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Trump’s Inauguration: Five Songs by Five White Men for a Very White Administration
18 Jan 2017 // 9:30 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 // 9:00 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.
Authenticity and Unbroken Chains in Rick Massimo’s 'I Got a Song'
16 Apr 2017 // 9:30 PM
This book is about true believers who kept the torch burning for “authenticity” in folk music at any cost; even if it meant cultural appropriation and commercial compromising.
A Nightly Ritual: Bob Dylan's Never-Changing Set List
7 Jun 2015 // 10:30 PM
Bob Dylan's current show is a book musical without the book, crafted by the American Shakespeare.
Bob Dylan, 'The Lyrics: 1961-2012'
14 Dec 2016 // 3:30 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 // 3:44 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.
Watkins Family Hour Stroll Down 'Highway 61 Revisited' at Lincoln Center (Photos)
13 Aug 2015 // 5:30 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 // 5:00 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.
Revolutionary Poet: Bob Dylan Upended Foundations of Pop With His Literate Lyrics
17 Oct 2016 // 6:30 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 // 4:45 AM
Here are some of the most notable boxed sets this year in rock and pop...