Did You Know 36% Of Bob Dylan S Songs Published Between 1961 And 1968 Had Biblical References, Including His 1964 Hit The Times They Are A Changin The Book Of Ecclesiastes Has Been A Great Inspiration On Popular Music Including The Song Turn, Turn, Turn By The Byrds, The Pink Floyd Album The Dark Side Of The Moon, And Desperado, The 1973 Hit By The Eagles, Among Others Paul Simon Once Advised A Young Prospective Lyricist To Raid The Bible For Memorable Phrases Just Steal Them, He Said, That S What They Re There For There S No Question That Scripture Has Influenced Music Since The First Ever Song Was Penned In Turn Turn Turn Author And Music Connoisseur, Steve Turner, Takes An In Depth Look At The Lyrics And Cultural Context Of 100 Of The Greatest Songs From The 1930s To Today To Reveal An Often Overlooked Or Ignored Strand Of Influence In Popular Music The Bible Indeed, Some Of The Greats Including Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Bono, Johnny Cash, Sting, And Others Have Repeatedly Returned To The Bible For Such Sustenance, As Well As Musical Inspiration And A Framework With Which They Can Better Understand Themselves I Hope The Book Prompts, Provokes, And Intrigues As It Reveals This Often Hidden History, Writes Steve Turner You Ll Never Listen To Your Favorite Song Or Popular Tune The Same Way Again After Discovering How The Bible Has Influenced Music.
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