Category Archives: Bob Dylan

Another View from the Train

Bob Dylan has been riding the rails for a long time, at least since he got pulled from a trainload of fools caught in a magnetic field and called to prophesy. The cover of the new album, Tempest, is as … Continue reading

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Saving Grace

While the ‘justified by faith alone’ crowd brings out the strawman of faith versus works, as Alister McGrath points out in his extensive historical survey of the doctrine of justification, the contention is rather between salvation by grace and justification … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan in China

The mass media take on Bob Dylan’s first concert in China is that he didn’t sing his protest songs. Of course, the mass media wouldn’t know a protest song unless it agreed with their consensus. Anyway, here’s the setlist (from … Continue reading

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Dozen Dylan

The Times They Are AChangin’ * Blonde on Blonde * Blood on the Tracks Slow Train Coming Infidels Empire Burlesque Oh, Mercy * Time Out of Mind Love and Theft Modern Times * Tell Tale Signs

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1981 Dylan Interview

Here’s a little excerpt from a 1981 Bob Dylan interview: Herman: And you quoted him in a Playboy interview a few years ago, … You said Henry Miller said that the role of an artist is to inoculate the world … Continue reading

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Forgetful Heart

At the first concert of his summer ballpark tour, Bob Dylan sang Forgetful Heart, somewhat differently from the recent Together Through Life album, of course!

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Desolation Row

Over at RightWingBob, Sean Curnyn writes: It is curious to me, by the way, that the clearinghouse for all conceivable Bob Dylan-related news, Expecting Rain, has not featured a single link over the past several days related to the brutal … Continue reading

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