“Bob Dylan knows my name?” Joe Satriani responds to alleged slight in the rock icon’s new book

Joe Satriani reacts to slight from Bob Dylan in the songwriter's new book
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Joe Satriani is among a slew of artists to be named and – in a roundabout fashion – shamed in Bob Dylan’s rambling new book of music criticism, Philosophy Of The Modern Song.

The legendary songwriter drops Satriani’s name in a discussion regarding the simple genius of Hank Williams’ tune Your Cheatin’ Heart

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Matt Parker
Features Editor, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is Features Editor for GuitarWorld.com. Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar, NME.com, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched CreativeMoney.co.uk, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.