When Bob Dylan Accepted a Lifetime Grammy Award by Reciting a Jewish Prayer

Bob Dylan book jacket.for twitterThe Bob Dylan Examiner explores a bit of Bob Dylan history, recounting the head-scratching moment when Dylan accepted his Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award in 1991 with an obscure recitation of a commentary on the Hebrew psalm 27. The Examiner kindly reprints my explication of this great moment in rock history from BOB DYLAN: Prophet Mystic Poet, and includes rare video footage of Dylan’s amazing speech, in which he quotes from memory commentary from an Orthodox Jewish prayerbook.

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One Response to “When Bob Dylan Accepted a Lifetime Grammy Award by Reciting a Jewish Prayer”

  1. Don says:

    The correct plural is Baalei Teshuvah, not Teshuvot. Parallel to Attorneys at Law, brothers-in-law.

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