August 24, 2013
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THE OLD ROCKER: The changing morals of the nation reflected in changes to its music
Two of Bob Dylan’s early songs — “Blowin’ in the Wind” and “The Times They Are a-Changin’” — became anthems for the American civil rights and anti-Vietnam War movements.Dylan’s “The Times They Are a-Changin’” further expounded on this nation’s changing morals, especially as it pertained to early rock ‘n’ roll.
THE OLD ROCKER: In 1964, the Beatles took America by storm and blocked nine potential No. 1 hits from the top spot
Turn back the clock. Turn it way back to 1964 when the British Invasion was in full blast. That’s the year the Beatles crossed the pond and precipitated one of the biggest musical explosions in history.
Herald guest columnist Barry Levine writes about Ichiro Suzuki recently being honored for his 4,000th hit — a milestone that Levine believes is unfair to the history of the game.