Political World


back here, literate / old man with rebel flag above / home sweet home sign says he wont / vote for goldwater. "talks too / much. should keep his mouth shut"
- from the sleeve notes to the album Another Side of Bob Dylan, released in August 1964 by Colombia Records. 

college student trails me with / microphone on tape machine. /what d you think a the communist / party? what communist party? / he rattles off names and numbers. / he cant answer my question. he / tries harder. i say "you dont / have t answer my question" he / gets all squishy, i say / there's no answer t my question / any more n there's an answer t / your question
- from the sleeve notes to the album Another Side of Bob Dylan, released in August 1964 by Colombia Records. 

i tell reporter lady that yes / i'm monstrously against the house / unamerican activities committee / an also the cia an i beg her please / not t ask me why for it would take too long t tell
- from the sleeve notes to the album Another Side of Bob Dylan, released in August 1964 by Colombia Records. 

a loose tempered fat / man in borrowed stomach slams wife / in the face and rushes off t civil / rights meeting
- from the sleeve notes to the album Another Side of Bob Dylan, released in August 1964 by Colombia Records. 

then he rips off his blanket an suddenly becomes a middle-aged druggist. up for district attorney. he starts screaming at me you're the one. you're the one that's been causing all them riots over in vietnam. immediately turns t a bunch of people an says if elected, he'll have me electrocuted publicly on the next fourth of july
- from the sleeve notes to the album Bringing It All Back Home, released March 1965 by Colombia Records.

the fact that the white house is filled with leaders that've never been t the apollo theater amazes me. why allen ginsberg was not chosen t read poetry at the inauguration boggles the mind
- from the sleeve notes to the album Bringing It All Back Home, released March 1965 by Colombia Records.

i know there're some people terrified of the bomb. but there are other people terrified t be seen carrying a modern screen magazine. experience teaches that silence terrifies people the most 
- from the sleeve notes to the album Bringing It All Back Home, released March 1965 by Colombia Records.

i am convinced that all souls have some superior t deal with / like the school system, an invisible circle of which no one can think without consulting someone / in the face of this, responsibility / security. success mean absolutely nothing 
- from the sleeve notes to the album Bringing It All Back Home, released March 1965 by Colombia Records.




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