March Of 1965, Bob Dylan, January Of 64 discussed on Bob Sirott


61. It is 10 before six. Something from the Bob Surat record collection this morning. You know, it has to be Bob Dylan today. He's 80 today in that crazy Wow. Yeah. The big Gato McCartney, I think is 80 next month. Anyway. This song was released in January of 64 on an album. It came out as a single in March of 1965. The Times. They are a Changin written by Bob Dylan and releases the title track of his album of the same name. He wrote the song. As a deliberate attempt to create an anthem of challenge and change for the time. Influenced by Irish and Scottish ballads. The song was ranked number 59 Rolling Stones 2004 list of the 500 greatest songs. Of all time. That times they are a changing that are in the song title is And archaic. Prefix that was used in a lot of old British songs like Hunting. We will go once of 18th and 19th century influences on that Bob Dylan recalled writing the song. As a deliberate attempt to create an anthem of change for the moment. He told an interviewer. This was definitely a song with the purpose. It was influenced, of course, by the Irish and Scottish ballads. Come all you bold highway men and come all ye, tender hearted maidens. I wanted to write a big song with short, concise verses. Piled up on each other in a hypnotic way. The civil rights movement and the folk music movement were pretty close for a while and allied together at that time, and this seems to be what the people want to hear.

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