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Why Did Bob Dylan Pay A Visit To Birmingham’s WorkPlay On Friday?

Bob Dylan likes WorkPlay.

How do we know? He told owner Tom Williams so on Friday, during a video shoot at the venue’s theater.

Dylan, 75, one of the most famous names in the rock world, spent about four hours at the Birmingham entertainment complex, filming a video to commemorate Tony Bennett’s 90th birthday.

According to Williams, the video will be part of an NBC TV special, “Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best Is Yet to Come.” The two-hour show, which airs December 20, also includes performances by Aretha Franklin, Lady Gaga, Elton John, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder and other celebrities.

Click here to continue reading the complete text of Mary Colurso’s article which was originally published by the Alabama Media Group on October 29, 2016.

by Mary Colurso

© Mary Colurso and Alabama Media Group. All rights reserved. Reproduction strictly prohibited without written permission from author of Alabama Media Group.


Mary Colurso is the Entertainment Reporter for Alabama Media Group.

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One comment on “Why Did Bob Dylan Pay A Visit To Birmingham’s WorkPlay On Friday?

  1. Catspaw Assassin
    December 17, 2016

    Can’t wait.

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