Re: [ANTI-BITS] (more of a flame really) Dylan/Grammy Award

Gregory Alan Bolcer (
Thu, 26 Feb 1998 08:45:52 -0800

> I watched the Grammy Awards thing last night (most of it, anyway)
> and, in particular, saw Dylan's performance. I realize this is all
> subjective, but (IMHO) his song sounded like hell -- the music sucked,
> and Bob is completely unintelligible. I've heard countless people say
> "listen to the words -- he's a master lyricist" -- how can you tell,
> given the way he sings?

He does sound like hell. He hasn't been able to do live performances
for 15 years. I saw his Dylan tribute on PBS in Madison Square Gardens
and it was downright embarrassing after seeing anybody who's anybody
playing and singing his songs better than he ever could.