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Tweeter And The Monkey Man
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15 June 2011
11.57pm
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I love this song!! It's such a catchy tune, and with all the Bruce Springsteen references it rules. Any other fans?

As if it matters how a man falls down.'

'When the fall's all that's left, it matters a great deal.

16 June 2011
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mithveaen
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Tweeter? God.. is George tweeting from the other side using MonkeyMan handle? a-hard-days-night-ringo-14a-hard-days-night-ringo-6

Here comes the sun….. Scoobie-doobie…… Something in the way she moves…..attracts me like a cauliflower… Bop. Bop, cat bop. Go, Johnny, Go. Beware of Darkness…  I believe in SH...
16 June 2011
5.52am
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Isn't this mainly a Dylan song? But yeah I like the "and the walls came down" part.

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16 June 2011
3.00pm
mithveaen
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I know, I was teasing SunKing a-hard-days-night-john-6

Here comes the sun….. Scoobie-doobie…… Something in the way she moves…..attracts me like a cauliflower… Bop. Bop, cat bop. Go, Johnny, Go. Beware of Darkness…  I believe in SH...
16 June 2011
5.22pm
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Great song! I love the Traveling Wilburys

The further one travels, the less one knows
17 June 2011
1.44am
GniknuS
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I remember on the Traveling Wilburys DVD, George talked about how Dylan wrote this song and how he essentially "freestyled" the lyrics and came up with this crazy story on the spot. Maybe Dylan really was the first rapper.

I sat on a rug, biding my time, drinking her wine
22 June 2011
11.33am
Zig
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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8Could that be the first time the words "Dylan" and "rapper" were used in the same sentence? Unless of course the sentence is, "there isn't a rapper alive, dead or currently being conceived that could hold a candle to Dylan." I could see that. 

This really is a cool song. I picked up the Traveling Wilburys Collection not too long ago and play it quite often. I enjoy every song on it.

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23 June 2011
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PennyLane
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I've never heard of this song before just now. It's very Dylan. Bob was always good at storytelling. I quite like the song.

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26 October 2011
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I really love this song, it's one of my favourite songs by the Traveling Wilburys

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26 October 2011
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It is one of the highlights of the Wilbury's catalogue. It sounds fantastic, the way Dylan phrases the lines, and as said previously the "and the walls came down" section is wonderful.

I wonder tho if i did get the references if that would lessen its appeal. If someone did the same type of thing with the beatles would it be as good or would i be complaining that its makes no sense and why that song was selected over another one.

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26 October 2011
10.35pm
Von Bontee
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Zig said:

a-hard-days-night-ringo-8Could that be the first time the words "Dylan" and "rapper" were used in the same sentence?

Hey, I was calling "Subterranean Homesick Blues" the first rap song back in '86, Zig! (And I was probably only the 86,735th person to do so...)

I'm ashamed to admit that aside from the hit singles, I've never heard that Wilburys album, except once in its entirety in a record store upon its release. I suppose I should check it out one of these days!

One day, a tape-op got a tape on backwards, he went to play it, and it was all "Neeeradno-undowarrroom" and it was "Wow! Sounds Indian!" -- Paul McCartney
26 October 2011
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Vol 1 is a good album and definately deserves to be heard but Vol 3 isnt anywhere near as good.

Don’t make your love suffer insecurities, trade the baggage of self to set another one free. ('Paper Skin' - Kendall Payne)
30 July 2012
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Gone Troppo
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Verry Dylan, although the Wilbury harmonies are incredible

31 July 2012
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Love this song, and the story is pretty intense!

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31 July 2012
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kedame
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I really like this song, too! It's very fun to sing.

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31 July 2012
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Wanted to finally buy this album last week but it wasn't in the bin in my local crappy record store... :(

Indian music can't be listened to the same way you hear rock and roll. You cannot do 'Yea Yea' and 'Go Man Go' - Ravi Shankar

10 February 2014
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Yep, Tweeter and the Monkey Man is terrific.

I am dreading the inevitable day when someone will refer to it as "the song Dylan wrote about using twitter".

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