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Reviews // 51 Articles
Blogs // 18 Articles
News // 11 Articles
Media // 2 Articles
//Features

Trump’s Inauguration: Five Songs by Five White Men for a Very White Administration
18 Jan 2017 // 8:30 PM

Think pieces, fiery speeches, and fact-checking takedowns of a demagogue’s rhetoric can overwhelm the true power of great art -- specifically the strength of a song to save or change the world.

Persona and Modern Music in 17 Songs
17 Apr 2016 // 8:00 PM

Persona -- the “I” of the song -- has evolved, broadened, and expanded to more fully represent a diversity of experiences as well as emotional, political, and cultural orientations.

//Columns

A Nightly Ritual: Bob Dylan's Never-Changing Set List
7 Jun 2015 // 9:30 PM

Bob Dylan's current show is a book musical without the book, crafted by the American Shakespeare.

Everyone Lost: Protest Art and the Iraq War
7 Mar 2013 // 4:30 PM

While people were killing and dying, what did it matter whether there were decent songs being sung, insightful films being produced, appropriate art being inspired? When did poetry ever stop a war?

//Reviews

Bob Dylan, 'The Lyrics: 1961-2012'
14 Dec 2016 // 2:30 AM

Grizzled poet, mercurial visionary, and now Nobel Prize winner. More than 50 years of Dylan lyrics are lovingly compiled in this handsome set.

Bob Dylan: Fallen Angels
20 May 2016 // 2:44 AM

Fallen Angels is a touching tribute to Dylan’s continued passion for music, his love of performing and a celebration of some damn good songs.

//Blogs

Watkins Family Hour Stroll Down 'Highway 61 Revisited' at Lincoln Center (Photos)
13 Aug 2015 // 4:30 AM

Lincoln Center and Americanafest NYC welcomed the Watkins Family Hour for a special performance of Bob Dylan's Highway '61 Revisited.

Sam Peckinpah's 'Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid' Is the Last Great Western
20 Mar 2015 // 4:00 AM

This is not just a great Peckinpah film, but perhaps Hollywood’s last great classic Western, a film of tremendous self-reflection and deep sadness.

//News

Revolutionary Poet: Bob Dylan Upended Foundations of Pop With His Literate Lyrics
17 Oct 2016 // 5:30 AM

Bob Dylan opened the doors of what was possible in popular music with his 1965 single "Like a Rolling Stone".

Bowie, Dylan, Little Richard Among the Best Pop Music Boxed Sets
7 Dec 2015 // 3:45 AM

Here are some of the most notable boxed sets this year in rock and pop...

//Mixed media
//Blogs

That Ribbon of Highway: Sharon Jones Re-shapes Woody Guthrie's Song

// Sound Affects

"Sharon Jones and Woodie Guthrie knew: great songs belong to everybody.

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