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Has Faith Helped Bob Dylan to Win his Nobel Prize?

For the first time in its history, the Nobel Prize for Literature has been awarded to a musician, and yet its winner, Bob Dylan, has so far rudely shunned the prestigious award and has reportedly removed reference to it from his website. 1,294 more words

Derek Walker

"Watered-Down Love": Dylan's Born Again Albums, Reconsidered

Bob Dylan went Born-Again Christian in 1979, and decided that his music would follow suit.  For three albums, he pursued his new Lord and Savior through his songs.   1,158 more words

Revisionist me

“Don’t wanna learn from nobody what I gotta unlearn”

Bob Dylan’s line from the album “Slow Train Coming” resonated with the young me. It challenged me think critically before taking on ideas and practices and to show some care as to what I exposed myself to. 149 more words


Great Rock Albums of 1983: Bob Dylan- Infidels

“Infidels” was Bob Dylan’s first album after his three albums professing his faith as a Born Again Christian. Now I posted about two of those albums, “Slow Train Coming” and “Saved” and like I said at the time, I have no problems with people who want to use music to express their beliefs on anything, within my personal boundaries on decency, which are quite broad. 623 more words


Lunch Hour: Slow Train Coming

This album, Dylan’s first unabashed foray into Christian rock, brings the funk, but it also brings the junk. The opening track, “Gotta Serve Somebody,” couches the message of humble service in a groove of hot organs and thick bass lines fit for Michael Jackson or Prince. 495 more words