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PostPosted: Wed February 14th, 2018, 17:12 GMT 

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I also think Forever Young is an abominably twee and obvious song - I can see its appeal, but it may as well have been written for a Hallmark card and come with a box of chocolates.

As much as I love the song, and therefor it hurts a bit to say this, I agree with you. Not his most complex piece of work.
And the fast version of it should have been left out of the record.
Yep, I get the same reaction. Only one PW track made it onto my personal Best of Dylan compilation, and that's Something There is About You.


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PostPosted: Wed February 14th, 2018, 17:51 GMT 
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Been listening to this on repeat for the last 4 hours. Some great songs and the overall mood is kind of smooth and sad.


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PostPosted: Wed February 14th, 2018, 18:59 GMT 
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Forever Young succeeds for it's simplicity, it is what is and fortunately doesn't strain for any affectation.


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PostPosted: Wed February 14th, 2018, 20:26 GMT 
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Ain't Talkin' wrote:
Forever Young succeeds for it's simplicity, it is what is and fortunately doesn't strain for any affectation.

Yes that's my feeling. I don't think there's a superfluous line in there
or one 'for-the-sake-of-rhyme' phrase.
I always find the last verse powerful, especially as a wish from a
parent to a child. None of the wishes after the second line in verse 1
are circumstantial in nature, but every one centres around our response
to circumstances, whatever they may be.
May your hands always be busy
May your feet always be swift
May you have a strong foundation
When the winds of changes shift
May your heart always be joyful
And may your song always be sung


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PostPosted: Wed February 14th, 2018, 22:29 GMT 
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This thread pushed me to listen to Planet Waves again. It had been too long. "Tough Mama" is incredible. The interplay between guitar, voice, organ is just over the top. Anyway. It's a great record. I was surprised to see that it was released in January 1974. Blood on the tracks - January 1975. Desire - January 1976. Damn, that's an interesting three years.


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PostPosted: Wed February 14th, 2018, 23:45 GMT 
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I was charmed and dismayed by On a Night Like This, Forever Young and Dirge.


I wonder why Dylan, Inc., doesn’t list the lyrics to “On a Night Like This” on their bobdylan.com site?

Is it because they can’t get over the fact that even though A.F. Beddoe taught Bob to
“don't use no green or rotten wood” only a few years earlier, when he covered “Copper Kettle,”
that Bob still insists on throwing not-fully-dried-out logs on his fire so he can “listen to it hiss”?


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PostPosted: Fri February 16th, 2018, 09:26 GMT 

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good album its got some great melodies and great singing.The recording sound a little rushed at times. Forever Young could have done with some band harmonies on the chorus for example.It was a shame that Nobody cept you was left off it should have replaced the fast version of forever young.


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PostPosted: Sat February 17th, 2018, 13:43 GMT 
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Still Go Barefoot wrote:
I wonder why Dylan, Inc., doesn’t list the lyrics to “On a Night Like This” on their bobdylan.com site?


Thank you to the Dylan, Inc. representative who noticed this and
loaded the “On a Night Like This” lyrics recently!

Good to know you're hERe!

Cheers!


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PostPosted: Sat February 17th, 2018, 16:44 GMT 
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Still Go Barefoot wrote:
Still Go Barefoot wrote:
I wonder why Dylan, Inc., doesn’t list the lyrics to “On a Night Like This” on their bobdylan.com site?


Thank you to the Dylan, Inc. representative who noticed this and
loaded the “On a Night Like This” lyrics recently!

Good to know you're hERe!

Cheers!

That's so funny. Shows that people that are on the bobdylan.com site
are fans, which is the way it should be. Or of course, Bob saw it himself
& passed on the tip :)


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PostPosted: Sat February 17th, 2018, 18:06 GMT 
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That's so funny. Shows that people that are on the bobdylan.com site
are fans, which is the way it should be. Or of course, Bob saw it himself
& passed on the tip :)


Let's make a test...

Hello bobdylan.com! Do you know who Sam Shepard is?
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Hello bobdylan.com!
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:shock: :arrow: https://instaud.io/10BW


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PostPosted: Sat February 17th, 2018, 18:35 GMT 
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:D An album with many fans, I posted a 'lukewarm' review a couple of year's back.

I had to go into hiding for a couple of months.


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PostPosted: Sat February 17th, 2018, 18:52 GMT 

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Thank you to the Dylan, Inc. representative who noticed this and
loaded the “On a Night Like This” lyrics recently!

Good to know you're hERe!

Cheers![/quote]

Someone may have known who to contact. ;)


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PostPosted: Sat February 17th, 2018, 19:55 GMT 

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Leonard wrote:
:D An album with many fans, I posted a 'lukewarm' review a couple of year's back.

I had to go into hiding for a couple of months.


Is there a link to your review? I’d be interested in reading it.


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PostPosted: Sat February 17th, 2018, 23:42 GMT 
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Still Go Barefoot wrote:
Thank you to the Dylan, Inc. representative who noticed this and
loaded the “On a Night Like This” lyrics recently!

Good to know you're hERe!

Cheers!


PSB wrote:
Someone may have known who to contact. ;)

Good point. It’s excellent if they did.
I probably should’ve said thanks to the representative
and/or the representative of the representative.


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PostPosted: Sun February 18th, 2018, 16:40 GMT 
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ShotofMercy wrote:
Leonard wrote:
:D An album with many fans, I posted a 'lukewarm' review a couple of year's back.

I had to go into hiding for a couple of months.


Is there a link to your review? I’d be interested in reading it.


:oops:

Apologies SOM, I was guilty of pretension. It was less of a review and more of a few comments.

Basically I was saying that it's a decent enough album, but one that goes over pretty quickly, and is not often on my CD player.


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