Song

Hurricane: BOB DYLAN

Australian singles chart:
Hurricane entered the Kent Music Report on 22 December 1975 and peaked at #7. It was #53 on the Top 100 of 1976.

Album:
The song is on Desire which entered the Kent Music Report album charts on 19 January 1976. It reached #1 on 23 February 1976 and remained there for 3 weeks.

Songwriters:
Bob Dylan, Jacques Levy

Producer:
Don DeVito

Wikipedia:
Hurricane is about the imprisonment of boxer Rubin “Hurricane” Carter. It compiles acts of racism and profiling against Carter, which Dylan describes as leading to a false trial and conviction.
Read more about the legal missteps in Carter’s case and his eventual exoneration: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_(Bob_Dylan_song)

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