"Does this have anything to do with the Bacon book that Spairaig
mentioned?"

Absolutely.  The first title of MMY's publication was the Bacon-lite
of the Himalayas.  This is a little known fact.





--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "shempmcgurk" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
wrote:
>
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "curtisdeltablues" 
> <curtisdeltablues@> wrote:
> >
> > "You didn't say you liked his singing.
> > 
> > I find this prejudicial against the singers-who-sound-like-they-
> are-
> > cats-in-heat demographic."
> > 
> > Actually I do dig his singing most of the time.  His phrasing is
> > hypnotic. Even his harp playing (which is noise to most harp 
> players)
> > fits his songs so well.  Because I play harp on a rack, a guy 
> asked me
> > to play some Dylan last weekend.  I had to tell him that Dylan 
> plays
> > white music and I play black music.  Because I am so white I almost
> > glow it got a good laugh.  But it is true that I have a lot more 
> Son
> > House in my blood than Woody Guthrie.  I do play his Blind Lemon
> > Jefferson's cover from his first album, "See That My Grave is Kept
> > Clean", but I play it in a more traditional blues style.  That is a
> > powerful song of mortality!
> > 
> > Cats-in- Heat would make a fantastic band name! 
> > 
> > (Relevance check:  MMY claims that animals drain energy.  Kevin 
> Bacon
> > owns a cat.)
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Does this have anything to do with the Bacon book that Spairaig 
> mentioned?
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "shempmcgurk" <shempmcgurk@>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "curtisdeltablues" 
> > > <curtisdeltablues@> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > What a cranky old fart!  Modern music is worthless. I really 
> enjoy 
> > > his
> > > > lyrics and his recent autobiography is worth reading. But he 
> is so
> > > > bizarre.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > You say you enjoy his lyrics.
> > > 
> > > You didn't say you liked his singing.
> > > 
> > > I find this prejudicial against the singers-who-sound-like-they-
> are-
> > > cats-in-heat demographic.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > > 
> > > > BTW I think you can run the posting relevance proof like the 
> Kevin
> > > > Bacon game.  Dylan gave the Beatles their first weed.  The 
> Beatles 
> > > got
> > > > MMY into the newspapers.  Done in two steps!
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, new.morning <no_reply@> 
> > > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > I thought this post relevant to FFL because a lot of people 
> in 
> > > FF, and
> > > > > TMOers, present, and former actives, listen to music. And 
> have
> > > > > listened to and admired Bob Dylan. (Does this meet the Doug 
> test 
> > > for
> > > > > explaining relevancy?)
> > > > > 
> > > > > And so many Dylan lines are relevant to the themes of FFL. A 
> few 
> > > that
> > > > > come to mind:
> > > > > 
> > > > > "Something is happening, but you don't know what it is, do 
> you 
> > > Mr.
> > > > Jones?"
> > > > > 
> > > > > "She knows too much to argue or to judge."
> > > > > 
> > > > > "An' we gazed upon the chimes of freedom flashing."
> > > > > 
> > > > > "I am younger than that now"
> > > > > 
> > > > > "Time will tell who as fell, and who has been left behind, 
> when 
> > > you go
> > > > > your way and I go mine." 
> > > > > 
> > > > > "I pity the poor immigrant whose strength is spent in vain,"
> > > > > 
> > > > > "All along the watchtower, princes [and rajas[ kept the 
> view "
> > > > > 
> > > > > "There must be some way out of here," said the joker to the 
> > > thief,
> > > > > there's too much confusion, I can't get no relief."
> > > > > 
> > > > > "Ezra Pound and TS Elliot, fighting in the captain's tower, 
> while
> > > > > calypso singers laugh at them And fishermen hold flowers"
> > > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > Great comentaries could be written on these sutras -- 
> unfolding 
> > > great
> > > > > truths.
> > > > > ==========================================
> > > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Bob Dylan says modern recordings 
> sound
> > > > > "atrocious," and even the songs on his new album sounded 
> much 
> > > better
> > > > > in the studio than on disc.
> > > > > Bob Dylan says modern music is worthless
> > > > > 
> > > > > "I don't know anybody who's made a record that sounds decent 
> in 
> > > the
> > > > > past twenty years, really," the 65-year-old rocker said in an
> > > > > interview with Rolling Stone magazine.
> > > > > 
> > > > > Dylan, who released eight studio albums in that time, 
> returns 
> > > with his
> > > > > first recording in five years, "Modern Times," next Tuesday.
> > > > > 
> > > > > Noting the music industry's complaints that illegal 
> downloading 
> > > means
> > > > > people are getting their music for free, he said, "Well, why 
> > > not? It
> > > > > ain't worth nothing anyway."
> > > > > 
> > > > > "You listen to these modern records, they're atrocious, they 
> have
> > > > > sound all over them," he added. "There's no definition of 
> > > nothing, no
> > > > > vocal, no nothing, just like ... static."
> > > > > 
> > > > > Dylan said he does his best to fight technology, but it's a 
> > > losing
> > > > battle.
> > > > > 
> > > > > "Even these songs probably sounded ten times better in the 
> > > studio when
> > > > > we recorded 'em. CDs are small. There's no stature to it."
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>






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