Originally Posted by L.A. BRONCOS FAN
I never understood the guy.
Even he's rated solely on the basis of songwriting and lyrical abilities, there are members of his generation who totally smoke him (Joni Mitchell comes to mind.)
Oh well, I guess it's all ultimately a matter of taste.
Bob Dylan proves that there's a difference between a great voice and a great rock-n-roll voice...even if his roots are primarily in folk, he illustrates the point beautifully.....in any event, his songwriting/lyrical ability cannot be seriously questioned...neither can his great impact upon pop culture.