Songwriters (and Jack Pendarvis' hilarious 10 Best Dead Songwriters) and was featured on the cover of our 22nd issue. So rather than devote a single article or review to him today, as he releases his 33rd (!) studio album, Together Through Life (listen to the album in full here), we're pretty much just giving him the website. We've got Corey duBrowa's review of the record, but we've also got a really super hard, intensely geeky and impossible to solve Dylan quiz, a list of the 50 best Dylan covers of all time, a gallery of Dylan illustrations that we've commissioned over our seven years of existence and a poll of the best Dylan record ever. Plus we've dug into our Dylan archives (surprisingly rich for our young magazine) and brought back essays like William Gay's brilliant memoir detailing how Dylan shaped his life, David Dark's "I've Got My Bob Dylan Mask On" and Andy Whitman's "Listening To My Life" piece. The bard has inspired some great writing, and we thought today would be a great day to celebrate it. Below is our Dylan Takeover content, which will be updated throughout the day. Hope you enjoy.

Listen to Bob Dylan's Together Through Life

The 50 Best Bob Dylan Covers of All Time

Review: Bob Dylan - Together Through Life

The Super-Impossible Brain-Busting Bob Dylan Trivia Quiz

Poll: What is Bob Dylan's Best Studio Album to Date?

Watch the Video for Bob Dylan's "Beyond Here Lies Nothin'"

News: Dylan, Nelson and Mellencamp Tour Ballparks in Summer

Watch The Deep Vibration Cover Bob Dylan's "Shot of Love" Live at Paste

News: Filmmaker Releases Sixth Unauthorized Dylan Documentary

Andy Whitman on Music: Bob Dylan, the Lazy Rhyme, and the Sublime

They've Got the Neutron Bomb: Bob Dylan, John Coltrane, Leonard Cohen and Harry Smith as the Four Horsemen

When I Paint My Masterpiece: Bob Dylan Art from Paste's Archives

Don't Look Back: Paste's Bob Dylan Archives

News: Austin City Limits Snubs Bob Dylan, Invites Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band, Beastie Boys, Many More to 2009 Festival

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