Dylan cover discs to benefit Amnesty International
Posted: Friday, November 25, 2011 8:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A sprawling new collection of Bob Dylan cover songs is being released in January to benefit Amnesty International.
Officials with the human rights organization said that all of the songs on the four-CD collection will be new or previously unreleased versions, with the exception of Dylan’s title cut, “Chimes of Freedom.”
The disc, to be released in the U.S. on Jan. 24, is being produced by the same music executives who made a 2007 benefit album for Darfur featuring John Lennon songs.
Participating artists range from 19-year-old Miley Cyrus to 92-year-old folk legend Pete Seeger.
Published in The Messenger 11.25.11