Who Is Silvio?

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Originally compiled: August 30, 1997
Last revised: August 30, 1997

Does Silvio refer to the Cuban poet/songwriter Silvio Rodriguez?

From: Mike Cakebread (cake@ionline.net)
Subject: Dylan's Silvio ==> Silvio Rodriguez?
Date: Fri, 30 May 1997

This came up last summer and I e-mailed Robert Hunter asking him this question (he wrote the lyrics), and he said he's never heard of Silvio Rodriguez and Dylan took the lyrics from his notebook (while visiting) and put them to music.

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