Monday, May 16, 2016

Q&A …

 Ennyman's Territory: David Pichaske Talks About Poetry, Culture and His Insightful Dylan Study: Song of the North Country. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

For my generation, music was the dominant mode of cultural statement: forget TV, school textbooks, and magazines: we had record players, FM radio (which played music most top-forty AM stations would not play) and reel-to-reel tape recorders. This was our private world, as social media are the private world of today’s youth. And it was a world of sound and words. The tip-off is the song lyrics printed on the jackets of 33 1/3 LPs: we were all paying attention to the words.

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