Bob Dylan :: Hero Blues (Freewheelin’ Outtake), December 6, 1962

Happy birthday to your hero and mine, the forever inscrutable Bob Dylan. For more than five decades, he's brilliantly confounded expectations and confused audiences in an extremely entertaining manner. And that seems to have been his intention all along, judging from this firecracker of a song, recorded way back in 1962 during the sessions for his sophomore LP, The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan. He's addressing a ladyfriend, but he may as well be talking to his public:

Well, when I . . .

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