December 2, 2019
Review by Laurette Maillet
After Sean disappeared (Sean was a kid who was trying to get an
autograph from Bob Dylan for his sick Daddy. Sean had been waiting in
the rain, snow and cold for two entire afternoons and evenings. But in
vain. None of the Dylan people will talk for him to Bob. And Bob will stay
indifferent to his call!) am looking for a ticket with my paintings out. By
now I am all frozen(I stayed with Sean for two hours in the freezing cold
to encourage him. I offered him a cup of warm coffee and one of my
posters, so Bob Dylan could sign on it!) and if I can't get in I will not
stand outside to hear from the back door. By chance a young man has
n extra. He first tries to sell to the scalpers who start a fight. So he will
agree to give it to me for 20$ and one of my paintings. Cool.
Floor row U. Not too bad. The sound is great.
Bob changed his pants. Alleluia!
The songs are good.
The show is good.
The public is good.
But I can't get Sean out of my mind.
Why oh why this kid couldn't get an autograph for his sick Daddy?
I see Dylan with another mask.
The public came to see the Legend but they don't know the Man.
The songs are rushed. One after another.
My Good Samaritan asks me which is my favorite when Bob start My
Masterpiece. I say "this one".
My heart is not there.
For a one Show Fan, this is certainly a great show. With emotions. Real
The public is up for Serve somebody.
And you, Mr Dylan, who do you serve?
I leave before the end. I want to see who will say
"good night Bobby!" Tonight.
Absolutely no one. Not even me. I stay away to watch Barron rushing
his Boss inside the car even before the public is out.
Security Bob is happy. No autograph, no photo to deal with.
What a solitude and loneliness!
This was the strangest day I ever lived on the road for Bob Dylan. And I
have been through a lot.
It's not getting any more .... Human.
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