Barack Rocks to Maggie’s Farm

Not only does Barack rock, he’s a Dylan freak — just like you and me! Rolling Stone’s Jann Wenner shares this and much more in his just-published conversation with Democratic Presidential Candidate Barack Obama. The RS Editor/Publisher/Founder asks the candiate about receiving an endorsement from Bob Dylan:

“I’ve got to say, having both Dylan and Bruce Springsteen say kind words about you is pretty remarkable. Those guys are icons.

Do you have any favorite Dylan songs?

I’ve got probably 30 Dylan songs on my iPod. I think I have the entire Blood on the Tracks album on there. Actually, one of my favorites during the political season is “Maggie’s Farm.” It speaks to me as I listen to some of the political rhetoric.

When did you begin to think you


6 thoughts on “Barack Rocks to Maggie’s Farm

  1. Didn’t know he was a Dylan fan. Cool.

    Think he likes Melanie too?

    Maybe he could put in a good word for her induction into the rock and roll hall of fame.

  2. lots of dylan on my ipod and saw Dylan in 1973 with the Band–parked my car on a side street and somebody cut my rag top and stole my eight track tape player–drove home 3 hours in a snow storm–was young and really didn’t give a crap

    ipod and eight track in the same sentence– hmm happy independence day !

  3. Jim — Yes, the country needs a brand new pair of roller skates, and Barack has a brand new key!

    Not quite “they say sing while you slave and I just get bored” but, maybe…

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