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Something Prophetic: A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall

For someone special - Just because

"No, it's not atomic rain, it's just a hard rain. It isn't the fallout rain. I mean some sort of end that's just gotta happen... In the last verse, when I say, 'the pellets of poison are flooding the waters', that means all the lies that people get told on their radios and in their newspapers." -- Dylan to Studs Terkel, 1963

It's 1994 in Nara, Japan. Bob Dylan performs the 1962 anthem A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall backed by the 90 piece Tokyo New Philharmonic Orchestra. Michael Kamen conducting.

Oh, what did you see, my blue-eyed son?
Oh, what did you see, my darling young one?
I saw a newborn baby with wild wolves all around it
I saw a highway of diamonds with nobody on it
I saw a black branch with blood that kept drippin’
I saw a room full of men with their hammers a-bleedin’
I saw a white ladder all covered with water
I saw ten thousand talkers who



Added: Aug-22-2011 Occurred On: Aug-22-2011
By: star53
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Tags: Bob Dylan, Nara, Japan, 1994
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