It could be loosely affiliated with drugs. This song is not about drugs, although Dylan used them in the 60s and beyond, he was mainly a wine drinker then switched to Jack Daniels. Bob had a friend named Quincy. Yea, right.
And you have to admit it does feel pretty damn good to meet someone "real". Yes, this is the same Woodstock that the Festival made famous in 1968! Main content starts here, tab to start navigating Order Online . It may also be connected to the hectic-like society the '60s came to be. Bob Dylan in his early career made many references to God and Jesus, In " Masters of War, he says " Even Jesus would never forgive what you do." Sunday - Thursday: 11:30 am - 10:00 pm In with God on our side he sings " Jesus Christ was betrayed by a kiss/ but I can't think for ya/ you'll have to decide whether Judas Iscariot had God on his side. The STP was not what is used in cars. Where as an "Eskimo" lives a simple lifestyle based on things of true importance, and is closer to what nature intended. Monuments = the Tower at Babel Quinn is the Savior the Jews in the old Testament were waiting for. The Song The Mighty Quinn is a drug song. When You listen to Lou Reed's song heroin, between the lyrics and the title there's not much you have to guess at. The controversial Sheriff Larry Quinlan who served as Dutchess County, New York’s Sheriff for almost twenty years (known locally as the Mighty Quinn) arrested Bob Dylan on drug charges just before Dylan’s motorcycle accident in the 60’s. Bob in tribute wrote this to him. This song would absolutely be about Jesus, if Jesus had been dealing the yeyo. This was shown on TV in 1967, and Bob saw it and was influenced enough by the character that a basement Tapes song resulted. Even much of the lyrics match the current situation with the virus at hand. In the 60's in the US there was something called a "Power Pack" It was a capsule that had the following ingredients: Mescaline, Meth Amphetamine Hydrochloride USP 90, LSD, and STP.
In the 1960 movie "The Savage Innocents", Anthony Quinn played Inuk, an Eskimo. Its actually a heroin song though bob never dabbled. All lyrics provided for educational purposes only. It's obviously about people conforming to a propagandized lifestyle and sinking into group-think, competing with one another for things that don't even matter in the big picture. It could be about a heroin dealer, it's definitely not about cocaine.
The Mighty Quinn is the British counterpart. Hours & Location. But when Quinn the Eskimo gets here, all the pigeons gonna run to him. I wont give his last name. The STP was not what is used in cars. I never cared much for suggested or implied meanings, I prefer straght forward. Main content starts here, tab to start navigating. Dutchess County is just across the river from Woodstock, NY where Dylan was living at the time. Its absolutely one of the first drug songs-many people have referenced the facts in the other feedback here. This song relates to the Old Testament in the Bible, Long ships = Noah's Ark. The Mighty Quinn is the British counterpart. The people in the song are in need of a "fix" for which Quinn has come to remedy. This song is about Anthony Quinn in the movie "the Savage Innocents" He plays an Eskimo that is liked by everyone and only gets in trouble when he meets white men. Let me do what I wanna do, I can't decide 'em all Just tell me where to put 'em and I'll tell you who to call Come all without, come all within You'll not see nothing like the mighty Quinn Come all without, come all within You'll not see nothing like the mighty Quinn.