Bob Dylan
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1941-05-24
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Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan Biography (Wikipedia)

Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American poetic songwriter, singer, painter, writer, and Nobel prize laureate. He has been influential in popular music and culture for more than five decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s, when his songs chronicled social unrest. Early songs such as "Blowin' in the Wind" and "The Times They Are a-Changin'" became anthems for the Civil Rights Movement and anti-war movement. Leaving behind his initial base in the American folk music revival, his six-minute single "Like a Rolling Stone", recorded in 1965, enlarged the range of popular music.

Dylan's lyrics incorporate a wide range of political, social, philosophical, and literary influences. They defied existing pop music conventions and appealed to the burgeoning counterculture. Initially inspired by the performances of Little Richard and the songwriting of Woody Guthrie, Robert Johnson, and Hank Williams, Dylan has amplified and personalized musical genres. His recording career, spanning more than 50 years, has explored the traditions in American song—from folk, blues, and country to gospel, rock and roll, and rockabilly to English, Scottish, and Irish folk music, embracing even jazz and the Great American Songbook. Dylan performs with guitar, keyboards, and harmonica. Backed by a changing lineup of musicians, he has toured steadily since the late 1980s on what has been dubbed the Never Ending Tour. His accomplishments as a recording artist and performer have been central to his career, but his songwriting is considered his greatest contribution. Since 1994, Dylan has also published seven books of drawings and paintings, and his work has been exhibited in major art galleries.

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Positively 4th Street
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Positively 4th Street
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Maggie's Farm (Recorded at the Newport Folk Festival on July 25, 1965)
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Maggie's Farm (Recorded at the Newport Folk Festival on July 25, 1965)
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Where Are You Tonight (Journey Through Dark Heat)
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Where Are You Tonight (Journey Through Dark Heat)
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Like A Rolling Stone
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Like A Rolling Stone
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The Times They Are A-Changin' 
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The Times They Are A-Changin' 
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Blowin' In The Wind
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Blowin' In The Wind
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Lay, Lady, Lay
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Lay, Lady, Lay
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Freight Train Blues
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Freight Train Blues
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Forever Young
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Forever Young
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It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry
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It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry
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I Believe In You
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I Believe In You
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Love Minus Zero
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Love Minus Zero
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You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
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You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
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Idiot Wind (Bootleg)
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Idiot Wind (Bootleg)
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Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
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Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
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I Want You
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I Want You
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If Not For You
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If Not For You
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Hurricane
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Hurricane
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Make You Feel My Love
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Make You Feel My Love
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A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
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A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
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Subterranean Homesick Blues
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Subterranean Homesick Blues
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I Threw it All Away
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I Threw it All Away
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Senor (Tales of Yankee Power)
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Senor (Tales of Yankee Power)
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P.S. I Love You
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P.S. I Love You
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Maggie's Farm
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Maggie's Farm
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Buckets Of Rain
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Buckets Of Rain
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Just Like A Woman
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Just Like A Woman
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Jokerman
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Jokerman
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Mr. Tambourine Man
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Mr. Tambourine Man
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Is Your Love In Vain?
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Is Your Love In Vain?
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Million Dollar Bash
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Million Dollar Bash
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Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again
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Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 1998
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1998-06-26T20:56:22
26
Jun
1998

Glastonbury: 1998

Worthy Farm, Pilton

Latest Bob Dylan News

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    A photographer met a Bob Dylan in the singer's Greenwich Village apartment in 1961. The photos have just now been published.
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