— Ellen Willis, in “Dylan,” originally published in Cheetah in 1967 and reprinted in a recent anthology of her rock criticism, Out of the Vinyl Deeps, on p. 17. How Blonde on Blonde led her to such a prescient discussion of postmodernism in rock music is anybody’s guess, but she did it and here’s the proof.
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