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Bob Dylan: Blind Willie McTell Meaning

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Seen the arrow on the doorpost
Saying, “This land is condemned
All the way from New Orleans
To Jerusalem”
I traveled through East Texas
Where many martyrs fell
And I know no one can sing the blues
Like Blind Willie McTell

Well, I...

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    m320753
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    May 27th, 2013 5:12pm report


    the best recording i ever heard of this song was on " Before the Flood" with the band. the album also contains a few great cuts that were changed when he put them on his own albums. including " tight connection to my heart" and " when the night comes falling from the sky!



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    LeftwingFrankie24
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    May 26th, 2013 5:03am report


    I feel this song tells the history of slavery in the USA which has negatively affected the country for 400 years, but also gave rise to the "blues" of Blind Willie McTell.



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    m320753
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    Jun 13th, 2011 6:45pm report


    this song is a true story about the great blues man and dylan's respect and admiration for him. dylan was in awe of "blind" willie




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