Bob Dylan’s best songs: Positively 4th Street #13 (Audio & Video)

You got a lotta nerve To say you are my friend When I was down You just stood there grinning – … I was gonna put Positively 4th Street on the other side, but, uh… I didn’t figure anybody could understand it so… ~Bob Dylan (Bob Fass/WBAI Interview, 26 Jan 1966) Outside of a song like Positively 4th Street, which is extremely …

20 songs released in 1963 you must hear

- Earlier posts: 19 Songs released in 1961 you must hear 20 songs released in 1962 you must hear 33 Songs released in 1971 you must hear 21 Songs released in 1972 you must hear 20 songs released in 1973 you must hear – The Year 1963 summary Washington-to-Moscow “hot line” communications link opens, designed to reduce risk of accidental war (Aug. 30). …

19 Songs released in 1961 you MUST hear (video & audio)

This is my second post in this new series of posts. My rules: Only one song per artist/group The song must be released that specific year Songs from live albums not allowed (that’s another & more complicated list) Please feel free to publish your own favorite songs from 1961 in the comments section… AND lists like this are supposed to be fun! Don’t …

July 19: 60 Year Anniversary for the release of “That’s All Right” by Elvis Presley

In 2004, Elvis Presley’s “That’s All Right Mama” and Bill Haley’s “Rock Around the Clock” both celebrated their 50th anniversaries. Rolling Stone Magazine felt that Presley’s song was the first rock and roll recording. At the time Presley recorded the song, Big Joe Turner’s “Shake, Rattle & Roll”, later covered by Haley, was already at the top of the Billboard R&B charts. The Guardian felt that while …

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