You can either go to the church of your choiceOr you can go to Brooklyn State HospitalYou’ll find God in the church of your choiceYou’ll find Woody Guthrie in Brooklyn State Hospital
And though it’s only my opinionI may be right or wrongYou’ll find them bothIn the Grand CanyonAt sundown
—Bob Dylan, “Last thoughts on Woody Guthrie”

Bob Dylan celebrates his 73rd birthday on 24 May. Dylan has been one of the most influential figures in folk music and popular music and culture since the release of his first album in 1962. Read more about the language and influences of the early Bob Dylan.
Image: Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C.; close-up view of vocalist Bob Dylan, August 28, 1963 by Rowland Scherman on assignment from The US Information Agency, 1963. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

You can either go to the church of your choice
Or you can go to Brooklyn State Hospital
You’ll find God in the church of your choice
You’ll find Woody Guthrie in Brooklyn State Hospital

And though it’s only my opinion
I may be right or wrong
You’ll find them both
In the Grand Canyon
At sundown

—Bob Dylan, “Last thoughts on Woody Guthrie”

Bob Dylan celebrates his 73rd birthday on 24 May. Dylan has been one of the most influential figures in folk music and popular music and culture since the release of his first album in 1962. Read more about the language and influences of the early Bob Dylan.

Image: Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C.; close-up view of vocalist Bob Dylan, August 28, 1963 by Rowland Scherman on assignment from The US Information Agency, 1963. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.