The Lord Bob
Happy Birthday Bob Dylan
Despite the fact that Bob Dylan has been continuously on tour for what feels like decades and everyone in the world has had several opportunities to see him play, I’ve only ever seen him play once.
It was a birthday present. In addition to acquiring the ticket, my wife was generous enough to go with me, and even more generous enough not to go one about quite what a sacrifice this represented. She remained calm and understanding throughout the waiting and queueing, The level of security was quite intense. I surveyed the throngs of calm looking greying people standing in line and wondered precisely what sort of violent outrage these troops thought we were capable of perpetrating. Even the oldest and angriest of us has, by now, reconciled themselves to Bob’s going electric at this point, surely?
As we found our seats, I started to become quite…
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