Make of it what you will. Did Dylan sell his soul to the devil for name and fame?
As a Dylan aficionado since the early '60s, I can tell you that Dylan is never quite straight in an interview. He is a story-teller and shape-shifter. He is a legend in his own mind, but unlike most of us who are legends in our own minds, he has made of the legend in his mind a legend of his time.
The man in me will hide sometimes
To keep from being seen.
But that's just because he doesn't want
To turn into some machine.
Could the author of Father of Day, Father of Night have made a pact with the Prince of Darkness?