Initially, the only thing that separated folk music from rock was electricity, and Bob Dylan quickly (but certainly not quietly) did away with this quaint notion in 1966 when folk-rock was fitfully conceived. Folk music didn't end when Dylan plugged in, but the lines between folk and rock became forever blurred. Such genre intermingling has produced distinction in the likes of the Byrds, Tom Petty and R.E.M. as well as the following few who are still thriving in the... More >>>