Category Archives: Music
“I want to make it clear we are not a cult. Jerry Garcia was not the messiah. We weren’t gods. We were there every night for the same reason the Deadheads were. We wanted the music to take us to a place of transcendence and elegance. We wanted to reach that group consciousness so we …
Full lyrics at BobDylan.com.
Once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right… Full lyrics at The Annotated Grateful Dead.
This song is stuck in my head. I suppose it could be considered a precursor to rap, but I don’t know that it was really influential; just fun. I like the way it opens with a deep breath. 😀
I need someone to show me Illumine my consciousness Remove the dark from in me And give me that which I have lost… The melody is so bouncy and playful that the richness of the lyrics sneaks up on you. It’s one of my favorites of his. Full lyrics HERE.
It really reads better as a poem than as a song. Full lyrics HERE.
I made the decision never to date Taylor Swift, because I didn’t want her writing angry songs about me if it ended badly. (It was never a very likely scenario, anyway.) But, I could do worse: