Lyric Sheets: Bob Dylan Revisited:
Friday 03 October 1997
Performing for The Pope
Is this the rhinestone cow-goy
Abandon ye all hope
If Dylan fans harass you
Then this is what to say:
And then they go away
The long ago converted
The legions of the flared
The prematurely bearded
The cryptic curly-haired
The Isle of Wight internees
To whom the songs make sense
Those pre-patched denim spirits
Who never left their tents
"How can you not like Dylan?
- A song like `Mighty Quinn' "
"Cos Manfred Mann was better"
You tell them with a grin
"And Donovan was sharper"
You cite as further proof
Now stand well back and watch as
The sucker hits the roof
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