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Hurricane is a protest song by Bob Dylan co-written with Jacques Levy, about the imprisonment of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter. It compiles alleged acts of racism and profiling against Carter, which Dylan describes as leading to a false trial and conviction.

Dylan's Desire opens with "Hurricane", arguably the most popular song on the 1976 release. Named after former middleweight contender Rubin Carter, Dylan had been inspired to write it after reading Carter's autobiography, The Sixteenth Round, which Carter had sent him… read more

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  • Avatar for davidmxdf
    The lyrics of this song is a hurricane.
  • Avatar for BatooqSupersoul
    These lyrics freak me out
  • Avatar for theironictea
    Absolutely fantastic.
  • Avatar for Chumsicles
    your original assumption was nonsense. what kind of person does someone have to be to 'deserve' being the subject of a song anyway? If Dylan chose to write this, then Rubin Carter obviously met all necessary criteria to do so
  • Avatar for OcellatedGod
    @Chumsicles: I am a human being with a brain. Problem?
  • Avatar for Coolbutlame
    By far the best Bob Dylan song
  • Avatar for Chumsicles
    Who are you to say whether or not someone deserves a song?
  • Avatar for oldiemac
    Dylan? I doubt it. Sounds like a karaoke king. If it is really him he was stoned. No passion like there is in the original.
  • Avatar for perfektionismus
    Surprised this hasn't been censored yet, lol.
  • Avatar for Andre_L-
    Lindsey Stirling has a lot of this violin vibe

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