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Bob Dylan Explains Why Muhammad Ali ‘Truly Was The Greatest’

huffingtonpost.comIn 1964, shortly after Muhammad Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, defeated Sonny Liston to become World Heavyweight Champion, rocker Bob Dylan penned “I Shall Be Free No. 10,” in which he sings about the legendary boxer.

Now, in the wake of Ali’s death more than half a century later, Dylan is remembering the boxer for his bravery, kindness and excellence.

In a short but moving Facebook post Saturday, Dylan wrote, “If the measure of greatness is to gladden the heart of every human being on the face of the earth, then he truly was the greatest.”

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