It’s President Kennedy calling me up
He said, “My friend, Bob, what do we need to make the country grow?”
I said, “My friend, John, Brigitte Bardot
Anita Ekberg
Sophia Loren”
(Put them all in the same room with Ernest Borgnine!)

from Bob Dylan – I Shall Be Free Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

President John Kennedy was the 35th President and was known as quite the ladies man. Here he asks Bob what can be done to make the country grow, presumably economically speaking. Mr. Dylan responses by listing a few beautiful women from the day: Bridget Bardot, Anita Ekberg, and Sophia Loren. This is way to make the men, like Ernest Borgnine “grow” an erection.

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