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List of artists who have covered Bob Dylan songs
Very few artists in rock history have seen more of their songs covered than Bob Dylan. During the next few years the Byrds, the Hollies, Sonny and Cher and too many others to count dove onto the Dylan bandwagon. To honor his 75th birthday, we asked our readers to select their favorite Bob Dylan covers. Here are the results. Jeff Buckley laid down a haunting rendition of Dylan's "Just Like a Woman" not long before he signed to Columbia Records in early
My biggest take-away from this exercise is that going to Dylan for source material generally elevates whatever artist is tackling it. There are so many transcendent moments in these 50 songs. We chose only one song from each of the artists, though some are mentioned multiple times in the alternate takes. Let us know your favorites in the comments section below. Every bit as simultaneously nostalgic and forward-looking as the original, it does what most punk covers of non-punk songs fail to do—it pays genuine heartfelt tribute to the original. If not The Ramones , then… we like The Hollies. The key to his great performance here is his utter comfort inside the song, as if he was born singing every word.
Bob Dylan, who turned 76 on May 24, has left an immeasurable impact on music in many ways, not the least of which is how he has placed greater emphasis on the songwriter. Thanks to songs like "Desolation Row" and "Like A Rolling Stone," greater value is now placed on artists who write the songs they perform on their own. The irony of this is that a good portion of Dylan's catalog owes its notoriety to other artists who have taken songs he wrote and turned them into smash hits. Probably the most famous Dylan cover of all time is Jimi Hendrix's "All Along The Watchtower," which the legendary guitarist included in on "Electric Ladyland" but which Dylan had released a year earlier. The songwriter has said that he considers Hendrix's version to be the definitive one. Baez covered several other Dylan songs and helped introduce him to the masses when he was getting his career started.
Bob Dylan turned 74 on Sunday, and still no one can overstate his influence on American music. It's hard to imagine the art of songwriting as we know it without him. His true genius isn't just in his legendary recordings — it's in the songs people love like his classics but don't even realize he composed. It shouldn't come as a surprise that many of Dylan's songs have become immensely popular. He is, after all, one of the greatest songwriters to ever live, and with that Midas reputation, shouldn't all his songs turn to gold? Here are six Dylan-penned songs — which most people don't associate with Dylan's name — that became hugely popular. In , Old Crow Medicine Show's Ketch Secor fleshed out the verses and recorded the version we all know and love today.
This list contains songs written by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan , including those where he is credited as co-author. The list omits traditional songs where Dylan has claimed arranger's copyright. Recorded by B. List of Bob Dylan songs based on earlier tunes. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.