Factoids That Will Probably Surprise No One

noah | June 30, 2008 9:00 am

Bob Dylan is the most-cited musician in judicial opinions with 26 quoted lines, according to an article on the uses and misuses of popular music in legal writing by Alex B. Long. Rounding out the top seven of Long’s predictably boomer-rock-centric list: Paul Simon and/or Simon & Garfunkel, Bruce Springsteen, the Rolling Stones, the Beatles, the Grateful Dead (!), and Joni Mitchell. [NYT]