Bob Dylan sings the Tarot
Dylan Early Uses of Cards
Born in small-town Minnesota, Dylan listened to the radio, especially blues, folk music, gospel and country western. This foundation left him with a life-long interest in spirituality, social justice, and what it means to be a wanderer, a Holy Fool.
The tales in these classic American story-songs revolve around people living beyond the bounds of society – gamblers, drifters, the dispossessed. Dylan’s early works emulated these models closely, such as in ...