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BOOKS | Cultural historian McNally takes readers on a long strange trip

For those who lived through the era and still care about issues of class, race, and gender, ‘Highway 61’ is the book to read about American music. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | September 16, 2014 [On Highway … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | Cultural historian McNally takes readers on a long strange trip

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Ron Jacobs : ‘Another Self Portrait’ of Bob Dylan

Another Self Portrait: Dylan’s take revisited Dylan’s voice here is the voice of an earnest troubadour. There is little of the smoky raspiness present in his mid-sixties material or the world-weary gruffness of Dylan’s current persona. By Ron Jacobs | … finish reading Ron Jacobs : ‘Another Self Portrait’ of Bob Dylan

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Lamar W. Hankins : ‘Masters of War’ Target Syria

“Masters of War.” Art from Society of Wood Engravers. U.S. foreign policy: The ‘Masters of War’ are firmly in control Diplomacy and fairly negotiated economic agreements have taken a back seat to violent military action as the primary way to … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : ‘Masters of War’ Target Syria

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Ron Jacobs : Bob Dylan’s Biography of American Racism

Bob Dylan visits Rubin “Hurricane” Carter in prison, 1975. Image from Tumblr. Bob Dylan’s biography of American racism “Sometimes I think this whole world / is one big prison yard / Some of us are prisoners / and some of … finish reading Ron Jacobs : Bob Dylan’s Biography of American Racism

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Liam Clancy : Putting the Irish in Folk

>Above, Liam Clancey. Below, The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem.The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem:Irish music and the American folk scene By Carl R. Hultberg / The Rag Blog / December 17, 2009 In the beginning it was William Clancy, … finish reading Liam Clancy : Putting the Irish in Folk

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Greg Moses : The Dylan Show Plays Corpus Christi

The Geometries of the Bob Dylan Show in South Texas Instantly the night is dark. Orchestra music plays from hanging speakers. Time to cheer and squint into the black box that has become the stage. There is a man in … finish reading Greg Moses : The Dylan Show Plays Corpus Christi

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Bob Dylan : Texas Troubadour

More than iconicBob Dylan: Texas Troubadour By Guy Schwartz / The Rag Blog / August 4, 2009 Bob Dylan was more than iconic Sunday night in The Woodlands outside Houston. He rocked and grooved! It was a concert that I … finish reading Bob Dylan : Texas Troubadour

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Happy Birthday, Bob D.

Bob Dylan. Born, May 24, 1941. Thanks to Harry Edwards / The Rag Blog

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Death : ‘William Zanzinger Killed Poor Hattie Carroll’

William D. Zantzinger was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to six months in 1963 in the death of Hattie Carroll. [Dylan dropped the “t” in “Zantzinger.”] Photo from Baltimore Sun via NYT.W. D. Zantzinger, subject of Dylan song, dies at … finish reading Death : ‘William Zanzinger Killed Poor Hattie Carroll’

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BOOKS : Bob Dylan’s Poetic Pause in Hollywood on the Way to Folk Music Fame

‘T dare not ask your sculpturer’s name/with glance back hooked, time’s hinges halt.’ BOB DYLAN From a text in “Hollywood Foto-Rhetoric: The Lost Manuscript,” accompanying a photo of Marlene Dietrich at Gary Cooper’s funeral in 1961. Photo by Barry Feinstein … finish reading BOOKS : Bob Dylan’s Poetic Pause in Hollywood on the Way to Folk Music Fame

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Bob Dylan Endorses Obama; Discusses Upcoming Art Show

Bob Dylan says Barack Obama is ‘changin’ AmericaBy Alan Jackson and David Byers See entire Times Online interview with Bob Dylan, about his upcoming London art show and much more, at end of this article. His 1964 track ‘The Times … finish reading Bob Dylan Endorses Obama; Discusses Upcoming Art Show

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