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On Dylan, On Music, On Work

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Fools have questioned Woody's and Springsteen's "American" credentials. It appears that the "Right" folks have a singular understanding and definition of work and workers. They know who is deserving of the definition and who the others are. I can't say F**k you to them loud enough.

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Woody by Spinner

Music is a hard

row to hoe

It's a workin' man's

choice

some get their equipment

schlepped

some not

Woody knew this

Bruce

knows it

Dylan worked 'till

it became a hammer

or wheelbarrow full of

sharp diamonds

I watched a pal

once a stadium guy

drag his axe out

after a show

of drinkers

cuss his hair

stumble

I looked away

Music is a hard row to hoe

Right Wingers have condemned Woody Guthrie and Bruce Springsteen.

Vote

Listen to Dylan's "Jokerman" and think about it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XSvsFgvWr0&feature=fvwp&NR=1

 

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Kevin is (writing about yourself in the third person (illeism) is a trip) an artist/writer/carpenter and frustrated songwriter living in Johnson City, Texas. His latest frustrating songwriting attempt is titled, "I Touched the Hand That Touched the (more...)
 
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