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Bob Dylan
(1941-____) born on
May 24
US singer, songwriter. His songs include "Blowin' in the Wind," 1962; "The Times are Changin'," 1964; inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, 1988.
         
   
F
In writing songs I've learned as much from CÚzanne as I have from Woody Guthrie.

R
I am against nature. I don't dig nature at all. I think nature is very unnatural. I think the truly natural things are dreams, which nature can't touch with decay.
A
I've been up the mountain and I had a choice. Should I come down? So I came down. God said, "Okay, you've been up on the mountain, now you go down. You're on your own, free. Check in later, but now you're on your own."
N
This land is your land & this land is my land --sure --but the world is run by those that never listen to music anyway.
K
What's money? A man's a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Dylan: Behind the Shades," ch. 25, by Clinton Heylin, 1991.
R: In "No Direction Home," ch. 1, "Kaddish," by Robert Shelton, 1986.
A: On his decision to return to live performances in 1975; in "Dylan: Behind the Shades," ch. 22 by Clinton Heylin, 1991.
N: "Tarantula," "Sacred Cracked Voice & the Jingle Jangle Morning," 1970.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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