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Bob Dylan – Hey, Mr. Tambourine Man

An evening pause: Performed live at the Newport Folk Festival in 1964.

Hat tip Roland.

Pioneer cover

From the press release: From the moment he is handed a possibility of making the first alien contact, Saunders Maxwell decides he will do it, even if doing so takes him through hell and back.

Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

The vision that Zimmerman paints of vibrant human colonies on the Moon, Mars, the asteroids, and beyond, indomitably fighting the harsh lifeless environment of space to build new societies, captures perfectly the emerging space race we see today.

He also captures in Pioneer the heart of the human spirit, willing to push forward no matter the odds, no matter the cost. It is that spirit that will make the exploration of the heavens possible, forever, into the never-ending future.

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  • MDN

    Bob, this clip motivated me to look up how old Bob Dylan is, and from the Wiki page on him I see that he was born Robert Allen Zimmerman in 1941. Have you been hiding a celebrity relationship or alter ego from your readers???

  • MDN: Why is it that everyone who discovers this trivial fact, that I have known about since I was in the second grade, seems to think they must tell me?

    My goal in life has been to have people start approaching Dylan to tell him that he had the same name as that much more famous space historian. Let him be bothered by this also!

  • wayne

    MDN / Mr. Z.,-
    –it is this trivial factoid, that plays utmost havoc, with searching for audio / video, of the real Bob Zimmerman!
    (as well, that ‘white-hispanic’ guy from florida still nets endless entries.)

    Ya’ know, there’s a clip that touches upon this happenstance!

    Office Space (1999)
    “Michael Bolton” clips
    (Intermittent Adult Expletives)

  • “Hey, Mr. Tambourine Man,
    Wear a mask for me.
    I’m insecure,
    and want to inflict misery.”

  • wayne

    Good, stuff!

    Dana Carvey As Bob Dylan –
    Saturday Night Live (1991)

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