Happy Birthday, Bob Dylan!
Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman; May 24, 1941) has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s when he was an informal chronicler and a seemingly reluctant figurehead of social unrest. A number of Dylan’s early songs, such as “Blowin’ in the Wind” and “The Times They Are a-Changin'”, became anthems for the US civil rights and anti-war movements. Leaving his first base in the culture of folk music behind, Dylan’s six-minute single “Like a Rolling Stone” radically altered the parameters of popular music in 1965. His recordings employing electric instruments attracted denunciation and criticism from others in the folk movement.
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We will start a new series were we present some of the songs we’ve played during the month that has passed. The first will be for January and February, but we hope to make this a monthly feature.
Robert Ellis – Only Lies from his new album, The Light From The Chemical Plant:
Rosanne Cash – Etta’s Tune from the great new album, The River & The Thread:
Lydia Loveless – Chris Isaak from the album Somewhere Else:
We have compiled a Spotify list of our favorite tracks from the first two months of 2014, these months it looks like we’ve played only new music, that is not the case, we always play “old” music. The playlist for the following months may contain both old and new music, only old music or only new music. We hope you like and play our list: