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Harry Dean Stanton: “Bob Dylan and I once cut a Mexican song together”

Harry Dean Stanton: “Bob Dylan and I once cut a Mexican song together”

Harry Dean Stanton answers your questions in the new Uncut, dated July 2014 and out now.

The actor and musician discusses Buddhism, Dylan, Peckinpah, Nicholson, Hitchcock, Brando and chocolate bunnies in the piece, and also answers questions from friends and famous fans David Lynch and Daniel Lanois.

“Bob Dylan and I cut a Mexican song,” reveals Stanton. “We made a tape together. He asked me, did I want a copy. I said no. What an idiot!

“Dylan and I once drove from Guadalajara, Mexico all the way to Kansas City, to a singer’s house there, the guy with a big beard, Leon Russell. Anyway, it took us two or three days. Yeah, we spent some time together.”

The new Uncut, dated July 2014, is out now.

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