10 Apr '11, 6am

Bob Dylan to rock Vietnam in special concert

After nearly five decades of singing about a war that continues to haunt a generation of Americans, legendary performer Bob Dylan is finally getting his chance to see Vietnam at peace. The iconic American folk singer and songwriter was set to play a special concert in the former Saigon on Sunday evening, where he's expected to belt out some of his classic anti-war tunes, nearly 36 years after the Vietnam War ended. Dylan's music during that tumultuous era helped define a generation, touching thousands of young people who took to the streets demanding that Washington stop the war in Vietnam . The concert's promoter has said that about half of the 8,000 seats at Ho Chi Minh City's RMIT University were sold to a mix of young and old fans, both Vietnamese and Western .

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