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Gospel Plow

The gospel reading in many Christian churches today would’ve been from Luke, chapter nine, and included this passage where Jesus ...
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Bob Dylan at 72 (Finally Acting His Age)

So, Bob Dylan is 72-years-old today. Bob Dylan being that old is not a problem, I think. He wears his ...
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Bob Dylan and the Légion d’Honneur Award

This is exceedingly déjà-vu pour moi, but I can’t quite resist responding to a current news story related to Bob ...
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Something’s Burning, Baby – Bob Dylan

Happy Easter, again! Today, May 5th, was Easter Sunday for those Christians following the Eastern Orthodox calendar (a not inconsiderable ...
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In a Bend of the River, Driftin’ Too Far from Shore

Yours Truly and his better half happened to be watching the classic western movie “Bend of the River” the other ...
Dylan Taylor Mitchell Anti-Communist Agents

Bob Dylan, James Taylor, Don McLean, Joni Mitchell: Anti-Communist Agents?

Of all the stories that could potentially be generated from the millions of secret documents recently released by Wikileaks, this ...
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Bob Dylan Concert Film, from Massey Hall, Toronto, 1980

I wonder if the dear reader has ever seen “Stop Making Sense,” the Talking Heads concert film made in 1984 ...
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Jacques Levy on Collaborating with Bob Dylan on Desire

Very recently uploaded to YouTube by “Prism Films” (who I presume owns the footage) is an interview from 2004 with ...
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Pressing On

Many Christian churches this morning would have featured a reading from Paul’s letter to the Philippians, including this passage which ...
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Bob Dylan to play Wales in honor of Dylan Thomas?

Well, no sooner do I announce that I have become a Welshman than everybody wants in on the act. Now ...
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Another Home Garden Against the Law

This is an obligatory Dylanosophy post, given the lines in Bob Dylan’s 1983 song, “Union Sundown.” They used to grow ...
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“Revisionist Art” by Bob Dylan at the Gagosian Gallery in New York

“Revisionist Art: Thirty Works by Bob Dylan” is on show at New York City’s Gagosian Gallery. It was unveiled last ...
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Rock of Ages – Bob Dylan

It’s always a good time to hear this. Glad to find it on YouTube, below ...
Abraham Joshua Heschel Who Is Man?

Abraham Joshua Heschel: “Who Is Man?”

I’ve become a big aficionado in recent years of the writing of Abraham Joshua Heschel, a great philosopher and a ...
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The Tempest Rose High

There are many lovely versions of the great old song, “Drifting Too Far from the Shore,” written by one Charles ...
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From the Complete Rolling Stone Interview: Following Up On Dylan & God (etc)

The new issue of Rolling Stone containing the full interview with Bob Dylan by Mikal Gilmore has now hit the ...
Bob Dylan Jesus Mofos

Bob Dylan: “I still believe in Jesus, mofos!”

Well, how could I be expected to resist a title like that? When I first read the excerpt of Bob ...
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Bob Dylan on the Cost of Slavery to America

There are more attention-getting quotes from the Rolling Stone interview with Bob Dylan (on newsstands on Friday). These are highlighted ...
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“Wussies and pussies”: Dylan goes off in Rolling Stone interview

The forthcoming issue of Rolling Stone will have an interview with Bob Dylan, from which we already have seen excerpts, ...

Tempest by Bob Dylan: Is it an unreviewable album?

I’ve been listening to Bob Dylan’s new album, Tempest (the iTunes version until my LPs arrive) over the past week ...
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Tempest approaching for Bob Dylan fans, and a still-curious world

Tempest by Bob Dylan With the official release of Tempest by Bob Dylan coming in seven days, the full-length reviews ...
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Blowin’ in the Wind

I don’t think these YouTube clips of Bob Dylan playing live last very long before they get taken down these ...
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The (snuff) video for “Duquesne Whistle” by Bob Dylan

The video for Bob Dylan’s new song “Duquesne Whistle” has been released today and is embedded below. A little commentary ...
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Bob Dylan and the McCrary Sisters

The other night (8/26) in Cincinnati, Bob Dylan was joined for his encore by the McCrary Sisters—Regina, Ann, Deborah and ...