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Duquesne Whistle (GREAT Bob Dylan video)
YouTube ^ | September 24,2012 | Bob Dylan / Robert Hunter

Posted on 09/24/2012 1:41:41 AM PDT by Lancey Howard

Okay, I sometimes stumble across a video that's too good not to pass along. If you want 4 minutes of cool (and humorous) entertainment, take a break from campaign fatigue and check out this video. It's brand new, and it's a song on Dylan's new CD.

Duquesne Whistle

By the way, the co-writer of this song is Robert Hunter. Yikes... He's the Grateful Dead family member who wrote 'Truckin'!


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1 posted on 09/24/2012 1:41:57 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard

Every video that I go to on YouTube from FR has “this video is currently unavailable”. Is anyone else getting this?

I can click on the YouTube home page and view any video I want but the FR directed videos don’t work.

Any ideas?


2 posted on 09/24/2012 1:53:11 AM PDT by Hang'emAll (Ride to the sound of the guns!)
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To: Hang'emAll

It’s there for me.... And I hated it.

You ain’t missing much.


3 posted on 09/24/2012 1:58:19 AM PDT by Bullish (Barry's not fit to shine the shoes of a REAL President.)
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To: Hang'emAll

Here’s the address. Maybe you can copy-and-paste it. See if that works.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZRvlitbabk


4 posted on 09/24/2012 2:04:21 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard

Tried it but it doesn’t work either.


5 posted on 09/24/2012 2:06:38 AM PDT by Hang'emAll (Ride to the sound of the guns!)
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To: Hang'emAll

Well, apparently it is a Firefox thing since the video works with Internet Explorer.


6 posted on 09/24/2012 2:09:02 AM PDT by Hang'emAll (Ride to the sound of the guns!)
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To: Hang'emAll

works fine on firefox


7 posted on 09/24/2012 2:25:58 AM PDT by Bullish (Barry's not fit to shine the shoes of a REAL President.)
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To: Lancey Howard
Works with Chrome.

Actually not bad for a Dylan song, but I'm not a Dylan fan so I'm biased.

8 posted on 09/24/2012 2:26:11 AM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: Lancey Howard

I don’t see any connection between the video and the song. What am I missing (besides 6 minutes of my life)?


9 posted on 09/24/2012 2:44:03 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: Lancey Howard

bump for later


10 posted on 09/24/2012 3:11:13 AM PDT by Skooz (Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us)
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To: Fresh Wind

Yeah the vid started kinda cute then went nasty then turned to a Dylan self tribute. Maybe I’m not artistic enough to understand it...


11 posted on 09/24/2012 3:43:03 AM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: prisoner6

If you dislike this video, you will loathe the title cut, TEMPEST. But...it’s truly fabulous. Not available as a single on itunes, I bought the entire album just for this 14 minute masterpiece. It’s about the sinking of the Titanic. Awesome cut, as only bob could pull off.


12 posted on 09/24/2012 4:12:19 AM PDT by KT22
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To: KT22

Isn’t Dylan a communist?


13 posted on 09/24/2012 4:46:35 AM PDT by Old_Grouch (65 and AARP-free. Monthly FR contributor.)
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To: Old_Grouch

Where you get that idea?


14 posted on 09/24/2012 4:54:37 AM PDT by 2dogjoe (Have a Blessed Day)
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To: don-o

PING!!


15 posted on 09/24/2012 5:41:22 AM PDT by Roccus
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To: Old_Grouch
“Isn’t Dylan a communist?”

I don't think so. During the 73 War he donated enough money to Israel to more than buy a new main battle tank. Also he told many libtard groups who wanted his support to go and do an impossible act upon themselves.

16 posted on 09/24/2012 5:54:48 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again")
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To: Old_Grouch; Roccus
Isn’t Dylan a communist?

I have heard it on good authority that he is a Nigra who has sold his soul to the devil! And he ain't even old timey.

17 posted on 09/24/2012 6:02:36 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: Lancey Howard
Thank you, Lancey.

I greatly enjoy Dylan's music . . . and Dylan.

I'm surprised we went so far in this thread without one of the large number of Dylan-haters at FR insulting him and calling him "Robert Zimmerman."

Of course, they would go ballistic if you called John Wayne "Marion Michael Morrison."

18 posted on 09/24/2012 7:58:18 AM PDT by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: Fresh Wind
I don’t see any connection between the video and the song.

No connection that I can tell. I suppose you could the volume off if it bothers you.

19 posted on 09/24/2012 8:21:03 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Old_Grouch
Isn’t Dylan a communist?

LOL
Dylan has no use for liberals. Where you been?

20 posted on 09/24/2012 8:23:43 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard

Thanks. Made my morning ;o)


21 posted on 09/24/2012 8:30:30 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Lancey Howard

It wasn’t the song that bothered me, that was quite pleasant.


22 posted on 09/24/2012 9:12:30 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: Hang'emAll

Check your settings for Java script.


23 posted on 09/24/2012 10:38:38 AM PDT by ansel12
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To: ansel12

Found out what it was.

Some how I was set to be a test for HTML5 on YouTube. Turned that feature off and it worked fine with Firefox. Don’t know how that happened.


24 posted on 09/24/2012 10:45:26 AM PDT by Hang'emAll (Ride to the sound of the guns!)
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To: Lancey Howard
Bob Dylan is probably the greatest songwriter that America ever produced. His voice is an acquired taste but well worth the effort to acquire. Every time he releases a new album, I'm amazed that he's still able to maintain that level of quality over such a long career. He's one of the few artists that you can listen to his albums from beginning to end without skipping over anything. Even his "B" sides and outtakes are worth collecting and there are at least a dozen albums of just those out there.

I never understood why he gets tagged as a communist or even a liberal. Maybe it stems back to the counterculture of the 1960s when he was lumped in with that movement and many anointed him as their generation's spokesman. Dylan always rejected that mantle and by the time Woodstock happened in 1969, Dylan made sure he was far away from that whole scene - even though he had a house nearby.

Yes, Dylan did have a more liberal bent when he was a young man but then, didn't most of us? Dylan will always remain an enigma (it's part of his appeal) but all indications are that he lives a rather conservative private life and is more like us then them.

For fifty years now, Bob Dylan has been writing songs and putting out quality albums. When his first album came out, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones hadn't even started to record yet. Now that's longevity.

25 posted on 09/24/2012 11:04:18 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: Old_Grouch

Are you all of the things the people who like you the least have said about you?

Neither is Dylan.


26 posted on 09/24/2012 11:15:30 AM PDT by dmz
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To: Bullish

It’s there for me.... And I hated it.

You ain’t missing much.

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Begs the question: Do you care for anything of Dylan’s music?


27 posted on 09/24/2012 11:21:44 AM PDT by dmz
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To: dmz
Begs the question: Do you care for anything of Dylan’s music?

As a lifelong musician, I have a very diverse range in musical taste. In my collection you'll find everything from Merle Haggard to Frank Zappa.

Lots of Dylan's stuff is pretty good. I enjoyed the highway 61 album probably the best. This particular song doesn't do anything for me.

28 posted on 09/24/2012 11:46:37 AM PDT by Bullish (Barry's not fit to shine the shoes of a REAL President.)
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To: Scoutmaster
I'm surprised we went so far in this thread without one of the large number of Dylan-haters at FR insulting him and calling him "Robert Zimmerman."

You have a point. But, it's the same one John McCain made when he griped on that Ohio radio talk-show host (Cunningham?) for saying "Hussein" is Obama's middle name. So you are in questionable company when you complain about somebody referring to somebody else by their "real" name.

I've never heard Bob Dylan say he hated the Zimmerman name, but then, I may not have been paying attention. I really don't like his music. Not even a little bit. Sort of like John "Cougar" Melonhead, a rose by any other name....

29 posted on 09/24/2012 12:01:05 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Scoutmaster
I'm surprised we went so far in this thread without one of the large number of Dylan-haters at FR insulting him and calling him "Robert Zimmerman."

Read the Rolling Stone mag interview where this Robert Zimmerman repeatedly calls himself Robert Zimmerman and talks about a Hell's Angel named Bobby Zimmerman. Is Dylan insulting himself?

The interview is really worth reading even if the mag is not worth paying for (I read it in B&N Starbucks.)

30 posted on 09/24/2012 12:04:52 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Fresh Wind
I don’t see any connection between the video and the song

It's "Art", don't you see? Just like a million other music video's, since the artists (film) can't just show the band playing the music. I recommend then Dwight Yoakam's unarty videos: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfVSHjh8kwo&list=PLITGm4Kdqbogeh2xF4f_M7Uv01Su_y6HL&index=3&feature=plpp_video

31 posted on 09/24/2012 12:08:27 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Fresh Wind

Better Yoakam link: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLITGm4Kdqbogeh2xF4f_M7Uv01Su_y6HL


32 posted on 09/24/2012 12:10:42 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Old_Grouch
Isn’t Dylan a communist?

No, but I've heard him say that you are!

33 posted on 09/24/2012 12:12:38 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Revolting cat!
Is Dylan insulting himself?

No.

Cat? We had at least two threads lately on the same RS article. One was a blurb on Dylan's slavery comments from the RS article. One dealt with (if I remember) a Freeper's comment about how Dylan had upset the Reds by never buckling under to them.

The range of comments in the two articles was night and day.

.The 'slavery quotes' article kept calling Dylan "Zimmerman", calling him a commie, saying he had no talent, saying he was against the Vietnam War, included anecdotes of FReepers whose mothers said they cried in their cribs whenever they heard Bob Dylan . . . . and it was "Zimmerman" this and "Zimmerman" that.

Posters in the other article mentioned his talent, his pro-Israel works, his refusal to join the Red movement . . . and his was called Dylan.

It became clear, at least to me, that on the "he has no talent, he's a commie, he's a hard-core socialist, he was against the Viet Nam war . . . " thread, posters went out of their way to call him Zimmerman instead of Dylan.

My opinion. I appreciate hearing yours.

34 posted on 09/24/2012 1:11:20 PM PDT by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: Scoutmaster

That is an interesting observation. I recall the two articles, though I don’t recall the insulting use of “Zimmerman”, and I’ll take your word for it. When I call him Zimmerman or Zimmy myself, it is without intention to insult or praise, as it were.

As I mentioned, he’s a little hung up on that dead Hell’s Angel Bobby Zimmerman, and talks extensively about transfiguration in relation to him (as well as misremembers the date of his death by 3 years.) Also, while we’re at it, the interview reveals as much about Dylan as about the obsession of the MSM (and RS is by now MSM.) For instance, the interviewer (Mikhail Gilmore, brother of and beneficiary as a journalist of the other Gilmore’s notoriety), presses Dylan to say something about Obama, and Dylan refuses and refuses, multiple times. The slavery quote itself can be read and understood in its full context.


35 posted on 09/24/2012 1:24:23 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Cyber Liberty
You've never heard me complain about calling Obama 'Husein."

And when I do, I'm trying to belittle, insult, and call out the Muslim in Chief for what he really is.

That's what generally being done with Dylan.

If every time John Wayne were to be mentioned on FR, I'd say something about him and call him "Marion Michael Morrison", in quotes, you would see just how quickly people would complain about somebody referring to somebody else by their 'real' name.

Just my opinion.

36 posted on 09/24/2012 1:34:08 PM PDT by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: Revolting cat!

Thanks. I need to read the full RS article and appreciate your insight.


37 posted on 09/24/2012 1:40:24 PM PDT by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: Bullish

As a lifelong musician,

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Never would have asked had I known that. My own personal sense is that actual real life musicians always have a pretty wide range of musical interests. Of course, I’m talking about my self as well, as I, too, am a lifelong musician, with Haggard and Zappa in the library as well. Singer songwriter stuff to what would have been called modern jazz in the 50s.

Said Sam Bush while he and Jorma Kaukonen (sp?) were playing a workshop together at a festival: the more music you play the more you figure out that it’s all just pickin’, except for the singing.


38 posted on 09/24/2012 2:22:33 PM PDT by dmz
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To: Revolting cat!

Yeah! The only art Dwight needs is his music!

Still remember the first time I heard Guitars Cadillacs, that song just blew me away.


39 posted on 09/24/2012 3:10:42 PM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: SamAdams76

Thanks for your kind reply.

I bought my first Dylan album as a teenager and it was, naturally, the ‘Greatest Hits” LP. It came with a poster and I had the poster on my wall for years. After listening to ‘Greatest Hits’ I ended up going back and acquiring most of the albums from which those songs came anyway. (Back in the ‘60s in my neighborhood, a lot of trading went on - - baseball cards, comic books, records...)

The first newly released Dylan LP I ever bought was ‘Nashville Skyline’, and it’s still one of my favorites 40+ years later. In fact, I bought it soon after buying the ‘Lay Lady Lay’ 45. My favorite Dylan LP, though, remains ‘Blood on the Tracks’. Just wow.

The people here who call Dylan a “communist” or a “liberal” are simply knee-jerk know-nothings. They don’t mean any harm - - they just bleat without really having a clue. Brush them off like dandruff. Dylan is indeed an enigma, but he is also a family man who keeps his private life private. Near as I can tell, Dylan is probably closer to libertarian than anything else. I suspect he doesn’t trust or particularly like politicians in general.

FRegards,
LH


40 posted on 09/24/2012 3:46:52 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Fresh Wind

Here’s how to do a music video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1XMhdAGDgc

(The art part takes care of itself!)


41 posted on 09/24/2012 8:08:07 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Revolting cat!

Great stuff! Hadn’t heard of them before.

LOL at the dogs, they seemed to be enjoying it too!


42 posted on 09/25/2012 3:56:39 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: Lancey Howard

Dang you, now I’m hooked! Been playing it on YT as well as finger picking it in various keys/positions/styles. Next time I play someplace it will be on my list.

Dang you and Dylan too, LOL!


43 posted on 09/25/2012 1:32:44 PM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: prisoner6

Glad you liked it!
Like one of the YT posters commented, “I’d like to be in Dylan’s gang.”


44 posted on 09/25/2012 1:46:47 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard

Here’s an updated (working) link to the video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mns9VeRguys


45 posted on 09/25/2012 1:53:59 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: prisoner6

By the way, I recently found out the interesting trivia that Robert Hunter, who was a full member of the Grateful Dead, is the only non-performing member of a band to get inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. He co-wrote many of the Dead’s songs with Jerry Garcia. It’s pretty cool that he and Dylan collaborated on this one.


46 posted on 09/25/2012 1:58:25 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: prisoner6; SamAdams76

My daughter just now told me she’s getting us tickets to see Dylan in Philly in November.
I am already looking forward to that.


47 posted on 09/25/2012 7:23:41 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: fella

Thank you for the info. I looked him up. I was still thinking of him from his protest movement years. Well, that was a long time ago, and I don’t pay attention to celebrities, but I see had old impressions of him.


48 posted on 09/26/2012 4:12:49 AM PDT by Old_Grouch (65 and AARP-free. Monthly FR contributor.)
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