Bruce Springsteen, Beck and Willie Nelson were among the music stars who took to the stage to perform the songs of Bob Dylan at a charity gala honoring the veteran folk legend in Los Angeles on Friday.
The Mr. Tambourine Man hitmaker was named the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year during the organization’s annual benefit at the Los Angeles Convention Center, and he gave a 30-minute speech at the event, telling the audience, “I’m proud to be here tonight for MusiCares. I’m honored to have all these artists singing my songs.”
Beck, John Mellencamp, Nelson and Springsteen were among the performers who took to the stage to pay tribute to Dylan.
All proceeds from the event benefit the MusiCares organization, which provides financial and medical aid to musicians in need.
J-Connection: Bob Dylan is a legendary Jewish musician.