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16th June 1965, Bob Dylan recorded ‘Like A Rolling Stone’ at Columbia Recording Studios in New York City, in the sessions for the forthcoming ‘Highway 61 Revisited’ album. Session musicians included Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper, whose Hammond organ on ‘Like A Rolling Stone’ became one of rock’s most recognizable sounds. More on Bob Dylan: […]

9th June 1964, During an evening session Bob Dylan recorded Mr. Tambourine Man at Columbia Recording Studios in New York City. This was the first session for the Another Side Of Bob Dylan, which saw Dylan recording fourteen original compositions that night. The Byrds later recorded a version of Mr. Tambourine Man that was released […]

Today we are remembering the great Bob Welch who left us 6 years ago today on June 7, 2012. Bob was a former member of Fleetwood Mac, and he had a successful solo career in the late 1970s. His singles included “Hot Love, Cold World,” “Ebony Eyes,” “Precious Love,” and his signature song, “Sentimental Lady.” […]

Bob Dylan was playing a concert at London’s Royal Albert Hall on May 27, 1966. Before the concert, The Beatles stopped by Bob’s dressing room. Paul McCartney was hoping a new song they had written would impress Dylan. The song Paul played him would eventually become “Tomorrow Never Knows.” Dylan listened a bit and then […]

Happy Birthday to Bob Dylan, born on 24 May 1941. To celebrate his birthday we have our first This Day in Music book out – Bob Dylan – The Day I Was There. More than 300 fans, friends and colleagues tell their stories of seeing, knowing and working with Bob Dylan from his hometown of […]

We are very pleased to announce that our new book Bob Dylan – The Day I Was There is now available as a Kindle download (print version is out on 24th May). More than 400 fans, friends and colleagues tell their stories of seeing, knowing and working with Bob Dylan from his hometown of Hibbing […]

11th May 1981, Jamaican singer-songwriter Bob Marley died aged 36. In July 1977, Marley was found to have a type of malignant melanoma under the nail of a toe, Marley’s health deteriorated as the cancer had spread throughout his body. Marley had the 1981 single ‘No Woman No Cry’, plus over ten other UK Top […]

https://www.udiscovermusic.com/bob-marley/bob-marley-biography/ Bob Marley Biography – Discover The Reggae Legend, His Life & Legacy Bob Marley is a true Jamaican legend, who became the biggest reggae star the world had ever seen. Discover the fascinating story of his life and legacy. Read it here

13th May 2011, ‘Like A Rolling Stone’ was voted as Bob Dylan’s best-ever song by Rolling Stone Magazine, who had asked the opinions of a panel of writers, academics and musicians to compile a poll to mark Dylan’s 70th birthday on 24th May. ‘Like A Rolling Stone’, was described by U2’s Bono as ‘a black […]

16th May 1964, Bob Dylan made his first major concert UK appearance when he played at the Royal Festival Hall in London with an afternoon show listed as a ‘Folksong Concert’. Dylan’s 18-song set included the live debut of Mr. Tambourine Man and took place on a Sunday afternoon. In the interval, Dylan received a […]


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