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Back to work

Masters of War at Brooklyn Steel
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Tonight at Brooklyn Steel we performed Masters of War by Bob Dylan for the first time. Considering the role that governments and corporations play in the perpetuation of wars it sadly is a fitting song for our time.

It feels good to get back to work. I returned to the stage with some trepidation but my confidence, thanks to the support of the people, has returned. The video is courtesy of Janine Bubb. The rose on the screen was shot by Robert Mapplethorpe. Tomorrow, on my 77th birthday, we have one more concert. I will share some more video if you like.

Goodnight everyone, take care of yourself as we say farewell to 2023.

Brooklyn Steel December 29 by Andrew Burns

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