In honour of Bob Dylan being selected as the 2016 Nobel Laureate for Literature I am Reblogging one of the very first Immortal Jukebox posts which combines a tribute to Bob with a review of his 2013 Albert Hall concert in London.
Some may argue that as a songwriter/performer Bob does not qualify for the Literature Award.
Frankly, I regard such views as unforgivably petty and deeply wrong headed.
I can think of no figure in post World War 2 global culture more worthy of a Nobel Prize!
To add to the review below which had no soundtrack here’s my all time favourite Bob Dylan song in a bravura performance from the 1966 tour soon to be immortalised in a 36 CD set!
No one in the field of popular music has ever written as well as Bob Dylan and no one has performed and sung with such inimitable power.
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