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…

The Color of Bob Dylan’s Musical Roots

Bob Dylan is an American institution. He is a living god who has done more in his life than most of his fans, me included, probably ever will do, The music he has made, the songs he has recorded, the language that was created through something simple as song lyrics, all add to his legacy….

The Chuck Berry Dilemma

The trouble with icons is they tend to obscure their own greatness. The myths that arise around them make you  forget how good they actually are. The recently departed Chuck Berry has, for a number of years, been the dictionary definition of this fact. Sure, no one would ever deny that he was great. However,…