Rock 'n' roll is not meant for an institution. It's meant to breathe on stage, or connect through speakers. It's all about the moment, the emotion, the right now. Look at those Bob Dylan lyrics up top. They're framed as if they're a relic, not a song that is passed through time and shared by generations. But oh, the penmanship! The Rock Hall serves a purpose, sure: It allows veteran critics and cultural observers to pat themselves on the back for honoring their heroes. Please, next youre going to tell us that rock 'n' roll is taught on college campuses . . . .
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