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50 Greatest Songs of Bob Dylan: #50. Like a Rolling Stone

Greatest hits compilations are the bane of popular music. They focus everyone’s attention to a minute segment of a musician’s career and ignore segments that deserve or even resonate louder and closer to the artist’s soul. 495 more words

Sonic Gems: Bob Dylan - Highway 61 Revisited

Born on May 24, 1941, American singer-songwriter, author and painter, Robert Allen Zimmerman aka Bob Dylan has been an influence on American music and culture for over five decades.  173 more words

Thought For The Day

"The Rolling Stones - Like A Rolling Stone (Music Video)"

Like a Rolling Stone” is a 1965 song by the American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. Its confrontational lyrics originated in an extended piece of verse Dylan wrote in June 1965, when he returned exhausted from a grueling tour of England. 295 more words


Bob Dylan #6: Highway 61 Revisited (1965)

Dylan’s insanely prolific period continues with his second straight masterpiece of 1965: Highway 61 Revisited.  Considered to be the moment where Dylan left folk behind in a cloud of drugs and amplifier dust, there’s no denying it’s a powerful statement, though  633 more words

A Musical Advent Calendar - Day One

Liberty’s beauty one prompted people to queue for hours back in October. RRP was £175, but you can still get it on Ebay if you shell £450 or so. 576 more words

Raise All Kinds of Candy to the Stars

I adored Marcello Carlin’s last blog, Then Play Long, which was a survey of every UK number-one album in chronological order. Given the research and sheer analytical effort Carlin put into the project, not even his most devoted fans could get mad when he decided to put the blog to rest at the end of 2016. 307 more words