Can Bob Be Saved? (Part II)

Part 1: Can Bob Be Saved?

by Larry Fyffe

Here’s an illustration of a Post-Modern ‘cut- up’ song that I created; as the ‘composer’ thereof, I get to make the final cut; Bob Dylan And Robert Hunter get co-credits; and so does whoever sets it to music:

The Door Song

Open the door, Richard
I've heard it said before

I'll show you up to the door
I've seen this movie before

Now I'll cry tonight like I cried the night before
And I'm 'leased on the highway, but I dream about the door

You know I never seen him before
You forgot to close the garage door

Blowing like she never blowed before
Blowing like she's at my chamber door

From behind the curtain, he crossed the floor
He moved his feet, and he bolted the door

Lean up against your velvet door
Who crawls across the your circus floor

Your lover who just walked out the door
Has taken all his blankets from the floor

If not for you, babe, I couldn't find the door
Couldn't even see the floor

I could be learning, you could be yearning to see behind closed door
But I'll always be emotionally yours

Throw my troubles out the door
I don't need them anymore

The National Guard stands around his door
I ain't gonna work on Maggie's farm no more

We can hear it from the door
While the jury cried for more

I can't shoot them anymore
Feels like I'm knocking on Heaven's door

The door has closed forevermore
If indeed there ever was a door

Someone to open each and every door
It ain't me you're looking for, babe

Was a friend to the poor
He opened many a door

Outside my cabin door
Except the girl from the Red River shore

I ran right through the front door
But it was just a funeral parlor

Smoke pouring out of a boxcar door
In the final end he won the war

The song above makes sense with a little help from the readers thereof, does it not?

Footnote from Tony: I might be tempted to have a go at the music.

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One comment

  1. If it can be done, the “Door Song ” needs to be emoted as a satirical song – in the end Dylan wins the war after losing every battle!

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