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Like a Rolling Stone: Bob Dylan En La Encrucijada (Bioritmos)


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On June 16, 1965, after more than 20 takes over two days, Bob Dylan and his band finally finished recording “Like a Rolling Stone,” a six and a half minute song that became, and would remain, one of the most influential compositions of modern pop music. In this erudite and extremely engaging analysis of Dylans hit, Greil Marcus describes the epic recording session and also discusses the songs importance both within the context of the artists oeuvre and within the larger historical and cultural framework. The study demonstrates how the songs lyrics—open to multiple interpretations—grounded it in the turbulent decade of the 1960s but also make it relevant today.

 El 16 de junio, 1965, después de una veintena de pruebas durante dos días, Bob Dylan y su banda finalizaron “Like a Rolling Stone,” una canción de seis minutos y medio que llegaría ser, y permanecer, una de las composiciones más influyentes de la música popular moderna. En este análisis erudito y tremendamente ameno, Greil Marcus describe la épica sesión de grabación y discute también la importancia de la canción tanto dentro del contexto de la obra del artista así como dentro del marco histórico y cultural. El estudio demuestra cómo las letras de la canción—las cuales se prestan a múltiples interpretaciones—la cimentaron en la década turbulenta de los años 60 pero le siguen dando relevancia hoy en día.

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Greil Marcus is a writer, a music journalist, and a cultural critic whose work has been featured in publications such as Esquire, Interview, the New York Times, and He is the author of Bob Dylan by Greil Marcus and Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock n Roll Music. He lives in Berkeley, California.

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