Punk cover of Bob Dylan nails song from Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International
By Stephen Pate, NJN – Rise Against’s video of The Ballad of Hollis Brown shouts the anger of the poverty in America. Dylan understated the message 50 years ago. Rise Against hits you in the face.
I’m beginning to appreciate the wide diversity in styles on Chimes of Freedom. So far I’ve covered pop (Ke$sha, country pop (Miley Cyrus) and punk (Rise Against). Breakfast music this morning was a witty Bob Dylan’s 115th Dream by Taj Mahal who does the impossible. More on that later.