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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.
In writing songs I've learned as much from CÚzanne as I have from Woody Guthrie.

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.
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."
This land is your land & this land is my land --sure --but the world is run by those that never listen to music anyway.
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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