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  Bob Dylan Biography
Bob Dylan, born Robert Allen Zimmerman May 24 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota in the USA, is widely regarded as America's greatest popular songwriter born in the Twentieth Century.
Bob Dylan was raised in Hibbing, Minnesota and spent much of his youth listening to the radio, at first the powerful blues and country music stations and later early rock and roll.
By 1963, Bob Dylan was becoming increasingly prominent in the civil rights movement, singing at rallies and performing at the same march at which Martin Luther King gave his "I have a dream" speech.
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  The History of Rock Music. Bob Dylan: biography, discography, reviews, links
Dylan is heir to the preachers and the proselytizers of the prairies, not to the dramatic actors of London's stages.
Dylan was a bursting visionary who addressed the times in apocalyptic terms, who commented as a universal judge would, who threw mournful condemnations against the forces of evil ("the masters of war) and who raised gentle tributes to his guardian angels ("sad-eyed lady of the lowlands").
Bob Dylan (as he renamed himself in honor of the poet Dylan Thomas) moved to New York at the end of 1960 to pay a personal visit to the dying Woody Guthrie, and also to be part of the Greenwich Village circle.
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  Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan is the pre-eminent poet/lyricist and songwriter of his time.
Dylan’s gradual move from folk to rock and roll was inspired by the Beatles (whom Dylan “secretly dug") and the Byrds (whose electrified folk-rock arrangement of Dylan’s then-unreleased “Mr.
Dylan dropped out of sight for a year and a half, rehearsing and recording with the Band at their funky home studio in nearby Saugerties while he recovered.
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  Bob Dylan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman on May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, author and poet whose enduring contributions to American song are often compared, in fame and influence, to those of Stephen Foster, Irving Berlin, Woody Guthrie, and Hank Williams.
Bob Dylan was born in Duluth, Minnesota and raised there and in Hibbing, Minnesota, on the Mesabi Iron Range northwest of Lake Superior.
Dylan's 1978 album Street Legal was lyrically one of his more complex and absorbing, it suffered, however, from a poor sound mix (attributed to his studio recording practices), submerging much of its instrumentation in the sonic equivalent of cotton wadding until its remastered CD release nearly a quarter century later.
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Bob Dylan is without doubt one of the most influential figures in the history of popular music.
Dylan cropped up so frequently as a guest on other people's albums that it ceased to be seen as a coup.
Dylan, it was muttered later, must have been the only artist to appear in front of a billion television viewers worldwide and end up with fewer fans than he had when he started.
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Dylan's force was evident during his height of popularity in the '60s -- the Beatles' shift toward introspective songwriting in the mid-'60s never would have happened without him -- but his influence echoed throughout several subsequent generations.
Dylan's influence throughout folk music was equally powerful, and he marks a pivotal turning point in its 20th century evolution, signifying when the genre moved away from traditional songs and toward personal songwriting.
Dylan became the subject of innumerable articles, and his lyrics became the subject of literary analyses across the U.S. and U.K. Well over 100 artists covered his songs between 1964 and 1966; the Byrds and the Turtles, in particular, had big hits with his compositions.
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 Bob Dylan Live (NY Rock)
And is it enough for Bob Dylan to be a living, breathing icon (and creator of Wallflower Jakob) that he no longer needs to make an effort to connect with his brethren while performing on stage?
The well-dressed Bob Dylan Five were dragged back for a trio of encores, including a barely recognizable "Don't Think Twice." Yet like a night at the rock 'n' roll circus, this was a show with plenty of spectacle but little soul.
Dylan looked so disconnected, so jaded from his 1000 plus nights on the road (and that's just the '90s) that all the adulation washed over him and barely left a mark.
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 Bob Dylan
Dylan's young voice is strong, his lyrics still earnest and direct, and his guitar playing more attentive and ambitious than on later albums.
Dylan's rambling liner notes indicate that he finds all kinds of deep meanings and resonances in the material, which I regret to confess I don't share: there are sombre love songs (title track) and story songs ("Delia"), several of which are hard to follow.
Dylan used to be good about acknowledging influences and traditional material, but no more: "Rollin' And Tumblin'," "The Levee's Gonna Break" and "Nettie Moore" are uncredited covers, "Beyond The Horizon" is a rewrite of the standard "Red Sails In The Sunset," and about a dozen passages are lifted from Civil War poet Henry Timrod.
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Bob Dylan is considered by many to be the voice of his generation.
Bob Dylan concert tickets were "the" item to have during this time, as his shows often turned into massive political statements.
Over the decades, Dylan has been ultimately known as "ahead of his time," as many of his 50 albums have been received with less-than-rave reviews, ultimately to become cherished possessions by those who love his music.
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 Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More - Bob Dylan: "I'm a poet, and I know it"
While Dylan's place in the pantheon of American musicians is cemented, there is one question that has confounded music and literary critics for the entirety of Dylan's career: Should Bob Dylan be considered a songwriter or a poet?
Dylan was asked that very question at a press conference in 1965, when he famously said, "I think of myself more as a song-and-dance man."
He points to Dylan's mastery of rhymes that are often startling and perfectly judged.
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 Amazon.com: Chronicles, Volume 1: Books: Bob Dylan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dylan describes the sensation of hearing the group's "Do You Want to Know a Secret" on the radio, but devotes far more ink to a Louisiana shopkeeper named Sun Pie, who tells him, "I think all the good in the world might already been done" and sells him a World's Greatest Grandpa bumper sticker.
Dylan emphasizes that he was "indifferent to wealth and love," and readers looking for private revelations will be disappointed.
A person of Dylan’s stature could have gotten away with far less; that he has been so thoughtful in the creation of this book is a measure of his talents, and a gift to his fans.
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 Bob Dylan | Featured Videos, Photos and Articles | MTV   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dylan's force was evident during his height of popularity in the '60s -- the Beatles' shift toward introspective songwriting in the mid-'60s never would have happened without him -- but his influence echoed throughout several subsequent generations.
Dylan's influence throughout folk music was equally powerful, and he marks a pivotal turning point in its 20th century evolution, signifying when the genre moved away from traditional songs and toward personal songwriting.
Dylan became the subject of innumerable articles, and his lyrics became the subject of literary analyses across the U.S. and U.K. Well over 100 artists covered his songs between 1964 and 1966; the Byrds and the Turtles, in particular, had big hits with his compositions.
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 No Direction Visible: Bob Dylan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bob Dylan was and probably still is somewhat of a mystery to many people, whereas those who know temperament can understand why Dylan is a mystery to others.
Dylan was an enigma to her and the rest of her generation.
Bob Dylan was not interested in political action; he was much more interested in writing and performing music to have an impact on people.
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 Bob Dylan memoir traces his musical and spiritual journey -- Beliefnet.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Around this time, Dylan gave another interview about American roots music-like the songs of Bill Monroe and the Stanley Brothers, several of which he was singing in his concerts.
And what emerges over and over again is Dylan's notion of the sanctity and power of song-that, while he says at one point that he considers himself "a praying man," the infinite possibilities that come from merging music and words truly is where his faith will always lie.
The only thing to compare it to is, well, a song by Bob Dylan-it conjures images and faces and locations, tipped on the edge between documentary and surrealism, forming layers of meaning through precise detail, like the finest of his lyrics.
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 Dylan Looks Back, Music Legend Talks To Ed Bradley In His First TV Interview In 19 Years - CBS News
Dylan has been writing music since he was a teenager in the remote town of Hibbing, Minn. He was the eldest of two sons of Abraham and Beatty Zimmerman.
Dylan created a world inspired by old folk music, with piercing and poetic lyrics, in songs such as "A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall." These were songs that reflected the tension and unrest of the civil rights and anti-war movements of the '60s.
Dylan was called the voice of his generation — and was actually referred to as a prophet, a messiah.
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 Bob Dylan
In 1960, Dylan dropped out of college and moved to New York, where his idol, the legendary folk singer Woody Guthrie, was hospitalized with a rare hereditary disease of the nervous system.
Dylan visited with Guthrie regularly in his hospital room; he also became a regular in the folk clubs and coffeehouses of Greenwich Village, met a host of other musicians, and began writing songs at an astonishing pace, including "Song to Woody", a tribute to his ailing hero.
Dylan was one of many prominent public figures who helped popularize Carters cause, leading to a retrial in 1976, when he was again convicted.
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 The Bob Dylan Starting Point
It is a professionally published Dylan magazine, edited by Andrew Muir and produced by Keith Wootton, with regular contributions from professional writers and journalists in addition to well known writers from the 'Dylan world'.
Dylan appears as Jack Fate, a singer, whose career has gone on a downward spiral, is forced to make a comeback to the performance stage for a benefit concert.
Dylan's Blood on the Tracks album is widely regarded as the best album on love, longing, and loss.
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Bob Dylan was born Robert Allen Zimmerman on May 24, 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota.
Spanning 5 decades the musical journey of Bob Dylan has forever granted him the music icon he is today.
Bob Dylan Concert Tickets also give you the opportunity to see special guest star Elvis Costello, performing solo, for most shows.
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 Stories Tagged 'bob dylan' » Propeller
Music – A ground-breaking documentary that captured Bob Dylan at his most inspired and confrontational,this is still the king of the rock movies.
Music – Bob Dylan has been drawing and painting for years--but it has fallen to a tiny gallery in eastern Germany to stage the songwriter's first exhibition.
Art and Design – "Bob Dylan: The Early Black and White Photographs." These stunning B&W photographs are presented for you in high-resolution.
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Bob Dylan was born Robert Allen Zimmerman on May 24th, 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota.
It was also around this time he decided to change his name to Bob Dylan.
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 Bob Dylan: Tangled Up in Jews
Dylan was profoundly influenced by the sons of two great Yiddish writers.
The First Annual Bob Dylan Ceremonial New Year's Bread Toss, in which Bob's rabbi shares where it's at, and the man himself blows the Jewish horn.
Tikkun Magazine has an article entitled Both Sides of Bob Dylan: Public Memory, the Sixties, and the Politics of Meaning which I strongly disagree with, as both a Dylanologist and a Jew, but you can judge for yourself.
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304.Bob Dylan, outside his Byrdcliff home, Saturday Evening Post session, Woodstock, NY, 1968.
328.Bob Dylan, outside his Byrdcliff home, infrared color film, Woodstock, NY, 1968.
345.Bob Dylan during his daughter’s party in his Bleecker St. house, w.
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 How to Celebrate Bob Dylan's Birthday | eHow.com
Often referred to as the "most important voice of his generation," Bob Dylan epitomized the free, folk sound of the '60s.
"The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan" was released in 1963 and was his first step on the path to international fame.
Bob Dylan is known for his timely, poetic lyrics and his ability to speak to our need for freedom.
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 American Masters . Bob Dylan | PBS
Dylan talks openly and extensively about this critical period in his career, detailing the journey from his hometown of Hibbing, Minnesota, to Greenwich Village, New York, where he became the center of a musical and cultural upheaval, the effects of which are still felt today.
Volume 7 of Bob Dylan's Bootleg Series, No Direction Home: The Soundtrack, is slated for release August 30, on Columbia/Legacy Records.
The Bob Dylan Scrapbook 1956-1966 will be published by Simon & Schuster on September 20 and sell for $45.
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