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The Religions of Bob Dylan: From Delivering Evangelical Sermons to Singing Hava Nagila With Harry Dean Stanton

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But the preaching is just…. Only Dylan knows, and frankly, only Dylan needs to. The E-mail message field is required. This provocative work examines both the long tradition of folk music in its American political context, and the lives of those troubadours who wrote its most enduring songs. That question could be asked of almost every move Dylan has ever made.

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The Religions of Bob Dylan: From Delivering Evangelical Sermons to Singing Hava Nagila With Harry Dean Stanton

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The folk singers under attack -- The great folk scare : the revival of folk music -- The runaway prophet : Bob Dylan's romance with folk music -- The very sound of hope : the legacy of the sad-eyed prophets. In a certain way, a Dylan obsessed with divine judgment and the book of Revelation jibes with his pursuit of the arcane and the mystical, with his consistently apocalyptic vision, prophetic mumblings, and tendency to moralize. But the personal tales of these guitar-toting idealists were often more tangled than the comparatively pure vision their art would suggest. This provocative work examines both the long tradition of folk music in its American political context and the lives of those troubadours who wrote its most enduring songs. What with his love of ambiguity, of occult symbolism and symbolist poetry, and his resolute contempt for convention, Dylan has always struck me as more of an ancient Gnostic than a modern Bible thumper.

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Political Folk Music in America from Its Origins to Bob Dylan

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Many singers produced work in the midst of personal failure and deeply troubled relationships, and under the influence of radical ideas and organizations. . Many American folk singers have tried to leave their world a better place by writing songs of social protest. This provocative work examines both the long tradition of folk music in its American political context and the lives of those troubadours who wrote its most enduring songs. What I find fascinating about the many layers of Bob Dylan is not how much they tell me about the man, who has the right to change his mind, or not, as often as he likes, but how much they reveal about his strange lyrical themes. But the personal tales of these guitar-toting idealists were often more tangled than the comparatively pu Many American folk singers have tried to leave their world a better place by writing songs of social protest. Musicians like Woody Guthrie, Leadbelly, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, and Joan Baez sang with fierce moral voices to transform what they saw as an uncaring society.

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Political folk music in America from its origins to Bob Dylan / Lawrence J. Epstein

political folk music in america from its origins to bob dylan epstein lawrence j

Musicians like Woody Guthrie, Leadbelly, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, and Joan Baez sang with fierce moral voices to transform what they saw as an uncaring society. His beliefs are his business, but his public expressions of faith have given his fans much to puzzle over, reading the lyrical tea leaves for evidence of a solid rock center amidst the shifting sands of Dylanology. Musicians like Woody Guthrie, Lead Belly, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, and Joan Baez sang with fierce moral voices as they tried to relieve human suffering and transform what they saw as an uncaring society. Musicians like Woody Guthrie, Leadbelly, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, and Joan Baez sang with fierce moral voices to transform what they saw as an uncaring society. Many American folk singers have tried to leave their world a better place by writing songs of social protest. ? But the personal tales of these guitar-toting idealists were often more tangled than the comparatively pure vision their art would suggest.

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Political folk music in America from its origins to Bob Dylan / Lawrence J. Epstein

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Many American folk singers have striven to leave their world a better place by writing songs of social protest. Was it a stunt or a genuine, if perhaps overzealous, expression of deeply held beliefs? Many singers produced work in the midst of personal failure and deeply troubled relationships, and under the influence of radical ideas and organizations. I mean, not even Dylan's friend, the deeply devout Johnny Cash, used his musical platform to harangue audiences about the Bible. The Left discovers folk music -- The endless hootenanny : the birth of the folk song movement -- Are you now or have you ever been. Many produced work in the midst of personal failure and troubled relationships, and under the influence of radical ideas. But the personal tales of these guitar-toting idealists were often more tangled than the comparatively pure vision their art would suggest.

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