Thanks to Budrock “Buddy the Illuminator” Prewitt, Lighting Director for Willie Nelson and family, for sending this video, from a song on Bob Dylan’s Christmas Album. I love this video; looks like they had a lot of fun making it.
All proceeds will go to charities for the homeless and hungry in the United States, Britain and 80 poor countries.
Asked why he picked those organizations, Dylan told the interviewer: “They get food straight to the people. No military organization, no bureaucracy, no governments to deal with.”
Dylan — born Robert Allen Zimmerman — said that although Jewish, he never felt left out of Christmas as a boy growing up in Minnesota.
He recalled “plenty of snow, jingle bells, Christmas carolers going from house to house, sleighs in the streets, town bells ringing, nativity plays.”
His idea of a good Christmas dinner was roast turkey with mashed potatoes and gravy, collard greens and all the trimmings.
by Angus MacSwan