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Hard Times (1992) – Bob Dylan

Let us pause in life’s pleasures and count its many tearsWhile we all sup sorrow with the poorThere’s a song that will linger forever in our earsOh, hard times, come again no more‘Tis the song, the sigh of the wearyHard

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23/05/22 – 29/05/22 Top Gun, The Asteroid, Bristol Arm & Venus

Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. Top Gun: Maverick a Blast from the Past Movie review by Reely Bernie I am enthused by all the positive reviews for the Top

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Goin’ to Acapulco (1975) – Bob Dylan

Goin’ to Acapulco is the first song to feature here from The Basement Tapes recorded in 1967 by Bob Dylan and the Band and released in 1975. After Dylan was injured in a motorcycle accident in July 1966, four members

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Foot of Pride (1992) – Lou Reed

This is one of the very few cover versions of a Bob Dylan song which I think superseded the original and I don’t say that lightly. Lou Reed sung this at Bob Dylan’s 30th Anniversary concert in 1993 and I

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Farewell (1963) – Bob Dylan

As mentioned in the last song article of Fare Thee Well (Dink’s Song), the song which concludes the Inside Llewyn Davis soundtrack and movie is Bob Dylan’s Farewell. The version below which appears in the movie was released from the

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Every Grain of Sand (1981) – Bob Dylan

I familiarised myself with Every Grain of Sand after hearing it on 1991’s The Bootleg Series Volumes 1–3 (Rare & Unreleased) 1961–1991 (version below) featuring Jennifer Warnes on backing vocal. I was in complete awe of it when I first

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Emotionally Yours (1985) – Bob Dylan

(In the year this song was written..a singer-songwriter steadfast in their conviction and humble in their manner, see above) This is the second song to appear from Dylan’s maligned 1985 record Empire Burlesque. I reviewed the last track Dark Eyes

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Duncan and Brady (2000) – Bob Dylan

I saw Bob in Sydney opening with Duncan and Brady in 2001. The night later he won the Oscar for ‘Things Have Changed‘. Dylan’s execution of this old ballad with the sync-rollicking guitars and intonation and timbre of voice as

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1/11 – 7/11/21 Movies, Albert Camus & Baseball Fix

Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. Why Modern Movies Suck – They’re Written By ChildrenVideo presentation by The Critical Drinker What better way to describe the Critical Drinker’s channel, ‘He

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Don’t Fall Apart on Me Tonight (1983) – Bob Dylan

This is the first song to come from Dylan’s 1983 studio album Infidels. Blind Willie McTell an extraordinary out-take from the same album did make my cut and was reviewed here. The version 2 live video of Don’t Fall Apart

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