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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.
The Return of the Great White Boss, Bruce Springsteen
18 Jun 2015 // 9:00 PM
The seven albums in this Collection capture the tension inherent to Springsteen's ultimate transformation into a global megastar.
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.
Everyone Lost: Protest Art and the Iraq War
7 Mar 2013 // 5:30 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?
'Keith Richards: A Life in Pictures' Makes Addictive Eye Contact With the Living Legend
8 Mar 2016 // 9:05 PM
A lot of rock stars are hard to look at, either because when one gets up close you can see they've got simply too much crazy-eye, or dead-eye, or entitled-eye.
Bob Dylan Deserves Another Look Back
25 Jan 2016 // 9:10 PM
D.A. Pennebaker's Dylan documentary, Dont Look Back, still feels amazingly fresh and experimental.
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.
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...
Back to the Basement With Bob Dylan
3 Nov 2014 // 9:15 AM
Taken as a single seven-hour-plus narrative told in music, the recordings bear witness to the birth of a new Dylan, one for whom songs are restless creations that gain strength with each new interpretation.