In 2008, Bob Dylan became the first rock and roll artist to be honored with a Pulitzer Prize, for his 'profound impact on popular music and American culture, marked by lyrical compositions of extraordinary poetic power'. This title presents an overview that covers Dylan's career via texts and images.
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Luke Crampton and Dafydd Rees both enjoyed London-based careers in the music business before co-founding the Media Research & Information Bureau (MRIB) in 1981. In addition to writing over 20 music and media-related books, they have served as the Official Adjudicator for the annual Ivor Novello Awards (1981-91) and the World Music Awards (1990-93), and are currently voting members for the Grammy Awards, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The duo has also created and produced numerous successful UK and US radio and television series, including the "Network Chart" show and CNN International's "World Beat" and "The Music Room." As founders of the music licensing service Songfinder (musicsongfinder.com) and Original Media (original-media.net), Luke and Dafydd continue to devise and produce unique media projects while updating and developing their Music Information Database, the world's most comprehensive source of historical data on popular music.