Bob Dylan
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Bob Dylan Biography (Wikipedia)

Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman; May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, poet, and visual artist who has been a major figure in popular culture for more than fifty years. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s, when songs such as "Blowin' in the Wind" (1963) and "The Times They Are a-Changin'" (1964) became anthems for the Civil Rights Movement and anti-war movement. His lyrics during this period incorporated a wide range of political, social, philosophical, and literary influences, defied pop-music conventions and appealed to the burgeoning counterculture.

Following his self-titled debut album in 1962, which mainly comprised traditional folk songs, Dylan made his breakthrough as a songwriter with the release of The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan the following year. The album featured "Blowin' in the Wind" and the thematically complex "A Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall". For many of these songs he adapted the tunes and sometimes phraseology of older folk songs. He went on to release the politically charged The Times They Are a-Changin' and the more lyrically abstract and introspective Another Side of Bob Dylan in 1964. In 1965 and 1966, Dylan encountered controversy when he adopted electrically amplified rock instrumentation, and in the space of 15 months recorded three of the most important and influential rock albums of the 1960s: Bringing It All Back Home (1965), Highway 61 Revisited (1965) and Blonde on Blonde (1966). The six-minute single "Like a Rolling Stone" (1965) radically expanded what a pop song could convey.

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Bob Dylan Performances & Interviews


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Bells of Rhymney (verse 2)
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Bells of Rhymney (verse 2)

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Like A Rolling Stone
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Like A Rolling Stone
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Buckets Of Rain
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Buckets Of Rain
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The Man In Me
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The Man In Me
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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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Thunder On The Mountain (Radio Edit)
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Thunder On The Mountain (Radio Edit)
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The Times They Are A-Changin' 
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The Times They Are A-Changin' 
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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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Blowin' In The Wind
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Blowin' In The Wind
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If Not For You
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If Not For You
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Positively 4th Street
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Positively 4th Street
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It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)
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It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)
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Tears Of Rage
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Tears Of Rage
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Thirsty Boots
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Thirsty Boots
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Lay, Lady, Lay
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Lay, Lady, Lay
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Knockin' On Heaven's Door
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Knockin' On Heaven's Door
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Shelter From The Storm
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Shelter From The Storm
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Subterranean Homesick Blues
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Subterranean Homesick Blues
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I Want You
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I Want You
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Yea! Heavy And A Bottle Of Bread
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Yea! Heavy And A Bottle Of Bread
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Tangled Up In Blue
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Tangled Up In Blue
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Simple Twist of Fate
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Simple Twist of Fate
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She Belongs To Me
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She Belongs To Me
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Hard Rain
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Hard Rain
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Gotta Serve Somebody
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Gotta Serve Somebody
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License To Kill
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License To Kill
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 1998
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1998-06-26T08:26:50
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Jun
1998

Glastonbury: 1998

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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