Roxy Music vocalist Bryan Ferry was born on this day, September 26th, in 1945. Gee whiz, what a great band (Favorite Roxy Music Song: “Street Life”). Bryan also recorded an amazing CD of Bob Dylan covers a couple of years ago, Dylanesque which is highly recommended listening. Happy Birthday, Bryan!
Greatest Living American Songwriter: Born May 24th, 1941
It is probably impossible for me to name just one favorite Bob Dylan song because, as the greatest living American songwriter, he has written practically every amazing song on the planet (with the exception of those written by any member of the Beatles, or Led Zeppelin). Think about it: “All Along the Watchtower,” “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door,” “Mr. Tambourine Man,” “My Back Pages,” “Tangled up in Blue,” these are all fantastic songs. Nobody can turn a phrase like Dylan. Bob celebrates his Birthday today (having been born on May 24th in 1941) and I’m sure he still has a million great songs inside him waiting to be written.
The Singer Becomes The Song
If you’re at all a fan of Bob and/or ex-Roxy Music front man Bryan Ferry, you will want to checkout Bryan’s new CD Dylanesque, which is a collection of Bob Dylan covers. Dylanesque is just absurdly awesome and my favorite album of 2007 so far.