Dylan

19 June 2020, Bob Dylan released his 39th studio album Rough and Rowdy Ways. It beame Dylan’s highest-charting album on the Billboard 200 in more than a decade and it marked his seventh consecutive decade of charting top 40 albums, making him the only artist to date to accomplish this feat. https://youtu.be/W-DG3g-ggdg Bob Dylan – […]

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 – […]

8 May 1965, The filming of the promotional film for Bob Dylan’s ‘Subterranean Homesick Blues’ took place at the side of the Savoy Hotel in London. Actors in the background were Allen Ginsberg and Bob Neuwirth. The original clip was actually the opening segment of D. A. Pennebaker’s film, Dont Look Back, a documentary on […]

3 April 1964, Bob Dylan made his first appearance on the UK charts with ‘The Times They Are A-Changin”. Dylan wrote the song as a deliberate attempt to create an anthem of change for the time. In January 1984, a young Steve Jobs recited the second verse of ‘The Times They Are a-Changin” in his […]

24 March 1965, The Beatles continued filming Help! at Twickenham Studios, England. They shot the interior temple scenes, including the one where they dive through a hollow sacrificial altar and into water. That scene was then cut to the swimming pool scene filmed in the Bahamas on February 23. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/help/ Help! Hi Hi Hi…When The […]

8 March 1965, Bob Dylan’s single Subterranean Homesick Blues was released in the US. The lead track from his Bringing It All Back Home album, gave Dylan his first top 40 hit. Subterranean Homesick Blues is also noted for its innovative film clip, in what became one of the first ‘modern’ promotional film clips. The […]

13 Feb 1969, Bob Dylan recorded versions of ‘Lay, Lady, Lay’, at Columbia Recording Studios in Nashville, Tennessee. ‘Lay Lady Lay’ was originally written for the soundtrack of the movie Midnight Cowboy, but wasn’t submitted in time to be included in the finished film. The song has gone on to become a standard and has […]


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