Bob Dylan wrote and first recorded Blowin’ in the Wind in 1962. Peter, Paul and Mary recorded it and sold 300,000 copies in the first week. Joan Baez also recorded it. Back then it was considered the anthem of the Civil Rights Movement. The song was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999. In 2004, the song was ranked #14 on Rolling Stone’s Most 500 Greatest Hits of all time. It is still current today (sad to say). It’s a song about how we can become apathetic to poverty, war, freedom and death.
The last verse is Yes, how many deaths will it take til he knows that too many people have died. The answer my friend is blowin’ in the wind.
We all need to stand up and make our voices heard. The gun laws here in the United States need to be changed. Who needs machine gun type weapons?? We are our own worse enemies. The answer my friends is NOT blowin’ in the wind, the answer is within all of us.
The current Cards In Envy challenge is Blowing in the Wind and here is my card:
I created the background first scoring those lines with my scoreboard and then used MFT Woodgrain background stamp. The large leaves are also from MFT, as well as the sentiment. The smaller leaves were created with a punch. I added the twine ribbon which was from my stash.
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2 thoughts on “Blowing In The Wind”
Gorgeous card! Love the background showcasing the leaves! Thanks for sharing with us at Cards in Envy.
Thank you for sharing your card and your heartfelt sentiments. The woodgrain background is a great backdrop for your “Falling for You” leaves entry at Cards in Envy. Thank you for joining.