Dylan

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 […]

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 […]


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