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Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Quoted: Bob Dylan on his long-ago detractors


Dylan in 1966, the year audience members called him “Judas” for taking up an electric guitar.” (Barry Feinstein/Columbia Records Legacy via Reuters)

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“And for what? For playing an electric guitar?. . . All those evil [expletives] can rot in hell.”

Bob Dylan still delightfully holding a grudge, some 46 years later, against the folk purists who heckled him as a “Judas” for going electric. “If you think you’ve been called a bad name,” the 71-year-old tells Rolling Stone, “try to work your way out from under that.”

Earlier: Dylan’s ‘Tempest’ reviewed by Chris Richards, 9/10/12

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