Category: Multi-Post-Series

This category is for artists whom I thought significant enough to write multiple posts about.

The Blues (2)

First post here: The gentleman pictured above is one T-Bone Walker, he of the flashy showmanship and smooth guitar playing. He is the guy who wrote “Call It Stormy Monday (But Tuesday Is Just as Bad),” a blues that has remained a popular staple since … Continue reading The Blues (2)

Bob Dylan (2)

First post here: Dylan started out as every bit the folkie. Heavily influenced by artists such as Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Leadbelly and Robert Johnson, he actually visited Woody in the hospital as he lay dying of Huntington’s Disease. But what people sometimes forget – … Continue reading Bob Dylan (2)

Bob Dylan (1)

There is a TV commercial that shows Bob Dylan talking to the IBM Watson computer. (It astonishes me that he would even do a commercial.) The computer tells Dylan that he’s analyzed all his lyrics and most of them are about “the passage of time … Continue reading Bob Dylan (1)