Monday, April 23, 2012

Judges' citations to Bob Dylan

For a diversion from grading, especially if you’re a Bob Dylan fan, check a new article about judges’Long propensity to cite Dylan’s songs.  Author Alex B. Long of Tennessee (pictured at right) says Dylan has been cited in court opinions more than any other popular musician. Long believes this phenomenon occurs partly because folk songs are “stories with a point” and partly because Dylan’s songs are full of imagery.

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