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Gates of Eden Revisited: A Conversation with Bob Dylan

Toby Creswell, Rolling Stone (Australia), 16 January 1986

IT DOESN'T REALLY matter now whether Bob Dylan is a fundamentalist Christian, anymore than it mattered whether he was going to the Synagogue when he recorded Blood on the Tracks ten years ago. Amongst all the crucial lines that Dylan has sung, one sticks out - "He not busy being born is busy dying." Dylan, of all the great creators of his generation, has been busy being born over a series of almost thirty albums, each of which has added to all that had come before.

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