Archive for the ‘Dylan’ Category

“Really the truth is just a plain picture. A plain picture of, let’s say, a tramp vomiting in the sewer. You know, and next door to the picture Mr. Rockefeller or Mr. C. W. Jones on the subway going to work. You know, any kind of picture. Just make a collage of pictures.” — Bob Dylan

See more excellent quotes on collage, theft, and originality on Austin Kleon‘s excellent page o’ quotes.

These are the best books Bat Terrier read this year. (Disclosure: no books by friends on this list.)

Popular Music

Classical Music

The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth  Century, Alex Ross

Memoir

Should Dylan Bag It?

Posted: Saturday, December 18, 2010 in Dylan, Polls, RocknRoll
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The  Wall Street Journal‘s John Jurgensen recently opined that Bob Dylan, who at age 69 seems content to wear cowboy hats and croak his way through revamped, often unrecognizable versions of his songs, should finally hang it up and retire.

So should the Voice of a Generation finally quit voicing and make his final Restless Farewell before sauntering off to the shuffleboard circuit? Vote below and feel free to add your opinions in the comments.

Some interesting reads:

These are the best books Bat Terrier has read this year. Of course, the year isn’t done, and this list might change. But so far, these books all look like contenduhs.

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(Full disclosure: No books by friends listed here.)