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Apple debuts new Bob Dylan iPod+iTunes ad

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By LC Angell

Contributing Editor
Published: Tuesday, August 29, 2006
News Categories: iPod

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Apple has debuted a new silhouette-style television commercial featuring legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. The ad, which features Dylan playing guitar and singing a song from his new album “Modern Times,” is a more subtle version of Apple’s silhouette spots. Earlier this month, Apple announced that the iTunes Music Store will offer Dylan’s album through an exclusive pre-order on the iTunes Music Store. Apple also created an 800-track digital box set called “The Collection,” which includes all of Dylan’s studio albums and other recordings. Apple CEO Steve Jobs is widely known to be a big fan of Dylan, recently calling him “a personal hero of mine.”

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Comments

1

Yeah.. I just saw this on VH1 this morning.

Side note: His new album is awesome. Great stuff.

Posted by Josh Powell in VA on August 29, 2006 at 8:58 AM (PDT)

2

Haha a blackie dancing to rock n roll, Hell must have frozen over. She was prolly just Listening to NWA on her headphones or something.

Posted by ThePopeIsGay on August 29, 2006 at 5:11 PM (PDT)

3

That ad sucks.

Posted by LOST| on August 29, 2006 at 6:46 PM (PDT)

4

definitely these are the modern times.

Posted by fredx on September 3, 2006 at 9:36 AM (PDT)

5

What a racist motherf***er PopeIsGay must be.  Is that the depth of your perception, stupid?

Posted by Cheryl on September 7, 2006 at 5:36 PM (PDT)

6

Can anyone tell me the name of the song Dylan is singing in this
IPod commercial?  Thanks.

Posted by Lois on September 11, 2006 at 8:41 AM (PDT)

7

Hey Lois the song is Thunder on the Mountain from Bob’s latest CD Modern Times

Posted by trust yourself on September 17, 2007 at 3:19 PM (PDT)

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