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    Back seat drivers don’t know the feel of the wheel but they sho’ know how to make a fuss" Bob Dylan/Bonnie Raitt, “Let’s Keep It Between Us,” 1982

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    Bill Clinton, Mr. Bob Dole, You too old to understand tha way tha game is told.

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    Bill Charlap and I recorded a tune that Jack [Montrose] wrote and had brought to a date with Bob that was untitled. Bob [Gordon] really loved it and asked if he would mind if they dedicated it to Sue and call it "For Sue.

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    Besides Bob Satterfield, the only ones who ever hurt me were my ex-wives.

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    Bob Altman got nothing from the TV series 'M*A*S*H,' and the royalties for the theme song went to his oldest son, Michael, who wrote it as a 15-year-old poet!

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    Bob Arum and Don King can do their thing but if I fought for those guys and they put the money up like they are supposed to then I don't have a problem.

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    Bob Corker was not the inside man that, certainly, Senator [Jeff] Sessions was. And he doesn`t telegraph what`s going on. He`s been much more discreet about that.

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    [Bob] Dylan crashed his motorcycle in 1967, and almost died. A few years ago, he referred to the experience as a "transfiguration.

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    Bob Dylan impresses me about as much as... well, I was gonna say a slug but I like slugs.

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    [Bob Dylan] is a preacher but also a sinner; a poet but also a pitchman; authentic all-American but also invented persona.

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    Bob Dylan, Nobel laureate. A new fact so shocking that even the year's most notable deaths have not outdone it for the volume (in both senses) of instant reaction; so divisive, it makes Brexit, the Labour leadership and the US Presidential election seem lesser ruptures.

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    Bob Dylan truly is a poet whose song is part of the poetry.

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    Bob Dylan was uncomfortable being known as just a protest singer.  He wanted to go back into himself and do what he wanted to do when he wanted to do it.

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    Bob Altman had this relaxed but serious attitude. Everybody loved him. I wanted him to adopt me.

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    Bob Dylan has always sealed his decisions with the unexplainable. His motives for withholding the release of the magnificent 'Basement Tapes' will be as forever obscure as Brian Wilson's reasons for the destruction of the tapes for 'Smile.'

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    Bob Dylan is quite a songwriter, and a great singer and musician. I won't bother with comparing myself to him, but I will say that I heard his records at a very young age and I still listen to all his records.

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    [Bob] Dylan, like Johnny Cash and only a handful of others, simultaneously embodies the American dream and the harsh wake-up call that comes after it.

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    [Bob] Dylan may, for whatever reasons of his own, do nothing of the sort with the Nobel committee. Up there on Parnassus, that is his unquestionable prerogative. But here on my anthill, it's mine to say: oh, do piss off, you ineffable snobs.

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    Bob Dylan said, "The executioner's face is always well-hidden". That's the problem: The cross pulls that hood off.

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    Bob Dylan's Christianity has been allusive, idiosyncratic, and never the sort to place him on anyone's side in any Kulturkampf.

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    Bob Dylan was the source of pop music's unpredictability in the Sixties. Never as big a record-seller as commonly imagined, his importance was first aesthetic and social, and then as an influence.

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    Bob Dylan wrote in his elliptical memoir, Chronicles: Volume One, he was washed up in the 1980s, no longer a commercial success, and no longer putting out good work.

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    (Bob) Feller isn't quite as fast as I was.

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    [Bob Fosse] was a temperamental fellow - it was his way or the highway.

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    Bob [Gordon] died young tragically.

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    Bob Hope, like Mark Twain, had a sense of humor that was uniquely American, and like Twain, we'll likely not see another like him.

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    Bob says hello," He told the stars. The Argo II sailed into the night.

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    Bob Taylor and I playing brothers. And I was a Mexican bandit. And he was the sheriff of the town. And we loved each other. We loved each other very much.

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    Bob arum is Manny Pacquiao's boss, Floyd Mayweather is his own boss.

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    Bob Dylan had been a big sort of presence in my life but I'd never quite registered what he was trying to tell me. He was always this kind of figure, a sort of bear-like figure in the corner of the room. You know, every time I imagined what Bob Dylan looked like, he looked a bit like Steve Earl used to look - with the beard.

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    Bob Dylan has a way with words that simply blows me away. When he forgets his lyrics he just makes up new ones on the spot, that is what I called talented!

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    Bob Dylan is as influential as any artist that there has been.

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    Bob Dylan is one of the very few people in the history of popular music who you can unquestionably apply that word [genius] to.

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    Bob Dylan is the Jew of all time.

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    Bob Dylan tells interviewers what he wants to tell them, not what they necessarily want to know. His responses are really part of the art, and often have a relationship to the songs that have just come out or are about to come out.

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    [Bob] Dylan began to incorporate things into that scene that were controversial then. He got shouted at in Newport when he played electric guitar, for instance. There was a certain purity that was sought among those people.

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    Bob Dylan started out as a folk rip- off but he quickly ran with complex influences and it ended up to be his own sound.

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    [Bob] Dylan thus deserves the Nobel Prize, not just for "new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition," as the Nobel committee aptly described his work, but also for embodying the contradictions within it.

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    Bob has never written a bad song. Bob Dylan is a genius.

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    [Bob Ferguson] won that huge ruling against the first version of the Muslim ban that resulted in it being stopped dead in the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.

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    Bob Marley stood for universal peace and love. He tried to break racial barriers.

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    Bob Torricelli, Democrat member of the Senate, was basically about to be thrown out of office on corruption charges, and he went to the floor of the Senate to deny everything. And we juxtaposed his denials with an attorney from someone in an action against Torricelli who was listing all of the gifts and all the bribes that Torricelli had been given and offered in exchange for policy considerations on the Senate floor. So he's on the Senate floor denying it.

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    Bob Marley isn't my name. I don't even know my name yet.

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    Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys are simply the best band that ever was.

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    But I don't want to lose touch with things like eating in Bob's Big Boy.

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    but right now it's Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Bob Dylan all the way.

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    Bob Brannum was my body guard on the court. He was 6'-6 and built like a bulldog.

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    [Bob] Dylan is a contemporary Don Quixote, at once besotted by the promise of America and yet also undermining it.

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    Bob Dylan is out of the mentorship of Allen Ginsberg.

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    Bob Dylan tends not to have geographical or chronological markers that tie a song to any specific context, so they stay alive, stay relevant.