Bob Dylan songs | History and geography | Obituary pages | Pub signs
None of the famous musicians who chose their favourite Bob Dylan songs (24 May) mentioned Like a Rolling Stone, the single song that jolted a generation from acoustic cosiness into electric edginess. The track’s opening drumbeat still sends shivers down my spine 56 years later.
• “The university told the Guardian only two subjects – history and geography – would no longer be taught” … “‘Overall there has been very little change’, a spokesperson said” (London South Bank University staff sound alarm over drop in courses, 25 May). History and geography – time and space, the coordinates of the human condition!
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