[Marxism] Dave Van Ronk on mainstream success

Mark Lause MLause at cinci.rr.com
Thu Oct 6 09:12:59 MDT 2005


Dylan's "Subterranean Homesick Blues" always struck me as an adaptation
of the old "Talking Blues," with Woody Guthrie used so effectively.

Indeed, rap always struck me ultimately rooted in part in the rapid
fire, tightly rhymed, rhythm-driven verbal delivery of this old country
music technique.

ML








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