Bob Dylan
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1941-05-24
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Bob Dylan Biography (Wikipedia)

Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, and artist who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s, when he became a reluctant "voice of a generation" with songs such as "Blowin' in the Wind" and "The Times They Are a-Changin'" which became anthems for the Civil Rights Movement and anti-war movement. In 1965, he controversially "went electric", branching out from his earlier work and alienating some fans of the American folk music revival, recording a six-minute single, "Like a Rolling Stone", which enlarged the scope 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. In his recording career, Dylan has explored many of the traditions in American song—from folk, blues, and country to gospel, and rock and roll, and from rockabilly to English, Scottish, and Irish folk music, embracing even jazz and the Great American Songbook. Dylan performs on 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.

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Up To Me
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Up To Me
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The Man In Me
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The Man In Me
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Tangled Up In Blue
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Tangled Up In Blue
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Things Have Changed
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Things Have Changed
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Must Be Santa
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Must Be Santa
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The Times They Are A-Changin' 
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The Times They Are A-Changin' 
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Make You Feel My Love
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Make You Feel My Love
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Here Comes Santa Claus
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Here Comes Santa Claus
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Positively 4th Street
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Positively 4th Street
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Lay, Lady, Lay
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Lay, Lady, Lay
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Most Of The Time
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Most Of The Time
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Like A Rolling Stone
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Like A Rolling Stone
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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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She Belongs To Me
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She Belongs To Me
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Tangled Up In Blue (Take 3 Remake 3)
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Tangled Up In Blue (Take 3 Remake 3)
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Ballad of a Thin Man
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Ballad of a Thin Man
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Knockin' On Heaven's Door
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Knockin' On Heaven's Door
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Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine)
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Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine)
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Positivley Fourth Street
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Positivley Fourth Street
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I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
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I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
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Subterranean Homesick Blues
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Subterranean Homesick Blues
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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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If Not For You
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If Not For You
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Bob Dylan, Neil Young
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 1998
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1998-06-26T08:12:21
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1998

Glastonbury: 1998

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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