Random Notes: Bob Dylan is a real Heartbreaker
By Merle Ginsberg
Rolling Stone #468 -- February 27, 1986
Bob Dylan just won't stop draggin' those hearts around. He liked playing with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at Farm Aid so much he decided to take a little working vacation with the band for six weeks -- to New Zealand, Australia and Japan. Dylan thought the Heartbreakers were just about the best band he's ever played with, and the tour wasn't that hard to arrange, since Dylan's manager and Petty's manager are partners. Petty and the Heartbreakers are spending most of February and March -- which is summer down under -- backing Dylan, and they'll also play their own sets at each gig. U.S. dates are being discussed, but if those plans fall through, you should get to see highlights of the tour via either a movie, a television special or a home video -- are all being bruited about.