Bob Dylan, Communist, American Folk music, Woody Guthrie


The reminiscences of an old man who had the joy of being a New York kid when an old American music form was transformed by the extraordinary efforts of a group of musicians who saw a new creative force that they thought could cause revolutionary social change. This article examines the impact of the friendship between Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie on folk music and describes the political consciousness of the music.

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