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Book Review: Chronicles, Volume I

    Through his tears a memory is fading Something he wasn’t certain of And his friends who kept on saying “You don’t have to let yourself fall in love” (You don’t have to let yourself fall in love) Through … Continue reading

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Faking Dylan #17 (Added verses)

  Their women know it ain’t the same What once was bold has now gone lame They wonder should they take the blame For ruining nature’s happy game . Their men can’t muster five push ups They drive fifty-thousand-dollar trucks … Continue reading

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Faking Dylan #17

    All the old men died around And left behind this little town They’d built with bricks and two by fours Workin’ late from early morn . Their women knew that they were lucky To get a man so … Continue reading

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Book Review: Chronicles, Volume I

If you’ve been reading this blog lately, you know I’ve just finished reading a biography of Bob Dylan.   I wrote a rather long review of the book, Bob Dylan: A Spiritual Biography, by Scott Marshall.  I found the book … Continue reading

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Faking Dylan #16

    I sat beneath the August sky And tried to hear the music I thought of ice and lemon pie And found it all confusing . She wouldn’t take the bait, I said She’s smart and getting smarter It … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bob Dylan: A Spiritual Life

  Did you write The Book of Love And do you have faith in God above? Do you believe in rock and roll Can music save your mortal soul And can you teach me how to dance, real slow? Don … Continue reading

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Faking Dylan #9

. The evening lawn is faded green It looks like someone’s fairy scene The dirty workmen lift the beam Outside the runners hear a scream I wish I’d never come to go Upon the willows in the snow The sergeant … Continue reading

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Mid-Day Post, May 12, 2015

. BOB DYLAN AND FRANK SINATRA (Part 2) . When I think of Sinatra, I think of Vegas and jet-setting, glamour and riches.  Sinatra was the king of kings in the entertainment culture in the mid to late 20th century.  … Continue reading

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afternoon post, may 11, 2015

Bob Dylan is famous for doing the opposite of what anybody ever thought he would do.  Time and again he has gone in the opposite direction of what was at the time considered cool and he has frustrated many of … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, March 3, 2015

  ON THE RIVER: A DREAM The old man pushed the red canoe onto the water and said “This is a young river.” Aren’t they all young, I said. After all, what is here now will be gone tomorrow. Isn’t … Continue reading

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