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Lenny Bruce (1981) – Bob Dylan

I’m going to go the long and winding road to get to this song so please excuse its wordiness. In January 2014, I wrote an article – Comedy and the Ages. Lenny Bruce, Charles Bukowski and Hunter S Thompson. It led

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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This is one of the very few cover versions of a Bob Dylan song which I think superseded the original and I don’t say that lightly.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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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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