Dylan in China: An antidote to the nonsense

There’s been a lot of nonsense written about Bob Dylan and his trip to China – as though him singing “Blowin’ in the Wind” would have caused the Chinese government to change their ideals and allow democratic elections and political freedoms.

The only article I’ve read that makes any sense is this one by Terry Mattingly :


It says more about where Dylan is actually coming from – love it or hate it – than all the other words put together. Even at 70, the man has his own agenda and refuses to do things any other way, whatever we think…….

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