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11 months ago

Book Review

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1 year ago

My wish for all of you.

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2 years ago

5 Tips From The World’s Best Business Coach….Bob Dylan

Jim Murray · Back in another lifetime, I was fortunate enough to have met and talked one on one with Bob Dylan for about half an hour. This was back in the 70s when he was just about the biggest thing out there. · The story of how this came to be is a long one, and would probably make a good ...

2 years ago

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3 years ago

What Is An Influencer, Really?

Jim Murray · This is the first post in what I hope will be on ongoing series of reflections on the state of things here, there and everywhere I look. I will do my best to keep it positive and balanced, but mostly I will try and keep honest and true to the way I see things. You can agree or di ...

3 years ago

What It Really Means To Be A Writer

Jim Murray · One of the first tenets of op/ed blogging is to write about what you know. · One of the things I know best is myself. I was lucky enough to discover at a very early age what I wanted to be in life, and that was primarily a writer. · Not a Canadian writer, or a white male writer ...

4 years ago

The Rolling Thunder Revue On Netflix

Jim Murray · This is a documentary that was directed by Martin Scorsese and chronicles a good chunk of the Rolling Thunder Revue, which was this weird traveling minstrel show orchestrated by Bob Dylan in the mid seventies. · Bob was, at that point, more than a decade into his stint as the leg ...

5 years ago

Runnin’ Against The Wind

Jim Murray · “Against the wind...against the wind · We were young and strong 
And runnin’ against the wind” · Bob Seger · Listening to artists like Bob Seger (pictured below) always comes with a bit of a price paid in sadness and melancholy. · It feels like it was so many years, so many miles ...

5 years ago

How Did It Come To This, Part 2

Jim Murray · “You’re right from your side and I am right from mine · We’re both just one too many mornings and a thousand miles behind”. · DylanThis is the second in what may or may not be a longer series on what I believe is going on in the world today. I’m not an expert, but I am paying att ...

6 years ago

Why Can't I Write? (Stop being afraid and start using your hands)

Robert Cormack · “If you wait for inspiration, you’re not a writer, you’re a waiter.” Dan PoynterBob Dylan was once asked where his songs came from. “No idea,” he replied, adding that he rarely looked. Mozart told Antonio Salieri the same thing. Symphonies formed as easily to Mozart as “a horse p ...

6 years ago


Nick Mlatchkov · On May 1, 1970 BD & GH have gotten together in the studio for an impromptu session (near 56 min). That's about the same time "Let It Be" LP got released. They mostly go through Dylan songs, with Bob taking the initiative in the beginning. At a certain point they set on GH's 'True ...

6 years ago

One Writer's View On Why Bob Dylan Won The Nobel Prize

Jim Murray · A big part of the reason that Bob Dylan received the Nobel Prize for Literature has to do with the nature of his work and the impact it has had over the past 50 years in our culture. · A lot of people look at this event with a bit of a jaundiced eye. These are people who are basi ...

7 years ago

Why The Comment “Great Post” Is The Last Thing Any Op/Ed Blogger Wants To See.

Jim Murray · This is part 3 of my now established series on op/ed blogging. Who knows how long this will last. Not me. · And what did you hear, my blue-eyed son? · And what did you hear, my darling young one? · I heard the sound of a thunder that roared out a warnin' · I heard the roar of a w ...

7 years ago

Careful What You Throw Away (It Might Just Be a Hit)

Robert Cormack · Marvin Gaye didn’t want to record “I Heard It Threw the Grapevine.” Gladys Knight and the Pips had a version out already, so Marvin didn’t see the point. “It was a throwaway to me,” Marvin said later. “We included it on In The Groove because Norman Whitfield wanted it there. I ...

7 years ago

Stuck Inside Of Mobile. My 50 Year Spiritual Relationship With Bob Dylan.

Jim Murray · Now the bricks lay on Grand Street · Where the neon madmen climb · They all fall there so perfectly · It all seems so well timed · And here I sit so patiently · Waiting to find out what price · You have to pay to get out of · Going through all these things twice · Oh, Mama, is th ...

7 years ago

In The Writer’s School I Went To, I Majored In Dylan

Jim Murray · Most people who achieve anything in this life carry around in their heads an idol or two. These are not idols in the religious sense, although I guess they could be. · For me they're people whose work I admire and whose career path I marvel at. I have a few of these people, but h ...

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