Bob Dylan

From: Duluth, MIN, USA

Bob Dylan, born Robert Allen Zimmerman on May 24, 1941, is an American singer-songwriter and musician. He has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for five decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s when he was an informal chronicler and a seemingly reluctant figurehead of social unrest. A number of Dylan’s early songs, such as “Blowin’ in the Wind” and “The Times They Are a-Changin'”, became anthems for the US civil rights and anti-war movements. Leaving his initial base in the culture of folk music behind, Dylan’s six-minute single “Like a Rolling Stone” has been described as radically altering the parameters of popular music in 1965. However, his recordings employing electric instruments attracted denunciation and criticism from others in the folk movement.

Dylan’s lyrics incorporated a variety of political, social, philosophical, and literary influences. They defied existing pop music conventions and appealed hugely to the then burgeoning counterculture. Initially inspired by the songs of Woody Guthrie, Robert Johnson, and Hank Williams, as well as the music and performance styles of Buddy Holly and Little Richard, Dylan has both amplified and personalized musical genres. His recording career, spanning fifty years, has explored numerous distinct traditions in American song—from folk, blues and country to gospel, rock and roll, and rockabilly to English, Scottish, and Irish folk music, embracing even jazz and swing.

Dylan performs with guitar, keyboards, and harmonica. Backed by a changing line-up of musicians, he has toured steadily since the late 1980s on what has been dubbed the Never Ending Tour. His accomplishments as a recording artist and performer have been central to his career, but his greatest contribution is generally considered to be his songwriting.

Since 1994, Dylan has published three books of drawings and paintings, and his work has been exhibited in major art galleries. As a songwriter and musician, Dylan has received numerous awards over the years including Grammy, Golden Globe, and Academy Awards; he has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and Songwriters Hall of Fame. In 2005, the street on which Dylan grew up in Hibbing, Minnesota, was formally re-named Bob Dylan Drive. In 2008, a road called the Bob Dylan Pathway was opened in the singer’s honor in his birthplace of Duluth, Minnesota. The Pulitzer Prize jury in 2008 awarded him a special citation for “his profound impact on popular music and American culture, marked by lyrical compositions of extraordinary poetic power.” ~ from Wikipedia

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Tracks played on Psychedelicized…

  • Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window [Previously Unreleased Version]

From the 1963 album The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan

  • Masters of War
  • A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall
  • Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright

From the 1964 album The Times They Are A-Changin’

  • The Times They Are A-Changin’
  • Only A Pawn In Their Game
  • The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll

From the 1964 album Another Side of Bob Dylan

  • All I Really Want To Do
  • Chimes of Freedom
  • My Back Pages
  • It Ain’t Me Babe

From the 1965 album Bringing It All Back Home
Bringing it all Back Home

  • It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding)
  • Maggie’s Farm
  • Mr. Tambourine Man
  • On The Road Again
  • Subterranean Homesick Blues

From the 1965 album Highway 61 Revisited
Highway 61 Revisited

  • Ballad Of A Thin Man
  • From A Buick 6
  • Highway 61 Revisited
  • It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry
  • Like A Rolling Stone
  • Queen Jane Approximately

From the 1966 album Blonde on Blonde
Blonde on Blonde

  • 4th Time Around
  • Absolutely Sweet Marie
  • I Want You
  • Just Like A Woman
  • Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I’ll Go Mine)
  • Obviously 5 Believes
  • One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later)
  • Pledging My Time
  • Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
  • Sad Eyed Lady Of The Lowlands
  • Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again
  • Temporary Like Achilles
  • Visions Of Johanna

From the 1967 album John Wesley Harding

  • All Along The Watchtower

From the 1969 album Nashville Skyline
Nashville Skyline

  • I Threw It All Away
  • Lay Lady Lay
  • Tell Me That It Isn’t True
  • Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here With You

From the 1965 single Positively 4th Street
Positively 4th Street

  • Positively 4th Street

From the 1965 single Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window
Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window

  • Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window

From the 1967 single If Your Gonna Go, Go Now
If You Gotta Go, Go Now

  • If You Gotta Go, Go Now