Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Dylan turns 70

Let us celebrate our modern p(r)o(ph)ets 70th birthday with the songs of two of his admirers, David Bowie and Syd Barrett. Though Syd Barret might have pulled a Dylan on Dylan.

You gave your heart to every bedsit room
At least a picture on my wall
And you sat behind a million pair of eyes
And told them how they saw
Then we lost your train of thought
The paintings are all your own
While troubles are rising
We'd rather be scared
Together than alone

I'm a poet,
Don't you know it?
And the wind you can blow it.
Cause I am Mr. Dylan, the King,
And I am free as a bird on the wing.

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