Every time I go to see a Martin Scorsese film, I know, without doubt, that it will be a gem. It happened decades ago with Raging Bull. It proved to be a law of nature with Casino, The Aviator, Shutter Island.
I just watched a PBS program, American Masters, profiling the life and work of Joan Baez. Profoundly interesting, not primarily for the Baez component, but more so for the emergence and the evolution of the powerhouse force of Bob Dylan.
Every time Dylan wrote a song, it moved a generation. It changed a society. It made an indelible impact. It took an interesting voice, that of Baez and filled the vessel with a clarion call that became legend. One driven by Dylan’s predictability of excellence.
A few weeks ago I visited an art dealer whose treasure trove includes the works of Marc Chagal.Email This Post