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Bob Dylan Predicts Obama 'Landslide' During Wisconsin Concert

Singer calls the election midway through 'Blowin' in the Wind'

November 6, 2012 8:15 AM ET
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Bob Dylan performs in Carhaix-Plouguer, France.
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Bob Dylan called the election a day early when he predicted last night that President Obama would handily win, The Associated Press reports. "Don't believe the media. I think it's going to be a landslide," Dylan said midway through performing "Blowin' in the Wind" during the encore of a concert in Madison, Wisconsin. 

Dylan's performance came just hours after Obama had appeared at a Madison rally with Bruce Springsteen. Dylan noted the convergence, saying, "We tried to play good tonight since the president was here today."

The singer's prediction drew a cheer from the crowd as he finished the song.

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