Blowing in the wind


"Blowin' in the Wind" is a folk song written and performed by the American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. It was first released on his 1962 album "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan". Dylan, who is known for his influential songwriting and distinctive voice, wrote the song during the early 1960s as a protest against social and political injustice. With its powerful and thought-provoking lyrics, it quickly became an anthem for the civil rights movement and a symbol of the counterculture era. Some trivia about the song includes its adoption by various artists and organizations seeking social change, such as Peter, Paul and Mary who had a hit with their cover version. It has been featured in numerous films, documentaries, and political events throughout history. The melody of "Blowin' in the Wind" is characterized by its simplicity and acoustic guitar accompaniment, allowing the focus to be on the poignant lyrics.