There were only so many times you could listen to Hurricane, Just Like a Woman, Lay Lady Lay and lots of other songs before the tape ended, was turned over and you get it all again. This went on for about three days.
He is the magpie, the bowerbird, the blue jay. Bob Dylan collects words. He rephrases his music again and again.
Amongst our humble collection about Bob Dylan songs you’ll find stories about high-school days, share-house life, broken relationships, family life, teenage life, unrequited love, and grief.
By mid-afternoon when the final edition went to bed, almost four complete newspapers had been created. Some days only the crossword survived all four.
This is Dylan and Hank at their finest; Old Testament moral code made poetic by the phrase, stones in my mouth.
I catch Dylan's phrasings and intonations in-between cutting the carrots and the parsnips.