Tag : Bob Dylan
Leonard Cohen title : Legendary Composer Leonard Cohen, Composer of Song 'Hallelujah,' Dies at Age 82
summary : Canadian songwriter-singer Leonard Cohen, whose work spanned nearly 50 years, died Monday at the age of 82. He was a poet and artist who left the world the beloved song "Hallelujah," which appeared on his 1985 album "Various Positions," and was covered by 300-plus popular singers in the past 30 years. Many of his fans always thought he sang for the Lord. Canadian magazine Maclean's called the song "pop music's closest thing to a sacred text."
date : Nov 12, 2016 09:34 AM EST
Bob Dylan title : Bob Dylan, Rock Greats Reject BDS Despite Pressure
summary : The sharp divide over the anti-Israel Boycott Divestment Sanctions (BDS) movement recently played out onstage at a California music festival.
date : Oct 18, 2016 05:25 PM EDT
Bob Dylan title : Bob Dylan: What Religion Does This Nobel Prize Winner Practice?
summary : Most Bob Dylan fans have found the singer and iconic songwriter's religious affiliation confusing through the years. Although Dylan was born Jewish, he later converted to Christianity. But given how Christian themes faded out of his music and he continued to practice certain Jewish customs, many wondered if he had left Christianity. However, his spiritual guide, Al Kasha, said Dylan never lost his faith in Christ. Dylan, 75, is the first American winner of the Nobel literature prize since Toni Morrison in 1993.
date : Oct 16, 2016 10:31 AM EDT
Bob Dylan title : Christian Singer Bob Dylan Talks About Influence of Rev. Billy Graham, Folk Music and Classic Notion of Romantic Love
summary : Despite the fact he was born and raised Jewish, Robert Allen Zimmerman, widely known as legendary American singer Bob Dylan, had some surprising remarks about Rev. Billy Graham, comparing him to a bona fide “rock ‘n’ roll” star. He also talks about folk music and the notion of romantic love.
date : Mar 19, 2015 01:26 PM EDT