Monday, December 29, 2008

Pain In Right Arm And Jaw

Bob Dylan: "Talking John Birch Paranoid Blues."

The song "Talking John Birch Paranoid Blues" by Bob Dylan evokes with humor the John Birch Society, an ultraconservative political organization founded in 1958 to fight the "communist threat" in the United States. The organization takes its name from a military and right-wing Baptist missionary murdered in 1945 by the communists.

singer parody by the methods of the organization, he considered a threat to freedom of expression in the United States because its members accusing anyone that they did not like being communists.

Read the rest of the article and listen the song on Histgeobox.


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