Bob Dylan: Getting in Touch with Christ (You Know It Ain’t Easy)
Steve Turner, NME, 3 January 1981
BECAUSE HE DIDN'T preach in between numbers during his recent West Coast concerts and because he sang Like A Rolling Stone and The Times They Are A Changin, there were concerned Christians in America who thought that brother Bob Dylan might well be on his way to becoming an ex-brother. But fear not! Just in time, hes given his first post-conversion interview to the Los Angeles Times in which he explains how his conversion came about, why he wrote the songs for Slow Train Coming and how his attitude to his old material has changed since his 79 tour.
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