Wednesday, November 25, 2009

All along the watchtower: Dylan’s everywhere… (continued)

On my way to a gig at the Barbican, with half an hour to spare, I called in at the fabulous Museum of London.

At the end of the Roman London gallery, in a section dealing with defensive fortifications, the information panel was headed: “All Along The Watchtower”.

Dylan’s everywhere these days – he’s now firmly embedded in the English language – a Shakespeare for the 21st Century, just as some of us were expecting, way back when…

Gerry Smith