#AtoZ Dylan – “H” is for Hurricane

“All I can do is be me, whoever that is.” ~ Bob Dylan

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“Hurricane” was written by Dylan with Jacques Levy, and is about the imprisonment of fighter Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, an American-Canadian middleweight boxer, wrongfully convicted of murder and released from prison after spending nearly 20 years incarcerated. The song was released on Dylan’s album Desire in January 1976.

Click HERE for a link to the lyrics.

“Hurricane” has been covered by Ani DiFranco, Middle Class Rut, and The Milltown Brothers, among others. Here is a version by New Rising Sun:

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