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We were hopeful once, and young

I just came upon a high quality clip of an unbelievably young Bob Dylan at Newport in 1963, singing one of his best early songs.  Watching it, I’m reminded of a line from another early Dylan song, “We never much … Continue reading

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Something is happening here…

Readers of a certain age will recognize the title of this post as part of the chorus of one of Bob Dylan’s iconic songs of the ’60’s, “Ballad of a Thin Man.” And something is happening here But you don’t … Continue reading

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Tempest – Bob Dylan’s latest recording

Fifty years after his first album, Bob Dylan, 71, has released Tempest, his 35th studio album, to critical acclaim.  Over half a century, Dylan has never repeated himself. Randal Roberts of The LA Times says,  “Dylan lives in every molecule … Continue reading

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