News: Happy Birthday to You, Martin Luther King

Written by Rolling Stone  By network broadcasting standards, the night of January 20th, 1986, had more than its share of rarely-seen-on-TV highlights. Bob Dylan and his band glided through a gently pulsing, almost R&B take on “I Shall Be Released,” and Dylan joined Peter, Paul and Mary for “Blowin’ in the Wind” — remarkably, the first time all four had ever sung that song together onstage. Whitney Houston, energized and vocally stirring, bounded onstage to join Ashford and Simpson for “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.” Even with all that star power, the night belonged to Stevie Wonder. At the end of … Continue reading News: Happy Birthday to You, Martin Luther King