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Bob Dylan gets Nobel Prize for Literature
« on: October 13, 2016, 04:42:14 pm »
I think this is an interesting and thought provoking choice -
and I can hardly wait for the screaming and protesting  to start
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Re: Bob Dylan gets Nobel Prize for Literature
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2016, 05:20:31 pm »
It makes me very sad.  Like this --->  :cry:

Bob Dylan is crap.
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Re: Bob Dylan gets Nobel Prize for Literature
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2016, 05:40:13 pm »
Mr. Tambourine Man
Bob Dylan
Hey, Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me
I'm not sleepy and there ain't no place I'm going to
Hey, Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me
In the jingle jangle morning I'll come following you
Though I know that evenings empire has returned into sand
Vanished from my hand
Left me blindly here to stand but still not sleeping
My weariness amazes me, I'm branded on my feet
I have no one to meet
And the ancient empty street's too dead for dreaming
Hey, Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me
I'm not sleepy and there ain't no place I'm going to
Hey, Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me
In the jingle jangle morning I'll come following you
Take me on a trip upon your magic swirling ship
My senses have been stripped
My hands can't feel to grip
My toes too numb to step
Wait only for my boot heels to be wandering
I'm ready to go anywhere, I'm ready for to fade
Into my own parade
Cast your dancing spell my way, I promise to go under it
Hey, Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me
I'm not sleepy and there ain't no place I'm going to
Hey, Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me
In the jingle jangle morning I'll come following you
Though you might hear laughing, spinning, swinging madly through the sun
It's not aimed at anyone
It's just escaping on the run
And but for the sky there are no fences facing
And if you hear vague traces of skipping reels of rhyme
To your tambourine in time
It's just a ragged clown behind
I wouldn't pay it any mind
It's just a shadow you're seeing that he's chasing
Hey, Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me
I'm not sleepy and there ain't no place I'm going to
Hey, Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me
In the jingle jangle morning I'll come following you
Take me disappearing through the smoke rings of my mind
Down the foggy ruins of time
Far past the frozen leaves
The haunted frightened trees
Out to the windy bench
Far from the twisted reach of crazy sorrow
Yes, to dance beneath the diamond sky
With one hand waving free
Silhouetted by the sea
Circled by the circus sands
With all memory and fate
Driven deep beneath the waves
Let me forget about today until tomorrow
Hey, Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me
I'm not sleepy and there ain't no place I'm going to
Hey, Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me
In the jingle jangle morning I'll come following you
Songwriters: Bob Dylan
Mr. Tambourine Man lyrics © Bob Dylan Music Co.
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Re: Bob Dylan gets Nobel Prize for Literature
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2016, 01:36:05 am »
The original Shatner version was better.
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Re: Bob Dylan gets Nobel Prize for Literature
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2016, 01:41:11 am »
Does it help if Dylan thinks Alice Cooper is an overlooked songwriter?

Alice Cooper getting a Nobel prize for literature would be AMAZING.

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Re: Bob Dylan gets Nobel Prize for Literature
« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2016, 06:00:26 am »
Bob Dylan is a remarkable poet and lyricist.

I fucking hate his voice, but his wordsmithing is fucking brilliant.
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Re: Bob Dylan gets Nobel Prize for Literature
« Reply #6 on: October 14, 2016, 09:50:54 am »
Bob Dylan is a remarkable poet and lyricist.

I fucking hate his voice, but his wordsmithing is fucking brilliant.

This right here.

Also: Alice Cooper should get a nobel prize for awesome. Just saying.
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Re: Bob Dylan gets Nobel Prize for Literature
« Reply #7 on: October 14, 2016, 01:12:36 pm »
The original Shatner version was better.

Shatner covering Elton John's rocketman was fucking amazing.
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Re: Bob Dylan gets Nobel Prize for Literature
« Reply #8 on: October 18, 2016, 02:46:31 am »
Tarantula was... something.
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Re: Bob Dylan gets Nobel Prize for Literature
« Reply #9 on: October 18, 2016, 02:48:27 am »
Although, it now sounds almost prophetic:

"Now's not the time to get silly, so wear your big boots and jump on the garbage clowns."
"Soon, all of us will have special names." -Professor Brian O'Blivion

"Now's not the time to get silly, so wear your big boots and jump on the garbage clowns." -Bob Dylan?

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Re: Bob Dylan gets Nobel Prize for Literature
« Reply #10 on: October 18, 2016, 04:45:56 am »
Although, it now sounds almost prophetic:

"Now's not the time to get silly, so wear your big boots and jump on the garbage clowns."

The near future spelled out ITT.
“I’m guessing it was January 2007, a meeting in Bethesda, we got a bag of bees and just started smashing them on the desk,” Charles Wick said. “It was very complicated.”