This weekend, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter passed away. He was 76. An American middleweight boxer, Carter was tried and convicted twice (once 1967, again in 1976) for homicides that took place in Paterson, New Jersey in 1966 — despite the fact that there were no finger prints or eyewitnesses connecting him to the crime. (Both convictions were later overturned when courts found that the trials were tainted by prosecutorial misconduct.) Before the second trial, Bob Dylan met with Carter in prison and then wrote “Hurricane,” a protest song that reached #33 on the Billboard chart. According to Jambase, Dylan brought a trio to Chicago’s WTTW Studios for a three-song performance where they played “Hurricane” on September 10, 1975. He’s backed by Scarlet Rivera on violin, Rob Stoner on bass, and Howie Wyeth on drums. It was apparently Dylan’s first live performance of the eight minute song.
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Bob Dylan Reads From T.S. Eliot’s Great Modernist Poem The Waste Land
Bob Dylan and George Harrison Play Tennis, 1969
Bob Dylan and Van Morrison Sing Together in Athens, on Historic Hill Overlooking the Acropolis
Your an fing idiot….If u research the case…Ya,please do that and yull sed he got convicted of murder.And he didnt kill anyone except in the ring…(research the case)what r u a detective now…….NOPE!Exctly,ur probably a security gard in a mall somewhere home boy!!!