4:20 Flashback: The voice of a generation

420 Flashback 12-11-19
Patti Smith performed a song from this singer/songwriter at a ceremony in Sweden in 2016, but the singer had to apologize during her rendition after nerves got the better of her and she forgot some lyrics. Who was being recognized and for what accomplishment?
Bob Dylan said it was “truly beyond words” to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. In a speech read on his behalf at the ceremony in Sweden, he said he thought his odds of winning were as likely as him “standing on the moon”. ​