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Like a Rolling Stone

Four years ago, on the 40th anniversary of Dylan's release of Like a Rolling Stone, Ben MacIntyre of the London Times paid tribute:

“Come writers and critics who prophesy with your pen,” he invited. So, here goes: I predict that 40 years from now Like a Rolling Stone will still be voted the greatest song of all time by Rolling Stone Magazine; that we will still be arguing over whether Dylan wrote anything of comparable brilliance after 1966 to what had come before. I also prophesy that Professor Ricks will have written an Empsonian exegesis on Dylan with more footnotes than text; and that Dylan will have inspired more PhD theses than the rest of pop music put together. 

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