Drake, Taylor Swift, and Bieber lead the list.
"In this video, I wanted to explore how a song like Thunder Road has changed, not only in the way Springsteen performs it, but also how its meaning evolves with an older person singing . . ."
If you don't want to spend the 5.5 minutes listening, here's the gist: as The Boss gets older "Thunder Road" tends to get slower, less energetic, more overwrought.
But I guess that's a reasonable metaphor for aging.
Video, a bit longer than an hour. (If you watch, skip the first minute.)
Starts with a fine version of "The Weight" by The Band, continues with the Joe Cocker doing "Let's Get Stoned," and also includes Canned Heat, Joan Baez, and Crosby, Stills, & Nash, among others.
More excellence from Rachael Price and company.
Enjoy it if you want. I'd be willing to bet there won't be another one.
I wonder if Dylan is pleased by this.
No musician's lyrics are more often cited than Dylan's in court opinions and briefs, say legal experts who have chronicled the artist's influence on today's legal community. From U.S. Supreme Court rulings to law school courses, Dylan's words are used to convey messages about the law and courts gone astray.
There's a whole lot of musical talent in the Newman family.
So much for the Adele effect. This past year, catalogue albums outsold the current ones by 4.3 million copies.
Of the ones listed I make The Grateful Dead a clear #1. (The Eagles?! Sheesh.)