Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Church uses Dylan tunes to share God's message

They reflected, prayed and sang to music that had them gently rocking.

Whether thirsting for spiritual renewal or merely inquisitive, 140 worshipers listened to the gospel songs of legendary rock-poet Bob Dylan at Sunday's i-Witness alternative service at United Methodist Church of Geneva. CLICK HERE to read more

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“The highest form of song is prayer.”
-Bob Dylan

STOCKHOLM 04.05.2002


Just a few days after performing at the 2002 Grammy's, Bob Dylan recorded a new re-write of "Gonna Change My Way of Thinking" for "Gotta Serve Somebody: The Gospel Songs of Bob Dylan" with longtime friend Mavis Staples. One month later he would kick off a new tour in Stockholm Sweden and perform Solid Rock (what many consider the theme song to his gospel era concerts) for the first time in 20 years. Dylan would continue to perform this rousing song as well as other gospel era songs at numerous concerts across Europe and beyond. The two-time Grammy nominated compilation would be released on Sony/Columbia one year later on April 1, 2003.



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