Bob Dylan Impact on Society
How he changed society
- Bob Dylan impacted society by writing songs about topics that were very controversial such as, civil rights. For example, he wrote the song “The Death of Emmett Till” which was about the murder of a black boy for whistling at a white girl.
- His song “Blowin in the Wind” was also a song that had an impact on the civil rights movement. The song was telling how the leader’s of America have failed the country and don’t care about the people.
- He had the greatest impact on motivating people to stand up for what they believe in through his music. He was able to take the events and emotions that were faced during the time and turn it into something influential. His music led to thousands of people gaining the courage to cause a revolution.
- His music had a great impact on future famous artists such as the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and more.
- He made young people interested in poetry again by using history and making it into music. Also, he invented folk-rock by his devotion to folk and rock.
"He took in all the events and emotions going on, took them in, rewrote them into prose, poetry, set them to music...and with that beautiful, honest form of liberation and song, set free minds, unlocked emotions, changed, revolutionized, influenced music, truth, protest, confusion, politics, rock-n-roll..."