Wjrthevffle (Artt.\ Courier ffewi - Monfejr, Mty t, UK - ft* RJni fht word dlvi If the feminine (arm ot the Italian w*rd dlvo, which rnwni divine. Dylan: American Antihero By PHILIP \VERDELL Moderator Magazine Written tor .Newspaper Enterprise Assn. ' NEW YORK - (NBA) - Folk rock, the latest in pop music, Is Bobby Dylan. But this is hot just a new (ad, like a new dance. Dylan has actually changed the whole WIGS FROM POnTUOAL . LISBON (AP) - Portuguese women have just discovered an. ixtra source of income — their hair. . All over Portugal, there is a strong demand for locks and curls. 1 The hair goes to four Lisbon Stores specialized in wigs manufacturing. These wigs may cost from one to two thousand es- c'udos ($35 to $70). A man's nat- ilral hair wig isn't worth more than 300 escudos ($10). ' Young women with long hianes strolling in Lisbon Streets frequently report being contacted by hair buyers. " Manufaclurers despair at only producing over 50 - wigs per month, which they slate is a short output, in face of a rising demand. Requests pour in, not only from Portugal, but also from other countries suffering from hair shortage. "The hair of Latin women is much appreciated for its resistance,' 1 a rrtan ufacturer says. JRead Courier News Classifieds' nature of pop music. Today, the word Is out to song writers in the industry that they had better listen to their Dylan. For generations, pop music has been built upon superstars singing about superdreams and superdepressions. tt Dylan Is) the new hero, it is because he] is Sn antihero. "1 would not wanl to be bach, fnozart, tolstoy, jofc hill, ger- triide steirii or jafnes dean," sings Dylan. "They are all dead." * * * For years adults explained pop music and its idols on the | r 6 u n d s that their children could find no real heroes in modern society. Everything It relative, every idea open to criticism, every leader islibile — so youth creates its heroes. But what a strange hero, this cat Dylan. He's unabashed, nonconformist, unpretentious and not particularly heroic. "T h e great books have been written. The great sayings have been said," says Dylan. And, there- lore, it's quite logical that th* |feat people are dead. With this phildsophy, Dylan lives in tne hearts of American youth. VoU could tt* it coming with James Dean. What was going te happen tt> the 'rebel without a Cause" when li« himself realized that there was ho cause? He would say with Dylan "I define nothing. Not beauty* not patriotism, I take each thing as It is,'without pH6f rules about what It should be." • • * » 4 He just tells it as It Is whether "standing there witching the parade" or "on the pavement thinking 'bout the government." to preface hli sodgs, Dylan says, "I am about to sketch yob A picture on what goes 66 around here sometimes. Though I don't understand it too well iftyieU, what's really happen U#" Dylan has taken the flimsy. Illusions of pop music and "bfe-Ugfit it all back home." The average mother who really takes the time to listen to Dylan will certainly say something to the effect of "What is the world ijoffiiftg i6?'' of "I hope my little Johnny will have learned enough at home to dis r regard this trash." A riaural reaction, but maybe it isn't, all that bad. Dylan does not preach nihilism. His "message," and he hates that word, is not pessimistic; He only says, "i have given up any atefnpt at pe> lection," • . . "Nbw," he asks, "What's so bad about that?" Dylan doesn't "define" beauty, but h6 does not say that it does not exist. Far from it. He is laughing at himself but sincere when he says, "I'm a poet and I know it." One newspaper article found that many' Harvard students feel that Dylan Was tfife only 1 poet wh'6 truly speaks to their generation. His SOngs read like the free, verse of the "beat poets." the images are not obscure, and the rhythmic rock music gives a sirriple form to the chaotic stream 6! impression and words. * * * Maybe Dylan is ftot 'a literary great, but he is literary, and he does take his "art" seriously. Cultural snobs will not b« satisfied, but that's democracy. The same holds true of patriotism. Dylan hardly writes Modern editions of the "Star- Spangled Bartfler," biit, on the other handj you have to read the dally newspaper to keep U (> wi'h what he says in his songs- This is a quiet new form of patriotism — informed democracy* Possibly li is to6 early to Wi6w if pop music: is really changing. Bob Dylan ahd folk rock might go out as fast as they came in. Dylan himself hints that this, might be human nature. In his tune, "Maggie's Farm," Dylan concedes, "I try my best to be just like I am but everyone wants me to be like them." 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