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PODCAST: Bob Dylan: A Headful of Ideas SeasonThree 21) Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts
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PODCAST: Bob Dylan: A Headful of Ideas SeasonThree 21) Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts

  LILY, ROSEMARY AND THE JACK OF HEARTS EXTRACTS     FULL TEXT HERE This is one of Dylan’s most appealing and enigmatic songs, full of witty rhyming, various poetic devices and characteristically colloquial turns of phrase. Like The Ballad of Frankie Lee and Judas Priest (its most obvious antecedent) it is a comic narrative which can...

PODCAST: BOB DYLAN: A HEADFUL OF IDEAS Season Three 20) It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue: Take What You Have Gathered…
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PODCAST: BOB DYLAN: A HEADFUL OF IDEAS Season Three 20) It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue: Take What You Have Gathered…

  Please click ‘Watch on You Tube’ and Like and subscribe  COMMENTS WELCOME   EXTRACTS   … READ FULL TEXT HERE It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue is one of Bob Dylan’s most well known songs. It has a beautiful melody, a winning chorus and lyrics that can express many different moods. Dylan has performed it...

PODCAST: BOB DYLAN: A HEADFUL OF IDEAS Season Three 19) Brownsville Girl: If There’s an Original Thought Out There…
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PODCAST: BOB DYLAN: A HEADFUL OF IDEAS Season Three 19) Brownsville Girl: If There’s an Original Thought Out There…

EXTRACTS (Full text HERE) Brownsville Girl is an extraordinarily experimental song which is a unique amalgam of lyrical, cinematic and theatrical elements. Its use of fractured internal and external narratives and time frames links it to earlier songs like Tangled Up in Blue and Visions of Johanna. But it uses language in a very different...

PODCAST: Bob Dylan: A Headful of Ideas Season Three 18) Motorpsycho Nitemare: A Clean Cut Kid
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PODCAST: Bob Dylan: A Headful of Ideas Season Three 18) Motorpsycho Nitemare: A Clean Cut Kid

PLEASE CLICK ON ‘WATCH ON YOU TUBE’ PLEASE LIKER AND SUBSCRIBE! COMMENTS WELCOME ON YOU TUBE OR FURTHER DOWN THIS PAGE EXTRACTS  (full version here) Motorpsycho Nitemare is a comic ‘shaggy dog’ story that appears on what is generally regarded as Dylan’s first ‘post protest’ album, Another Side of Bob Dylan (1964). Motorpsycho Nitemare represents...

PODCAST: Bob Dylan: A Headful of Ideas Season Three 17) New Morning: A Pastoral Dream (Part Two)
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PODCAST: Bob Dylan: A Headful of Ideas Season Three 17) New Morning: A Pastoral Dream (Part Two)

PLEASE VIEW ON YOU TUBE. LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE! EXTRACTS  FULL TEXT HERE NEW MORNING…. A PASTORAL DREAM With his tongue very firmly in his cheek, and using a vocal delivery similar to the ‘softened’ Nashville Skyline tone, Dylan depicts a ‘winter wonderland’ while confessing his love to a girl called ‘Winterlude’, who he refers to...