Was Dylan Touring The Boss' Backstreets?

By Mat Probasco,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 16, 2009 4:51 AM CDT
Bruce Springsteen in 1975.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – When police detained Bob Dylan last month they may have inadvertently busted up a nine-month rock heritage tour by the music legend, speculates ABC News. Clueless New Jersey cops picked up Dylan wandering around just blocks from a house where Bruce Springsteen penned Born to Run, Thunder Road, and Backstreets in 1974 and 1975.

The house on West Court in Long Branch is the most recent stop on Dylan's rambling rock landmark tour. He recently joined a public tour of John Lennon's boyhood home, and late last year he arrived unannounced at the Winnipeg childhood home of Neil Young. Hiding behind a low-brimmed hat, he asked to see where young Young may have played guitar.