1997 – Bob Dylan plays his first concert since his heart scare in Lincoln, Neb. But he seems tired and even performs some songs sitting down.
1996 – Bob Dylan allows his song “The Times They Are A-Changin’” to be used in an advertisement for the Bank of Montreal.
1996 – Michael Hutchence of INXS pleads guilty to assaulting a photographer who lay in ambush for him outside a hotel where he was staying with Bob Geldof’s ex-wife Paula Yates. Hutchence is fined $600.
1995 – A seven-hour concert with dozens of stars, including Jerry Lee Lewis, Aretha Franklin and Bob Dylan, caps the opening of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland.
1995 – Bob Dylan releases his statement about the death of Jerry Garcia the day before. He says, “He’s the very spirit personified of whatever is Muddy River country at its core and screams up into the spheres … There’s a lot of spaces and advances between The Carter Family, Buddy Holly and, say, Ornette […]
1995 – In Montpelier, France, the Rolling Stones are joined onstage by support act Bob Dylan for a version of his “Like a Rolling Stone.”
1994 – Bob Dylan spends the first of two days taping an episode of MTV Unplugged at New York’s Sony Studios. The show is broadcast in December.
1994 – Bob Dylan is sued for palimony by Ruth Tyrangiel, who appeared with Dylan in the ’70s film Renaldo and Clara. In her suit, Tyrangiel claims she lived with Dylan from 1974 to 1993, wrote songs with him, and that he promised to marry her.
1994 – Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young join Bob Dylan onstage at the Roseland Ballroom in New York. The trio perform “Rainy Day Women #12 & 35” and “Highway 61 Revisited.”
1994 – Bob Dylan plays his 600th concert on the so-called Neverending Tour in Columbus, Ohio.
1993 – Bob Dylan films the video for “Blood in My Eyes” in North London.
1993 – Bob Dylan has to cancel a show in Lyon, France, due to his bad back.