Check out the 7 most cringeworthy moments in the history of the MTV Video Music Awards here!

Namaqua festival shut down due to fears of racial tension at Steve Hofmeyr’s proposed performance

Bob Dylan recording 35th album

2012-03-13 19:38
 
Bob Dylan

Los Angeles - Bob Dylan is recording a new album.

The 70-year-old singer is working on his 35th studio album in Los Angeles, which will reportedly have a Latin American influence.

Los Lobos musician David Hidalgo - who has been producing Bob's latest record, and worked on his last two albums,Together Through Life and Christmas in the Heart - said: "It was a great experience. And different. Each one has been different, all completely different approaches.

"It's an amazing thing, how he keeps creativity. I don't see how he does it."

Instruments

David also detailed how he had introduced some Latin American instruments to the recording, such as the Tres guitar, a stringed instrument popular in Cuba and Puerto Rico.

He added to The Aspen Times: "He'd say, 'Wow, what's that?' He liked the sound. So we'd get it in there."

Christmas in the Heart was released in 2009, and since then Bob has been involved in the The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams' project, where artists recorded songs based on ideas and lyrics in notebooks left behind in a leather briefcase by the country artist after his death aged 29 in 1953.

Bob recorded a track, The Love That Faded for the album, which was released in October last year. 

- BangShowBiz

Read more on:    bob dylan  |  music  |  celebrities
NEXT ON CHANNEL24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

John Lennon's killer, Mark Chapman, is up for parole this week but not expected to be granted release. Read More »

Shakira's 2010 hit song Loca is an illegal copy of a tune written by a Dominican musician in 1998, a US judge has said in a copyright trial. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.