This Day in Music History: June 16, 1965
Bob Dylan is an American musician, singer-songwriter, artist, and writer whose most celebrated works originated in the 60s. Dylan's early songs, such classics as "Blowin' in the Wind" and "The Times They Are a-Changin'", became anthems for the US civil rights and anti-war movements. On this day June 16, 1965, Dylan left behind his initial base in the culture of the folk music revival with his six-minute single "Like a Rolling Stone" that radically altered the parameters of popular music.This is not Dylan's first spotlight @Awakenings, so be sure to check out
The Dylan version of this song was never a hit - it was a cover by Peter, Paul & Mary that made #2 in the US in February, 1963, introducing many people to the music of Bob Dylan, who was an obscure Folk singer at the time.
And the music goes on beating to the rhythm of the changing times...