This Month in Music – May 5, 1968: Buffalo Springfield Play Last Concert

Buffalo Springfield’s first incarnation was but a scant two years. Despite their relatively short shelf life, the group (consisting of Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Dewey Martin, Richie Furay, and Bruce Palmer) would carve a following, as well as a legacy in rock history, that has and will continue to stand the test of time. A…

50 Greatest Songs of Bob Dylan: #49. A Hard Rain’s a-Gonna Fall

The song, like Dylan, its author, traversed many a mile and slayed many a wannabe singer/songwriter before it would reach, what could be argued, its penultimate  high.  Nearly ten years before the  George Harrison organized benefit concert for the impoverished country of Bangladesh, the song, “A Hard Rain’s a-Gonna Fall,” was put to record by…

50 Greatest Songs of Bob Dylan: #50. Like a Rolling Stone

Greatest hits compilations are the bane of popular music. They focus everyone’s attention to a minute segment of a musician’s career and ignore segments that deserve or even resonate louder and closer to the artist’s soul. Everyone dreams of writing a hit single, and the money earned from it must be nice, However, in the…