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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


some get their equipment


some not

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Woody knew this


knows it

Dylan worked 'till

it became a hammer

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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


I looked away

Music is a hard row to hoe

Right Wingers have condemned Woody Guthrie and Bruce Springsteen.


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

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 (more...)

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