Deep Bob Dylan Theory 2012

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Flex wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 8:42am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 6:39am
Care to guess what McCartney's favourite Dylan song is? You won't be shocked!
https://www.forbes.com/sites/hughmcinty ... ylan-song/
Heh. It's very dorky and on brand for him, but it IS a great song. There's Paul McCartney in a nutshell, I suppose.
Paul owns many, many “Best of” cd’s from bands.
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 9:58am
Flex wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 8:42am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 6:39am
Care to guess what McCartney's favourite Dylan song is? You won't be shocked!
https://www.forbes.com/sites/hughmcinty ... ylan-song/
Heh. It's very dorky and on brand for him, but it IS a great song. There's Paul McCartney in a nutshell, I suppose.
Paul owns many, many “Best of” cd’s from bands.
Bet he doesn't own this one:


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Low Down Low wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 10:14am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 9:58am
Flex wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 8:42am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 6:39am
Care to guess what McCartney's favourite Dylan song is? You won't be shocked!
https://www.forbes.com/sites/hughmcinty ... ylan-song/
Heh. It's very dorky and on brand for him, but it IS a great song. There's Paul McCartney in a nutshell, I suppose.
Paul owns many, many “Best of” cd’s from bands.
Bet he doesn't own this one:

Actually, my mind did flash to that when I was typing. :lol:
Move over Tom Cruise time for the new fucking blood.

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Dr. Medulla wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 10:18am
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 10:14am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 9:58am
Flex wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 8:42am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 6:39am
Care to guess what McCartney's favourite Dylan song is? You won't be shocked!
https://www.forbes.com/sites/hughmcinty ... ylan-song/
Heh. It's very dorky and on brand for him, but it IS a great song. There's Paul McCartney in a nutshell, I suppose.
Paul owns many, many “Best of” cd’s from bands.
Bet he doesn't own this one:

https://yohutu.be/AbMSUQE36us
Actually, my mind did flash to that when I was typing. :lol:
And then to: "Wings, the band The Beatles could have been!"

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Low Down Low wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 10:44am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 10:18am
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 10:14am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 9:58am
Flex wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 8:42am


Heh. It's very dorky and on brand for him, but it IS a great song. There's Paul McCartney in a nutshell, I suppose.
Paul owns many, many “Best of” cd’s from bands.
Bet he doesn't own this one:

https://yohutu.be/AbMSUQE36us
Actually, my mind did flash to that when I was typing. :lol:
And then to: "Wings, the band The Beatles could have been!"
… if they'd flopped in America in 1964.
Move over Tom Cruise time for the new fucking blood.

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Dr. Medulla wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 11:14am
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 10:44am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 10:18am
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 10:14am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 9:58am


Paul owns many, many “Best of” cd’s from bands.
Bet he doesn't own this one:

https://yohutu.be/AbMSUQE36us
Actually, my mind did flash to that when I was typing. :lol:
And then to: "Wings, the band The Beatles could have been!"
… if they'd flopped in America in 1964.
It's well established that if The Beatles had carried on, they'd have turned into ELO :shifty:

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Low Down Low wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 1:05pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 11:14am
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 10:44am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 10:18am
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 10:14am


Bet he doesn't own this one:

https://yohutu.be/AbMSUQE36us
Actually, my mind did flash to that when I was typing. :lol:
And then to: "Wings, the band The Beatles could have been!"
… if they'd flopped in America in 1964.
It's well established that if The Beatles had carried on, they'd have turned into ELO :shifty:
Or Devo. (I can dream …)
Move over Tom Cruise time for the new fucking blood.

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Dr. Medulla wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 2:32pm
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 1:05pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 11:14am
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 10:44am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 10:18am


Actually, my mind did flash to that when I was typing. :lol:
And then to: "Wings, the band The Beatles could have been!"
… if they'd flopped in America in 1964.
It's well established that if The Beatles had carried on, they'd have turned into ELO :shifty:
Or Devo. (I can dream …)
Dream: Devo :cool:
Nightmare: Oasis :cry:

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Low Down Low wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 2:53pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 2:32pm
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 1:05pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 11:14am
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Jun 2024, 10:44am


And then to: "Wings, the band The Beatles could have been!"
… if they'd flopped in America in 1964.
It's well established that if The Beatles had carried on, they'd have turned into ELO :shifty:
Or Devo. (I can dream …)
Dream: Devo :cool:
Nightmare: Oasis :cry:
It's a shame that John didn't live to sneer at Oasis.
Move over Tom Cruise time for the new fucking blood.

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Anyone read this?
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Just dl'd this. It's a study of Dylan as historian.
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
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Anyone read this?
I did read this, although I don't remember too many specifics now. Each chapter was a little writeup of a song, as a Dylan fan there were some good picks. The meat was in a couple of chapters that dealt with civil rights and black identity as thru lines as I recall. The upshot was that it featured fewer of Marcus's silly tendencies to hyperbole, but given that I'm struggling to recall the book now maybe that all made it ultimately less memorable.
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Flex wrote:
10 Jul 2024, 9:41am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
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Anyone read this?
I did read this, although I don't remember too many specifics now. Each chapter was a little writeup of a song, as a Dylan fan there were some good picks. The meat was in a couple of chapters that dealt with civil rights and black identity as thru lines as I recall. The upshot was that it featured fewer of Marcus's silly tendencies to hyperbole, but given that I'm struggling to recall the book now maybe that all made it ultimately less memorable.
I’ve probably asked you before, but have you read his book about Dylan, the Band, and the Basement Tapes? There were good ideas in there—that is, stuff worth discussing—but too much of GM’s irritating tics.
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
10 Jul 2024, 10:26am
I’ve probably asked you before, but have you read his book about Dylan, the Band, and the Basement Tapes? There were good ideas in there—that is, stuff worth discussing—but too much of GM’s irritating tics.
Yeah, I read it back in college. I remember really liking it then, probably read it at just the right time in my life, but I don't think I've revisited it since. Kind of one of those things where I'm sort of curious to re-read but I'm pretty sure I'll be much more critical of it or annoyed and I kind of enjoy my current fond memories of the book.
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Flex wrote:
10 Jul 2024, 10:42am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
10 Jul 2024, 10:26am
I’ve probably asked you before, but have you read his book about Dylan, the Band, and the Basement Tapes? There were good ideas in there—that is, stuff worth discussing—but too much of GM’s irritating tics.
Yeah, I read it back in college. I remember really liking it then, probably read it at just the right time in my life, but I don't think I've revisited it since. Kind of one of those things where I'm sort of curious to re-read but I'm pretty sure I'll be much more critical of it or annoyed and I kind of enjoy my current fond memories of the book.
I used it in a seminar once and it went over like one of Hoy's in an elevator. People read it very literally, as pure narrative, and so missed what he was suggesting about the dark side of folk music.
Move over Tom Cruise time for the new fucking blood.

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