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Bob Dylan At Western Springs.

Rating: 5.0

It happened in late March,1978
at Western Springs an outdoor arena
just down the hill from Grey Lynn
when folk rock was in.

Dylan and The Band opened the gig
with 'Blowin' In The Wind', acoustic.
The song asked the question, 'How many roads/
must a man walk down? ' The answer is unknown.

An electric song spoke to those
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Bob Dylan At Western Springs.
Monday, February 11, 2019
Topic(s) of this poem: life,music
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
This was a memorable concert by Bob Dylan and The Band. I actually prefer Dylan's later songs" 'Not Dark Yet', 'Most Of The Time',
'Tryin' To Get To Heaven', 'Duquesne Whistle'-to name a few.
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Kumarmani Mahakul 14 February 2019

Dylan and The Band opened with 'Blowin' In The Wind. An electric song was spoken and Western Springs was unchanged. Regarding life and music this is an excellent poem well penned.10

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Kostas Lagos 13 February 2019

It was like being in that concert. Although I am a hard rock / heavy metal fan, I enjoyed this poem!

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Rajnish Manga 12 February 2019

This is such a wonderful write. You have re-created the scene of Bob Dylan's concert which you had witnessed 40 years ago. The magic was still in the air when you visited the site recently. You are so dexterous with details, Michael.

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Darwin Henry Beuning 12 February 2019

Michael, Beautiful poem, wish I could have been there! ! Another " 10" . I have added this to MyPoemList.

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Michael Walker 12 February 2019

Thanks for your encouraging comment. It was well worth being there. I think Dylan is still an outstanding songwriter and singer.

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