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The singing street preacher

January 24th, 2015

Episode 136 of 1214 episodes

Bob Dylan may be a musical heavyweight, but even legends have to learn their trade from someone. In Dylan’s case one of his influences was the blind ragtime & gospel musician, the Reverend Gary Davis, a singing street preacher and catalyst for the 1960s folk revival whose story has been told in a new album A Tribute to the Reverend and a film, Harlem Street Singer, by American guitarist Woody Mann.

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