Bob Dylan Is Not A Protest Singer…

Posted on April 10th, by matt_schiavenza in China, Current Events, Music. 1 Comment

…yet Maureen Dowd is still angry that he “sold out” while playing two shows in China by allowing government officials to pre-approve his set list. Oddly enough, Dowd then goes on to explain how Dylan hasn’t really been a protest singer anyway since 1964 or so, and that he has spend the rest of his career defying critics who attempt to pigeonhole him as such. ┬áSo why the outrage?

(via Jeremiah, who attended the show in Beijing and was similarly irked by Dowd’s column)

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