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Highway 61 Revisited

I hope that when I’m 50 I can say I aged as well as ‘Highway 61 Revisited’, one of Bob Dylan’s masterpieces. This week marks its 50th anniversary and even though it’s not my favourite album of his, that would be ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’, there’s not a single minute of boredom. 169 more words

Music

Bob Dylan, "Highway 61 Revisited"

Highway 61 Revisited (Columbia, 1965)

Highway 61 Revisited was American singer/songwriter Bob Dylan’s sixth studio album and he wanted to change things up.
Having recorded mainly acoustic music up to this point in his career, 234 more words

Albums

Dig the Classics: Like A Rolling Stone, Bob Dylan

Folk fans were pissed on this day, 50 years ago, when our boy Bobby D showed up to the Newport Folk Festival and played live with an electric guitar for the very first time.   67 more words

Patrick Steel

Song for Bob Dylan: Ten Songs Which Name-check Bob Dylan. Bob Dylan Releases 'Like A Rolling Stone'. This Day in History, 24/07/1965.

1.  David Bowie ‘Song for Bob Dylan’

(from the album Hunky Dory, 1971).

2.  The Who ‘The Seeker’

(single A-side, 1970).

3.  Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins ‘The Charging Sky’ 85 more words

Rock Music

"like a rolling stone" turns 50

“Like a Rolling Stone,” Bob Dylan’s pioneering anthem that would change popular music forever, was released on this day in 1965. It’s hard to imagine exactly what it must have felt like to hear it for the first time – to be driving along wholly unprepared to have… 854 more words

Bob Dylan