Bob Dylan Poems
- Desolation Row They're selling postcards of the hanging ...
- Fixin' To Die Feeling funny in my mind, Lord, I believe ...
- Man Of Constant Sorrow I am a man of constant sorrow I've ...
- In My Time of Dyin' Well, in my time of dying don't want ...
- Talkin' New York Ramblin' outa the wild West Leavin' the ...
- You're No Good Well I don't know why I love you like I do ...
- On The Road Again Well, I woke up in the morning There's ...
Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman; May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and artist. He has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for over five decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s when he was an informal chronicler and a seemingly reluctant figurehead of social unrest. A number of Dylan's early songs, such as "Blowin' in the Wind" and "The Times They Are a-Changin'", became anthems for the US civil rights and anti-war movements. Leaving his initial base in the culture of folk music behind, Dylan's six-minute single "Like a Rolling Stone" has been described as radically altering the ... more »
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''Sailin' 'round the world in a dirty gondolaBob Dylan [Robert Allen Zimmerman] (b. 1941), U.S. singer, songwriter. On the album More Greatest Hits (1972). "When I Paint My Masterpiece," (1971).
Oh, to be back in the land of Coca-Cola!''
''To live outside the law, you must be honest.''Bob Dylan [Robert Allen Zimmerman] (b. 1941), U.S. singer, songwriter. Absolutely Sweet Marie (song), on the album Blonde on Blonde (1968). A simi...
I saw ten thousand talkers whose tongues were all broken,Bob Dylan [Robert Allen Zimmerman] (b. 1941), U.S. singer, songwriter. A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall (song), on the album The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (196...
I saw guns and sharp swords in the hands of young children,
And it's a hard, it's a hard, it's a hard, it's a hard,
''Something is happening hereBob Dylan [Robert Allen Zimmerman] (b. 1941), U.S. singer, songwriter. Ballad of a Thin Man (song), on the album Highway 61 Revisited (1968). The ...
But you don't know what it is
Do you, Mister Jones?''
''The answer, my friend, is blowin' in the wind,Bob Dylan [Robert Allen Zimmerman] (b. 1941), U.S. singer, songwriter. Blowin' in the Wind, chorus, on the album The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (1962). ...
The answer is blowin' in the wind.''
They're selling postcards of the hanging
They're painting the passports brown
The beauty parlor is filled with sailors
The circus is in town
Here comes the blind commissioner
They've got him in a trance
One hand is tied to the tight-rope walker
The other is in his pants
And the riot squad they're restless
They need somewhere to go
As Lady and I look out tonight
From Desolation Row
Cinderella, she seems so easy
"It takes one to know one," she smiles
And puts her hands in her back pockets
Bette Davis style
And in ...