From Bryan Ferry’s ‘Dylanesque’

The line it is drawn/The curse it is cast/The slow one now/Will later be fast/As the present now/Will later be past/The order is rapidly fadin’/And the first one now will later be last/For the times they are a-changin…

Bob Dylan wrote this one soon before he “went electric” and pushed his songwriting skills into a new dimension where oddball sophisticates such as Bryan Ferry would someday thrive.

One thought on “From Bryan Ferry’s ‘Dylanesque’

  1. Dylan was once asked after he “went electric” why he stopped writing protest songs. He replied that “ALL of my songs are protest songs.”

Comments are closed.