1. Headline
  1. Headline
updated 5/13/2011 5:00:46 PM ET 2011-05-13T21:00:46

Bob Dylan doesn't understand all the fuss about his tour last month in China.

In a brief letter posted Friday on his website, www.bobdylan.com, the singer-songwriter disputed reports that he had originally been denied permission to perform in the country or that government officials had censored his playlist.

New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd had written that Dylan "sang his censored set, took his pile of Communist cash and left."

Dylan responded: "If there were any songs, verses or lines censored," Dylan responded, "nobody ever told me about it."

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Discuss: Headline goes right here

Deck headline goes right here

Discussion comments

,

Most active discussions

  1. votes comments
  2. votes comments
  3. votes comments
  4. votes comments

More on TODAY.com

  1. Samantha Okazaki / TODAY

    At Home with TODAY: Sheinelle Jones is inviting you for the holidays

    12/19/2014 4:57:16 PM +00:00 2014-12-19T16:57:16
  1. FBI confirms North Korea was behind Sony hack

    The FBI on Friday formally accused the North Korean government of the hacking attack that led Sony Pictures Entertainment to cancel the movie "The Interview."

    12/19/2014 5:01:06 PM +00:00 2014-12-19T17:01:06
  1. Danny Johnston / AP

    Packaged caramel apples linked to 5 deaths, CDC says

    12/19/2014 5:26:46 PM +00:00 2014-12-19T17:26:46