Latest Bob Dylan Interview and Video Hit The Web

The final installment of Bob Dylan’s revealing interview with Bill Flanagan has hit the Internet. We’ve learned a lot over the last couple of weeks from the normally press-shy Dylan, from who his favorite songwriters are to the fact that his upcoming album, Together Through Life, was actually co-written with Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter.

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The final installment of Bob Dylan’s revealing interview with Bill Flanagan has hit the Internet. We’ve learned a lot over the last couple of weeks from the normally press-shy Dylan, from who his favorite songwriters are to the fact that his upcoming album, Together Through Life, was actually co-written with Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter.

This time out, Dylan talks about his band, Stevie Wonder, and divine inspiration. Here’s a highlight:

BF: Certain singers show up in “it’s All Good.” Neil Young and Alicia Keys have popped up on your recent albums. Do you think all your musician friends are going to be looking for shout-outs now? Once you start down that road how do you get out of it?

BD: Well these people are archetypes, too. They might not think of themselves like that, but they are. They represent an idea.

BF: Could you write a song about anybody?

BD: Well I bet you could, yeah.

BF: How would you get Stevie Wonder into a song?

BD: When Stevie Wonder recorded “Blowin’ in the Wind”/ I was playin’ cards/ I was drinkin’ gin/

BF: Could you write a song like Stevie wonder?

BD: I could write one like “Superstition” but I couldn’t write one like “Sir Duke.”

BF: Could you write a song about George Bush?

BD: Well sure. George’s name would be easy to rhyme.

Check out the new video to Together Through Life’s “Beyond Here Lies Nothing” here.


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