Normal History Vol. 597: The Art Of David Lester

Every week, we’ll be posting a new illustration by David Lester. The Mecca Normal guitarist is visually documenting people, places and events from his band’s 36-year run, with text by vocalist Jean Smith.

Beware, doll, you’re bound to fall. Didn’t you?

Back in the 1960s, big stars like Dylan and regular Joes could call a woman “doll,” and while it would certainly be felt by women, it would be defended and dismissed by men, so let’s focus on how rhyming “doll” and “fall” is pretty slack.

Like A Rolling Stone” from Janis Zeppelin (Smarten Up!, 2003) (download):