Bob Dylan Likes Allusions

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Can you name the person/place/thing to which Bob Dylan is alluding?

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But [Allusion] musta had the highway blues/ You can tell by the way she smilesVisions of Johanna
Now [Allusion], she’s ’neath the window/ For her I feel so afraid/ On her twenty-second birthday/ She already is an old maidDesolation Row
With your sheet-metal memory of [Allusion]Sad-Eyed Lady of the Lowlands
Stayin’ up for days in the Chelsea Hotel/ Writin’ [Allusion] for youSara
With a time-rusted compass blade/ [Allusion] and his lamp/ Sits with Utopian hermit monks/ Sidesaddle on the Golden CalfGates of Eden
And like Pharoah’s tribe/ They’ll be drowned in the tide/ And like [Allusion], they’ll be conqueredWhen the Ship Comes In
It will scramble up your head and drag your brain about/ Sometimes you gotta do like [Allusion] did and shoot the damn thing outT.V. Talkin' Song
The city fathers they’re trying to endorse/ The reincarnation of [Allusion]’s horse/ But the town has no need to be nervous Tombstone Blues
[Allusion]/ He could not keep/ All his kings/ Supplied with sleepYou Ain't Goin' Nowhere
LyricsAllusionSong
Oh God said to [Allusion], “Kill me a son”/ [Same Allusion] says, “Man, you must be puttin’ me on”Highway 61 Revisited
You used to be so amused/ At [Allusion] in rags and the language that he usedLike a Rolling Stone
I was riding on the [Allusion]/ When I thought I spied some landBob Dylan's 115th Dream
You’ve been through all of/ [Allusion]’s books/ You’re very well read/ It’s well knownBallad of a Thin Man
Well, my telephone rang it would not stop/ It’s President [Allusion] callin’ me upI Shall Be Free
You’re going to [Allusion] and Gomorrah/ But what do you care? Ain’t nobody there would want to marry your sisterJokerman
Well, [Allusion], he’s in the alley/ With his pointed shoes and his bells/ Speaking to some French girl/ Who says she knows me wellStuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again
Now we all agree with [Allusion]’s views/ Although he killed six million Jews/ It don’t matter too much that he was a Fascist/ At least you can’t say he was a Communist!Talkin' John Birch Paranoid Blues
Like [Allusion] of old/ You lie and deceiveMasters of War

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