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According to Rolling Stone magazine, this song is about all the naysayers and plastic people Dylan encountered during his time in Greenwich Village (when he lived on West 4th street) and his stint on fraternity row at the University of Minnesota (located on 4th Street in Minneapolis). The song deals with the jealousy he encountered from people in the artistic community who resented his success. (thanks, Julian - Oakland, AR)
He wrote "She Blinded Me With Science" so he could direct a video about a home for deranged scientists.
The Canadian superstar talks about his sudden rise to fame, and tells the stories behind his hits "Sunglasses At Night," "Boy In The Box" and "Never Surrender."
Into the vaults for this talk with Bolton from the '80s when he was a focused on writing songs for other artists.