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Re: Murder Most Foul
Bob Dylan sure knows how to write em! Just a few months ago I remember being at a New Years Eve party, dancing and drinking and all of us screaming
Happy New Year! Couldn't wait to celebrate the dawning of 2020. So here we are.
In the words of Bob Dylan:
This is an unreleased song we recorded awhile back, that you might find interesting.
I gave it the title of "Murder Most Foul" - going back to that tragic day in Dallas,
on November 22nd, 1963 - when they shot our President down in cold blood.
After I recorded it, a lot of people had their own ideas about this song.
Does it have to do with the collapse of the American dream?
All I remember is that there was a certain evil within our midst - not seen in a hundred years.
What I consider to be "Murder Most Foul" - robbed us of President Kennedy's brain,
robbed us of a symbol for the positive, forward-looking American spirit
which John F. Kennedy represented.
Nearly six decades later, we haven't forgotten.
Now with this Covid-19 upon us, social distancing, and the death of thousands,
due to the failures and incompetence of our leaders and the powers that be,
reminds me of JFK's assassination - and today, we've got this global pandemic to deal with.
World gone wrong, all over again.
Stay safe, stay observant, and may God be with you.
- Bob Dylan (March 27th, 2020)