The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan

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Written by: 360.org
Monday, 11 February 2019

1941 - On the 24th of May in 1941, a music legend was born in Minnesota; Robert Allen Zimmerman. He's often referred to as the 'Voice of a Generation', but most often as Bob Dylan. With the characteristic harmonica around his neck, guitar in his hands and face in front of the microphone, Dylan grasps the audience's attention.

Don't think twice, it's alright
Bob Dylan makes his very own life-choices. He pursued a music career, while putting aside his study and he changed his name. At the age of twenty, his guitar and harmonica-filled performance finally got the right attention and a positive article about him was issued in the New York Times, which got him in the fast lane.
From the young rebel to the passionate and beloved singer-songwriter; Bob Dylan arose from the shadows, ready for a resounding career.

The Times They Are a-Changin'
Times were definitely changing for Bob, because of the sudden hype that revolved around him; his fame skyrocketed. Dylan's discography is very diverse; both folk and rock being right up his alley.
The American wrote the popular songs like Blowin' in the wind, Don't think twice, it's alright and The Times They Are a-Changin' and received the astonishing number of 11 Grammy Awards. Bob still charms many people with his music.


360 trivial fact
While in high school, the young Dylan and his band were cast out of a high school talent show. Quite an unexpected turn of events, looking back now.




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