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1-1-2010

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Initially published in Southwest Review, 2010, p152-166.

© 2010 Southwest Review

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Abstract

This article discusses songs performed by musician Bob Dylan which were cover versions of songs by other performers as well as songs by Dylan which were heavily based on other songs. Songs discussed include "Blowin' in the Wind," which is based on the spiritual "No More Auction Block," "Blood in My Eyes" by the band Mississippi Sheiks and "When the Deal Goes Down," based on a radio theme song by musician Bing Crosby. Other topics include concerts by Dylan, music lyrics, and music performance.

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