“Hallelujah” (analysis, commentary, translation into Italian)

HALLELUJAH Verse 1 Now I’ve heard there was a secret chord That David played, and it pleased the Lord But you don’t really care for music, do you? It goes like this, the fourth, the fifth The minor fall, the major lift The baffled king composing Hallelujah (Ho sentito che c’era un accordo segreto che… Read More “Hallelujah” (analysis, commentary, translation into Italian)

CROSSROADS

CROSSROADS I went down to the crossroads, fell down on my knees. Down to the crossroads, fell down on my knees. Asked the Lord above for mercy, “Save me if you please.” I went down to the crossroads, tried to flag a ride. Down to the crossroads, tried to flag a ride. Nobody seemed to… Read More CROSSROADS

Mr Tambourine Man: cultural references (1)

THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN Some critics have said that the “Mr Tambourine Man”  is about drugs, but Dylan has always denied that. Other commentators have interpreted it as a prayer to the singer’s muse for inspiration, his search for transcendence, or a reflection of the audience’s demands. “Mr. Tambourine Man” has also been interpreted as… Read More Mr Tambourine Man: cultural references (1)