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bob dylan, quotes, sayings, feeling, today, futureBob Dylan comes to town for three nights at the Dolby Theatre.  Tenacious D’s curated comedy cavalcade Festival Supreme comes to The Shrine on Saturday.  In honor of both events I give you some of  funnyman Bob Dylan’s quotes and lyrics.

“I almost didn’t make it tonight. Had a flat tire.  There was a fork in the road.

Quote on stage June 22, 1999 Hollywood Bowl

“I wanna say hello to all the ex-hippies in the audience tonight.  I’ve never been a hippie myself but I’m an honorary hippie”

Quote on stage June 14, 1999 Eugene, OR EMU Ballroom

“If I wasn’t Bob Dylan, I’d probably think that Bob Dylan has a lot of answers myself”

Playboy Magazine interview March 1966

“Yippee! I’m a poet, and I know it. Hope I don’t blow it.”

“I Shall Be Free No. 10” from Another Side Of Bob Dylan

“I think of myself as more of a song and dance man”

San Francisco Press Conference December 1965

“You know it balances on your head, just like a mattress balances on a bottle of wine”

“Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat” from Blonde On Blonde

“Now, I don’t care just what you do
If you wanta have a picnic, that’s up t’ you
But don’t tell me about it, I don’t wanta hear it
’Cause, see, I just lost all m’ picnic spirit
Stay in m’ kitchen, have m’ own picnic . . .
In the bathroom

“Talkin’ Bear Mountain Picnic Massacre Blues” from The Bootleg Series Vol. 1-3

“The pump don’t work ’cause the vandals took the handles.”

“Subterranean Homesick Blues” from Bringing It All Back Home

Half of the people can be part right all of the time
Some of the people can be all right part of the time
But all of the people can’t be all right all of the time
I think Abraham Lincoln said that
“I’ll let you be in my dreams if I can be in yours”
I said that

“Talkin’ World War III Blues” from  The Free Wheelin Bob Dylan

“Here’s a foreign song I learned in Utah”

“Talkin’ Hava Negeilah Blues from The Bootleg Series Vol 1-3

 

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