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(dĭl′ən), Bob Originally Robert Allen Zimmerman. Born 1941.
American singer and songwriter who gained fame for his protest songs in the folk tradition, such as "Blowin' in the Wind" (1963), and for bringing poetic depth to rock music with songs such as "Like a Rolling Stone" (1965). He was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 2016.


(Biography) Bob. real name Robert Allen Zimmerman. born 1941, US rock singer and songwriter, also noted for his acoustic protest songs in the early 1960s. His albums include The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (1963), Highway 61 Revisited (1965), Blonde on Blonde (1966), John Wesley Harding (1968), Blood on the Tracks (1974), Oh Mercy (1989), Time Out of Mind (1997), and Love and Theft (2001)
ˌDylanˈesque adj


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Bob (Robert Zimmerman), born 1941, U.S. folk-rock singer, guitarist, and composer.
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Noun1.Dylan - United States songwriter noted for his protest songs (born in 1941)
2.Dylan - Celtic god of the waves; son of Arianrhod
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One of the towering figures of the cultural revolution of the 1960s, Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2016 'for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.'
Curated by The Bob Dylan Archive, the exhibition will include the first regional showing of Bob Dylan's Face Value portrait series, as well as drawings, filmed performances, writings, personal effects and ephemera exclusive to The Archive.
"If I had been able to express the same things in a song, I had written a song instead," Bob Dylan said about his paintings in connection with the exhibition, The Brazil Series, which he created for The National Gallery in Copenhagen in 2008-2010.
After his 1962 debut album 'Bob Dylan,' he gained popularity as a folk singer thanks to his hit song 'Blowin' In The Wind.' Dylan shifted from folk songs to rock and roll in 1965, coming up with 'Like a Rolling Stone,' dubbed one of the world's greatest songs.
Dylan on Dylan is an authoritative, chronologically arranged anthology of interviews, speeches, and press conferences, as well as excerpts from more than eighty additional Q&As spanning Dylan's entire career--from 1961 through 2016.
In a (https://www.facebook.com/InstinctCBS/videos/193528584500707/) sneak peek from Season 1, episode 7 of the CBS series, Dylan (Alan Cumming) and Lizzie (Bojana Novakovic) visit an automobile repair shop where they meet a mechanic named Steve (Charlie Semine).
However, a well-timed timeout saw Dylan romp away with the next nine points to finish the set 11-7 to the good.
Darryl Foley - who has set up a JustGiving page for his pal - said: "It was raining, it was a muddy road and Dylan came off the bike and hit his head - luckily enough he had a helmet.
Jo Furber, literature officer at Swansea council, said: "Helping attract visitors from across the world to Swansea, Dylan Thomas has arguably done more than anyone else throughout history to put the city on the map.
To celebrate 50 years since the release of D.A Pennebaker's film Don't Look Back, documenting Dylan's 1965 tour, the movie is being shown across the UK.
Scholars have been nominating Dylan for a Nobel for years, but nobody really expected him to get the award.