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Thread #142469 Message #3287042
Posted By: The Sandman
08-Jan-12 - 11:23 AM
Thread Name: Why didn't MacColl like Dylan?
Subject: RE: Why didn't MacColl like Dylan?
"Subject: RE: Why didn't MacColl like Dylan?
From: meself - PM
Date: 07 Jan 12 - 09:16 PM
So - Dylan's songs don't pass the "song writing workshop" test? Oh, dear.
And MacColl "analysed dylans songs" - and? I suppose he too found they didn't pass the "song writing workshop" test? Well, that settles it," I did not say that.
Finally,MacColl may never have admitted that he listened to Dylans songs, but in the 1960s they were rather difficult to avoid listening too, and of course I was surmising, but as someone that has attempted and written songs[not that I am in MacColls class]I do analyse other peoples songs as I am sure most song writers including MacColl do and did