Guthrie Blvd.

  • 1st of all:


    My personally ranking list


    Jokerman


    Seven days


    Stuck inside of mobile with the memphis blues again


    Shooting star

    (1995 MTV-unplugged Version)

    ..the link isn't well and doesn't show the right direction


    Girl from the north country

    (30th anniversary concert)


    With God on our side

    (1995 MTV-unplugged Version)

    ..the link isn't well and doesn't show the right direction


    Just like a woman


    Things have changed


    Ballad of a thin man


    Tomb stone blues

    (1995 MTV-unplugged Version)


    Billy

    (Theme)


    It`s allright Ma

    (30th anniversary concert)


    Desolation Row


    With God on our side

    (1995 MTV-unplugged Version)


    John Brown

    (1995 MTV-unplugged Version)

    ...good link, but not the concert I mean


    I want you


    When the deal goes down


    Lay, lady lay


    Tomorrow night


    It ain't me



    And all the other songs like:


    Tangled up in blue, Masters Of War, Like a rolling stone, Forever young, .. to be continued




    "Subterranean Homesick Blues"


    "That Lucky Old Sun"


    "Thunder On The Mountain"



    "Murder Most Foul"






  • While they celebrated Bob's 30th Anniversary in 1992 one of the performers, maybe it was George Harrison, Kris Kristofferson or Johnny Cash, told about Bob as man who wrote more than 600 songs in his career.


    Now, another 30 Years has gone by and I wondered if Bob is ready with his 1000th song, or if he'll be prepared for?


    What if not ?


    Nothing, he's still be a genius !


    Latest news I've had heard about him is that he made a deal with Paramount or Sony instead of Columbia for the whole song license bundle of musical heritage.



    Did anyone of you have had heard about the amount of this deal...... hmmmm....I'll try my best to find it out.



    See you :lift:


  • Here is a bag of words I want use in my newest song. I did not finisehd it up to now, but I love thes words i used:


    Brain, to, water, plants, dance, I, border, can, flower, in, leads, pain, if, on, feel, due, trough.


    Sure, not a lot of words, but in the right sequence these words got the potential for a gret new song.

  • May God bless and keep you always

    May your wishes all come true

    May you always do for others

    And let others do for you


    May you build a ladder to the stars

    And climb on every rung

    May you stay forever young

    May you stay forever young

    May you grow up to be righteous

    May you grow up to be true

    May you always know the truth

    And see the light surrounding you


    May you always be courageous

    Stand upright and be strong

    May you stay forever young

    May you stay forever young


    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

    May your song always be sung

    And may you stay forever young

    May you stay forever young




    I choosed this song in case of fact that this was the first Dylan-Song I saw Bob Dylan in a act.


    Maybe I know him before, near everyone know about "Blowin In The Wind" or "Al Along the Watchtower" but I wasn't interested in to hear this.


    But in 2005 my fried Diary of Dreams gifted me a DVD-Copy of this legendary Martin Scorceese Music-Film "The last Waltz" where many of the most famous folk- and country musicans give their tribute to the BAND's final concert in Winterland Ballroom / San Francisco in 1976.


    Bob wears a white hat with a red feather in it's brim and I never saw an actor with such a self-confidence, and what should I say ..... I don't like Mr Dylan , because he looked very arrogant to me.


    But in August 2009 while I stayed at Cape Frehel / France and smoked some joint I've heard "Just Like A Woman" on my cars cd-player first time, and I don't lie if I swear that I pushed the repeat button at least 20 times on this day.


    Since than it was done to me and I was a fan.



    To his 80th birthday I wish him all my best, and may he stay forever young.


    jokerman


  • Alles Gute zum 80ten.




    You walk into the room with your pencil in your hand

    You see somebody naked and you say, "Who is that man?"

    You try so hard but you don't understand

    Just what you will say when you get home

    Because something is happening here but you don't know what it is

    Do you, Mr. Jones?


    You raise up your head and you ask, "Is this where it is?"

    And somebody points to you and says, "It's his"

    And you say, "What's mine?" and somebody else says, "Well, what is?"

    And you say, "Oh my God, am I here all alone?"

    But something is happening and you don't know what it is

    Do you, Mr. Jones?


    You hand in your ticket and you go watch the geek

    Who immediately walks up to you when he hears you speak

    And says, "How does it feel to be such a freak?"

    And you say, "Impossible!" as he hands you a bone

    And something is happening here but you don't know what it is

    Do you, Mr. Jones?


    You have many contacts among the lumberjacks

    To get you facts when someone attacks your imagination

    But nobody has any respect, anyway they already expect you to all give a check

    To tax-deductible charity organizations
    Ah, you've been with the professors and they've all liked your looks

    With great lawyers you have discussed lepers and crooks

    You've been through all of F. Scott Fitzgerald's books

    You're very well-read, it's well-known

    But something is happening here and you don't know what it is

    Do you, Mr. Jones?


    Well, the sword swallower, he comes up to you and then he kneels

    He crosses himself and then he clicks his high heels

    And without further notice, he asks you how it feels

    And he says, "Here is your throat back, thanks for the loan"

    And you know something is happening but you don't know what it is

    Do you, Mr. Jones?


    Now, you see this one-eyed midget shouting the word "Now"

    And you say, "For what reason?" and he says, "How"

    And you say, "What does this mean?" and he screams back, "You're a cow!

    Give me some milk or else go home"

    And you know something's happening but you don't know what it is

    Do you, Mr. Jones?


    Well, you walk into the room like a camel, and then you frown

    You put your eyes in your pocket and your nose on the ground

    There ought to be a law against you comin' around

    You should be made to wear earphones

    'Cause something is happening and you don't know what it is

    Do you, Mr. Jones?





  • Oh, the ragman draws circles

    Up and down the block

    I'd ask him what the matter was

    But I know that he don't talk

    And the ladies treat me kindly

    And they furnish me with tape

    But deep inside my heart

    I know I can't escape
    Oh, Mama, can this really be the end

    To be stuck inside of Mobile with the Memphis blues again?

    Well, Shakespeare, he's in the alley

    With his pointed shoes and his bells

    Speaking to some French girl

    Who says, she knows me well

    And I would send a message

    To find out if she's talked

    But the post office has been stolen

    And the mailbox is locked
    Oh, Mama, can this really be the end

    To be stuck inside of Mobile with the Memphis blues again?


    Mona tried to tell me

    To stay away from the train line

    She said that all the railroad men

    Just drink up your blood like wine

    An' I said, "Oh, I didn't know that

    But then again there's only one I've met

    An' he just smoked my eyelids

    And punched my cigarette"
    Oh, Mama, can this really be the end

    To be stuck inside of Mobile with the Memphis blues again?

    Grandpa died last week

    And now he's buried in the rocks

    But everybody still talks about

    How badly they were shocked

    But me, I expected it to happen

    I knew he'd lost control

    When I speed built a fire on Main Street

    And shot it full of holes
    Oh, Mama, can this really be the end

    To be stuck inside of Mobile with the Memphis blues again?

    Now, the senator came down here

    Showing everyone his gun

    Handing out free tickets

    To the wedding of his son

    An' me, I nearly got busted

    An' wouldn't it be my luck

    To get caught without a ticket

    And be discovered beneath a truck?
    Oh, Mama, is this really the end

    To be stuck inside of Mobile with the Memphis blues again?

    Now the T-Preacher looked so baffled

    When I asked him why he dressed

    With twenty pounds of headlines

    Stapled to his chest

    But he cursed me when I proved to him

    Then I whispered and said, "Not even you can hide

    You see, you're just like me

    I hope you're satisfied"
    Oh, Mama, can this really be the end


    To be stuck inside of Mobile with the Memphis blues again?

    Now, the rainman gave me two cures

    Then he said, "Jump right in"

    The one was Texas medicine

    The other was just railroad gin

    An' like a fool I mixed them

    An' it strangled up my mind

    An' now people just get uglier

    An' I have no sense of time
    Oh, Mama, can this really be the end

    To be stuck inside of Mobile with the Memphis blues again?

    When Ruthie says, "Come see her

    In her honky-tonk lagoon

    Where I can watch her waltz for free

    'Neath her Panamanian moon"

    An' I say, "Aw, come on, now

    You know you know about my debutante"

    An' she says, "Your debutante just knows what you need

    But I know what you want"
    Oh, Mama, can this really be the end

    To be stuck inside of Mobile with the Memphis blues again?

    Now, the bricks lay on Grand Street

    Where the neon madmen climb

    They all fall there so perfectly

    It all seems so well timed

    An' here I sit so patiently

    Waiting to find out what price

    You have to pay to get out of

    Going through all these things twice
    Oh, Mama, is this really the end

    To be stuck inside of Mobile with the Memphis blues again?


  • Oh my name it ain't nothin'

    My age it means less

    The country I come from

    Is called the Midwest

    I was taught and brought up there

    The laws to abide

    And that land that I live in

    Has God on its side

    Oh, the history books tell it

    They tell it so well

    The cavalries charged

    The Indians fell

    The cavalries charged

    The Indians died

    Oh, the country was young

    With God on its side

    The Spanish-American

    War had its day

    And the Civil War, too

    Was soon laid away

    And the names of the heroes

    I was made to memorize

    With guns in their hands

    And God on their side

    The First World War, boys

    It came and it went

    The reason for fighting

    I never did get

    But I learned to accept it

    Accept it with pride

    For you don't count the dead

    When God's on your side


    The Second World War

    Came to an end

    We forgave the Germans

    And then we were friends

    Though they murdered six million

    In the ovens they fried

    The Germans now, too

    Have God on their side

    I've learned to hate the Russians

    All through my whole life

    If another war comes

    It's them we must fight

    To hate them and fear them

    To run and to hide

    And accept it all bravely

    With God on my side

    But now we got weapons

    Of chemical dust

    If fire them, we're forced to

    Then fire, them we must

    One push of the button

    And a shot the world wide

    And you never ask questions

    When God's on your side

    Through many a dark hour

    I've been thinkin' about this

    That Jesus Christ was

    Betrayed by a kiss

    But I can't think for you

    You'll have to decide

    Whether Judas Iscariot

    Had God on his side.

    So now as I'm leavin'

    I'm weary as Hell

    The confusion I'm feelin'

    Ain't no tongue can tell

    The words fill my head

    And fall to the floor

    That if God's on our side

    He'll stop the next war.