Elvis Presley sings Bob Dylan songs

‘I really thought I’d be seeing Elvis soon.’ – Bob Dylan (1997) Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977). Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as “the King of Rock and Roll”, or simply, “the King”. Elvis Presley would have been 81 years old today. Presley …

11 good cover versions of Tomorrow Is A Long Time by Bob Dylan

“Tomorrow Is a Long Time” is a song written and recorded by Bob Dylan. Dylan’s version first appeared on the album Bob Dylan’s Greatest Hits Vol. IIcompilation, released in 1971. Dylan’s officially released version of the song is a live recording from his April 12, 1963, concert at New York’s Town Hall. Dylan had recorded the song in December 1962 …

Bob Dylan: Peace In The Valley (Thomas A. Dorsey)

Well, I’m tired and so weary But I must go along Till the lord comes and calls, calls me away, oh yeah Well the morning’s so bright And the Lamb is the light And the night, night is as black as the sea, oh yes. (There will be peace in the valley for me, some day) “Peace in the Valley” …

October 15: Fela Kuti was born in 1938

October 15: Fela Kuti was born in 1938 Music is the weapon of the future ~Fela Anikulapo Kuti Imagine Che Guevara and Bob Marley rolled into one person and you get a sense of Nigerian musician and activist Fela Kuti. — Herald Sun, February 2011

August 26: Elvis Presley released “Suspicious Minds” in 1969

We’re caught in a trap I can’t walk out Because I love you too much baby – Recorded between four and seven in the morning, during the landmark Memphis session that helped return the King to his throne, “Suspicious Minds” — the final Number One single of his lifetime — is Presley’s masterpiece: He sings so intensely through the fade-out …