Essays Tagged: "Dylan"

Great rock musicians

white musicians re-recording Rhythm and Blues songs originally written by black artists.It took Bob Dylan 23 years to realize that he wanted to become a rock musician. Bob Dylan, whose birth name was ... in a Minnesota mining town. He adopted his pseudonym when he went to the University of Minnesota. 'Dylan' came from the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, with whom Zimmerman was frequently compared in the Uni ...

(8 pages) 90 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

"Like A Rolling Stone", analysis of Bob Dylan's song.

Not very many songs compare to Bob Dylan's timeless "Like A Rolling Stone". He explores areas that most conventional lyricists and comp ... oney around, spending and lending your money to people who never had any intent of paying you back. Dylan uses a similar idea in "A Man of Constant Sorrow," in lines 15 and 16, "If I had known how bad ... tuation did. " You never turned around to see the frowns on the jugglers and the clowns" (line 30). Dylan uses images of jokers, thieves, and clowns often in his lyrics, such as in "All Along the Watc ...

(6 pages) 136 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Essay using Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan to explain electric cooperatives. Won an award and me a trip to D.C.

y. The date was May 17, 1966; the place was Free Trade Hall in Manchester England. The infamous Bob Dylan took to the stage to open the Newport Folk Festival. However, a foreign instrument was in Mr. ... t Folk Festival. However, a foreign instrument was in Mr. Dylan's hands; it was an electric guitar. Dylan began strumming the tune to "Like a Rolling Stone," but his once so faithful followers had tur ...

(4 pages) 75 1 4.8 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A Comparison of Poem's: Emily Dickinson's and Dylan Thomas' Distinctly Different Views of Death.

Emily Dickinson's "I Could Not Stop For Death" and "Go Gentle into That Good Night" by Dylan Thomas are two literary pieces on the topic of death. While there are some comparisons between ... house again showing her relaxed and unusual view of death.Unlike Dickinson's casual view of death, Dylan Thomas has a very formal view. Thomas' "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night", is a poem that ... rator in "Do not go...". This poem does not indicate a submissive feeling nor does it speak softly. Dylan's narrator pleads that no man should give up on his life without a fight, it's time to "rage a ...

(2 pages) 73 1 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Charlie's Angels.

mera work moved the story forward while keeping the audience attentive. The primary characters were Dylan, a rebellious tomboy, Natalie, a ditzy encyclopedia, Alex, a no nonsense achiever and Eric Nox ... y, Natalie, a ditzy encyclopedia, Alex, a no nonsense achiever and Eric Nox, a criminal mastermind. Dylan, Natalie and Alex are the main protagonists who work as detectives for a mysterious figure kno ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

Bob Dylan's Success.

Bob Dylan was recognized by his poetry and song writing. He usually wrote songs about protesting and rel ... ng writing. He usually wrote songs about protesting and religious themes. Although the theme of Bob Dylan's work is depressing, it is necessary to consider how the events in his life affected his musi ... is depressing, it is necessary to consider how the events in his life affected his music. Also Bob Dylan had other musicians that influenced him in his early years.Bob Dylan was born in Duluth Minnes ...

(5 pages) 88 0 2.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Bob Dylan and the protest movement of the 1960's

uthful protestors.One of the musicians who played a defining role in the music of the 1960s was Bob Dylan. Dylan was perhaps an unlikely person to assume such a role as he was raised as Robert Allen Z ... moved from the mainstream of American life and American music. After finishing high school in 1959, Dylan left Hibbing for Minneapolis and the University of Minnesota. His time in Minneapolis seemed m ...

(9 pages) 158 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Analysis of "My Back Pages" by Bob Dylan

Analysis of "My Back Pages""My Back Pages"Bob DylanMy guard stood hardWhen abstract threatsToo noble to neglectDeceived me into thinkingI had some ... r, no doubt somehowAh, but I was so much older thenI'm younger than that now."My Back pages" by Bob Dylan can be interpreted in any number of ways by any number of people for such is the beauty and ar ... rom moment to moment. As is such I will try to write quickly. In a general sense, with these verses Dylan is trying to say that the younger one is the more he thinks he knows but in reality he knows m ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Hurricane

nce of the audience to draw their own conclusions is taken away from them. In June 1975, Bob Dylan hailed by 'Life' magazine as one of the 100 most important Americans of the 20th century visit ... zine as one of the 100 most important Americans of the 20th century visited Rubin Carter in prison. Dylan revolutionized pop music by incorporating poetry into his compositions while helping to create ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bob Dylan's hurricane and how it helped to empower the black community in the 60's the way for black rights activists. Done in the form of a radio program.

That was Bob Dylan's 'Hurricane' and today on 3GG in the celebration of the anniversary of Bob Dylan's death we t ... level in 1965 at social level people were still holding on to old beliefs and even in 1971 when Bob Dylan's the hurricane was released, people still had racially prejudice views but they were changing ... ane was released, people still had racially prejudice views but they were changing towards equality.Dylan's 'Hurricane' helped Rubin Carter not just in his case but in his portrayal to the community, ...

(5 pages) 41 0 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Bob Dylan "Blowin' in the Wind"

The message of "Blowin' in the Wind", the lyrics, and the monotonous inflection of Bob Dylan's voice all create a somber feeling in me that makes me think. He is discussing war and the as ... can some people exist, before they're allowed to be free?" This explicates the first verse as well. Dylan means that the men are soldiers and the white dove represents peace. His solemn voice s ... e represents peace. His solemn voice seems to be sad and fed up with war, killing, and hurt. Dylan wants to know when people will start recognizing that these actions add to the problem instead ...

(1 pages) 42 0 1.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The History of Bob Dylan - A summary about Bob Dylan's childhood to success.

Bob Dylan was the most influential songwriter in the popular music of the 1960s. He was born Robert Alle ... Minnesota. His father owned an appliance store, and his mother's parents managed a clothing store. Dylan loved music from the time of his childhood. He later changed his name to Bob Dylan to leave be ... ed of being, a rock n' roll star bigger than Elvis Presley and to pay tribute to his favorite poet, Dylan Thomas.Dylan was a student of music. His study of the roots of rock music led him to the blues ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Bob Dylan Poetry Assignment: Make a list of the works to the author, write about their life, analyse one of their works, write about the themes they use and distinctive qualities of the works.

1. I have read and listened the following poems/songs by Bob Dylan:Mr. tambourine man.Let's Stick TogetherWhen did you leave heaven?Sally Sue BrownDeath Is Not t ... bterranean Homesick BluesPositively 4th StreetHighway 61 RevisitedRainy Day Women #12 And #352. Bob Dylan's life.Bob Dylan was born in 1941 to the name of Robert Zimmerman. He was born and he grew up ... to study arts. While in college he began preforming folk songs at coffee houses under the name Bob Dylan. He got the name Dylan from his favourite poet Dylan Thomas. Bob Dylan got his big break in 19 ...

(5 pages) 25 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

An Investigation Into The Depiction Of Innocence In Dylan Thomas’s Poetry

There are three poems in which Dylan Thomas directly deals with innocence, and the loss of it to adulthood, and many smaller poems ... heme of time, which is one of the central figures in his poetry. Here I will attempt to uncover how Dylan Thomas uses the theme of innocence in his poetry, and why it works so well.The first of Dylan' ... he first of Dylan's innocent trio I shall look at is titled "˜Was there a time'. In this poem Dylan is deeply regretting the loss of innocence. His use of "Was there..?"�; makes it sound ...

(13 pages) 1495 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bob Dylan

In the 1960's, Bob Dylan was quoted as having said, "Don't ask me nothin' about nothin'. I just might tell you the trut ... out nothin'. I just might tell you the truth." This has been the maxim of his life, and his career. Dylan has always been known for saying what he feels, even when it goes against popular belief. He h ... ed forty years since the release of his first album, and it is continuing on even today. Bob Dylan, whose given name was Robert Allen Zimmerman (he legally changed his name in 1962), was born M ...

(9 pages) 24 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan is one of the most important artists for popular music. He was renowned for being a song write ... In Minneapolis he discovered blues music and began to incorporate blues tunes into his folk songs. Dylan began to play at local clubs and coffee-houses but he was not yet known as an extraordinary pe ... ay at local clubs and coffee-houses but he was not yet known as an extraordinary performer. In 1960 Dylan spent some time in Denv at local clubs and coffee-houses but he was not yet known as an extrao ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Bob Dylan

On Saturday, November 10th, 2001, I was able to view a concert of Bob Dylan at Nationwide Arena in downtown Columbus, OH. My seat was located on the floor approximately o ... nderstanding of the artist and the concert, it is necessary to take a look at the background of Bob Dylan. While attending the University of Minnesota in 1959, Dylan became attracted to folk music and ... events. Guthrie and Seeger began to add political elements into their music and greatly influenced Dylan, who is credited with pioneering the modern era of folk. Poignant songs like "Blowin' in the W ...

(7 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bob Dylan: Like A Rolling Stone

Dylan 2 ?Like A Rolling Stone? ? Bob Dylan Often referred to as the most influential American singer ... en referred to as the most influential American singer/songwriter, in the history of folk rock, Bob Dylan proves his lyrical genius through rhetorical mastery and ability to recreate the essence of fo ... The importance to the music industry can be achieved by analyzing the conventions of folk rock that Dylan is both able to fulfill and at the same time break in this song.To understand the song as a wh ...

(7 pages) 42 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Like A rolling Stone, Bob Dylan paper

Although that there are numerous ways of interpreting the lyrics of Dylan’s songs, but rather than consider, contemplate, and debate the numerous possible ways of ... ke a Rolling Stone,” I have chosen simply to express only my initial understanding; after all, Dylan routinely refused to provide explanation for his songs and their [possible] meanings, so I mus ... not attempt to dissect it with over analysis.Upon reading the verses and listening to the lyrics of Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone” it is possible to comprehend the songs story and grasp ...

(7 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Critical analysis of Bob Dylan's song Hurricane

Bob Dylan's iconic songwriting, unique and distinctive singing voice, as well as his controversial and t ... ive singing voice, as well as his controversial and thought-provoking lyrics has undoubtedly placed Dylan among the elites of modern, American musical history. This is not to say there are those who d ... in 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota, he moved to New York City in 1961 and legally changed his name to Bob Dylan in 1962. In the onset of his career Dylan focused on politically charged themes and acoustic/f ...

(5 pages) 38 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies