okeedoe wrote:Marvelous ! We have one shaman and one living metaphor so far.I can hardly wait to see what's next.
okeedoe wrote:Let's consider Elvis as an extraterrestrial then.
okeedoe wrote:So why don't you try?
Ensign wrote:I'm not signing on to the theory that Dylan sought to become a metaphor.
And I would bet dollars to donuts that he would not agree to that, either. But I could be wrong - I don't know him!
I figure he writes a song and then moves on, and not into metaphor-land, either.
Anybody here actually know him?
Susan Butcher wrote:I'm sorry, but "living metaphor" really does seem like music critic bulldust. Isn't just that these particular songs came out of the mind of this particular person? And thanks to these songs, this particular person seemed to a large number of young people to be on the ball, where it's at, and bloody brilliant?
Sometimes when I read your posts, OB, I think of Bear Stanley on his high chair.
Susan Butcher wrote:It is more than the songs. It's also the people who heard them and took them as gospel. Even if they weren't quite sure what some of them meant.
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