Articles about Singer-Songwriters

Why Is This Man Laughing?
Rock Music Studies (2016) Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 180-191

There is a good deal of humor, from dry and ironical to raunchy and tasteless, in the music and live monologues of Lou Reed, both as a member of the Velvet Underground and as a solo artist. To examine Reed's ...

"This Time We Shall Escape": Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Period
Rock Music Studies (2016) Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 62-79

Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder period--the two tours of 1975 and 1976 and "Desire"--manifests a significant shift in the subjective and cultural values of Dylan's creativity. The forward-looking ratios of critique and emancipation that had commonly marked the different phases of ...