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Greil's world

Can one Bob Dylan song carry the whole weight of history? For rock critic Greil Marcus, the answer is obvious: How can it not?

By Devin McKinney
April 17, 2005

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and it's telling. A field the size of the earth; an ongoing struggle for the soul of its populace; a clash of values you could easily pretend wasn't happening, were you content to turn off the radio and ignore the parking meters. The phrase articulates what for Marcus is the power of Dylan's greatest record, the sense it embodied and ... (Full article: 1681 words)

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