Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock 'n' Roll Music Setting & Symbolism

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Dick Cavett Show

A television talk show hosted by Dick Cavett.

Moby Dick

Moby Dick is a novel about a crazed whaling ship captain who sends his ship and crew to their end in his unrelenting desire to get revenge on a whale that bit off his leg. Marcus often compares and contrasts the singers in his book with characters in this novel.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Marcus borrows the characters Huck and Jim from this well-known American novel and uses them as examples of the unbridled spirit that singer Harmonica Frank embodies in his music and his lifestyle.

The Band

An early rock band comprised of four Canadians and a drummer from Arkansas. Albums from the Band included MUSIC FROM BIG PINK and THE BAND.

MUSIC FROM BIG PINK

This is the name of the Band's debut album. The album was named after the Band's big...

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