Written by Michael Balton
Print this

Sunday, 15 May 2011

image for Bob Dylan Caves-in to Chinese Censors...Agrees to Revise Set List for His Asian Tour

Bob Dylan's ongoing Asian tour was almost stopped dead in its tracks yesterday, when Chinese censors disapproved of some of the legendary singer's songs.

At first, Dylan resisted changing any of his classic tunes to pacify Chinese officials. But a quick glance at his "jingle/jangle" bank balance convinced him "to go following Yu," who is Chief Information Minister of the People's Republic of China.

"Everybody must get stoned," Dylan commented, as he handed his revised set list to Chinese officials. It is reprinted here:

- Sad Eyed Lady of the Lo Mein
- I Ain't Gonna Work on the People's Farm No More
- Just Like A Wonton
- Tangled Up in Red Tape
- Rainy Day Dim Sum, #12, Column B
- Knockin' On Beijing's Door
- Don't Think Twice, It's Fried Rice
- It's All Over Mao, Baby Blue
- I Want Hu
- Entrepreneurial Homesick Blues

Make Michael Balton's day - give this story five thumbs-up (there's no need to register, the thumbs are just down there!)

The story above is a satire or parody. It is entirely fictitious.

Do you dream of being a comedy news writer? Click here to be a writer!

More by this writer

View Story
View Story
View Story
View Story
View Story
View Story


Mailing List

Get Spoof News in your email inbox!


What's 3 plus 1?

2 4 13 6
36 readers are online right now!

Go to top

We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website, this includes cookies from third party websites and advertisers.

Continue ? Find out more