Bob Dylan: Singer, songwriter, literary great
Bob Dylan is one of the greats of modern music - but he has never won any prizes for his voice.
Instead it is his lyrics and songwriting that have changed rock and pop music and earned him the Nobel Prize for Literature.
As the austere 1950s gave way to the free-wheeling '60s, Bob Dylan was the voice of his generation - the original singer-songwriter who both led and chronicled the social revolution that changed the world.
He has never had the greatest voice by traditional standards; indeed, that was part of his appeal. But he did create a new template for the singer as a poet and artist.... read more
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