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23 Oct 1963, Bob Dylan recorded ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’ at Columbia Recording Studios in New York City. Dylan wrote the song as a deliberate attempt to create an anthem of change for the time, influenced by Irish and Scottish ballads. In January 1984, a young Steve Jobs would recite the second verse of […]

13 Oct 2016, Bob Dylan was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature, becoming the first songwriter to win the prestigious award. The 75-year-old rock legend received the prize “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/artists/bob-dylan/ Bob Dylan Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10165495257995167

29 Spet 1961, Robert Shelton, wrote a glowing review of Bob Dylan’s support slot at Gerde’s Folk City in the New York Times, calling him ‘One of the most distinctive stylists to play Manhattan in months’. On the same day Dylan played harmonica at a recording session produced by John Hammond. See how many you […]

Here is one of the many rare items from Bob Wooler’s archive featured in the new book Liverpool Roots. This is a hand written note from Bob showing the line-up of groups playing the Cavern on 12 April 1963. Although The Beatles were top of the bill for the Cavern’s Easter gig, on this occasion […]

17 July 1975, Bob Marley and the Wailers played the first of two nights at The Lyceum, London, and both nights were recorded for the November released ‘live’ album, featuring the single ‘No Woman No Cry.’ https://youtu.be/pHlSE9j5FGY Bob Marley – No Women No Cry (Original) Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10165210648420167

We like this: https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/best-bob-marley-love-songs/ Best Bob Marley Love Songs: 20 Tracks To Satisfy Your Soul | uDiscover Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10165168747285167

On Bob’s 80th birthday, we have to give this book a quick plug. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/books/bob-dylan-the-day-i-was-there/ Bob Dylan : The Day I Was There | This Day In Music Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10165001945325167

See how many you can score in our very hard bob Dylan quiz. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/quizzes/the-very-hard-bob-dylan-quiz/ The Very Hard Bob Dylan Quiz | This Day In Music Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10165001949220167

Happy 80th birthday to Bob Dylan born 24 May 1941. Dylan has released over 40 albums since 1964, and was a major influence on The Beatles. His biggest hits are the 1965 US No.2 single ‘Like A Rolling Stone’, the 1969 UK No.5 single ‘Lay Lady Lay’, and his 1964 UK No.1 album The Freewheelin’ […]

15 May 1965, Bob Dylan’s single ‘Subterranean Homesick Blues’ peaked at No.39 in the US charts, giving Dylan his first US top 40 hit. John Lennon was reported to find the song so captivating that he didn’t know how he’d be able to write a song that could compete with it. https://youtu.be/MGxjIBEZvx0 Bob Dylan – […]


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