I've always been huge Bob Dylan devotee--before this event and even more so today. I was 17 years old, babysitting for Amerika, Abbie and Anita Hoffman's toddler, while Abbie was underground. Anita invited me to a benefit concert for the Chilean leader Salvador Allende at Madison Square Garden in NYC.
After the concert, we were led backstage into a dressing room where Dylan was holding court amid Joan Baez, Phil Ochs, Patrick Sky, Dave Van Ronk, Tom Rush, et al. Dylan was drunk and berating a young band member about his sex life. Dylan was sharp and unmerciful, Read more