Blowing in the wind

"Blowing in the Wind" by Bob Dylan is a folk song written and performed by the American singer-songwriter in the key of D major. Released in 1962, the song became an anthem for the civil rights movement and anti-war protests in the United States. As an influential artist, Dylan's interpretation tackled themes of freedom, peace, and social justice. Interestingly, while Dylan is the songwriter, the melody of the song is borrowed from the traditional African-American spiritual "No More Auction Block." With its simple and memorable melody, "Blowing in the Wind" resonates with its listeners, encouraging reflection and evoking a sense of longing for a better world.