Bob had the kind of charisma which never really allowed him privacy. Everyone wanted to be the one to get under his skin, to say the clever thing which would make him laugh, to somehow score a point so later on they could think back to that moment and feel special. Even though I had a proximity to him, and had a coveted position in the growing world of Dylan fans, I felt the same way. He held us all at a distance except for rare moments, which we all sought.
Joan Baez on Bob Dylan.
In an interview with the Guardian
, Joan got asked whether she is still speaking to Bob, to which she smiled and said: “No one is ever in touch with Bob Dylan
.” (via grabbelton