“Jokerman” from the 1983 album Infidels is one of Dylan’s most analysed songs. It is perhaps a culmination of all the grand themes Dylan was wrestling with at the time – labelled his post-evangelical period by some commentators. Intentionally or unintentionally, Dylan perpetuated the confusion with the image of the Joker.
The Joker is a special card found in most modern decks of playing cards that has its origins in the court jester of the middle ages and the Fool… read more
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