posted on Nov, 23 2006 @ 01:57 AM
Well, Dylan, of course. Not just the greatest songwriter but the greatest artist of the second half of the twentieth century in any medium you
care to name.
My sympathies to those who have trouble with his voice. Some people had trouble with Picasso's sense of perspective, I hear. Some people have trouble
the first time they drink fine Burgundy and discover that it isn't sweet.
Make the effort, get over the initial surprise and a whole new world opens up like a flower.
No-one else comes near the Sainted Bob, but the next highest floor of the Tower of Song is full up. Inmates include Stephen Foster, Cole Porter,
Robert Johnson, Hank Williams, Lennon & McCartney, Elvis Costello and, of course, the man who gave the Tower its name, Leonard Cohen.
Kurt Cobain might have made it up there if he'd lived another fifteen years.