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Forever young

Bob Dylan turns 70 on Tuesday – and at a time when many music idols have fallen by the wayside, his pulling power remains stronger than ever. Graeme Thomson contemplates the significance of Dylan in modern culture, and the roots of his enduring appea

21st May, 2011
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In 2000, Bob Dylan released an Academy Award-winning single called Things Have Changed. Its sense of weary cynicism -’ ‘I used to care, but things have changed’’ - seemed especially apt in light of the recent controversy surrounding his first ever concerts in China, yet the really intriguing aspect of the entire affair wasn’t that Dylan was prepared to play live in a country ruled by a repressive regime, but rather that so many people...

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