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Dylan is to me the perfect symbol of the anti-artist in our society. He is against everything – the last resort of someone who doesn't really want to change the world... Dylan's songs accept the world as it is.
I found my love by the gasworks crofts
Dreamed a dream by the old canal
Kissed my girl by the factory wall
Dirty old town, dirty old town.
And I used to sleep standing on my feet
As we hunted for the shoals of herring.
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To try to write love is to confront the muck of language: that region of hysteria where language is both too much and too little, excessive and impoverished.
January 25, 1915
October 22, 1989
James Henry Miller, better known by his stage name Ewan MacColl, was a Scottish folk singer, songwriter, communist, labour activist, actor, poet, playwright and record producer.
Singing The Fishing
Classic Scots Ballads
The Ballad Of John Axon
Chorus from the Gallows (1960)
Popular Scottish Songs (1960)
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