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#UnderTheSoulCovers -- #NobelPrize Edition: Bob Dylan + Shirley Caesar + Stevie Wonder + Bobby Womack

#UnderTheSoulCovers -- The Nobel Prize Edition: Bob Dylan + Shirley Caesar + Stevie Wonder + Bobby Womack by Mark Anthony Neal | @NewBlackMan | NewBlackMan (in Exile) My first real introduction to 2016 Nobel Prize Winner Bob Dylan was an award show performance of “Gotta Serve Somebody” -- and then, unaware of his larger legacy, I was most fascinated by the White guy who was trying to take it to Church.
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