Posted: 17 October, 2016
We’ve found the coolest rock stars take on Bob Dylan’s songs.
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The music world is split in two of the news that American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has been award 2016 Nobel Prize for literature.
Although Dylan’s singing style has divided music lovers since he rose to popularity in the 60s, his songwriting is what was the focus of the award with Permanent Secretary at the Swedish Academy, Sara Danius saying the reasoning was; “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song writing tradition”.
If you love him or hate him you can’t deny the importance Dylan’s song writing has on the current rock music scene.
We’ve found the 10 coolest rock’n’roll acts take on Bob Dylan’s songs:
Jimmy Barnes, Seven Days:
The Black Keys, The Wicked Messenger:
Green Day, Like A Rolling Stone:
Pearl Jam, Masters of War:
Rage Against the Machine, Maggie’s Farm:
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Subterranean Homesick Blues:
David Bowie, Tryin’ to Get to Heaven:
Bruce Springsteen, I Want You:
Jimi Hendrix, All Along The Watch Tower:
Guns N’ Roses, Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door: