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Turning 70....The Early Years

Last night as I lay in bed wide awake with insomnia due to eating and drinking too much holiday fare too late in the day, I counted years instead of sheep. 767 more words

Bob Dylan: Nobel Prize for Literature, 2016

Hello there! In this week’s blog we will depart from our normal formula. In honor of Bob Dylan’s winning the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature, we are going to feature three songs by the inimitable Mr. 4,216 more words

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Bob Dylan and the Nobel Prize

Bob Dylan recently won the Nobel Prize for Literature. (external link) The New York Times cogently framed the debate: do song lyrics have the same artistic value as poetry or novels? 696 more words

"Like A Rolling Stone" by Bob Dylan

For once a musical icon is trending on Twitter not due to an untimely death but rather because of the awarding of the Nobel Prize in Literature to one Bob Dylan. 67 more words


The Radical Authenticity of Bob Dylan

“How can the life of such a man
Be in the palm of some fool’s hand?”
– from ‘Hurricane, a song written by Bob Dylan and Jacques Levy, 1975… 466 more words


Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize - How does it feel?

Of course words are important than tunes in Dylan-verse. But his live concert was underwhelming where no one could neither follow tunes nor words.

Does it matter that Dylan wins a Nobel prize for literature? 468 more words

When you ain’t got nothin’

You got nothin’ to lose

You’re invisible now

You got no secrets to conceal

How does it feel?

∼ Bob Dylan ∼

Poetry, Perhaps...