Bob Dylan says plagiarism charges made by "wussies and pussies"

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U.S. musician Bob Dylan performs on the second day of the Hop Farm Music Festival in Paddock Wood, KentNEW YORK (Reuters) – Bob Dylan has angrily responded to charges he plagiarized some of his lyrics, calling critics "wussies and pussies" and saying musical appropriation is "part of the folk tradition." In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine for its Friday edition, the influential singer-songwriter made his first public comments on the accusations, saying that in folk and jazz music "quotation is a rich and enriching tradition." "Everyone else can do it but not me," he complained. "There are different rules for me. …