UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — A man living in San Francisco has mailed a Bob Dylan double album back to an Ohio library where it was overdue by 48 years.
Howard Simon recently sent the album along with a letter to the Heights Libraries system outside Cleveland, apologizing for his tardiness.
Simon checked out Dylan's “Self Portrait” as an eighth-grader. The 73-year-old Simon says he found it between two other Dylan albums in his personal vinyl collection.
His letter says the album cover is a little battered after his assorted travels but the records themselves remain in good shape.
He sent the library $175 and his own album.
The library told him don't think twice, it's all right.