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Adele, Maroon 5 to Cover Bob Dylan for Amnesty International Album

Some of today's most notable artists will be covering Bob Dylan songs to decry censorship and support freedom of speech. Adele, Maroon 5 to Cover Bob Dylan for Amnesty International Album

An incredible four-disc set called Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International will be released in an effort to support freedom of speech and denounce the censorship of artists and activists around the world. 

The set will include 80 of Dylan’s most memorable works performed and covered by fellow musicians, including Lucinda Williams, Kris Kristofferson, Elvis Costello, Maroon 5, who want to lend their name to the cause. 

Adele’s version of one of Dylan’s earliest compositions, “To Make You Feel My Love,” will also be included as well as Sugarland’s live rendition of “Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here With You” and Miley Cyrus’ take on “You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go.”

Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International will be released in North America on Jan. 24, 2012, and will be available internationally the following week.

Written on Nov 27 2011 by Jeanne Dupuis (Google+ profile), writer at KOvideo. Tags: bob dylan

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